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Why Venkatesh Geriti wants India's youth to storm politics and shape policy

Multiple-award winner Venkatesh Geriti’s mission is to involve youngsters in nation-building and policy-making so that India can reach its full potential. We find out more about his work

Published on 11th December 2019
RAMNATH KOVIND

Universities are great hubs of ideas, but not ivory towers: President

President Ramnath Kovind, in his address to the students talked about the role of universities in creating novel ideas in the young minds

Published on 9th December 2019
Tanya Elizabeth Ken

This 16-year-old has developed an app that helps individuals and organisations collaborate for social change

The Baton app, created by Tanya Elizabeth Ken was recently launched by the Department of Social Work at Stella Maris College, Chennai 

Published on 4th December 2019
ICPD25 summit

From city slum to international arena, Bhubaneswar girl makes community proud with her leadership abilities

The summit will take an integrated approach, covering five themes and highlighting the power of gender equality, youth leadership, political and community leadership, innovation and data

Published on 14th November 2019
Shamil Kandachery

Why army man Shamil Kandachery's Malayalam cinema-inspired art is going viral

This artist has spent time serving the country but is also using his artistic skills to make pop culture seem a whole lot cooler

Published on 23rd October 2019
House Challenge Project

With the House Challenge Project, this Kerala woman built 120 houses for the homeless along with her students

We speak to Sr Lizzy Chakkalakal, the Principal of a public school who has build 120 homes for the homeless with the help of her students

Published on 11th September 2019
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Maharashtra school textbooks to become more gender sensitive, do away with stereotypes

The Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research has incorporated illustrations and stories of men and women sharing household chores in the revised textbooks of Class II

Published on 19th June 2019
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Bollywood star Nawazuddin Siddiqui unveiled as brand ambassador for popular gaming site 'PokerStars'

The famous actor joins Indian poker pro Aditya Agarwal, Muskan Sethi, herself an actress on Team Pro, and a host of celebrity players

Published on 12th March 2019
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This NGO is helping tribal kids from MP, Odisha, and Karnataka to become sports icons. Here's how

Plenty of tribal and underprivileged kids often lack the coaching to make it to the big stage. But this organisation of youngsters is firmly trying to ensure they get great coaching and make it count

Published on 11th January 2019
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Hyderabad-based Nidhi Rao Belman tells us how classroom experience alone will not suffice to make the most out of life

Nidhi has been a legal intern at a few places like Samvad Partners and International Centre for Arbitration Dispute Resolution

Published on 11th January 2019
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TISS Hyd students call off hunger strike after director assures their demands will be discussed

The students will call for a press meet once the Mumbai and Hyderabad administration meet and discuss the issue at length

Published on 20th December 2018
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TISS Hyd admin offers to reinstate BA Social Sciences course from 2020, students say not good enough

Five more students have joined the hunger strike and a total of 10 students are now fasting. They want the director to address them directly

Published on 19th December 2018
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More than 100 academicians stand in support of fasting students of TISS Hyd

A statement released in support of the TISS students appealed to the administration to reverse its decision. It was signed by academicians across the globe.

Published on 18th December 2018
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Dance of Democracy: Why this anti-Sterlite song could serve as a wake-up call for every Tamil youth

The collective Justice Rocks along with musician Kaber Vasuki and Nityanand Jayaraman commented on the plight of democracy in the state of Tamil Nadu and the clamping down on dissent through the song

Published on 13th December 2018
In Defense of Reason

Their raison d’être: In Defense of Reason is a forum in Hyderabad which organises talks on contemporary topics

In Defense of Reason has around nine core members and together they organise various activities. There are discussion forums, where people get together to discuss various topics

Published on 4th December 2018

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