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This mother of two launched an online storytelling platform to promote stories in regional Indian languages. Check it out

Shikha Dalmia, along with her mother-in-law Madhurata Deshmukh, launched Spin A Yarn in Mumbai to ensure kids have access to stories in their mother tongue

Published on 1st December 2020
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Books by 3 Indian writers feature in 2020 '100 Notable Books' selected by The New York Times

The prestigious list also includes the work of fiction 'A Burning' by India-born Megha Majumdar

Published on 21st November 2020
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Young readers' tramcar library to start rolling on Children's Day in Kolkata

The tram would run on Shyambazar-Esplanade and Esplanade-Gariahat routes spanning north and south Kolkata and children up to 18 years would get a free ride on it,

Published on 13th November 2020
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Over 50 authors speak at Rainbow Literature Fest

The line-up of authors and poets from the LGBTQIA+ world include Maya Sharma, Sandip Roy, Dr Akhil Katyal, Saurabh Kirpal, Parmesh Sahani, Michiel Baas, Aditi Angiras and Raga Olga D'Silva

Published on 11th November 2020
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Why Usha Rajagopalan's new book will help you fall in love with animals and nature again 

Famous conservationist and author, Usha Rajagopalan speaks about her new book, The Zoo in My Backyard and why everyone must this beautiful book

Published on 4th November 2020
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On the trail of the Fishing Cat: Why there's plenty to learn from Tiasa Adhya's conservation project

Yay! So fishing cats are now in the limelight for all the right reasons. We talk to conservationist Tiasa Adhya who has been working for the creatures fora very long time, about what this news can do

Published on 3rd November 2020
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You've got snail mail: How Rohini Kejriwal's Chitthi Exchange is reviving the concept of pen pals, posted letters

Started in June this year, Chitthi Exchange has already garnered over 2000 registrations and enabled people to exchange letters

Published on 2nd November 2020
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This retired Railways employee has built a free library for kids in rural Karnataka. This is his story

Ningappa Patil worked as a Head Sorting Assistant at the Railway Mail Services until 2018. Soon after his retirement, he has ensured to fulfill his dream of building a library for rural children

Published on 26th October 2020
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How this Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet and Govt School Headmaster in rural Karnataka has transformed the face of a tiny school

Veeranna Madiwalar, a Headmaster and a Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet, speaks about how he has transformed a government school on nothing but sheer grit and Facebook activism

Published on 19th October 2020
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From today, the world will be devoid of Malayalam's last Mahakavi: A tribute to Akkitham

The Jnanpith laureate died in Thrissur on October 15. A recipient of Padma Shri and the Ezhuthachan Award, he was 94

Published on 15th October 2020
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Sambalpuri rapper JRM Bawa wants to work in a college by day, rap it loud by night. Here's why

JRM Bawa raps in Sambalpuri because he wants to speak to you in his own tongue. Are you listening, we ask. He is grateful to Avi60, Desi Squad, Rapper AJ and Lala for the support they give him 
 

Published on 6th October 2020
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Remember Wizkids? Every 90's kid's fave competition is back in a brand-new online avatar

One of the largest inter-school events, WizKids will go online this year, much like all other aspects of education

Published on 1st October 2020
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Meet the women behind Daak Vaak, virtual postcards from the past that carry the timeless words of Indian writers

Daak Vaak was started by Onaiza Drabu and Prachi Jha as an attempt to give the world bite-sized literature, which they carefully curate to suit the attention span of today's readers. Let's read more 

Published on 24th September 2020
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Artivism ahoy: Inside the colourfully political illustrations of Sonaksha Iyengar

Sonaksha Iyengar tell us how people can connect with her beautiful illustrations around mental health, the LGBTQIA+ community, body positivity, feminism and much more

Published on 25th September 2020
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Why you should follow @hungover.hamlet on Insta to read his poems featuring anti-war sentiments

Nilesh Mondal's poems are simple yet profound. They leave an impact on the readers' minds and make them wonder. We find out how

Published on 25th September 2020

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