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A group of Tamil Nadu-based science enthusiasts, mostly researchers and communicators, have come together for a special purpose: they want to make science an easily-understandable subject.

For English-medium educated students, an 'ion channel' is a perceivable concept. But for those who are from Tamil-medium schools, it's a difficult term to remember.

Such difficulties make them avoid science, and that's where this group comes in.

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has directed Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to continue conducting the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) in the 20 Indian languages as earlier.

The directive by Javadekar came following criticism of CBSE's decision to remove 17 languages, including Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, and Bengali from the list of options for CTET.

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Let's face it: women's safety is in murky waters nowadays, with most places registering frequent crimes.

While some complain, others like this Chennai-based engineer are doing their bit to ensure that women can walk on the roads freely.

This 65-year-old has dedicated a full year towards developing three gadgets, aimed to guarantee safety of women and senior citizens.