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Proper indoor ventilation key to preventing spread of COVID-19: Study

Measures can and must be applied taking into account the known transmission routes, which is why it is important to know that the disease is transmitted by aerosols, the study said

Published on 21st October 2020
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Up for an adventure? Pick up filmmaker Soumitra Ranade's first action-adventure novel for children

Out on bookshelves on October 20, Soumitra Ranade's novel Bhrigu and the Palace of Mirrors is high on the mystery and intrigue factor. We find out what's it all about during a chat with the filmmaker

Published on 19th October 2020
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How this Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet and Govt School Headmaster in rural Karnataka has transformed the face of a tiny school

Veeranna Madiwalar, a Headmaster and a Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet, speaks about how he has transformed a government school on nothing but sheer grit and Facebook activism

Published on 19th October 2020
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From today, the world will be devoid of Malayalam's last Mahakavi: A tribute to Akkitham

The Jnanpith laureate died in Thrissur on October 15. A recipient of Padma Shri and the Ezhuthachan Award, he was 94

Published on 15th October 2020
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Jnanpith laureate and Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan passes away at 94

He was 94 and is survived by his son and a daughter. Akkitham's wife predeceased him in 2019. The well known literary genius of Malayalam, Akkitham was hospitalised last week

Published on 15th October 2020
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This Loyola College prof's calligraphy-laden merch is all the craze in Tamil Nadu. Here's why

Urue Design Studio is an Instagram page that has taken calligraphy to the next level. They are putting beautiful Tamil calligraphy everywhere — from mugs to stickers

Published on 7th October 2020
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IIT Roorkee conducts online conclave to discuss propagation of Sanskrit

India had been a renowned educational hub in giving birth to premier universities such as Nalanda and Takshshila. Such initiatives will fulfill Prime Minister's vision of  Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Published on 29th September 2020
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Meet the women behind Daak Vaak, virtual postcards from the past that carry the timeless words of Indian writers

Daak Vaak was started by Onaiza Drabu and Prachi Jha as an attempt to give the world bite-sized literature, which they carefully curate to suit the attention span of today's readers. Let's read more 

Published on 24th 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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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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Comics, caste, conversation: The curiously delightful world that Rajesh Rajamani has created

Rajesh Rajamani talks about how he conceived the idea of initiating conversations on caste, gender through comics

Published on 24th September 2020
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The teacher is always king: Why Notebook School's augmented storytelling technique stands out

Notebook School doesn’t let anything overpower what the teacher is saying in their videos. But they do supplement it with to-the-point hand-drawn illustrations. Here's why they are different

Published on 24th September 2020
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Check Aastha Sahdev’s Insta feed for her take on what the nation really needs to know! 

Through her Instagram page, Aastha Sahdev is creating awareness and starting conversations about women’s health, gender roles, racism and colourism in India

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Witty wisecracks: Why you'll LOVE Sourav Roy's light-hearted, satirical artwork on Facebook

Sourav Roy, an artist from West Bengal, wants to share joy through his artwork. A lot of his artwork does have a political message or is based on a socially relevant issue, but it will make you laugh

Published on 21st September 2020
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Most people infected with novel coronavirus develop symptoms: Study

The latest study, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, suggests that true asymptomatic cases of SARS-CoV-2 comprise a minority of infections

Published on 23rd September 2020

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