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STEAM can be the answer to diversifying India’s science-centric education system

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

What’s keeping girls away from STEM? Childhood Stereotypes

A survey of 332 school students found 7- and 8-year-old children have already made up their minds about what jobs they want in the future.

Don’t run down JNU counter-terrorism course as ‘communal’. Indian engineers need it

Perpetrators of terrorism are sometimes ahead of their targets in the use of technology. This calls for greater coordination to put in place a collective solution.

Women in STEM: The growing numbers, challenges and whether it translates into jobs

The number of Indian women who have opted for STEM as a field of study has increased in the last three years, but challenges remain.

We need more Indian women to make a mark in science: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, I believe Indian women in science need more role models they can identify with.

IITs take women’s quota to 20% as govt pushes gender balance in tech education

Govt first introduced a supernumerary quota for women in IITs in 2018 with an aim to address their low participation in technical education.

Developing anti-cancer drugs to making sugar sweeter — 5 women trailblazers in science

The contributions by these lesser-known Indian women in the field of STEM have set examples for the next generation to follow.

These are the women in science to watch out for in India today

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020, here is a list of contemporary women pioneers in the field ThePrint has profiled over the last two years.

This young Bengaluru entrepreneur is teaching space science & tech to India and the world

23-year-old Nikhitha C. says it’s time for a space revolution, and wants to ensure students in India and abroad don’t miss out due to a lack of opportunities.

Men are first authors in 3 times as many academic papers published in India as women

According to the first large-scale analysis of gender in Indian research publishing, the gender gap doesn’t fluctuate much between different fields.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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