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This 16-year-old from Hosur invented a device that can detect silent heart attacks 

The Hosur boy is the recipient of the President’s Award for his astounding research to predict silent heart attacks that could potentially save many lives

Published on 20th December 2017
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Get set to read! Penguin lines up slew of reading events on turning 30 in India

As a part of celebrating its completion of 30 years in India with the theme 'Keep reading', Under which they have gifted 100 books to its 30 partners in different genres

Published on 8th December 2017
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This Finnish association's residency programme is the best retreat for writers waiting to pen their masterpiece

At the end of one’s residency their literary work needs to be complete, the main reason one opts for this programme to begin with

 

Published on 7th December 2017
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BR Ambedkar Diwas: Read these stories of how Ambedkar continues to help GenX decipher caste

Dalit literature has always been perceived as staid and idly revolutionary. What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me is different because many of it is written by the youth of the country

Published on 6th December 2017
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BR Ambedkar Diwas: Read this book about how Ambedkar continues to help GenX decipher caste

Dalit literature has always been perceived as staid and idly revolutionary. What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me is different because it is written by young Dalits who studied with you and me 

Published on 7th June 2017
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Every 15 mins he used a sexual metaphor in class and smirked: Jadavpur University's students on how their prof sexually abused them

The students have been boycotting the professor's classes but no amount of protests and demands have altered the administration's stance, even new batch of students are wary of him

Published on 28th November 2017
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We're a family tissued together by words: What Kanishk Tharoor says about the Tharoors

He's not quite in the 'farrago' league, but Kanishk Tharoor also has a way with words. The writer speaks about his love for history, working on a new novel and his plans for the future

Published on 27th November 2017
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NaMo's book of Tamil poems are out. Maybe it's time you got your copy

Sindhanai Kalanjiyam is a compilation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poems translated into Tamil and recently released that portray the controversial leader in a different light

Published on 19th November 2017
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Kamal Haasan just jumped on the Harvard Tamil Chair bandwagon. Here's everything you need to know about the Chair and the men behind it

In a worldwide campaign, Tamilians are going all out to get the Tamil language and establish a Chair at one of the world’s top universities, Harvard. Will they raise enough money in time?

Published on 16th November 2017
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Bringing the forgotten to light, Kannada author Bolwar Mahamad Kunhi to put Prophet Muhammad's wife under the pen

A recipient of many State and national awards, he adds that with changing times, the Kannada audience has opened up more to such issues with some women also voicing their opinions on delicate issues

Published on 2nd November 2017
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Bangalore Literature Festival: What it's like to witness Kumble, dragons and fairytales lighting up young minds at the children's session

The Bangalore Literature Festival was a hit with children who attended the kid's special sessions of the programme and had their imaginations brought to life with photographs and myths

Published on 1st November 2017
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Bookworms, brace yourself for 'no save' November as bookshelves to carry greats like  Jeet Thayil and Sachin Tendulkar

With the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Man Booker Prize -- the two most coveted literary honours -- having been awarded earlier in October, November has an exotic menu

Published on 31st October 2017
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A Bhopal school sends 14 students from class VII and IX to Bangalore Lit Fest, gets back inspired and aware citizens

The students have admitted to a change in perspective and firm believes and a depth in understanding  various issues after attending some sessions

Published on 30th October 2017
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For this 104-year-old teacher, age is definitely just a number: Read about one of India's oldest and most celebrated Kannada literary figures

Centenarian G Venkatasubbaiah says that it saddens him to see how teacher-student relationships are not personal anymore

Published on 24th October 2017
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Keeping up with the careers of the 21st century 

Richa Dwivedi Saklani's debut book The Ultimate Guide to 21st Century Careers aims at familiarising you with emerging jobs

Published on 19th October 2017

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