Maharashtra Board Allows Home Schooling

Maharashtra Board Allows Home Schooling

School is an essential part of every kid’s life. In fact, we spend most of our lives in the shackles of a school. While some like it others like the Nobel Laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore hate it. Well, he isn’t alone most kids hate school life. Even those who like it, are generally there for the love of having a friend. So, it’s almost universal that kids abhor the school curriculum. The tedious and tiresome…

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Doordarshan Launches DD Science

Doordarshan Launches DD Science

Science learning has become essential for the common man, especially for youngsters and kids. For this, we need science on television. Not just as offbeat news but a full scale free of cost channel. One that can reach the masses. Keeping this in mind, the national television broadcasting forum Doordarshan has launched a science channel, DD Science. What is it? Two new science communication platforms — DD Science and India Science — were launched by…

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National Award Winning Class VIII Student Develops a 10 Rupee Microscope

National Award Winning Class VIII Student Develops a 10 Rupee Microscope

Innovation is the key to new inventions and everyone can do that. Class VIII student Dnyaniraje V Suryanwanshi proved that when she created a 10 rupee microscope. This is her story. What is it? National award-winning Class VIII student from Kolhapur in Maharashtra, Dnyaniraje V Suryanwanshi, who was here today to attend the opening of the Children Science Congress at Lovely Professional University, has developed a portable and easy to make a microscope. It takes…

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1st Annual Online Refresher Course in Chemistry Begins in India

1st Annual Online Refresher Course in Chemistry Begins in India

Chemistry has always been an essential component of the Science curriculum. It’s extremely important that an online course of Chemistry happens to draw attention to the subject. This is exactly what happened a month ago – the first annual online refresher course in Chemistry. What is it? The first annual online refresher course in chemistry for all chemistry teachers of universities and colleges across India happened on November 1. This course was developed by the…

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Kerala Hospital Setting a Model in Public Health Care

Kerala Hospital Setting a Model in Public Health Care

Amidst the NIPAH virus outbreak, followed by the devastating flood this monsoon, Kerala has become a model state for public healthcare. The State with the highest literacy rate has achieved a milestone by creating a model hospital for the healthcare system of today. The Taluk Hospital of Chalakudy, located at Thrissur’s southern border in the Ernakulam district has been chosen to occupy the top position among government-run hospitals across the country. What is it? The…

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ISRO to Send 3 Indians to Space in 16 mins

ISRO to Send 3 Indians to Space in 16 mins

India’s first human spaceflight “Gaganyan” has been announced lately. While we all can’t make it to space, we can surely baffle at this marvelous attempt which is launching 3 Indians into Space in 16 minutes. Indians in Space in 16 minutes, sounds like a movie title right? But it’s a reality and let us take a look at it. What is it? Three Indians, chosen for the country’s first human spaceflight programme “will reach space within 16 minutes…

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Microbiologists Create Microbial Artworks in ASM’s 4th Agar Art Contest

Microbiologists Create Microbial Artworks in ASM’s 4th Agar Art Contest

Agar Art has been gaining momentum amongst the science fraternity these days. So much so that, the American Society for Microbiology created an Agar Art Contest to showcase this artist ability of microbiologists and students studying microbiology. ASM announced the winners of their 4th annual Agar Art contest which saw some phenomenal artworks created using living, growing microbes ‘painted’ on agar. What is it? An annual event hosted by the American Society of Microbiology where the…

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8 Women in UPSC Top 25

8 Women in UPSC Top 25

This year’s UPSC result is out and as always it offers of tale excellence, hard work, perseverance, and determination. However, one thing that has created history this time, is the success of the women candidates. As many as 8 women candidates have broken into the top 25 rankings. From the mother of a four-year-old who bagged the second rank, to a bank officer who refused a lucrative job offer in London to pursue her UPSC…

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Virginia’s Top Science Award honours 2 Indian-Americans

Virginia’s Top Science Award honours 2 Indian-Americans

Indian-Americans are a force to reckon with in STEM fields. This was again proved when two Indian-American researchers bagged Virginia’s top science award. The award which honors the academic excellence and entrepreneurial spirit of Virginians in STEM careers choose to felicitate Arun J Sanyal and Parthik Naidu for their contribution and deep commitment towards the betterment of human health globally. They were among 6 people selected by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam for the 2018 Outstanding…

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CII Event Recognizes Emerging Entrepreneurs

CII Event Recognizes Emerging Entrepreneurs

The recently concluded  Southern Region Emerging Entrepreneurs Award recognized budding entrepreneurs like the founder and CEO of Cygni Mr. Venkal Rajaraman, B Vijaya Raghavan – MD of BS Apparel of Tiruppur, Kushant Uppal- the founder of Intelizon Energy. The CII event stressed on the necessity of innovative approaches to deal with potential problems of life. Hence, the awardees were chosen from influential fields like energy space (Cygni Energy and Intelizon Energy) and apparel clothing (BS Apparel…

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