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'Happiness Curriculum' introduced in Delhi govt schools: In world obsessed with marks, studies can still be source of joy
India

'Happiness Curriculum' introduced in Delhi govt schools: In world obsessed with marks, studies can still be source of joy

The school is a place which inculcates an environment where students not only learn academically, but also indulge in their all-round development, and this has a greater impact in learners' lives in the long run.

All over a cuppa: Chai and Why brings Sundays alive with snippets of science
India

All over a cuppa: Chai and Why brings Sundays alive with snippets of science

Chai and Why is a TIFR-run forum, which meets every alternate weekend to discuss scientific issues in a ‘science café’ format. It has been running for almost 9 years now

Toyota's Human Support Robot has successful trial, helps US war veteran paralysed in Afghanistan
Tech

Toyota's Human Support Robot has successful trial, helps US war veteran paralysed in Afghanistan

Toyota, the Japanese automotive giant, has recently completed the first in-home trial of its new Human Support Robot (HSR).

Watch: India is among the world's fastest-growing markets for packaged coffee
India

Watch: India is among the world's fastest-growing markets for packaged coffee

The number of coffee lovers is slowly going up, all thanks to the second wave of cafe culture.

Watch: India's holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna, now living entities, to be cleaned soon
India

Watch: India's holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna, now living entities, to be cleaned soon

After the Uttarakhand High Court's landmark ruling on 20 March, which made the Ganga and the Yamuna living entities, polluting the rivers is comparable to hurting a living person.

Watch: Toll Plazas bring in nearly Rs 7000 crore every year
India

Watch: Toll Plazas bring in nearly Rs 7000 crore every year

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) was set up by an act of Parliament and is entrusted with the responsibility of development, maintenance and management of National Highways.

Watch: Hearken Cafe in Delhi takes you through good food and sign language
India

Watch: Hearken Cafe in Delhi takes you through good food and sign language

Have you ever tried ordering food in sign language? Welcome to Hearken Cafe in the heart of Shahpur Jat in New Delhi where all barriers are broken between the deaf and mute employees and foodies

Mumbai Marathon 2017: A day when corporates and sports come together for charity
Sports

Mumbai Marathon 2017: A day when corporates and sports come together for charity

With the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 taking place on Sunday, the focus has shifted to the top runners from all over the world, celebrities and most importantly, the over 200 NGOs that are participating to showcase promote their initiatives.

Champion boxer turned lawmaker Bea Diallo wants to turn Belgian youth away from jihad
Sports

Champion boxer turned lawmaker Bea Diallo wants to turn Belgian youth away from jihad

Former middleweight boxing champion turned lawmaker Bea Diallo is using his influence to turn Belgian youth away from jihad.

Over 60 Hindu occupants of Muzzafarnagar Prison keep Roza with 1,150 Muslim inmates
India

Over 60 Hindu occupants of Muzzafarnagar Prison keep Roza with 1,150 Muslim inmates

Special arrangements have been made for the inmates to perform prayers and enjoy their pre-dawn 'sehri' meal and evening meals known as 'iftars' during roza

Solar policy: Delhi government clears solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020
India

Solar policy: Delhi government clears solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal implements solar policy, targeting installation of 1 GW solar power capacity by 2020 with an aim to make the national capital a solar city.

Surprise homecoming: Tripura man gains freedom, 16 years after militants abducted him
Life

Surprise homecoming: Tripura man gains freedom, 16 years after militants abducted him

Ranjan Saha was kidnapped by the extremists of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) from Jampuijala on 18 April, 2000, along with two others.

Population rebound: India is now a proud host of nearly 2,500 tigers, says Prakash Javadekar
India

Population rebound: India is now a proud host of nearly 2,500 tigers, says Prakash Javadekar

Highlighting the need for protecting tiger corridors, he announced incentivising project proponents to give land for compensatory afforestation in Tiger corridors.

West Indies show why they are champions off the field too, make donation to Mother Teresa's charity in Kolkata
Sports

West Indies show why they are champions off the field too, make donation to Mother Teresa's charity in Kolkata

West Indies team takes time out from celebrations following World T20 triumph to donate to Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata

Shaktiman recovering well, new prosthetic leg arriving from US: reports
India

Shaktiman recovering well, new prosthetic leg arriving from US: reports

Shaktiman, a police horse which lost its leg after being brutally beaten up, allegedly by BJP workers, is recovering well and will soon get a brand new prosthetic leg from the US, reports say.

Lessons from Shaktiman's injuries: UP police horses will now get protective gear, proper meals
India

Lessons from Shaktiman's injuries: UP police horses will now get protective gear, proper meals

he incident that took place in Uttarakhand has now prompted the police in Uttar Pradesh to provide protective gear for horses in the state police force.

Economic growth is rising, carbon emissions are dropping, fight against climate change getting stronger: IEA
World

Economic growth is rising, carbon emissions are dropping, fight against climate change getting stronger: IEA

On 16 March, the International Energy Agency (IEA), one of the most prominent energy forecasters in the world, announced that the carbon-dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels, has remained the same over the past two years.

As happy as a Dane: Denmark nationals happiest in Europe, says EU
World

As happy as a Dane: Denmark nationals happiest in Europe, says EU

Denmark, perhaps better known for fierce marauding Vikings than being a nation of the happiest people, has just won that very accolade. Again.

Sanitation, roads and electricity: Mumbai college shows Maha govt how to develop villages
India

Sanitation, roads and electricity: Mumbai college shows Maha govt how to develop villages

The South Indian Education Society (SIES), Mumbai used its own funds and hard work of its students and staff to convert Kawthewadi – a tribal village in Raigad district — into a fully functional village with basic sanitation, roads and electricity.

International Women's Day: Five noteworthy moments of 2015-16, where women fight for their rights
India

International Women's Day: Five noteworthy moments of 2015-16, where women fight for their rights

This International Women’s Day, let’s take a look at the achievements of women in the past year