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Here's how Manoj Pandey got Salman Rushdie and Shashi Tharoor to tweet him his debut book

It all started with just one tweet under #talesontweet to a celebrity and then it started a steady stream that led to a whole book, explains author Manoj Pandey

Published on 24th February 2017
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Prakash Javadekar finds Shashi Tharoor’s new book so impressive that he says it should be given to students

Sure-footed, relaxed and surprisingly open to ideas like having Shashi Tharoor’s book included in the CBSE curriculum, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar talks  about how he’s managing all the chaos 

Published on 13th March 2017
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Shashi Tharoor decided to write a foreword for the book of a woman he had never met before, Radha Venuprasad, and launch it. Here's why

Primarily stories that deal with characters she has seen from the Nair community in Kerala, Shifting Sands promises to be provocative and intimate without being overtly raunchy

Published on 7th July 2017
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Indian Institute of Art and Design conducts orientation for its newcomers

The event was conducted to initiate the students into their chosen design disciplines and introduce them to various resources that will enhance their  experience 

Published on 6th August 2017
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Keep stretching yourself: What Sahitya Akademi Award-winner Manu Pillai learnt from his years working with Shashi Tharoor

As the winner of the 2017 Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar award, an author and as someone who served as the Chief of Staff to Dr Shashi Tharoor, Pillai sure wears many hats 

Published on 10th October 2017
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Shashi Tharoor on Padmavati row: Focus of Rajasthan's female literacy instead of queens of centuries ago

Women groups, royal families and even politicians have alleged that the film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali distorts facts and maligns the Rajpur queen and her community

Published on 14th November 2017
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The video of North-Easterners being abused at an ISL game reeks of racism. And it needs to stop NOW

The viral clip from an ISL match shows how much latent racism we have for people who look 'chinky': The answer? Include chapters on the North East in books and pass stronger racism laws

Published on 26th November 2017
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We're a family tissued together by words: What Kanishk Tharoor says about the Tharoors

He's not quite in the 'farrago' league, but Kanishk Tharoor also has a way with words. The writer speaks about his love for history, working on a new novel and his plans for the future

Published on 27th November 2017
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This DU student's film on Rohingyas uses ants to explain the crisis like never before

Originally from Alappuzha, Anson's film Upavahana will earn the ire of the ABVP ahead of the SC ruling on Dec 5 as it explains how Rohingyas are the victims. But he isn't worried  

Published on 28th November 2017
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Salem Suicide Pact: How our campuses are failing to protect LGBTQ students 

The two girls apparently had an 'inappropriate relationship' which the teachers were unhappy about and suggested that the parents send them to counselling

Published on 12th December 2017
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Matribhasha Diwas: Celebrate your mother tongue in colleges, UGC tells students

Following in the footsteps of the UNESCO, UGC has declared February 21 as 'Matribhasha Diwas' and has directed Universities to conduct activities to celebrate diverse languages

Published on 21st February 2018
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Here's why memes make Shashi Tharoor crack up and have 'farrago' moments!

Do you think Tharoor's vocabulary is because of memorising all the words in the Oxford dictionary?Absolutely not! His logophilia (the love of words) is definitely a result of extensive reading

Published on 21st March 2018
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Thanks to this Trivandrum-based app, finding a blood donor is just a click away

This mobile app — Trivandrum Indian Blood Bank App — will be a free-to-use, easily accessible application for any blood donor and those who would like to seek help from such donors

Published on 11th April 2018

Books still a hit in Kerala, amid rising popularity of e-books and Kindle

Although people are more inclined to e-books and kindle currently, bookshops and libraries in Kochi are doing everything possible to counter its effect

Published on 18th April 2018
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No Pride on Campus: LGBTQ support groups in Indian colleges forced to function in secret because of discrimination

Students across the country want to be more pro-LGBTQ but have to function underground, for obvious reasons. We find out more..  

Published on 26th June 2017

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