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I had almost lost hope that I would get the award: Bal Puraskar winner Souhardya De 

Souhardya De, a XI grader, is currently working on a work of fiction set during Mughal emperor Akbar's reign

Published on 13th February 2021
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What the FAQ: What is sedition now that Shashi Tharoor been booked for it 

Here, we try to make sense of the sedition law, what it lays down and why people in the past and recently have been charged with sedition

Published on 29th January 2021
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18 book covers in Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize longlist

The Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize has announced its longlist for the sixth edition at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2021

Published on 24th January 2021
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What the FAQ: What does Epicaricacy, the word used by Shashi Tharoor after India humbled Australia, mean?

He also took a dig at former Australian skipper Michael Clarke who had earlier said that India could celebrate for a year if they beat Australia without Virat Kohli

Published on 20th January 2021
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What the FAQ: All you need to know about President Joe Biden's new Immigration Policy. Will it help Indians going to the USA?

Post the November election outcome, a document of the Biden transition had said he will reform the visa system that has kept so many Indian families in waiting for too long

Published on 21st January 2021
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What the FAQ: When can Twitter suspend/block your account and how you can unblock it

Here we explain when and how the microblogging site Twitter can block or suspend your account for violating their content terms and regulations

Published on 22nd January 2021
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PM Modi tells Tezpur University students to take inspiration from Indian cricket team's success

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, and Tezpur Lok Sabha MP Pallab Lochan Das also attended the convocation

Published on 22nd January 2021
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WhatsApp privacy policy change to be discussed in Parliamentary panel's meeting with FB, Twitter officials

WhatsApp recently announced that it has postponed its planned privacy update, which will give users more time to review the policy and accept the terms

Published on 18th January 2021
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The Legacy of Rohith Vemula: Five years since the scholar’s death, how student lives and colleges have been impacted across India

Student leaders across the country speak about how Vemula’s unfortunate demise influenced and shaped their politics and how things have changed on campus since then

Published on 17th January 2021
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Shashi Tharoor suggests cancellation of R-Day festivities to avoid over-crowding

Johnson, who was scheduled to attend the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi as chief guest, has cancelled his visit to India

Published on 6th January 2021
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Is Shashi Tharoor's tweet about Assistant Professors getting paid lesser than a sweeper in Kerala true?

According to a list of documents that shared with him by a college professor in the state, an Assistant Professor is paid lesser than a sweeper

Published on 5th January 2021
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We do not have enough good translators to make Malayalam literature go global: Benyamin 

The Sahitya Akademi Award-winning author of Goat Days was in conversation with author and academician Lijeesh Kumar 

Published on 21st December 2020
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Who is M S Golwalkar and why is naming a research institute in Kerala after him controversial?

The decision to name the campus of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology after M S Golwalkar was opposed by the left and the Congress

Published on 7th December 2020
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Researchers miffed about UGC extending thesis deadlines but not agreeing to pay them for it

On December 3, the UGC had granted a six-month extension to MPhil, PhD students for thesis submission, without extending their fellowships

Published on 7th December 2020
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Kerala CM releases Kerala Tourism's coffee table book on Thiruvananthapuram by Raghu Rai 

A stunning visual treat, Thiruvananthapuram-An Artist's Impression explores the city's culture, heritage and life through a fascinating collection of shots viewed through the lens of Raghu Rai

Published on 6th November 2020

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