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    India's Ancient Genius: Unraveling the Story of Aryabhatta's Astounding Scientific Feats!

    Aryabhatta, also called Aryabhatta I was born possibly around 476 C.E. around the regions of the Godavari river. Aryabhatta was one of the earliest Indian mathematicians and astronomers whose pioneering work in these fields is still referenced by many modern scholars. Aryabhatta's magnum opus is his treatise in mathematical and astronomical...

    • 36 min ago
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    Son of Gandhi's Trusted Aide, This Unsung Man Dedicated His Entire Life to the Nation

    Mr Narayanbhai Desai has spent his entire life in the constructive movement working for the welfare of the poor. He assisted his father, Mr Mahadev Desai, who was Gandhiji's Secretary and also Gandhiji, in all activities associated with the Bhoodan Movement started by Acharya Vinoba Bhave. He was a participant in the Students' Shanti Sainik Sena...

    • an hour ago
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    How a Russian Fable Inspired Tamil Kids to Improve the Mid-Day Meal Scheme!

    Mid-day meals at Panchayat Union Middle School in Veppathangudi have always been a mess. Not only do the matrons serving the food drag large vessels to serve the kids, but the floor also gets dirty in the process. As meals are cooked on firewood, instead of stoves, the bottoms of the vessel are caked in char. This, in turn, would dirty the children's legs and...

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    Human Hair to Bacteria: 12 Indian Artists Creating Wonderfully Weird Masterpieces!

    Given the fact that art has no boundaries and can be created out of the most mundane things and settings, artists across the world have often ventured away from the world of paints and dry colours to create great works of art out of mediums that would have never struck the most of us as art worthy! Thanks to the widespread reach of social media, we come across...

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    10 Ways Tamil Nadu Is Preparing to Go Plastic-Free by Jan 2019

    India is waking up to the numerous issues associated with the usage of plastic and is leading the fight against it with full force. Several states have already taken the first step in the fight by banning single-use plastics. Not to be left behind, Tamil Nadu, too, has declared a complete ban on plastics starting January 2019. With just six months left for this green leap, the Chief...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Mysuru-Born Cambridge Engineer Builds Novel AI Platform to Combat Fake News!

    We are all familiar with the scourge of fake news, and the serious consequences associated with it. Commonly spread through WhatsApp, fake news has cost several lives in India, and even as we struggle to stop it from spreading like wildfire, it is usually a challenging task. Firstly, how do you differentiate between what piece of information is true, and what is false?...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    ISRO's Desi Solar Cells to Power Satellites in Space, Will Save Crores!

    India has launched over 180 different satellites ever since its first satellite, Aryabhata I was launched in 1975. One of the major parts of satellites is the onboard solar power system called space solar cells as it keeps the satellite alive. Till now, the solar cell technology was procured from the USA, and ISRO was entirely dependent on their imports. ISRO Chairman K...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Meet Rohit Prasad, the Ranchi Engineer Who Is The Brain Behind Amazon's Alexa!

    The virtual assistant has been a concept in development ever since the early 1970s when the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency first began working on speech technology. Today, we have artificial intelligence in devices like Alexa that not only understand what we say but can take action and respond to our requests and orders, almost like a human. Alexa was...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Can You Perform Headstands Twice a Day? This 99-YO Grandmother From TN Can!

    Yoga, the ancient Indian art form of twisting and stretching one's body towards health has unfortunately disappeared from the lives of Indians over the last few generations. In a one-to-one with yoga maestros Mrs V Nanammal and her son Mr V Balakrishnan, Dr Priyamvada Chugh discusses their journey and the therapeutic benefits of yoga. Mrs Nanammal and her clan of...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Affordable & Accessible Tech Innovations Give Voice to School Kids With Speech Disorders!

    Speech and communication skills are the way in which we create and develop relationships. We use these skills to convey, express and share our ideas and emotions with each other. However, communication and speech can be impediments for many around us. Speech Disorders are quite common in adults and children. Individuals with speech, language and...

    • 6 hrs ago