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Why tribals in Odisha still 'brand' infants with hot nails in 2019

The practice of branding is rampant in rural and even sub-urban pockets of the tribal-dominated district

Published on 5th March 2019
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Kozhikode City Corporation's unique initiative will teach students about natural disasters through magic

The project titled ‘Navamanam’ will be implemented by the Kozhikode City Corporation over a period of 100 days during the next academic year

Published on 2nd January 2019
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A scientist and a revolutionary: How UoH's Rashmi Ranjan Suna's friends remember him

Ranjan's friends recall the UoH student with fondness and are still trying to grapple with his sudden death but vow to fight for justice

Published on 29th November 2018
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Malnourishment in growing India: Why you'll have to look very hard to find healthy kids in India Inc

Over the past 10 years, the number of stunted and underweight Indian kids have come down slightly but this has not had any major effect on the issue as a whole

Published on 26th September 2018
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Every left-hander has to check out the awesome stationery online at Left Hand Shop 

One of MyLeft’s popular products is the metal sharpener priced at Rs 28, and some other products include a pouch priced at Rs 99 that includes left-handed school stationery

Published on 11th September 2018
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This Odisha teacher uses science to perform magic and debunk superstitions

Jagannath Sahu uses science to perform magic and debunk superstitions prevailing in the tribal-dominated district of Mayurbhanj

Published on 13th August 2018
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10 interesting things to know about the lunar eclipse which took place on Friday, the longest one in this century

Taking a bath or washing hair after the eclipse. People have long associated that the negative energy and harmful rays will be washed clean by water

Published on 27th July 2018
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Health superstition decoded: Dairy products not responsible for childhood obesity

Analysis of 95 trials involving 203,269 individuals showed that milk and dairy products were not associated with body fatness in children

Published on 30th May 2018
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Women who wear jeans will give birth to transgenders: Kerala prof lands in trouble for sexist remarks

The state government will initiate legal action against the professor and bar him from government-sponsored awareness classes in schools and colleges 

Published on 4th April 2018
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Blind Bengaluru teacher is crowdfunding to save his school for disabled. Help now

CM Kathavarayan has been running WARDS, a school for disabled children for the past 26 years. Currently, the school is facing an extreme fund crunch even when crowdfunding efforts are in full swing 

Published on 13th March 2018
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I was hoping for Hollywood, but settled for Bollywood: Pad Man Arunachalam

Arunachalam Muruganantham says that he wasn't keen on a Tamil adaption because it would have only spread the message to a small audience and the issue was a global one 

Published on 20th February 2018
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Five lessons Padman teaches you, from breaking taboo to dreaming big, fearlessly

Padman isn't just another movie, it teaches you lessons to take back with you after the film and leaves you asking more questions about the social taboo around menstruation

Published on 11th February 2018
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You'll never guess how these 5 Indian superstitions ACTUALLY started!

Superstitions have over the years come to govern much of our daily activity and often pose more trouble than good. As reforms are forgotten and archaic comes back, here are a few of the common ones

Published on 7th December 2017
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Eleven-year-old YouTuber Mishkkaa lets the cat out of the bag, talks about taking on trolls  

Mishkaa used the platform to talk about subjects that appeal to children and also make awareness videos on how children can keep themselves safe from lurking dangers

 

Published on 6th December 2017
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Meet the masked crusader who wants you to remember the unsung heroes of the past

Bengaluru-based performance artist Dimple B Shah reminds us what India stands for today, even if that means dressing up like past's forgotten faces 

Published on 14th August 2017

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