• Jul 09 2019

    There have been many attempts to encourage people to dispose of their waste properly, but this is a truly unconventional initiative that has never been attempted before!Akshar Forum in Assam is unique for many reasons. With the aim of training students to ‘earn a livelihood by being responsible to the government’, this school empowers students to explore their own creativity and set their own limits. Akshar Forum's newest initiative was, as vice-president Mr. Priyongsu Borthakur says...

  • Jul 09 2019

    Armstrong Pame, popularly known as Manipur's Miracle Man for raising funds to built the Peoples' Road that connects Manipur & Nagaland, is giving chosen students a unique opportunity to meet him for dinner every Friday. The students get to observe the workings of the District Administration and express their desires and wishes for the future of the state. The students are to be chosen a rotation basis so that everybody is given a fair opportunity. Manipur's Iron man is well loved and thi...

  • Jul 08 2019

    National Space Society (NSS) conducts an annual competition in collaboration with the NASA Ames Research Centre which invites students from around the world to come up with design ideas for future orbital space settlements.Two students from Delhi, Shashwat Goel and Ankita Phulia (Delhi Public School) won the competition this year with their design to house people underwater. Their student mentor, Aditya Sengupta, came up with the idea of drawing similarities between space and the oceans. Togethe...

  • Jul 08 2019

    Arunima R. Nair, a volunteer for the National Service Scheme found herself in times of trouble when she lost her father but her friends were close by to help. 12,000 students of St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Pattom (in Trivandrum, Kerala) put in a their hardwork when they saw Arunima in need of help. They encouraged their peers to collect 50 kg of newspapers and magazines each to sell them and raise funds. They started making soaps and lotions to sell from school and strung lose fl...

  • Jul 07 2019

    The mother of a 10th grader who scored 60% at the board exams shared the story of her son's results proudly. Amongst parents sharing their children's conventionally high score, this post stood out and became popular within no time. The mother, Vandana Katoch, a resident of Delhi said in her post that she had seen her son work extremely hard and push himself to do well. This is why she felt proud of his marks. Many other parents took to Social Media to agree with this particular post. They sai...

  • Jul 07 2019

    Scientific inventions can come from anywhere, from inventors of any age and this group of students from Nashik have proved this to us. The students of the Espalier Experimental School aged 12 to 13 have come up with an invention that uses basic scientific principles that learnt from school to clean ponds. With guidance from their science teacher, they were taught the Archimedes Principle and initiated into brainstorming sessions to come up with an idea. Once the idea of a floating cycle was fi...

  • Jul 06 2019

    Season 3 of Rising Star concluded this June with Aftab Singh emerging as the winner after 3 months of intense competition. Aftab Singh is a 12-year old from Faridkot in Punjab who learns music from his father, Mahesh Singh. In the course of the competition, he not only seems to have won the audience's hearts but the Twiterati's too! Messages congratulating him poured in from around the country on Twitter. Aftab is not a newcomer to reality shows. He had participated in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li&rsqu...

  • Jul 06 2019

    Kartik Sharma of Gurugram won the Men's amateur golf championship 2019 held at Australia in January this year. Kartik believed that his goal was to win internationally and that bis capabilities showed him what he was able to achieve. Kartik is a student of DLF Golf Academy and had attended several workshops that have helped him stay focused. Though golf has come to be regarded a sport for the elderly, youngsters all over the world are breaking this stereotype and proving that this game can b...

  • Jul 05 2019

    Derek C Lalchhanhima, a six-year old boy from Mizoram, received messages of love from across the world after he took a chicken to the hospital after he had run over it on his bicycle. The boy had brought the chicken home after he had seen it injured his parents, unable to break the news of its death to him, told him to go to the hospital if he wanted to. The boy grabbed a 10 ruppee note and went on his way to get help from the hospital. A nurse captured the look of worry and compassion in the bo...

  • Jul 05 2019

    Lydian Nadhaswram from the KM Music Conservatory, Chennai won the grand prize of One Million Dollars and the title on the US show that is hailed by AR Rahman. "Lydian’s success is India’s success, in a world with so much negativity and restlessness, this has brought hope, love and happiness to our lives."- AR Rahman   Lydian is known popularly for playing blindfolded, playing two pianos, and dazzling at breath-taking speeds and has made appearances on the biggest shows ...

  • Jul 04 2019

    Among Time Magazine's list of most influential teens over the world are the Indian-origin students who are unique in their own ways. Rishab Jain is an Indian-American who is currently in the eighth grader and has developed an algorithm that can possibly be a cure to pancreatic cancer. Kavya Kopparapu (in picture), an American-Indian, is a freshman at Harvard University who has developed a deep-learning computer that could improve personalized treatment of cancer. British-Indian Amika Georg...

  • Jul 04 2019

    Modern day student life has been described as stressful and pressured, a feature that many innovators in and outside the field of education have been trying to change. The Dalai Lama has launched a unique course to reduce students' tension called the Happiness Course. This involves 45 minutes every day during school time where students participate in activities like storytelling, meditation and question and answer sessions. The curriculum focuses on activity-based learning and mental exercises...