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Why techie-author Tony Saldanha believes Modi's Digital India vision is what we need

Author Tony Saldanha has spent years in the field of digitalisation, and knows exactly what causes transformations of such nature to sometimes bite the dirt!  

Published on 16th October 2019
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This 9-year-old Bengaluru girl has published 55 poems and is officially Indian's youngest poet

Manya Harsha from Bengaluru has five world record titles to her name and it all happened in just a year 

Published on 12th October 2019
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Nobel Peace Prize: Sorry Greta, it's Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed's turn

Abiy was honoured for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea

Published on 11th October 2019
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Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 a year late, Peter Handke wins 2019 prize

The Nobel Prize in Literature is one of five international prizes instituted by the will of Alfred Nobel, a Swedish businessman, chemist, engineer and philanthropist

Published on 10th October 2019
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VP Venkaiah Naidu wants schools in India to make poetry reading compulsory

He felt that arts can help promote a healthy and enlightened society, as well as encourage good thoughts and opinions

Published on 6th October 2019
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Houston University receives $2 million commitment to support Tamil language and culture

Funds will support research programme costs, equipment and seminars with invited scholars who are experts on Tamil societies and the Tamil diaspora in the US

Published on 4th October 2019
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People betting big on Greta Thunberg to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year

Last year, the honour of the Nobel Peace Prize went to two champions of the fight against sexual violence, Congolese rape surgeon Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad

Published on 3rd October 2019
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Meet the @Unkoolie who's getting Kerala used to Busking in the sun

KV Sreeram speaks about bringing the art of busking to Kochi and how it challenges artists in the best of ways

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Why everyone should watch this documentary on Chandannagar's grandest festival — Jagadhatri Puja

The producer of SAMAYITA (The Healer) explains to us why this docu-feature is not just a mere day-to-day documentation of Chandannagar's Jagadhatri Puja celebrations

Published on 1st October 2019
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Gandhi Jayanti: Why Paro Anand's Being Gandhi is the bit of inspiration every young Indian needs

Famous children's author Paro Anand launched her new book Being Gandhi at the third edition of Neev Literature Festival 2019 and the response has been stupendous till now

Published on 1st October 2019
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Why 18-year-old Hyderabad girl Maryam Fathima's poetry will stir your very soul

The Last Lecture, Life Is What You Make It, The Alchemist, Tuesdays With Morrie and of course, the Harry Potter series are among Maryam's favourite books

Published on 23rd September 2019
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Students allowed to use phones in hostel after Kerala HC says internet access is a fundamental right

The High Court had ruled in favour of a student Faheema Shirin, who was expelled from her college hostel for using a mobile phone

Published on 19th September 2019
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Why Bengali poet Suman Sadhu is talking love, gender and politics in his latest anthology

The poems address the taboo associated with being a part of the community that is considered to be a fringe of the society. Suman wants to be their voice  

Published on 18th September 2019
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Now, you can read Shaji Madathil's take on karma in English as well

Shaji Madathil has translated his popular Malaylam novel, Pathirapattile Thennila, into English so that ‘angrezi-speakers’ can also enjoy reading his first novel

Published on 18th September 2019
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Why you will fall in love with Nafisa Crishna's black and white travel stories

Illustrator of children's books, Nafisa Nandini Crishna, talks about her solo exhibition which is based on sketches made from the stories in her travelogues
 

Published on 18th September 2019

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