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What The Unsung tells you about the disappearing Halakki Vokkaligas of Karnataka

Sarah Thomas' documentary captures the ethos of a dying tribe, the Halakki Vokkaligas, and their long and hard battle to be included in the Scheduled Tribes list

Published on 24th June 2020
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The Bachendri Pal interview: Recalling how she braved odds to climb the mighty Mount Everest 

Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest, takes us down memory lane to narrate instances from her childhood, developing a mountaineering spirit to serve people and help out

Published on 6th June 2020
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How this Chennai architect is getting the youth to express ideologies through her Postcard Project

Initially, the project started with just 25 people from different backgrounds and they used postcards as their medium to express their beliefs or ideologies through it. We find out more

Published on 29th May 2020
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The poet in Narendra Modi emerges in 'Letters to Mother' 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's collection of poems, published as "Letters to Mother" by HarperCollins which will be released in June and is available for pre-order on e-com websites

Published on 28th May 2020
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Hop On: Ruskin Bond's new book about childhood travels released as he turns 86

In "Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes", Bond narrates some of his memorable travel adventures from his childhood

Published on 19th May 2020
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Declaring war on fake news: Hariharan and his band of celebs have a new lockdown track for you

Led by Hariharan, the band also has Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, playback singer Roop Kumar Rathod, celebrity chef Ranveer Brar and nine others

Published on 4th April 2020
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This man in rural Karnataka sold oranges for 10 years to build a village school — meet Harekala Hajabba

Hajabba took up the responsibility of shaping children's futures by building a school in Harekala. We visit this school and chat with the Padma Shri awardee to understand what drives him

Published on 28th February 2020
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This Telugu prof is taking students to a village to do organic farming during vacays. How cool!

She was awarded the Indira Gandhi National Award for the Best NSS Programme Officer 2013. In 2014, she went on an exchange programme by the government of India to China

Published on 20th February 2020
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Meet this 97-year-old Padma Shri recipient who campaigned to make Hindi the national language

Dr N Chandrasekharan Nair is a noted Hindi scholar and the former head of Hindi department at the Mahatma Gandhi University

Published on 27th January 2020
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IIT Madras professors and an alumnus conferred with prestigious Padma awards

'The Institute congratulates all three awardees for this well-deserved honour in recognition of their work and contributions' the Director of IIT Madras said in a statement

Published on 27th January 2020
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Everything you need to know about the 11th Indian Film Festival of Bhubaneswar

The movies of the Indian Film Festival of Bhubaneswar are being screened at the Odissi Research Centre. For the schedule, check out their Facebook page 

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Malnourishment made in India: How Sudharak Olwe's frames will compel us to understand hunger better

Olwe also runs a foundation, Photography Promotion Trust, through which they are working on a few collective projects that shed light on Mumbai’s water crisis and other issues

Published on 23rd December 2019
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#MeToo: The school that victim blamed Ruchika Girhotra stopped this sexual assault survivor from speaking up

A young filmmaker has now exposed MC Nair, a Bharatanatyam teacher, who claims to be a Padma Shri awardee of molesting her at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh

Published on 11th October 2018
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Want to be the leader of India's tomorrow? Rashtram Accelerator is where you need to be

Started with a vision to nurture leaders of tomorrow, Rashtram School of Public Leadership was launched recently by five passionate individuals

Published on 28th November 2019
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Meet Karthik Nair, the 20-year-old Bharatanatyam dancer who shared the stage with Hema Malini recently  

Karthik Nair, an upcoming Bharatanatyam dancer talks about his love for the art form and his experience dancing with celebs

Published on 24th October 2019

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