Why you must encourage your kids to play: Weekend tips!

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We are soon going to have a world without Sachin Tendulkar walking in to bat. It is the end of a glorious era. And while there are critics who may say, he held on for too long, we believe we’re lucky to have seen the master blaster play in our generation. Indian cricket is not…

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MIEF project: Earth Day celebrations!

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First of all we wish you a very happy Children’s day! Today we want to share with you a school project, that readily takes us back to our childhood every time we go through the pictures :-). With support of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, MIEF celebrates the Earth Day every year…

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State of education in India: What you must know

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In India today, 4% of our children never start school. 58% don’t complete primary schools. And 90% don’t complete school This statistic will get any country worried for their future. If our children do not get educated we are axing our future and pushing our country towards less development . For an emerging and developing…

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MIEF project: Taramandal, the mobile planetarium!

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Taramandal is MIEF’s own galaxy of stars! With the support of  Rashtriya Vigyan Evam Prodyogiki Sanchar Parishad, Dept.of Science & Technology, Government of India, MIEF as a part of their aim to increase scientific curiosity and awareness amongst children, launched the mobile planetarium – or Taramandal project in 2011. Star gazing in the mobile set up…

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Monday Inspiration: So, what's stopping you?

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Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda in 2010 went to Samarthanam trust in Bangalore being ‘interested’ in sports. He worked really hard for (just) two years and in September 2012 during the London Olympics, Girisha became one of the few Indians to win a medal, after clinching a silver medal (he’s only the third Indian to win the…

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MIEF survey: on Climate Change

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Since MIEF only just started posting online, we thought it would be a good idea to share with our readers what projects we have been doing recently. In partnership with the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, Millennium India Education Foundation connected with young people in Delhi and conducted a survey in April 2013.…

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Child Malnutrition in India: What you must know

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An estimated 40 % of the world’s severely malnourished children under 5 live in India Malnutrition is not just a surface problem, or a disease that goes away. Research shows that it can potentially impede sensory, cognitive and social development. This means malnutrition in childhood not only suffer as young babies but are less likely…

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