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Welcome to the fourth edition of Hanker Visionary newsletter!
Here are the highlights for today’s issue:
Thought of the day
Inspiring stories of achievers
Offbeat paths worth exploring
Scholarships and internships
Useful courses, podcasts, books, and more
Innovative tools for modern-day learners
Cool offers and discounts
Can you solve this?
Let’s get to it…
Thought of the day 🔆
You have to dream before your dreams can come true. — Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
Inspiring stories of achievers 🏋️♀️
16-YO Student’s App Gives Timely Aid to Road Accident Victims in Shortest Time Possible: Rupesh Kumar, a 16-year-old student from Jharkhand, developed Rakshak, an AI-enabled road safety app that aims to provide immediate medical assistance to road accident victims. After his friend's father died in a road accident due to delayed ambulance services, Rupesh decided to work on a solution. Rupesh received recognition and a scholarship from the Indian government for his innovative app.
A tragic death inspired IIT-M student to build machine that rescues kids from borewells: Sadham Usean Ramasamy, a PhD scholar from IIT-Madras, has invented a machine that can safely rescue children who fall into and get trapped in borewells. Inspired by the tragic death of two-year-old Sujith Wilson, who fell into an abandoned and deep borewell in a village near Tiruchirappalli in 2019, Ramasamy hopes the device will help prevent future borewell accidents.
Newsworthy happenings 📰
KIIT World School has launched a new sports academy equipped with modern facilities for students (read news)
ISRO has launched an online training program called START for postgraduate and final-year undergraduate students covering various domains of Space Science to build human capacity for future Space Science research (read news)
More than 1500 engineering graduates from 18 states of India upskilled at ISIE-Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (read news)
Offbeat paths worth exploring 💼
Virtual Event Planner: As a virtual event planner, you'll plan and execute online events like webinars, virtual conferences, and online workshops. With the rise of remote work and virtual events, this career path is becoming increasingly important.
Recommended Course: How to Plan a Virtual Event & Reach your Audience Online
Space Tourism Guide: As a space tourism guide, you will be responsible for guiding and educating tourists on space exploration and space travel. You may work for space tourism companies or space agencies.
Renewable Energy Technician: A renewable energy technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing equipment used in the generation of renewable energy, such as solar panels and wind turbines.
Recommended Course: Renewable Energy from Beginner to Expert Taught by Scientist
Scholarships and internships 🏁
Yale University Scholarships USA: They offer fully-funded scholarships for undergraduate, master's, and Ph.D. programs with an average yearly amount of $50,000 for international students. The scholarship is need-based and includes entitlement grants, and students can also pursue outside merit-based scholarships.
Social Media Marketing Internship at DU Times: DU Times, an independent media platform for college students, is offering internship. Responsibilities include promoting DU events on social media platforms, forming a team and sharing work. Candidates get a certificate, letter of recommendation and flexible work hours.
Internships by fullhyd.com: With paid editorial internships available for college students all over India, flexible hours and work-from-home options, you can gain exposure to high standards of writing and improve your skills in creative writing and journalism. Apply now to add an exciting phase to your resume and your life.
Useful courses, podcasts, books, and more 🕹️
Here are some of our picks for students who are looking to learn and enhance their knowledge:
Pre-Independence History Of India (listen podcast)
The Power of A Positive Attitude: Your Road To Success by Roger Fritz (read book)
The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel (read book)
Boost Your Career Success by Developing Your Soft Skills (get course)
Learn Figma - UI/UX Design Essential Training (get course)
Innovative tools for modern-day learners 🔬
Notion: This all-in-one workspace tool allows you to organize notes, tasks, and projects in a customizable and collaborative platform, making studying and group work more efficient.
Forest: This app helps you stay focused and productive by planting virtual trees for the time you spend away from your phone.
Google Translate: This app offers quick and accurate translations of text, speech, and images, making it easy for you to communicate and understand languages beyond your own.
Cool offers and discounts 😎
Redgear Shadow Blade Keyboard (43% off): It is a wired mechanical keyboard with customizable LED lights and a media control knob. It has a tactile feedback for faster gaming and an ergonomic design suitable for long hours of use.
DIY Fruit & Vegetable Facial Mask Maker (51% off): An easy-to-use, automatic machine that creates natural fruit and vegetable facial masks in just 5 minutes. Fast, safe, and easy to clean.
Gizga Essentials 3-in-1 Screen Cleaner Kit (72% off): This multifunctional cleaner is perfect for students on the go, as it comes in a compact size and can be easily stored in pockets or bags. With an integrated spray and wipe design, it's both a bottle of detergent and a rag, making it easy to keep screens clean.
Student Essential Stationery Kit (₹795/- only): It is a 24-piece set of high-quality stationery items for students including correction pen, highlighter, ball pen, gel pen, glue stick, notebook, scissors, paper cutter, stapler, mechanical pencil, tape, and more.
Turron Flash Cards (32% off): These cards are perfect for students who want to make short notes, cue cards, cheat sheets, or prepare for exams and interviews. Free binder rings are included for easy maintenance of cards.
Last week ‘Can you solve this?’ answer
Question: What has a head and a tail, but no body?
Can you solve this?
Riddles are a great way to exercise your brain and challenge your thinking. Here's one for you to try:
Put on your thinking cap and share your answer in the comments below. We'll reveal the answer in the next issue, so stay tuned!
And if you have any riddles or brain teasers you'd like to share, we'd love to hear them!
See you next time!
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