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Here's how Bengaluru's Kavade's bringing back traditional games and toys to people in urban areas

Sreeranjini, Founder of Kavade, speaks about her traditional toy house that is involved in popularising traditional games and toys in Bengaluru for more than a decade

Published on 19th October 2020
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Collectibles gone wild: How PashooPakshee skills forest communities to make responsible souvenirs just for you!

From elegant bird figurines to khadi soft toys, you will find several handmade products on the portal of PashooPakshee. This is how the portal came to be and how they do their good work

Published on 8th October 2020
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British students in limbo after algorithm-based scoring prevents them from attending universities of their choice

The process was intended to replace exams cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but unfairly lowered the marks of many students — and froze them out of their chosen schools

Published on 21st August 2020
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Rajasthan produces more than 1 lakh washable Khadi masks to fight COVID-19

Work has started in 1,614 village industries and 58 Khadi institutions related to Khadi in the state

Published on 15th May 2020
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Here's how this 26-year-old designer is promoting Ladakh's traditional fabrics through her clothing label

Before opening her own studio in Ladakh, Palmo studied design at NIFT-Delhi, where she also had a brief stint with designer Sonal Verma of Rara Avis

Published on 26th October 2019
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Mumbai University goes desi, faculty to wear Shivaji's robe and Nana's red topi for convocation

A poly-khadi material will be used to make the costumes for comfort and to maintain a 'swadeshi' touch to the attire. The fabric for the robe will be purchased from small-scale khadi gram industries

Published on 24th October 2019
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Why 21-year-old Amgoth Tukaram braved hunger and extreme weather to scale Mt Everest to save nature

Some of his sponsors include Narayana Ramanuja Chinna Jeeyar Swami, Sudhakar Rao, IAS Ramachandru, Lachiram Bhukya, CP Mahesh M Bhagwat IPS, Prabhaakar Rao
 

Published on 12th October 2019
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Bibek Debroy: Reducing Gandhiji’s views to stereotypes misses the point

Living, speaking and writing in kali yuga, Mahatma Gandhi was reminding us of an ideal satya yuga, where the State becomes redundant, says Bibek Debroy

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Hindi is a little child in diapers compared to Tamil: Kamal Haasan at Loyola College

The Makkal Needhi Maiam President and actor spoke at Loyola College and exhorted students to engage in politics vigorously

Published on 1st October 2019
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From India's 'symbol of freedom' to a canvas for today's designers, here's how Khadi as a fabric has evolved

On Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, we trace the history of khadi to see how it has evolved with the changing needs of people and the fashion industry

Published on 1st October 2019
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Here's how Dhanalakota Sai Kiran and his family are giving a new spin to the 400-year-old art form of Cheriyal painting

It's time that Telangana embraces Cheriyal painting, the 400-year-old art form, more warmly. And especially those who are giving it their all to keep it alive. This is the tale of one such family

Published on 2nd September 2019
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Slow Clap: JNU is yesterday. Like Hans Raj Hans, we want it to be called MNU too. Here's why

BJP MP Hans Raj Hans' idea is absolutely brilliant and JNU must be called Modi Narendra University. We'll tell you all the reasons behind it

Published on 19th August 2019
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The tricolour story: Here's looking at the only place where all our national flags come from

As we celebrate India 73rd Independence Day, we find out the story of the only body in India which is authorised to manufacture flags

Published on 15th August 2019
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Hemp it up: Meet the Indian start-ups that are making hemp cool again

Clothes, creams, a type of concrete — hemp can be used to make a whole range of products. Not only this, it is eco-friendly too. We examine why this wonder plant isn't a more integral part of our live

Published on 1st May 2019
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These two youngsters went on a 'Cycle Yatra' across AP, stopping at govt schools to spread awareness on climate change

Pradeep and his friend Akbar kickstarted a cycle tour covering 2,000 km across the 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh to visit 30 plus government schools

Published on 6th March 2019

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