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India registers 85,362 new COVID-19 infections in a day. Total tally past 59 lakh

The total coronavirus cases rose to 59,03,932 with 85,362 infections being reported in a day, while the death toll reached 93,379 after 1,089 people succumbed to the disease in a span of 24 hours

Published on 26th September 2020
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Did KSU President who led mass protests, get a COVID test done under a fake identity?

The KSU President K M Abhijith was tested positive for COVID a few days ago. He had taken part in protests seeking the resignation of minister K T Jaleel

Published on 25th September 2020
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How Shilpa Mudbi is reviving the folk music of the Jogathis using the power of a good live stream 

Shilpa Mudbi Kothakota who has been performing the folk music of Jogathis across Karnataka speaks about her initiative, Urban Folk Project and what she plans to do in Kalaburgi for the community

Published on 25th September 2020
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Artivism ahoy: Inside the colourfully political illustrations of Sonaksha Iyengar

Sonaksha Iyengar tell us how people can connect with her beautiful illustrations around mental health, the LGBTQIA+ community, body positivity, feminism and much more

Published on 25th September 2020
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Eyeing that beautiful Gudapalli silk sari? This 29-year-old's platform sources it directly from the weavers in AP

Impact Scientist is committed to using the different tools of social media — blogging, IGTV and more — to empower women weavers in this AP village to ensure that they get their due. Check it out

Published on 25th September 2020
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Adivaasi Drishyam wants to keep you informed about the wealth of knowledge that adivasi communities possess through their webinars

Started by Eugene Soreng and his team, this YouTube channel and Instagram page are all about passing on the information about adivasi culture, cuisine, songs and a lot more. This is how he does it

Published on 25th September 2020
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Men can't talk about abuse: How the Insta campaign 'Mardaangi' is changing this stereotype one post at a time

Two teenagers Siddhant and Paavani tell us how their Instagram initiative Mardaangi is creating a safe space for men to tell their stories of sexual assault

Published on 25th September 2020
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With Blue Dawn, this 24-year-old is providing easy access to mental health facilities for Bahujan communities

We spoke to Blue Dawn founder Divya Kandukuri to find out how the support group is bringing mental health access to the people of Bahujan communities

Published on 25th September 2020
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Why you should follow @hungover.hamlet on Insta to read his poems featuring anti-war sentiments

Nilesh Mondal's poems are simple yet profound. They leave an impact on the readers' minds and make them wonder. We find out how

Published on 25th September 2020
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The Pink List India's Insta page has been listing queer-friendly politicians since the 2019 LS elections. Check it out

Founders of Pink List India tell us how they are trying to inform and empower people with their list of LGBTQIA+ friendly politicians in India and bring queerness into politics

Published on 25th September 2020
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Over 200 students, including Indians, seek UK PM Boris Johnson's intervention in English language test cheating scandal

The scandal, believed to have impacted around 34,000 international students, relates to the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)

Published on 25th September 2020
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Seven schools in Nepal reconstructed with Indian aid ready for handover

With the latest round of handover, India has reimbursed about USD 72 million from grants to the Nepal Government for reconstruction work in the housing sector

Published on 25th September 2020
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RIP SPB: Here are 10 songs by Padum Nila, which will remain with us forever

Aged 74, S P Balasubramanyam breathed his last at a Chennai hospital on September 25. He was under ventilator support after testing negative for COVID

Published on 25th September 2020
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Aarthi Parthasarathy is giving 'the others' a voice through crowdfunded art, comics and documentaries

Aarthi Parthasarathy has dedicated her career as a filmmaker and writer to understanding and representing 'the other'. We find out how she got the message through to a changing audience

Published on 24th September 2020
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Facebook employees can't use political images as profile pics

The change would prohibit employees from setting their profile pictures to images that promote specific political candidates or express solidarity with causes such as Black Lives Matter

Published on 25th September 2020

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