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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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This government school teacher in Koravi invested money from his pocket to provide electricity and water to his students

We track the journey of Mohan Kumar, a teacher who brought electricity and water to the Government Higher Primary School in Koravi and paid for it out of his own pocket 

Published on 28th February 2019
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Fifty-year-old Shobha Sunil Gundavi is skating her way to create awareness on Kannada

Shobha carries pocket calendars with brief details of Kannada literary figures with her and distributes the same among people while interacting with them

Published on 7th January 2019
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Here's why Netflix is urging people to stop taking #BirdboxChallenge

A  post-apocalyptic drama thriller film directed by Susanne Bier based on the novel of the same name by Josh Malerman, Bird Box was released on December 14

Published on 3rd January 2019
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Dalit kids paraded naked for allegedly stealing snacks: HC refuses bail to accused 

The accused has been booked under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO)

Published on 17th October 2018
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Karnataka's Govt School teachers are paying to paint their walls like trains. And it is AWESOME!

You've seen those viral pictures of government schools painted like trains. Did you know that teachers across Karnataka have been fundraising and paying from their pockets to get more kids to school 

Published on 8th September 2018
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Jakarta bound: Malaprabha Yadav from Tumuri, Belagavi is ready to win big at the upcoming Asian Games

She has bagged silver medal in the Indo Asian Games held at Kyrgyzstan and pocketed bronze in the Asian Championships held in Pune

Published on 29th July 2018
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Fun fact: Earth is way older than you think it is, claim scientists 

One of the few places on Earth where you can find bits of crust from the very earliest epochs of Earth is in tiny flecks of apatite imbedded in younger rocks

Published on 6th June 2018
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This Chennai second-hand book festival will need you to gather up all your Herculean strength 

This second-hand book sale is choosing a unique way to lighten their customer's pockets, they're giving off boxes for you to fill up with books and you'll only be charged per box

Published on 9th May 2018
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Bengaluru Feminist group Hidden Pockets took on Brigade Road on New Year's 2018, and survived

Hidden Pocket Collective's, an initiative by Lawyer Jasmine Lovely George aims to help people explore unknown places in Bengaluru and are helping the community stand up for each other

Published on 7th March 2018
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Kiran Bedi declares Mahe region as first open defecation-free segment in Puducherry

Kir has been visiting various pockets in and around Puducherry to implement the Swachch Bharath Abhiyan in association with the municipalities, residents welfare associations

Published on 13th July 2017

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