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This Kolkata NGO will help celebrate your birthday by using Rs 3000 to feed 100 families for a day

The Kolkata Gives Foundation began the initiative on May 1 and they have already received over a dozen calls for donations on birthdays this month

Published on 12th May 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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Statue, statue? Why the demolishing of the Vidyasagar statue should worry India today

The frenzy of vandalising statues had gone viral after a BJP mob uprooted Lenin's statue in Tripura quite the same way as US Marines uprooted Saddam's statue in Baghdad

Published on 15th May 2019
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This drone by Jadavpur University researchers can detect a COVID cough when it hears one

The device, when demonstrated to doctors from ICMR Kolkata and those who are treating COVID-19 patients, received a very positive response, said Dr Venkateswaran

Published on 30th April 2020
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Why you must check out India's first digital photo exhibition on street kids by photographer Vicky Roy

The exhibition was conducted by photographer Vicky Roy and NGO Save The Children. It began on April 20 and is being exhibited entirely online

Published on 29th April 2020
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Jadavpur University's Arts Faculty Union asks Mamata Banerjee to renew scholarships, provide financial aid to students

The AFSU also found out how many of them who were in financial distress and decided to help them by raising funds, but is hoping the government will help out those hit by the lockdown

Published on 27th April 2020
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Stand-up comic Anirban Dasgupta's five simple steps to pen down a web series

Stand-up comic and writer Anirban Dasgupta is here to make your lockdown days less mundane. He tells you how to pen down a series

Published on 26th April 2020
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How Bengaluru's Indian Music Experience has taken their craft and classes online

We speak to Manasi Prasad, Director, Indian Music Experience in Bengaluru to know how they have explored online classes to help students and trying to make their exhibits virtually available 

Published on 23rd April 2020
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Paralysis hasn't stopped this 49-year-old Kolkata teacher from delivering his daily dose of current affairs to students. Here's how

Rajeev Poddar teaches economics and accountancy to higher secondary students in Kolkata and also runs his own website, YouTube channel to keep his students abreast with current affairs

Published on 22nd April 2020
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Academicians request PM to recruit science graduates, use biology labs to fight COVID-19 

A letter in this regard signed by more than 600 scientists, professors and research scholars across the country was sent to the Prime Minister

Published on 22nd April 2020
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The Corona Legacy: Are Indian students opting out of courses abroad in a post-COVID world?

While some say Indian students are willing to continue here and that the education sector might get the much-needed boost, others think the students might change their plans to fit the current situati

Published on 20th April 2020
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Hospital hopping in the age of corona: How Ujjal Karmakar, the second COVID-19 survivor from Kolkata, made it through

We spoke to Ujjal Karmakar, the second Coronavirus positive patient to have recovered in Kolkata. He tells us how he won over the deadly virus with the help of healthcare workers and will power

Published on 20th April 2020
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What COVID did to my Uber career: This Kolkata cabbie has had no income for a month. Here's what scares him the most

In this series during the lockdown, we look at how the life and times of an Uber driver has been impacted by the extended closure in business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 20th April 2020
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Campaign King: How Vipul Singh's NGO Tapas uses everything from street plays to video tech to change lives

Tapas NGO, which works with a number of social issues through a number of artforms is now preparing itself to lend a hand during the COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 9th April 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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