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The students from St Teresa's College organised a PR campaign about hunger

These students organised a PR campaign to raise awareness about hunger and malnutrition

Strike Hunger was organised by students who conducted food drives and flash mobs to bring attention to a number of social issues like hunger and malnutrition

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16 hours ago

Railofy offers vacant flight seats for travellers who are stuck on railway waiting lists

Railofy was set up by IIT-B and ISB alumni who wanted to offer commuters guaranteed options when it comes to their travel plans

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18 hours ago
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Go Girl Go campaign set to hunt for 'fastest girl in Maharashtra' to represent India in Olympics

The campaign was initiated by Department of Sports and Youth Services of Maharashtra last month during the Khelo India Youth Games 2020

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14 Feb 2020

If your plane flies 2000 feet lower or higher it will help save the climate, says study

The diversion in flight paths caused less than a tenth of a per cent increase in fuel consumption. However, the researchers said the reduced contrail formation more than offset the CO2 released

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14 Feb 2020
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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (Pic: Edexlive)

Kolkata Publishers and Booksellers Guild pays tribute to Vidyasagar with a special calendar

The calendar traces Vidyasagar's life's journey in a chronological order. The calendar curates the photocopy of the petition made by Vidyasagar for the remarriage of Hindu widows

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14 Feb 2020

Why Aarti V Raman's latest book — The Worst Daughter Ever — is the chick lit you need

Mumbai-based author Aarti V Raman tells us about her latest book - The Worst Daughter Ever - which is a mix of sugar, spice and everything nice! If you love romantic novels, you should check it out

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13 Feb 2020
Aarti V Raman with her book (Pic: Aarti V Raman)
Self-Defense training for students at Adugodi Government School (Pics: Nagaraja Gadekal)

This IPS officer is training students, woman constables in Bengaluru in self-defense. And it's awesome

DCP Isha Pant's mission is to implement programmes that are pro-people and one such programme is the self-defense classes for girls studying in schools and colleges. We speak to her to find out more 

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13 Feb 2020

No place for free speech? Researchers accuse authorities at IIT Kharagpur of calling off citizenship debate

They said they were given permission to organise the programme at the IIT employees-run staff club within the campus, but later informed that it had been withdrawn for unknown reasons

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13 Feb 2020
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Stills from the film | (Pic: Wanphrang Diengdoh)

Why you'll love indie noir film Lorni – The Flaneur, directed by Wanphrang Diengdoh

The movie premiered at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival held from November 15 to December 1, 2019, and was the only film from India that competed in the First Feature competition category

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12 Feb 2020

Kitaabshaala in Bhubaneswar is the go-to space for all those who love to read and value silence

All the books at Kitaabshaala have been donated and many of them have been donated by Santwana Sagnika and Rhiti Chatterjee Bose. They are still open to accepting donations in the form of books

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12 Feb 2020
Youngsters at Kitaabshaala | (Pic: Kitaabshaala)