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How Yogesh Maitreya set up a publishing house to develop an anti-caste sensibility among India's young   

The writer and poet decided to set up his own publishing house after 'mainstream' publishing houses refused to publish his work. Thus Panther's Paw was born 

Published on 31st January 2020
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The Supriya Sule Interview: Even if one student is protesting against CAA, it matters to me

Supriya Sule talks about how student protests against NRC and CAA matters and the hardwork for the people of her constituency that brought her back to power. Her goals to make Maharashtra No 1

Published on 14th January 2020
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This award-winning start-up is transforming the lives of mothers in coastal Cuddalore by putting them on the path to financial independence

What began as a group of housewives learning to sew and mobilising other women soon grew into a successful start-up with products that range from trendy bags and pouches to classy home decor

Published on 7th January 2020
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Indian Science Congress 2020: In its 107th edition, the mega summit will focus on farming, rural development issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the mega summit at a huge makeshift hall in the sprawling Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra (GKVK) campus on the city's northern outskirts

Published on 2nd January 2020
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Yes, they HempCann: How this start-up that works with cannabis is beyond awesome

"We are constantly working to reinstate the lost glory of this healing herb that was once hailed as the ‘conqueror’ and designated as one of five sacred plants in Ayurveda," says the founder

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Tour de Yogi: Three youngsters are cycling from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to teach Isha Hatha Yoga in govt schools for free

Ajay Mani, Shivanga Solberg and Annie Liebman started their spiritual journey in September this year and hope to complete their mission in October 2020, after impacting as many children as possible

Published on 4th December 2019
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Invoke the Gandhi in you: Smriti Irani asks students to help rural India develop

Smriti Irani, who had been in charge of the MHRD during the NDA's first government under Modi, said that India has exceptionally excelled in the field of research — at the VIT convocation

Published on 12th November 2019
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Here's how this Jamia alum is promoting vernacular poetry, storytelling through his platform YourVoice

YourVoice founder Md Khalid Hasan explains to us why they set up such a platform when there are a thousand of YouTube channels of the same genre

Published on 1st November 2019
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How can English be made more accessible to the underprivileged? Ask ELTAI

Is English really an elitist language that is not accessible to everyone? All that and more from the ELTAI Golden Jubilee English Language Teaching conference that took place recently

Published on 25th October 2019
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Why this short film will make you feel the pain of India's farmers

Yashowardhan Mishra, Director and Writer of short film Mandi talks about the agrarian crisis and the problems faced by farmers in India

Published on 22nd October 2019
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From India's 'symbol of freedom' to a canvas for today's designers, here's how Khadi as a fabric has evolved

On Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, we trace the history of khadi to see how it has evolved with the changing needs of people and the fashion industry

Published on 1st October 2019
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Innovations will fuel India to become a $5 trillion economy: Modi

Speaking at the 56th Convocation function of IITM, Modi said the foundation of the 21st century rests on three pillars - innovation, team work and technology

Published on 30th September 2019
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This Mumbai-based start-up's technique can even predict your area's water requirement. Here's how

They use IoT technology to create a solid water distribution schedule which helps in mapping valves and pumps to specific areas and can even predict water requirement!

Published on 26th August 2019
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Agriculture is in a serious crisis and all of us are equally responsible: Dr Ramanjaneyulu GV, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture

Professor Ramanjaneyulu is currently working on public policy issues impacting food systems and farmers' livelihoods and a framework to ensure income security for them

Published on 13th August 2019
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This Madurai-based doctor couple quit their cushy private jobs to fight heart disease in rural India

The Little Moppet Foundation, which has helped over 200 children get free heart surgeries, also conducts monthly awareness programmes in remote towns across Tamil Nadu 

Published on 17th July 2019

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