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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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2018 in review: These 12 campus protests rekindled our belief in dissent

2018 was the year of solid dissent as far as colleges were concerned. We've listed the protests, the people, the campus politics and all the things that rocked our colleges

Published on 31st December 2018
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How Radhika and Raja Vemula have taken on Rohith's fight for student rights

It has been 3 years since Rohith Vemula was served a suspension notice from his hostel at UoH. That day changed everything for Vemula's family and the course of student politics in India's colleges

Published on 19th December 2018
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Riten Pattnaik is all set to serenade the audience with his Sambalpuri stand-up comedy act this week 

On December 31, Pattnaik is going to perform in Jatni 

Published on 20th December 2018
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How Panjab University President Kanu Priya successfully ran a historic campaign to end curfew on campus

Panjab University's first female President has managed her first big victory — curbing the  curfew imposed in women's hostels

Published on 17th December 2018
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Get 16k, return 6k: Dalit teachers complain that Karnataka schools ask them to 'return' a portion of their salaries to school fund

A complaint has been placed by teachers from several schools who have revealed this injustice — but those campaigning the cause say that most fear losing their jobs so they remain quiet

Published on 22nd November 2018
Saffron Herndon

Saffron Herndon is only 13 but we bet she's funnier than most adults on the comedy scene

A middle schooler from Dallas, Saffron Herndon began performing stand up comedy in 2013, when she was 8 — and she's now tearing up the internet, even though people wonder if she's got a ghost-writer

Published on 29th November 2018
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Dancing her way out of fear: Born in Kolkata's red-light area, Uma Das fought back to become a dance teacher

Uma Das joined Apne Aap Women Worldwide, a charitable trust. Apne Aap was founded by 22 women from Mumbai's red light district, with a vision of a world where no woman could be bought or sold

Published on 22nd October 2018

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