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12-year-old boy bags data scientist position in Hyderabad software company

Siddharth Srivastav Pilli, a class 7 student of Sri Chaitanya Techno School, was offered the position by the city-based software company Montaigne Smart Business Solutions.

published : 26 Nov 2019

Flowers from Bengaluru help Dubai enter Guinness World Records

The floral arrangement created in Dubai has entered the Guinness World Records for being the largest fresh flower carpet in the world. 

published : 26 Nov 2019

An evening of music for people with special needs in Chennai

Social inclusion is the best way to make the world a better place, according to The Lotus Foundation, which hopes to do just that for people with autism.

published : 26 Nov 2019

Soon, a ‘super curd’ to take on probiotic drinks

According to the scientists, the drink will prove beneficial in fighting bowel cancer and a host of other inflammatory bowel diseases which are common now owing to dietary changes.

published : 26 Nov 2019

Want a green wedding in Kerala? Here's someone who can help

The plates for weddings are made from the leaves of areca nut trees. Glasses are made of clay. Water is served in kooja pots. Baskets made of straw are used to collect used plates.

published : 26 Nov 2019

At 90, PS John is game for anything

He was the only athlete in his age group at seniors meet held here on Saturday

published : 26 Nov 2019

'The village': Kerala gets support group for single parents 

 Laila Zafar, a lawyer based in Kochi, has started a group named ‘The Village’, which aims to extend online support for single parents and their children

published : 26 Nov 2019

Electricity board plans to set up 70 e-vehicle charging stations across Kerala

The board plans to launch six stations in the initial phase -- in Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Thrissur, Kozhikode and Kannur.

published : 26 Nov 2019

Indian cabbie refuses to take fare from Pakistan cricketers in Australia

ABC radio presenter Alison Mitchell narrated the story about the driver to former pacer Mitchell Johnson.

published : 25 Nov 2019

Maktub did not favour her, but this woman auto driver sure is an Alchemist

When polio claimed her right leg at a tender age, and later when she was disowned by her family, Anandi could have succumbed to Maktub

published : 25 Nov 2019

Ekalabya award for Odia weightlifter Jhilli Dalabehera

Ekalabya Award was instituted in 1993 to encourage and inspire young sportspersons to perform at national and international arena.

published : 25 Nov 2019

How this 20-year-old fought drug addiction and became a marathon runner

Manikanta was spotted selling drugs under a bridge near the Kondaveeti Vagu Lift Irrigation project in Undavalli in 2017.

published : 24 Nov 2019

First LGBTQ job fair draws accolades, opens up new career avenues for community

Over 15 firms such as Flipkart, Societe Generale, Optum, The Lalit, Thoughtworks, JLL and StayUncle participated in the programme.

published : 24 Nov 2019

Calcutta University introduces third gender option in admission forms

Along with male and female, the admission forms for post-graduate and under-graduate courses in the university will now have the option of Third Gender.

published : 23 Nov 2019

Amid BHU row, Belur college appoints Muslim teacher in Sanskrit department

Ramzan Ali, who joined Ramkrishna Mission Vidyamandira in Belur following nine years of experience at a north Bengal college, said he was overwhelmed by the warm welcome extended to him.

published : 23 Nov 2019