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Jawaharlal Nehru University

Fear I will be made to disappear like Najeeb: Muslim JNU prof complains of harassment, discrimination  

The assistant professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy has written to the DMC claiming that she is being harassed and discriminated against since she is Muslim

Published on 22nd July 2019
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Here's why everyone must listen to the 'Bhoorameya Bisiyusiru' radio show on climate change airing every Sunday

Sumangala S Mummigatti, Programme Executive of Bhoorameya Bisiyusiru talks about a show on climate change and global warming that airs in 19 languages across India and what goes into producing it

Published on 20th July 2019
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Science students must not limit themselves to just Medicine and Engineering: Professor Dan Yakir

Prof Dan Yakir tells us why Science students need to take up a research topic like Earth, climate change and global warming.

Published on 20th July 2019
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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019
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Better health, education for women led to rapid fall in population growth in India, says First Secy in India's Mission to UN

The availability of health services in India took a giant step towards universal health coverage last September when the National Health Protection Scheme was launched 

Published on 18th July 2019
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Now, chemical recycling can turn plastic into heat and electricity

The team tested plastics, in particular black plastics, which are commonly used as packaging for ready meals and fruit and vegetables in supermarkets, but can't be easily recycled

Published on 17th July 2019
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Meet Sminu Jindal, who is on a quest to make educational institutions accessible for differently-abled students

Stressing on the need for a change in mindset, Sminu says, “When people become aware, perspectives start changing, and only then, solutions start appearing”

Published on 17th July 2019
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How Pehchaan has helped these government school kids master the art of Angrezi

 

Pehchaan, an initiative of KurNiv Success Solutions helps municipal school students build self-confidence 

Published on 17th July 2019
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Jungle stories: How conservationist Ajay Giri is educating locals in and around Agumbe region about King Cobras and why they should be preserved  

The Karnataka-based conservationist and researcher has been studying King Cobras for years now and aims to protect the biodiversity at Agumbe Rainforest Research Station

Published on 11th June 2019
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NGT seeks report on plea alleging air pollution by schools in Meerut

NGT directed the committee to submit the report within a month by email after site inspection and said that the nodal agency for compliance and coordination will be Meerut District Magistrate

Published on 15th July 2019
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This environmentalist from Jammu and Kashmir is gathering young volunteers to preserve their biodiversity. Here's how

Omer and his team often conduct cleanliness drives in surrounding lakes and rivers, apart from awareness campaigns across the state

Published on 14th July 2019
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Mumbai engineering college team win Smart India Hackathon for coal mine mapping project

The Smart India Hackathon 2019 was held at the IIT Kanpur from July 8 to 12 and the results were announced on Friday night

Published on 13th July 2019
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Cutting on scholarships exposed anti-Dalit face of Modi govt: Punjab Ministers

The new formula would put further financial strain on the state governments' exchequer on one hand, while on the other, the SC/BC youth and children, would be deprived of higher education

Published on 12th July 2019
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This eco-friendly school in Coorg will educate underprivileged children for free. Here's how

Morning Glory is a specially designed school, created with the desire to maintain and preserve the natural habitat of the surrounding

Published on 12th July 2019
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Karanataka-based Inspire Institute of Sport provides world-class facilities and training for those aspiring to make it big in sports

The Institute trains athletes in various sports like judo, boxing, wrestling and track and field

Published on 11th July 2019

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