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An equal classroom

Closing gender gap in undergraduate education is heartening. Covid must not be allowed to eat away at these gains. When it comes to gender equality, there are miles to go in numerous aspects of Indian social life. But the gap is closing in the undergraduate classroom. The All-India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) reports that […]

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Covishield produced more antibodies than Covaxin: Study

The study by a group of doctors showed that after two shots of the vaccines, 98 per cent recipients of Covishield showed antibody response, while the same was 80 per cent among Covaxin recipients. Sohini Das and Ruchika Chitravanshi report. Indian healthcare workers who were administered Covishield have shown better antibody response than the Covaxin […]

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Telugu actress supports Puri in rape case

TV actor Pearl V Puri, who’s known for TV shows like “Naagin 3” and “Bepanah Pyaar” was arrested on Friday night after a  five years old girl and her family filed a complaint against him for raping and molesting her around two years ago. Puri was booked by Mira Bhayander Vasai Virar police, invoking the charges of […]

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Why the draconian sedition law must go

The Supreme Court, in 'Vinod Dua', has held that every journalist is entitled to protection from sedition as defined in the Kedar Nath judgment. A national consensus on the removal of the provision is called for. Get email alerts for your favourite author. Sign up here Whether people in a free country committed to the […]

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Shruti Haasan on troll: I will be chudail

Shruti Haasan is one of the popular and talented actress of South Indian film Industry. In Tollywood, she was last seen playing the female lead in cop based drama Krack in which she shared the screen space with Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja and the movie was a blockbuster at the box office. Once  Shruti Haasan, […]

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Supply of milk through Aavin in Pudukottai

Collector P. Uma Maheswari on Tuesday said that steps had been taken to supply milk to the general public across Pudukottai through Aavin from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. in view of the intense lockdown enforced from Monday. Milk would be supplied through 250 Aavin agents in the district. In a press release, the Collector […]

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Panjab University scholars discover 12th subgenus of crickets in Chhattisgarh

A TEAM of research scholars of Zoology department at Panjab University, along with their counterparts in Chhattisgarh, discovered a 12th subgenus of the crickets (jhingur), Phalangopsidae, Arachnomimus, in the Kurra caves of Chhattisgarh. The discovery was acknowledged in the international research paper, Zootaxa. The National Museum of Natural History, France, also acknowledged the discovery. The […]