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How this Kerala company is using farms and sustainable techniques to make adventure sports cooler

Have your vacations been a little low-key recently? We speak to the founder of Plunge Adventures about why their authentic adventure tourism and the experiences that come with it are totally

Published on 3rd July 2019
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Socialist ideas are now considered 'passe': Maitrayee Chaudhuri, author and JNU Sociology professor

Maitrayee Chaudhuri spoke to us about her book, everyday advertisements, everyday details in the English-language print media, the communicative abundance of television

Published on 26th June 2019
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NIFT alumni start a petition to reinstate jobs of 56 staffers who were fired for sexual harassment complaint

The termination came after a group of close to 13 support staff staged a protest at the campus stating that they got no resolution for their complaint on alleged sexual harassment

Published on 19th June 2019
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He's not one to 'fish' for compliments but Saravanan has surely mapped his way into people's hearts

Saravanan, a fisherman, does something that is a first in Chennai — he designs maps of coastal areas and fishing communities

Published on 17th June 2019
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Democracy is not about who your next PM is going to be: Umar Khalid

Indian activist and former Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid talks to us about the state of minorities in India, youth in politics, education and lot more

Published on 1st May 2019
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Being fat shamed online? Let Neelakshi Singh show you how to put trolls in their place

Why we need more body positive bloggers like Neelakshi Singh to remind us that being told we're fat online is uncool — and damaging on so many levels

Published on 10th May 2019
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Social media says #apologizeaunty, after Delhi lady tells girls they'll be 'raped' for wearing short clothes 

The video posted on Facebook garnered over 601K views, more than 14,000 shares and netizens praised the young women for standing up against the toxic mentality exuded by the woman

Published on 1st May 2019
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"We're standing up for some important values," says Newcastle University's Professor Richard Davies

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University speaks about their commitment to education, skill development and social justice

Published on 24th April 2019
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Elections 2019: TN Election Department and Goalquiz to conduct a quiz at Anna University

The quiz will be held at Anna University's Vivekananda Auditorium on April 10 and is open for all 

Published on 9th April 2019
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The Sorabh Pant interview: Why this comedian received 15 death threats on Instagram on New Year's Eve

For April Fool's Day 2019, we catch up with comedian Sorabh Pant, ahead of his performance in Phoenix Marketcity, Chennai — and it's an absolute riot 

Published on 1st April 2019
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How Periyarist and advocate Se Gunasekar is helping arrange inter-caste love marriages

Gunasekar recently opened a shelter for intercaste couples fleeing from their homes and he also helps them with the legal aspects of their union

Published on 26th February 2019
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Nobody’s children: Why Seema Waghmode is educating kids born to sex workers in Maharashtra

Seema Waghmode is a woman from Pune who has been working with Commercial Sex Workers and their children since 1993

Published on 21st February 2019
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Holocaust course introduced in Australian schools to fight the rise of anti-Semitism

Coordinated by the Adelaide Holocaust Museum and Steiner Education Centre, it will then eventually be incorporated into an in-house resource at the museum

Published on 1st February 2019
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Union Budget 2019-20: 10 major takeaways that will matter to every Indian

Individual tax payers with income up to Rs. 5 lakh taxable income will get full tax rebate. Read more to find out the major highlights of the Union Budget 2019

Published on 1st February 2019
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'Sexist' Jadavpur University prof Kanak Sarkar barred from taking classes; students push for dismissal

Kanak Sarkar, professor of International Relations at JU recently got into trouble for posting a Facebook status where he stooped down to likening a virgin woman to a 'sealed bottle'

Published on 17th January 2019

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