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Vernon Gonsalves

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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JNU Prof Ayesha Kidwai gets Delhi HC to stop admin from hiring new linguistic centre faculty. Here's why

The Chairperson of a Centre in terms of working of the University as well as the JNU Statute 27(2) is a necessary part of the Selection Committee for any appointments to faculty positions

Published on 19th August 2019
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This literary club in Bengaluru is working to introduce old and new poets in Hindi and Urdu literature

Anjuman Literary Club is famous in Bengaluru and many new poets join the sessions to recite their poems

Published on 12th August 2019
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Remembering Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison: Read 10 of her most empowering quotes on gender, racism and love

Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. She was the first African-American woman to win the award

Published on 7th August 2019
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DU approves 'censored' first-semester syllabus: Made a mockery of our work, say teachers

The teachers are yet to receive any formal instruction from the university but high-ranking officials confirmed that the order will be out in a day or two

Published on 6th August 2019
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Lock, Stock and Book: How three engineers got together to make every reader's dream come true

Bookchor was founded in 2015 by a group of engineering students with a dream to make literature more accessible and affordable. We find out more about the journey

Published on 3rd August 2019
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Mahabharata's a great literary piece, but not scientific: Why India will March for Science on August 9

The scientists, students and the scientific community at large will march to stop the propagation of unscientific ideas and develop scientific temper

Published on 30th July 2019
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Mid-Day Meal Row: Should schools remove onions from the menu?

Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from eating meat. Many people object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life

Published on 27th July 2019
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Here's why you should check out this National award-winning director's latest film on Lord Jagannath and Odia culture

A took a good two years to make the film The Lord of the Universe. They were researching at all times like before, during and after the shoot was concluded 

Published on 24th July 2019
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This English professor used Clerihew poetry to get his students' attention

Professor Anand Krishnamurthy talks about how he used the Clerihew method to teach writing

Published on 24th July 2019
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Here's how this comedian and his grandmother made their way from Instagram to your Netflix watch lists

Sharan Nair speaks about his brand of comedy, growing up in Moscow and how he was able to find his voice through his own content

Published on 17th July 2019
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Why President Kalam was an extraordinary teacher and every student's role model

Every time, he would visit a school or a college, thousands of people would gather in the auditorium just to listen to his motivational words

Published on 20th July 2019
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We have the argument, they have the might: DU teachers forced to revise chapters on Godhra, caste, gender

The English, Political Science and History departments have revised their syllabus after the Academic Council meeting

Published on 19th July 2019

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