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This girl from Pondy rode across Tamil Nadu on her Bullet to rouse the masses to support Jallikattu

Pondicherry girl Maheswarii Marimuthu rode her bike across Tamil Nadu to collect support for Jallikattu before the ban was lifted, following the massive protests across the state 

Published on 24th February 2017
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Don't stifle students and restrict them to classrooms: HRD Minister Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar unveiled his vision for the education sector while headlining The New Indian Express ThinkEdu Conclave at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai

Published on 3rd March 2017
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Choral music lovers, save the date!

This is one performance you don't want to miss. Internationally renowned chamber choir Yale Schola Cantorum will be performing this weekend in Chennai. 

Published on 17th March 2017
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Neeya Naana fall out: 'Helicopter' women are 0.1% of us, they are an embarrassment to women everywhere: Signed, Modern Indian Woman

Here's what a Chennai-based working woman has to say after watching the recent Neeya Naana episode that's gone viral

Published on 22nd March 2017
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'Berklee was a life changing experience'

....says Italian vocalist Eleonora Bianchini, who's in Chennai as part of Swarnabhoomi Academy's faculty

Published on 31st March 2017
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Loyola's Perfect 100: Research on water, cancer and science helped Chennai College be the only one to score a ton in research component of NIRF ranking 

Besides being ranked the second best college in the country, the best in TN and South India, Loyola managed a perfect score in the MHRD's research index. Here's why

Published on 3rd April 2017
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He had to switch countries. What this 18-year-old did next will stun you: He wrote NASA a thesis on how to connect Earth and the Moon with an elevator

Shuttling between his mother in Hyderabad and his grandparents in Chennai, Sai Kiran P stunned the scientists with his detailed life-in-spaceproposal that won him the NASA Ames contest

Published on 8th April 2017
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You think mountaineering is not a woman's cup of tea? Meet Krushnaa Patil, the youngest person to scale the Everest in 2009

Krushnaa Patil, who address the crowd at the Paypal Recharge 2.0 in Chennai, said that mountaineers can do a lot to solve the issue of pollution and protect the environment 

Published on 15th April 2017
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LIBA students find simple, cheap way to clean up fluoride contaminated water, win prize at UK Social Innovation Challenge

What started as a 5 mark project became a 500 pounds prize for six students from Chennai's LIBA, as they made a proposal for a simple way to clean up fluoride contaminated water in villages 

Published on 22nd April 2017
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At 18, SSN College's Arun Sathianarayanan is skating his way across rinks globally — and he's doing it artistically!

Arun Sathianarayanan, the 18-year-old roller skating champion from Chennai, talks about how he was inspired by the sport while on vacation — and hasn't stopped rolling around the rink ever since

Published on 24th April 2017
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Green Thumbs: How Nandanam Arts College students turned a space smelling of urine into a lush, green organic vegetable garden

Government Arts College for Men, Nandanam in Chennai has set up an organic farm, under the MHRD’s RUSA scheme, that has transformed a barren, smelly patch of land into an organic vegetable garden

Published on 1st May 2017
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Julius Santi, The Italian Monk who revolutionised South India's print industry by setting up SIGA, is no more

Thousands of people in the print industry who have studied at SIGA, Chennai, remember the Italian who settled in Chennai and ran the institute for almost six decades

Published on 1st May 2017
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After blind Tamil prof at Presidency College gets hit with memo for missing classes during Muthamil Vizha, visually impaired students fast in protest

Visually challenged professor of Tamil at Chennai's notorious Presidency College was joined by over 40 visually challenged students as they protested at Chepauk, calling for the memo to be rolled back

Published on 8th May 2017
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Now, Doctors' Association wants NEET reconducted for 11.35 lakh students because it was tougher in Bengali and Tamil

As NEET was deemed easier in some languages and difficult in others, a Chennai-based doctors' association has called for the exam to be reconducted 

Published on 10th May 2017
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A daily wager's daughter from Tuticorin who lost her mother at seven just scored 1173 in her boards, but she may not be going to college: This is why 

Her mother died when she was 7. Her dad is a mason who raises three daughters on a meagre wage. And yet, Anandha Jothi managed to get 1173 in her board exams

Published on 12th May 2017

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