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Dalit Rights

Why Ashif Shaikh's Jan Sahas holds the key to ending Dalit discrimination in Central India

From direct rescues and rehabilitations to legal aid and policy discourse, this NGO goes the whole nine yards to help the oppressed across caste and class barriers

Published on 11th September 2018
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From jumping walls to being forced to leave her pet behind, this is how this young lecturer survived the floods 

For Jovita James and her family, the recent Kerala Floods were the worst calamity they'd ever witnessed

Published on 22nd August 2018
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Relief in times of disbelief: Inside Kerala's colleges-turned-relief camps where humanity and belief run deep

When the rains come most colleges declare a holiday and students chill. During the Kerala floods, colleges were turned into effective relief camps and students were among the most spirited workers

Published on 22nd August 2018
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Author Veera Hiranandani's book, 'The Night Diary,' reminds us of the pain of partition

The author wrote most during the day, between 9 am to 12 pm while her kids were in school. She did ten revisions of The Night Diary

Published on 9th August 2018
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Mount Carmel College students donate hair for 350 wigs for cancer patients

The hair for these wigs was donated by 50 students of Mount Carmel College, which included one student who tonsured her head

Published on 9th August 2018
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These acid attack survivors are getting free surgeries, all thanks to King Khan

Shah Rukh Khan's Meer Foundation, NGO Atijeevan Foundation and New Hope Medical Centre are conducting a plastic surgery camp for acid attack survivors

Published on 30th July 2018
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Do away with your prejudices about people at The Human Library in Bhubaneshwar, courtesy Bhubaneswar Poetry Club

BPC has arranged for an interesting range of human books which will help you chase away all your prejudice 

Published on 7th July 2018
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Two boys drown in lake inside IIT Madras campus

A police officer on the spot at IIT said that four of the boys had made it safely to the banks while two got stuck in the slush

Published on 11th May 2018
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Chennai's theatre fraternity sets up committee to deal with harassment

The theatre fraternity in Chennai has set up a committee to facilitate the artists to open up about their complaints on sexual harassment at the workplace

Published on 9th May 2018
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Life and times of kids on the street in Hyderabad, as told by a survey done by ARUN 

A comprehensive survey conducted by ARUN, Hyderabad tells us about the ground reality of the street children in the city. We find out more about the survey

Published on 5th May 2018
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This 33-year-old Lymphoma survivor has six masters and one PhD degree to his credit. Here's his secret 

When Manu Melwin was diagnosed with lymphoma, he could have easily withdrawn to a shell. Instead, he turned his life around by deciding to learn more

Published on 3rd April 2018
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This campaign set a record by unveiling the country’s largest cancer awareness ribbon at KIMS, Maharashtra

The people behind the Pink Street Campaign believe that students play a very important role in breast cancer awareness. Here's why 

Published on 13th March 2018
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Why Annie George is the BEDROC that Nagapattinam's women stand upon

Annie George is the founder of BEDROC, an organisation that helps build disaster-resilient, sustainable coastal communities in the regions most affected by the tsunami of 2004

Published on 6th March 2018
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It's like being in a plane crash and taking the same plane again: Florida shooting survivor on returning to school 

The Florida High School held a voluntary orientation on Sunday, with teachers and staff due back starting Monday and classes resuming on Wednesday

Published on 27th February 2018
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Still no gun control? Florida school survivors to organise national march to Washington DC

The student uprising against gun-laws is the first of its kind after several school shootings shook the US last year and are now demanding political interference

Published on 19th February 2018

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