The risks associated with child marriage do not end with girls married before 18: It leads to an intergenerational cycle of poverty that adversely impacts the economy
Education for tribals: A student from Odisha shows the way
More kids, parents want schools opened; say difficult to cope without support: Survey
Climate Change Quiz: How much do you know about the climate crisis?
COVID-19: Every third student in Indian Himalayan region couldn't access online classes
A rapid assessment studied pandemic-induced challenges & opportunities; it captured Himalayan students’ perspective of digital education and efficacy of ...
Where does milk come from?
Cows account for nearly 80 per cent of global milk production, but they are not the only milk providers ...
Curdling of milk: Explained
When the solution turns acidic, protein molecules react and form lumps. This simple process is the secret to making ...
Animals wiped out: Whose fault is it?
Every year, thousands of animals perish due to floods, droughts, wildfires and storms
Exams ruined, period
Essential items like sanitary pads should be provided in public spaces to cater the regular needs of women
World Coconut Day: A wonder fruit that has nurtured humanity
Coconut flesh, water, oil and milk are widely consumed across the tropical coasts of the world
Young art: A head full of dreams
Gobar Times and Green Schools Programme conducted a five-day environment e-summer camp from June 1 to June 5, 2020. ...
Teaching online isn’t a cakewalk: HP govt school teacher
There are several stumbling blocks in online teaching but with better management, these can be resolved
How much is a whale worth?
One whale is worth thousands of trees — and about two million dollars. It stores about 33 tonnes of carbon ...
Simply put: The binary of online schooling
After bats, do not make marmots into villains: Expert
The rodents have come into focus ever since reports surfaced of a bubonic plague outbreak in Mongolia, China and ...
Waste recycling app fetches Diana Award for 13-year-old Delhi girl
Freya Thakral’s Recycler App provides users a door-to-door pick up service for recyclable waste
"Without pens, pencils and copies, how will we study?"
With online classes in full swing, children share how a dearth of stationery items is impacting their study
Read ‘L’ for locusts
An insect from Biblical times tells his tale of survival
What does the Bible say about locusts?
In the Bible, God afflicts ancient Egyptians with ten plagues for their sins. One of them was the plague ...
Disappearing classrooms: Teaching in a post-COVID world
Without eye contact and personal interaction, teaching has become challenging–even for the best teachers we know
Rise of the mosquitoes
Scientists have mapped how rising temperatures will impact the population and distribution of mosquitoes in the world
International Tea Day gets a thumbs up from UN
Tea is the most consumed drink in the world, second only to water
Days of COVID-19 confinement: How school-goers are dealing with lockdown
Nearly 90% of the world’s children are reportedly confined at their homes due to the novel coronavirus disease pandemic. ...
All hail the “Rain Queen” of South Africa
Masalanabo Modjadji, the soon-to-be queen of Balobedu tribe, is set to be as powerful as the Zulu and Xhosa ...
The curious case of rapid melting in the Himalayas
Nearly one-third of the world’s population depend on the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) for water