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Hindi is the only language that can tie us together: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Hindi Diwas

Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on September 14 to mark the day the language was adopted as the official language

Published on 14th September 2019
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Will Kerala CM meeting PSC chief stop Malayalam activists' 15-day hunger strike?

Malayalam activists have been on hunger strike in front of the Kerala PSC office, demanding a provision to answer the exam in Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil

Published on 13th September 2019
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This Bengaluru lecturer's short film about sex taboos, Paarivala, is an eye-opener for students

Jerrin Chandan will be shooting two more short films and one of them highlights the issue of street boys and their lives 
 

Published on 13th September 2019
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Savarkar was an atheist, his Hindutva was inclusive: Why you must read Vikram Sampath’s biography of Veer Savarkar

We talk to Vikram Sampath, whose biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, tries to throw new light on the life and times of the revolutionary freedom fighter and mitigate common misconceptions about him

Published on 12th September 2019
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Why Anita Shirodkar's fantasy book Ambuj will take you on a historic trip

The author was greatly inspired by the Mahabharata as a child and after all these years, has come up with a book of her own that would make even Vyasa pretty proud!

Published on 11th September 2019
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How author Deepika Murthy aka Pika Nani created the character Shrilok Homeless

Deepika Murthy AKA Pika Nani tell us why everyone must read her book based on the character Sherlock Holmes, except in a delightfully Indian concept with more than a few desi twists thrown in

Published on 5th September 2019
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From Mahabharata to The Zoya Factor, what's in UGC's new curriculum for BA English students

The learning outcomes for any subject's curriculum is designed to help learners understand the objectives of studying that subject, that is, to analyse, appreciate and understand the subject

Published on 4th September 2019
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This JNU professor's website Kannada Kalike can help you learn Kannada on-the-go

JNU's Kannada professor Purushothama Bilimale speaks about the importance of the language and his online platform that teaches Kannada to non-Kannadigas

Published on 5th September 2019
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'Scientific Blasphemy!' cry IIT Bombay students after HRD Minister's remark on 'scientific' Sanskrit

An article in their in-house journal points out that Pokhriyal had misquoted Rick Briggs' paper. Sanskrit, Briggs said, is one of many languages fit for programming. Not the only one

Published on 4th September 2019
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I am proud to be here today: Heidi Saadiya, Kerala's first transperson broadcast journalist

Saadiya (22) has been hired as a broadband journalist by the ruling CPI(M)-run Kairali news channel and she did her first live reporting on Chandrayaan 2 on Monday

Published on 3rd September 2019
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If you don't support the Left, they accuse you of going Right: Jitendra Sanu, BAPSA's candidate in JNUSU poll

Jitendra or as his friends fondly call him, Jitu, was one of the founding members of the Birsa Ambedkar Phule Students' Association 

 

Published on 2nd September 2019
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A nation of readers: Here's why it is important to build the ability to ‘learn to read’ among children

As a nation, we have been able to solve access to schools, but we haven’t been able to ensure that learning outcomes are met adequately, especially in reading and languages

Published on 31st August 2019
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Forget War and Peace, Vernon Gonsalves is now reading Anne Frank's Diary to convicts and running classes in prison

Gonsalves' son Sagar Abraham Gonsalves talks to us about his father, the kind of books he read and how the past year had been for him and his family

Published on 30th August 2019
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The Elavenil Valarivan interview: How Gagan Narang inspired this shooter to become a world champion

20-year-old Cuddalore-born Elavenil won the gold in women's 10-metre air rifle at the shooting world cup in Rio. This is her inspiring story

 

Published on 30th August 2019
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Choosing adoption over having kids is a personal decision: Nandana Dev Sen

Through her latest book In My Heart, Nandana Dev Sen talks about adoption and love and why every child has a need to know where they came from

 

Published on 26th August 2019

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