In Chess parlance, Checkmate is the position in which a player’s king is in check, threatened with capture, and there is no way to remove the threat. Essentially, this means that a player has potentially lost. But, this term has transcended into routine lingo to signify ‘Defeat’. But, Chess prodigy Devanshi Rathi’s initiative Project Checkmate tries to reverse the literal effect …

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India is a home to a healthy lot of freshwater lakes. But, sadly, most of them have faced an impending doom either due to government apathy or because of public ignorance. One such lake, that had faced a similar fate, was the Ansupa lake of Odisha. Ansupa is the only Freshwater lake in Odisha but …

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A new software tool can help reduce the risk of triggering manmade earthquakes by calculating the probability that oil and gas production activities will trigger slip in nearby faults. A new, freely available software tool developed by Stanford scientists will enable energy companies and regulatory agencies to calculate the probability of triggering manmade earthquakes from …

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School was never the only means to an end for Chetanya Golechha, Mrigank Gujjar and Utsav Jain who are Class X students of Neerja Modi School in Jaipur. They always felt that they had the capacity to go beyond of what they were being taught in the conventional setup. This thirst of venturing into the …

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LIST CURATED VIA GLOBAL CITIZEN Donate to International Red Cross The International Red Cross is standing at the ready to help Syrians still trapped in Eastern Aleppo. You can support their efforts to treat the wounded, make sure children are properly fed and cared for, and to get people to safety as quickly as possible …

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social media for cause

“This is the story of what can happen when the power of social media is leveraged for something good,” said popular YouTuber and Filmmaker Casey Neistat in a recent video explaining how prominent social media artists and celebrities can harness their social media status and popularity to bring about a good change. It all started …

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Popular musician and rapper Chance, whose real name is Chancelor Johnathan Bennett, revealed in the month of March that he would be donating a total of $1 million to numerous Chicago Public Schools. The rapper made the announcement during a news conference at Westcott Elementary School, which sits a few blocks away from where he …

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NBA player Jrue Holiday

A severe tornado ravaged the lives of thousands of residents of New Orleans in Mid-February 2017, taking away numerous lives and damaging millions of dollars’ worth of property. The New Orleans Pelicans’ point-back Jrue Holiday was extremely moved and traumatised by the catastrophe. As a personal effort to ease the pain of the victims he …

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