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Have JRF? No exam. No JRF? Write exam: Why PU's partisan stance on SC, ST, Minority scholarship holders reeks of exclusion

Departments like Anthropology, English, Biochemistry, Commerce, Economics, IB, Math, Social Work and others who have four or more vacancies have been completely reserved for JRF scholars

Published on 12th August 2020
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Are the EIA feedback email IDs at MoEF not working? Here's how you can mail your thoughts successfully

Various student groups across the country have been conducting email and twitter campaigns against the new draft EIA

Published on 11th August 2020
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Why I believe the NEP’s move to teach in one's mother tongue up to Grade 5 should be welcomed

The NEP’s move to the medium of instruction up to grade 5 in the mother tongue or local language is a true game-changer. Here’s why this is important

Published on 10th August 2020
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How this Warangal student is crowdsourcing textbooks for underprivileged kids and counselling them too

All Vikhil Prabha is doing is being the best helping hand he can be. He dreams of building a school and helping out kids in a small hamlet called Chenchugudem. This is how he going about doing it

Published on 8th August 2020
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Indian among seven youth leaders to invigorate the UN's climate plans

Archana Soreng is experienced in advocacy and research, and she is working to document, preserve, and promote traditional knowledge and cultural practices of indigenous communities

Published on 28th July 2020
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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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How this Chennai law graduate got her School to include her mother’s name in her degree certificate

The Chennai-based graduate found out that this was an actual serious issue for graduates who had been brought up by single women

 

Published on 20th July 2020
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Aligarh mechanic's son tops at US high school, wants to work for the United Nations

Out of 800 students, Shadab was also selected Student of the Month at his school. On his achievement, he said, "It was an achievement for me to be awarded this tag"

Published on 20th July 2020
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American student released after 486 days in an Egyptian prison 

Like thousands of political prisoners in Egypt, Amashah, 24, had been held in pre-trial detention on charges of “misusing social media” and “aiding a terrorist group,” according to the Freedom Initiat

Published on 7th July 2020
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What do the words 'lock up', 'lockdown', 'curfew' and 'humane' mean?

The word ‘allegedly’ is used to convey that something is claimed to be the case although there is no concrete proof at the time of talking or writing about the incident

Published on 6th July 2020
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Ecosystem degradation can raise the risk of pandemics, says new research

According to the researchers, disease risk cannot be dissociated from ecosystem conservation and natural resource security

Published on 29th June 2020
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Being queer, intersex and a Muslim student in India: From assault and conversion therapy to acceptance

A 23-year-old intersex student from Bengaluru narrates their life story to us. They tell us how their family never fully accepts them even now

Published on 27th June 2020
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai 'disappointed' by Trump's decision to temporarily suspend foreign work visa, H-1B

In a separate statement, Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, slammed the latest move of the Trump administration

Published on 23rd June 2020
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Black lives don't matter in the US: George Floyd's brother Philonise Floyd

George Floyd died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes on May 25. His death has triggered protests against racism and police brutality across the globe

Published on 18th June 2020
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UN Human Rights Council calls for urgent session on racism, police brutality issues

The announcement comes after Burkina Faso representatives, on behalf of African HRC member states, sent a letter to the council

Published on 17th June 2020

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