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‘Knowledge is now global,’ says NTU President

NTU President Bertil Andersson spoke at the Special Convocation held at SRM University recently

Published on 27th February 2017
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This girl from Pondy rode across Tamil Nadu on her Bullet to rouse the masses to support Jallikattu

Pondicherry girl Maheswarii Marimuthu rode her bike across Tamil Nadu to collect support for Jallikattu before the ban was lifted, following the massive protests across the state 

Published on 24th February 2017
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Anushka Ravishankar and the art of writing nonsense for children!

After novelising the movie Dhanak, author Anushka Ravishankar, the reigning queen of nonsense literature, talks about why writing for children is where it's at and how they need to keep reading

Published on 24th February 2017
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Education system makes all of us 'pass out' literally: Chinmayi Sripada

Singer Chinmayi along with G Dhananjayan, Swarnamalaya Ganesh and Sharan Apparao spoke about what the institutions in our country need to do to produce more creative professionals 

Published on 4th March 2017
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Dear Mr Ashokamitran, I wish we'd done that interview sooner: A reporter's account of her tryst with the writer during his last days

The reporter talks about her incomplete interview with one of the most prominent doyens of Tamil literature, Ashokamitran. 

Published on 24th March 2017
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He had to switch countries. What this 18-year-old did next will stun you: He wrote NASA a thesis on how to connect Earth and the Moon with an elevator

Shuttling between his mother in Hyderabad and his grandparents in Chennai, Sai Kiran P stunned the scientists with his detailed life-in-spaceproposal that won him the NASA Ames contest

Published on 8th April 2017
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The Big Little Award invites nominations for its second edition 

The award honours the contribution of Indian authors and illustrators to children's literature

Published on 20th June 2017
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After helping Giggles smile again, this Chennai-based book club meets to celebrate the written word

The Broke Bibliophiles's Chennai Chapter meets every month to keep the love for literature alive

Published on 29th June 2017
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From Yoga to Yakshagana, Manipal gives its Engineering Students offbeat electives to pick from in syllabus upgrade

MIT has also decided to allow students to pursue courses online and get those credits added to their academic records

Published on 3rd July 2017
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The little girl who could: Nupur Saraswat in conversation about art, identity and activism

Having made herself a force to be reckoned with in Singapore and across India, Nupur Saraswat talks about her influences and her fight against gender bias 

Published on 7th July 2017
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Writers from different languages and regions to come together for Kerala's literary fest of 'tolerance'   

The fifth edition of the South India Writers Ensemble will have tolerance as its theme

Published on 21st July 2017
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Governing board wouldn't let the  Central Institute of Classical Tamil lose its autonomy

This was proposed by the governing board meeting held on Wednesday

Published on 26th July 2017
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#DaughtersOfWar: Gurmehar Kaur on Kargil Diwas: I understand nationalism and patriotism just as much as the loss and the pain it carries

A few months ago, Gurmehar Kaur was massively trolled and harassed online for her views on how war had killed her father in Kargil. On Kargil Diwas, she tells us what life was like without her dad

Published on 26th July 2017
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Meet the masked crusader who wants you to remember the unsung heroes of the past

Bengaluru-based performance artist Dimple B Shah reminds us what India stands for today, even if that means dressing up like past's forgotten faces 

Published on 14th August 2017
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70 going on 17: As India turns 70, author Roshen Dalal gives us a flashback through her latest book 

Age is just a number for evergreen India which is growing younger by the year. Roshen Dalal, the author of India at 70 about why we need to look at our past before we step into the future

Published on 14th August 2017

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