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Universities are launching courses to study, address the climate crisis

Rising temperatures, a growing water crisis, changing rainfall patterns — climate change is the crisis of our times, and universities have started responding with specialised courses that allow students to trace the causes and study the fallouts. These courses are typically open to students from across backgrounds, and most of the courses have been around less than five years.

Yami Gautam reacts to Filmfare snub, says ‘don’t need validation from anyone’; Ayushmann Khurrana says he’s ‘so proud’ of her

Actor Yami Gautam has shared a statement on being snubbed at the recent Filmfare awards, for her performance in Bala. She wrote in an Instagram post that she felt compelled to say something in response to the ‘countless messages’ that she has been receiving, “for getting overlooked and not being nominated for (her) performance in Bala.”

IIMCAA Scholarships, IFFCO-IIMCAA Awards presented at Odisha Connections of IIMC Alumni Association

The Odisha chapter of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association (IIMCAA) has hosted two alumni meetings last week. The meetings were held in Indian Institute of Mass Communication’s campus in Dhenkanal and the other meeting was held in Bhubaneswar. IIMCAA Odisha President Sanjay Sahoo presided over both the meetings which was attended by alumni and students in large numbers.

South Africa vs Australia: ‘The last time I was here…’ – Steve Smith on playing in SA for the first time since Sandpapergate

Australia batsman Steve Smith says his reception in South Africa has been “lovely” on his first tour since the infamous ‘Sandpapergate’ scandal, but expects that to change when he steps onto The Wanderers on Friday. Australia take on hosts South Africa in the first match of a three-game Twenty20 International series at a ground nicknamed ‘The Bull Ring’ for its hostile atmosphere, where England’s Ben Stokes had an altercation with a fan as recently as last month.

India vs New Zealand: ‘Enjoy meeting our own people’ -?Virat Kohli and Co visit Indian High Commission in Wellington – Watch

Virat Kohli and his troops visited the Indian High Commission in Wellington on Wednesday ahead of their first Test against New Zealand starting Friday. India will be eager to finish the tour on a high after being hammered 0-3 in the ODI series. They had earlier won the T20I series 5-0. Ahead of the Wellington Test, the Indian High Commission hosted a reception for the players and skipper Kohli expressed his gratitude after being invited on behalf of his team.