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Saranya Prabha

Over 500 Chennai school students write to TN CM EPS asking him to stop Pulicat port expansion project

As part of their #SavePulicat campaign, the students, under the guidance of teacher and environmentalist M Yuvan, have made several videos and created artwork to spread the word

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Activists want NCRB to maintain disaggregated data on violence against disabled girls, women 

Several disability rights groups urged the Home Minister to order the NCRB to maintain disaggregated data as violence against disabled girls and women is on the rise

Published on 22nd January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How Tamil Nadu stood up for the right to celebrate Jallikattu

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the time when Tamil Nadu protested the Supreme Court's ban of its traditional sport Jallikattu. Also, did you know about the movie Jallikattu? We tell you all  

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Student activists demanding reopening of campuses, timely disbursement of fellowships detained

Similar demands were also raised in a memorandum submitted to the UGC chairman by the All India Students' Association (AISA) and Jawaharlal Nehru Students' Union (JNUSU)

Published on 21st January 2021
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Farmers' Protest: Meet the youngsters behind 'protest' newsletter Trolley Times that's keeping protestors lit

While the first two editions were on the protest and miscellaneous stories from the ground, the newsletter will now have a topic for every edition   

Published on 19th January 2021
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Goa CM accepts demand to shift IIT campus from tribal village after incessant protests. Here's what changed his mind

Previously, the Chief Minister had said that work would continue in the area and that the villagers ‘would eventually calm down’

Published on 15th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Wikipedia celebrates two decades of existence with a virtual party and you are all invited!

In today's #TBT, we express our collective gratitude for Wikipedia which has helped us through many assignments and research. And they are also throwing a party and you surely don't want to miss this

Published on 15th January 2021
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Meet the first Kashmiri to be awarded the Kofi Annan scholarship and the Oxford-Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholarship

Mirza Bég is a lawyer from Kashmir, who is currently pursuing his master's in Public Policy from Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government

Published on 13th January 2021
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How KIIT students shook off Corona scare to bag top-notch jobs during placements 

Campus placement in KIT School of Management and KIIT School of Law has just started and it is hoped that these two Schools will also achieve cent per cent success like every year. Read on for more

Published on 13th January 2021
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Should the age of marriage be reduced? The debate is still on 

So, this demand for reduction in marriageable age for tribals is based on the overall reduction in their life-span compared to the rest of the population

Published on 9th January 2021
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This professor duo has set up 15 public libraries in the remotest of TN villages. This is their incredible story

Twenty-nine-year-old Thambi met Shiva Shankar, both Ambedkarites, through a mutual friend and together they came up with the idea to set up libraries in rural areas

Published on 7th January 2021
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UoH students protesting encroachment on varsity land detained

Wildlife activist and state Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad co-convenor Rohit Bondugula said that he along with 14 other students were detained by the police

Published on 8th January 2021
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This 24-year-old research biologist is photographing the beauty of Himachal Pradesh's most beautiful Ramsar Site

Rishabh Jaggi hails from Delhi and currently, he is in Himachal Pradesh documenting the wonder that is Pong Dam Lake Wetland with the help of his trusty camera and a big grant. This is his story

Published on 5th January 2021
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US Congress passes Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act for Pakistani women to receive higher education

The bill requires the US Agency for International Development to award at least 50 per cent of scholarships under a Pakistan-based higher education scholarship programme to Pakistani women

Published on 4th January 2021
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Motorcycles set on fire, bombs hurled during TMCP-ABVP clash in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur

The clash erupted over activists of RSS-affiliate Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) putting up flags and posters at Bajkul College, authorities of the educational institution said

Published on 4th January 2021

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