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Iyan Karthikeyan

How Iyan Karthikeyan is using YouTube and hard research to take on India's fake news factories

Iyan Karthikeyan, who runs YouTurn, a YouTube channel through which he dispels fake news talks about the challenges this initiative throws at him

Published on 23rd September 2020
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This Twitter handle covers everything you need to know about Odia history and it's got us brimming with pride

Bishnu, better known as @VAdkri in the Twitterverse, informs you about so many unknown facts about ancient Odia and Telugu culture and history that will fill you with some newfound pride. Check it out

Published on 25th September 2020
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8 states account for over 70 per cent of children in care homes, NCPCR wants them returned to families 

The country's apex child rights body NCPCR has directed eight states that account for over 70 per cent of children in care homes to ensure their return to their families

Published on 26th September 2020
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Umar is healthy, cheerful, tweets father. Activists including Noam Chomsky, Mira Nair seek his release 

Besides Chomsky and Nair, the signatories include actor Ratna Pathak Shah, authors Amitav Ghosh, Salman Rushdie and Arundhati Roy, and journalist P Sainath

Published on 26th September 2020
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Council of Scientific & Industrial Research turns 78: Modi lauds scientific body on foundation day

CSIR is at the forefront of furthering scientific research and innovation in India. They have also been playing a valuable role in fighting COVID-19, Modi tweeted

Published on 26th September 2020
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India registers 85,362 new COVID-19 infections in a day. Total tally past 59 lakh

The total coronavirus cases rose to 59,03,932 with 85,362 infections being reported in a day, while the death toll reached 93,379 after 1,089 people succumbed to the disease in a span of 24 hours

Published on 26th September 2020
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RIP SPB: Why the legendary singer’s passing marks the end of a musical era in Indian cinema

If one had to close their eyes and pick a chartbuster from the 70s and 80s, there was no way that one would land on any song that didn’t have an Ilayaraja-SPB combo

Published on 25th September 2020
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This Chennai girl's Instagram handle ensures that every abandoned dog finds a home 

Mahanya Vanidas' Instagram handle Dogs of Madras promotes the adoption of Indian dogs and her posts will make you want to adopt one immediately

Published on 25th September 2020
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How Shilpa Mudbi is reviving the folk music of the Jogathis using the power of a good live stream 

Shilpa Mudbi Kothakota who has been performing the folk music of Jogathis across Karnataka speaks about her initiative, Urban Folk Project and what she plans to do in Kalaburgi for the community

Published on 25th September 2020
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Artivism ahoy: Inside the colourfully political illustrations of Sonaksha Iyengar

Sonaksha Iyengar tell us how people can connect with her beautiful illustrations around mental health, the LGBTQIA+ community, body positivity, feminism and much more

Published on 25th September 2020
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Eyeing that beautiful Gudapalli silk sari? This 29-year-old's platform sources it directly from the weavers in AP

Impact Scientist is committed to using the different tools of social media — blogging, IGTV and more — to empower women weavers in this AP village to ensure that they get their due. Check it out

Published on 25th September 2020
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Adivaasi Drishyam wants to keep you informed about the wealth of knowledge that adivasi communities possess through their webinars

Started by Eugene Soreng and his team, this YouTube channel and Instagram page are all about passing on the information about adivasi culture, cuisine, songs and a lot more. This is how he does it

Published on 25th September 2020
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Men can't talk about abuse: How the Insta campaign 'Mardaangi' is changing this stereotype one post at a time

Two teenagers Siddhant and Paavani tell us how their Instagram initiative Mardaangi is creating a safe space for men to tell their stories of sexual assault

Published on 25th September 2020
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With Blue Dawn, this 24-year-old is providing easy access to mental health facilities for Bahujan communities

We spoke to Blue Dawn founder Divya Kandukuri to find out how the support group is bringing mental health access to the people of Bahujan communities

Published on 25th September 2020
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Why you should follow @hungover.hamlet on Insta to read his poems featuring anti-war sentiments

Nilesh Mondal's poems are simple yet profound. They leave an impact on the readers' minds and make them wonder. We find out how

Published on 25th September 2020

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