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How this 26-year-old's scrunchie brand, set up during the lockdown, is helping feed the homeless in Chennai

Sarthika Singha tells us how her start-up is not just about scrunchies but is making a difference in the lives of people in need

Published on 31st March 2021
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This app helps teach kids with intellectual disabilities through colourfully positive stories

Typed Tales is a web app that teaches kids with ID to understand their emotions and learn practical skills — and inspire them to take things further

 

Published on 20th February 2021
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How the Katha Project by a Kerala NGO is inculcating social responsibility through books at an early age

A team of 20 student volunteers from across India are working with 360 Degree on the Katha Project. The first book from the series, A Little More Green was released recently 

Published on 19th February 2021
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This 25-year-old from Odisha works with artisans to deliver handmade fusion products that you'll love  

How would you like a new bedside terracotta lamp with a bamboo shade for your bedside table? Or a sabai grass wall decor to adorn your home? We know just the perfect place you should get it from.

Published on 10th February 2021
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How this bamboo research centre has revitalised the way of life in Wayanad

At Uravu Indigenous Science and Technology Study Centre, bamboo has grown to become a way of life. We find out how they promote indigenous knowledge around the plant

Published on 1st February 2021
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Check out how this budding illustrator from NIFT Bhubaneswar pays a tribute to Pattachitra through her stylish illustrations 

Taking to the digital medium with gusto, illustrator and designer Tanaya Kar, who runs the Instagram page Maati and Tales, has done some impressive work, including working for Galang Gabaan

Published on 1st December 2020
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Why Rishav Mohanty's illustrations are giving Odia folk tales a glocal upgrade

In a quest to tell more local stories, 24-year-old Rishav Mohanty, who hails from Bhubaneswar but is currently based out of Delhi, is going back to his roots and we find out what he is up to now

Published on 11th November 2020
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Back to College: VCs, Directors of centrally-funded institutions can decide when to conduct physical classes, says UGC

The University Grants Commission released guidelines on the re-opening of colleges and universities after the COVID-19 pandemic, on November 5

Published on 6th November 2020
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Delhi High Court dismisses students' plea challenging fee hike by NIFT

Petitioners Moubani Poddar, Ananya Narayanan, Sanskkriti Priyambda and Twwisha Gupta, represented through advocate Abhik Chimni, urged that the system of fees hike is completely erroneous

Published on 26th October 2020
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Delhi High Court turns down NIFT students' plea against fee hike

Advocate Abhik Chimni, appearing for the petitioners, urged that the system of effecting fees hikes was completely erroneous and with no transparency

Published on 26th October 2020
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Remember the viral Wildlife Map of Odisha? Meet the designer who illustrated it in great detail

Captured by the Wildlife Map of Odisha, we track the works of visual designer Sudarshan Shaw and understand how it is in the discovery of India that he found the voice for his art. Check it out!
 

Published on 14th October 2020
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How this 25-year-old developed a T-shirt that soothes the hyperactive autistic child

As part of her college graduation project, Saakshi Mahnot developed a deep compression therapy T-shirt to help calm autistic kids. This is how it works and what it's doing for kids with autism

Published on 14th October 2020
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How designer Tanya Kotnala's Instagram project is reviving some of Uttarakhand's native arts

What is noticeable is Bhuli's art feed on Instagram is that Kotnala has not only focused on the traditional art forms but every picture has a message too

Published on 26th September 2020
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This mother-daughter duo from Puducherry ramped up work with artisans during the lockdown to create stunning stoneware pottery

Glaze is a glass-like substance that clay products are sometimes coated with to add a non-porous, decorative coating. And this is how it is changing the game for pottery, artisans and the duo  

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Banned from posting anything anti-college, NIFT students use parody accounts on social media to protest fee hike

The National Institutes of Fashion Technology across India hiked their fees by 10 per cent. It was later rolled back to 5 per cent

Published on 2nd September 2020

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