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Kerala body demands cancellation of UGC recommended national-level cow science exam

The parishad, a progressive outfit in the state conceived as a people's science movement, asked civil society to disregard a recent directive issued to all Vice-Chancellors by the UGC

Published on 21st February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Sixth death anniversary of Communist leader Govind Pansare who was shot dead 

In today's #TBT, we remember senior leader of the Communist Party of India Govind Pansare, who hailed from Kolhar in Maharashtra and how he was shot dead in broad daylight. Does this sound familiar?

Published on 20th February 2021
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Mother who murdered daughters in AP town claims she is Shiva and that Corona will 'leave' in March while resisting arrest, medical tests

The country was shaken when details of the brutal double murder emerged. Police arrested the parents and have charged them both with first-degree murder and is currently getting them evaluated

Published on 27th January 2021
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Kabir is a friend and the first member of the band: How Mumbai band Kabir Cafe created the unforgettable music featured in Scam 1992

Kabir Café is a folk fusion band that was formed when the five band members decided to quit their jobs at the time and decided to create meaningful music for a living

Published on 21st December 2020
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Check out Ideas Scripted on Instagram where aspiring screenwriter D Rajkumar is showcasing his scripts in the post format

D Rajkumar is using Instagram to express his love for telling stories in the screenplay format. We find out how this aspiring filmmaker is encouraging a younger audience to read and write more

Published on 13th December 2020
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This young theatre artist from Kotapad bagged the Asim Basu Award 2020. This is his incredible story

Himanshu Ranjan Mohanty was introduced to theatre by his father and has been acting since the age of seven. Today, he also directs plays, serials and is a dubbing artist among many other things 

Published on 3rd August 2020
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This Kannada short film that highlights four superstitions in the Garden City, was filmed in just two days!

Nam Devaru Aathara is a Kannada short film on four superstitions, all based on one common thread - religious faith manipulation

Published on 12th May 2020
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This weekly comic strip by Jadavpur University students is the coolest Corona awareness campaign. Here's why

The stories talk about rumours of how cow urine can help cure Corona to the scarcity of medical equipment and problems the medical personnel are facing 

Published on 9th April 2020
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JNU administration made it political: Why Amit Bhaduri tore up his four-decade association with varsity 

In a sharp resignation letter, Bhaduri said that he has had a longstanding association with JNU, beginning in 1973. Now, he says, the administration is throttling the free and vibrant debate of JNU

Published on 16th January 2020
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If you're space enthusiast, Kovai's Solar Fest is the place to be on Dec 26

Mango Education, a Coimbatore-based startup in association with Peepal Prodigy School and Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi are organising 'The Solar Fest' where you can watch the solar eclipse 'live'

Published on 24th December 2019
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Absolutely comfortable with true Communists: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's best answers at IISc

Break up ke baad? Meditation, of course. All this and more from our compilation of Art of Living guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's answers to students at IISc

Published on 11th October 2019
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After one month in hiding, Dalit Allahabad University professor asks for security cover to return to campus

The professor went into hiding a month ago after receiving death threats but during that time, people have taken to social media to bully, abuse and make casteist slurs against him

 

Published on 10th October 2019
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How this documentary is trying to save the Slender Lories from extinction  

Biju Pankaj  documespeaks aboutnting the Slender Lories, a harmless creature on the verge of extinction due to myths

Published on 18th September 2019
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Allahabad University prof flees town after his 'rationalist' video draw mob-lynching threats

Vikram Harijan said he had already written to the University about the threats and even approached the police but to no avail. He has fled town as he is in mortal fear of what will happen

Published on 4th September 2019
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The other Narendra: Six years since activist Narendra Dabholkar's assassination, here's all you need to know

Dabholkar was criticised for indulging in 'anti-Hindu' campaigns through his organisation and eventually his refusal to give up cost him his life

Published on 20th August 2019

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