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Leadership Instincts

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Leadership Instincts
November 23, 2021 Tuesday 12:30:48 IST

UNICEF’s comprehensive statistical analysis finds that nearly 240 million childr

 16-year-old boy Risaki from the Samburu community in Kenya is a disabled child with a club foot. His father and mother hide him in a cowshed and say that he is a burden and will bring shame to the family. But he is optimistic and writes a story about his disability which was later chosen as an entry for a competition being held as part of Day of the African Child. Risaki’s story uncovers the plight of many children like him around the world who are deprived of basic rights from their families as well as society.According to a new UNICEF report, children with disabilities are disadvantaged compared to children without disabilities on most measures of child well-being. UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore says that from access to education to being r

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Leadership Instincts
November 15, 2021 Monday 11:23:06 IST
Climate Change Poses Threat to Education Among the Deprived Girls and Women.

Climate Change Poses Threat to Education Among the Deprived Girls and Women.

Dr. Catherine Porter, Director of Young Lives, an innovative long-term international research project investigating the changing nature of childhood poverty, highlights the impact of climate change on education. The research conducted by Young Lives uncovers how climate change affects has a down beating impact on the lives of young childr

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Leadership Instincts
November 18, 2021 Thursday 11:58:54 IST
A New Medical Innovations Hub at IITH for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat in Healthcare

A New Medical Innovations Hub at IITH for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat in Healthcare

A state-of-the-art new building measuring 100,000 sq ft was inaugurated at IIT Hyderabad. It will house both biotechnology and bio-medical engineering departments. The new facility was inaugurated by Professor (Dr) Balram Bhargava, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary, Department of Health Research, Mi

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Leadership Instincts
November 05, 2021 Friday 11:42:42 IST
Indian Teenager makes an Ardent Speech at COP26

Indian Teenager makes an Ardent Speech at COP26

The emphatic speech delivered by Ms. Vinisha Umashankar, the finalist of Earthshot Prize 2021 at the U.N. Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, the U.K. received standing ovations where she vociferously inferred the need to protect our environment for future generations to live in a ‘habitable world’.  She was

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Leadership Instincts
October 21, 2021 Thursday 11:32:40 IST

Disappearance of Women researchers in Authorship during Pandemic

A team from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG), in Switzerland, in collaboration with BMJ Publishing Group, have shown that women researchers less frequently occupy their authorship positions, especially in the period of pandemic. When an article is published in a scientific journal, three author

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

“If we want to prepare our kids for their future, we cannot be stuck in the past” - Eric Sheninger, former school Principal, Author of Disruptive Thinking in our Classrooms Quotes

Policy Updates

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Policy Indications
January 17, 2022 Monday 01:43:20 IST

Make Sure the Digital Technology Works for Public Good

The connected technologies of the Internet of Things (IoT) power the world we live in. IoT systems and devices are critical infrastructures—they provide a platform for social interaction, fuel the marketplace, enable the government, and control the home. Their increasing ubiquity and decision-making capabilities have profound implications for soc

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Policy Indications
January 08, 2022 Saturday 01:58:35 IST
Invest in Structural Steel R&D : Prof BS Murty

Invest in Structural Steel R&D : Prof BS Murty

The use of structural steel in India is very limited compared to developed nations either due to lack of knowledge in structural steel design or outdated codal provisions, according to Prof B S Murty, Director of IIT Hyderabad. He was speaking at the first Indian Structural Steel Conference (IISC) held at IIT Hyderabad organised by the Structural S

Get your Science and Tech fix

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Science Innovations
December 28, 2021 Tuesday 10:23:50 IST

Chances of Life in Venus

With an atmosphere thick with carbon dioxide, and a surface hot enough to melt lead, Venus is a scorched and suffocating wasteland where life as we know it could not survive. The planet’s clouds are similarly hostile, blanketing the planet in droplets of sulfuric acid caustic enough to burn a hole through human skin. A new study supports the long

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Science Innovations
December 23, 2021 Thursday 12:35:08 IST

The Organs of our Body changes its Size: A Mystery

The smallest fish in the world till date is the Paedocypris which measures only 7 millimeters in length. This is nothing compared to the 9 meters of the whale shark. The small fish have many of the same genes and the same anatomy with the shark, but the dorsal and caudal fins, gills, stomach and heart, are thousands of times smaller! How do organs

Best Practices

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Education Information
December 16, 2021 Thursday 12:48:55 IST

Diksha – A Disabled Friendly Learning Platform

Diksha, an e-learning platform that provides quality e-content to children with special needs in all states and Union Territories, has now come up with an audiobook for the visually impaired and ISL Dictionary for the hearing impaired. 767 textbook-based ISL videos have been recorded. Out of these 510 textbooks based on ISL, videos are uploaded on

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Education Information
December 14, 2021 Tuesday 12:34:27 IST

Sanketik Sampreshan Competition Conducted by NCERT

NCERT invites young minds to creatively express their talent in arts and culture for the enrichment of Indian Sign Language (ISL) and to popularize it. It can be conveyed through visual and verbal representations of art.The competition is open to Indian Nationals who are either school students from classes IXth to XIIth, a college student, or a fac

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table November 26, 2021 Friday 03:51:13 IST
Learning Through Games-Art and Science of Serious Games

Learning Through Games-Art and Science of Serious Games

In 2015, Griffin Sanders, a 10 year old boy in Denver, USA was travelling along with his 4-year old brother and 74-year old great grandmother who drove the car. When the vehicle was cruising at 100 km per hour, the great grandmother had a heart attack and became unconscious. The ten year old was in the midst of a crisis. "If I were in his place, I