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This interior designing student adds colour and history to walls and public spaces

The 21-year-old self-taught artist gravitates towards themes of culture and history which she recreates on a range of canvases from notebooks to walls across public spaces

Published on 3rd May 2021
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Karnataka govt helps 'Library Man' of Mysuru by donating 8,243 books 

Daily wage labourer Syed Ishaq, whose library in a slum in Mysuru comprised of 11,000 books, including the Bible, Gita and Quran was torched on April 9 by some miscreants

Published on 27th April 2021
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This 22-year-old from West Bengal is turning an entire village into a library. Here's how

Soumyadipta Bose has set up a few shelves of books at various houses spread across the Barberia hamlet

Published on 27th April 2021
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This librarian in Wayanad walks over 4 km a day to deliver books straight to people's doorsteps

The registration fee to join the library is Rs 25 and the monthly fee is Rs 5 Radhamani feels that by delivering books to people with various reading tastes, she herself is getting hooked to them

Published on 23rd April 2021
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Wear inclusivity on your sleeve by picking out T-shirts and badges designed by these Mumbai students

Also, they have notebooks! That's right, students of The Green Acres Academy in Mumbai have started Skinclude, a brand that sheds light on colour discrimination in all its un-'fairness'. Check it out

Published on 23rd April 2021
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If you want to give adult colouring books a try, join these 23-year-olds who are obsessed with them

Dip into the world of adult colouring books with the first book of Obsessive Colouring Disorder and if you find the waters calm enough, join the duo behind this venture on other colourful adventures

Published on 21st April 2021
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How this little Cuddalore children’s library is teaching lessons on inclusivity and diversity

Banumathi Jagadeesan runs Reading Space, Belongg Library’s Cuddalore chapter, from her own home where she houses about 400 books

Published on 14th April 2021
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UP government works to modernise education in Sanskrit schools, will include English and Computer Science

Till now, in these schools, only students from Classes 9 to 12 were taught from NCERT course, but from this session, students from Classes 6 to 8 will also study from NCERT books

Published on 1st April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: About writer Mahadevi Varma, who was born today in 1907, and her feminist writing

In today's #TBT, we feel it's important that you get to know Mahadevi Varma. Sure, you must know her from your textbooks. So let's recollect her life, her writings and her feminist leanings as well

Published on 26th March 2021
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Meet the three-year-old who can name every country and its capital city in under 30 minutes! 

Dr Basavaraj Sankadal tells us how his three-year-old son, Arjun Sankadal, learnt the names of 195 countries and entered three different books of records

 

Published on 24th March 2021
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Schools allege harassment by local education officials to raise textbook indent

Private schools are in yet another sticky situation with the government pressing them for an indent of textbooks for the coming academic year

Published on 18th March 2021
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Penguin Random House releases picture books that introduce children to Parsis, Anglo-Indians

Anastasia Damani is an illustrator-turned-author, musician and theatre lover. When she's not donning one of these hats, she likes curling up with a warm cup of tea

Published on 17th March 2021
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New tools to make kids' ebooks easier to read on Google Play Books

With "Tap to Read", users can tap a word to hear it read out loud. The 'Kid-Friendly Dictionary' defines words for a young audience, often with illustrations on Google Play Books

Published on 7th March 2021
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New book reveals that Sherlock Holmes author had probed Indian orgin man's case

The story, which revolves around several threatening letters and the distressing killing and mutilation of animals, was one of the most famous cases of miscarriage of justice in Edwardian England

Published on 1st March 2021
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How this 16-year-old's poetry book will help uplift the transgender community in Delhi

A 16-year-old poet and author from Gurugram, Saranya Bhattacharjya shares why she had the idea of compiling her poems into a book and how that will help the transgender community

Published on 23rd February 2021

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