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WTF! From combatting eve-teasing to domestic abuse, transgender Apsara's task force to be a one-stop support system for women

She will bring together 10 high profile advisory members including lawyers, police officers and government officials to provide women with legal aid, police protection and the like

Published on 23rd August 2017
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NEET for TN: Heartbreak for TN State Board students as SC strikes down State's ordinance seeking 85 pc reservation: Counselling from Sep 4? 

SC strikes down TN's Special Ordinance to exempt their students from getting into medical colleges without NEET scores. Counselling to start with NEET scores within the next two weeks

Published on 22nd August 2017
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#Aintnocinderella: Meet the women who managed to make an unorganised social campaign go viral   

They were trolled, threatened and even bullied. But they don't seem to care as long as their social media posts are reaching the right people   

Published on 10th August 2017
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Getting their act straight: These five theatre groups discuss their journey, the work and the importance of  the art

Theatres are a serious business, especially if you’re young and you know how to wow a corporate or two. Take a leaf out of these South Indian theatre groups pages

Published on 26th July 2017
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Remember the Sikh boy who went viral for doing the Bhangra before an oratorical competition in the US? This is the story of J J Singh Kapur, uncut and unabashed!

The High schooler who went viral for doing the Bhangra before a speech competition in the US, talks about Seinfield and MASH and how he wants to become a civil rights lawyer

Published on 18th July 2017
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Among the very many Bangalore University pages on Facebook, will the real one please stand up? 

There are several Bangalore University pages on Facebook - some with random check-ins while some other with racy pictures 

Published on 10th July 2017
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This Bengaluru-based teacher wants to make students 'Great at math'

Rukmani Ramachandran talks about the state of teachers in India

Published on 12th June 2017
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Fighting against all odds to get a degree, this 26-year-old now educates children by teaching at a Farm School, setting up a tuition centre and volunteering at an NGO

Setting up a tuition centre in her village and volunteering at an NGO, K Paripooranam does this because she believes in giving girls and boys a chance to make it big

Published on 29th May 2017
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First transgender to write TN board exams was adopted by TN's first transgender engineering graduate, Grace Banu

Tarika Banu, the first transgender student to write and clear TN board exams opens up about the criticism and struggles she had to overcome, her family and her future aspirations

Published on 12th May 2017
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Students of SFI who staged a protest outside CBSE office in Chennai for NEET's stringent dress code were taken into police custody 

Activists of SFI (Students' Federation of India) staged a protest outside the regional office of CBSE, to stand up for the students who faced issues relating to the strict dress code before NEET exam

Published on 11th May 2017
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Fast and Furious: Meet Joshil Abraham, a Keralite professor fed on Ambedkar and Marx, who has been on a hunger fast outside his college for 15 days

You've heard of GBPEC's protest for land. You've seen Joshil Abraham being carted off to AIIMS. You've probably seen pics of his mosquito net. This is his origin story and why he does what he does

Published on 19th April 2017
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ISIS, Boko Haram and Kashmiri extremists are closing schools: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi explains how terrorists are targetting schools because that's the only way they will have a constant stream of recruits for their destructive causes

Published on 5th March 2017
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India's own Hoodie-baba: How Varun Agarwal became a millionaire at 25

He's supremely laidback but he takes his business just as seriously as any corporate sort with a stiff collar. Bengaluru boy Varun Agarwal tells us all about Alma Mater and his new book

Published on 23rd February 2017
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Meet the Vice Chancellor who was once a notorious gangster in Malaysia

As Sahol Hamid takes over as the new Vice-Chancellor of BS Abdur Rahman University, take a look at his journey from being a Malay gangster to the first foreign VC to head an Indian varsity

Published on 6th March 2017
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Can you believe that Mr Funny bones was heckled for bad jokes?

Comedian Naveen Richard narrates the funny tale that is his life 

Published on 27th February 2017

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