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'Father of Indian Cinema' Dadasaheb Phalke honoured in Google Doodle

In his career spanning over 19 years, Dadasaheb Phalke made 95 movies and 27 short films

Published on 30th April 2018

Russian cyclist loves India despite attack by villagers over a misunderstanding

"I grew up loving Raj Kapoor's movies. Though I am saddened by the fact that I had to cut short my Nepal tour, this incident will not affect my love for India," Oleg Vershinin, a Russian cyclist said

Published on 20th April 2018
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I told them I was sleepy and a social media addict: How a Pune student just became Wooplr's CEO

Pune-based Neha Hasabe has won the #CEOforamonth challenge organised by the Bengaluru-based startup in February. Not just that, she also bags a prize money of a lakh. Jealous much? 

Published on 29th March 2018
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All smiles: Sachin Tendulkar pays a surprise visit to the school he donated funds to

Sachin has been advocating for the overall development of children right from school days and has been focussed on bringing necessary infrastructure even in the remote areas of India

Published on 28th March 2018
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After UN drops event on Ambedkar's b'day at Indian Govt's behest, Dalit groups turn to US, Canada for support 

Deelip Mhaske was set to organise a conference on how AI could reduce the impact of caste discrimination at the UN's General Assembly, until they pulled the plug. Now what will happen?

Published on 26th March 2018
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Maharashtra will enforce fee regulation law to prevent schools from hiking prices: Education Minister

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde had also said that the CBSE and the ICSE schools in the state cannot force students to buy books from them

Published on 20th March 2018
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Multiple World Cup, WT20 wins aside, India's blind cricket team is still practicing on mud tracks

Most of India's young, visually-challenged students often aspire to get a better education, but very few think about. Perhaps the inspiring Indian Blind Cricket Team can help change this notion

Published on 18th March 2018
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I did not single-handedly organise the Farmers March: Vijoo Krishnan's journey from JNU to AIKS

The Joint Secretary of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) speaks about the importance of the Kisan March and why such struggles will endure

Published on 16th March 2018
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Help crowdfund this filmmaker from TISS who wants to make Dalit stories from Dalit perspectives

TISS researcher Somnath Waghmare was in the limelight for his documentary on the Bhima Koregaon battle. Now he's asking for funds for his next film on two anti-caste activists

Published on 12th March 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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Board Exam 2018: Four people arrested in Mumbai for leaking class 12 question paper

The Class 10 examinations are being conducted at 4,453 centres across India and 78 centres abroad while Class 12 exams are being held at 4,138 centres in India and 71 centres abroad

Published on 7th March 2018
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How the Arogya Sakhi app is changing the lives of women in rural Maharashtra 

Naseem Shaikh of Swayam Shikshan Prayog is using mobile technology to transform the lives of women in rural Maharashtra

Published on 6th March 2018
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Why Soly Ahirkar has been bringing mentally affected children to school in rural Maharashtra

Soly Ahirkar has dedicated her life to traversing through dusty, isolated taluks and villages and identifying mentally challenged children and encouraging their families to send them to school

Published on 5th March 2018
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JNU prioritises Sanskrit Chair as other languages struggle for space and funds, allege faculty

The Heads of various other chairs have said that while the Centre provides funds for the Sanskrit Chair, other languages have been asked to request for these funds from their respective States

Published on 19th February 2018
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Visva Bharati VC bans shooting films contrary to Rabindranath Tagore's ideals on campus

The bilingual film focuses on Rabindranath Tagore's relationship with a family friend who helped him with western manners before he left the motherland

Published on 19th February 2018

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