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#Aintnocinderella: Meet the women who managed to make an unorganised social campaign go viral   

They were trolled, threatened and even bullied. But they don't seem to care as long as their social media posts are reaching the right people   

Published on 10th August 2017
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#DontHideItPeriod: These out-of-the-box pads will leave you feeling bloody good

Tho best-friends have come together to raise funds for The Better India & Akaar foundation to build a sanitary pad factory will employ local women to manufacture bio-degradable, low-cost pads

Published on 16th February 2018
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#GirishKarnad: Here are five of Girish Karnad's works that you should check out now

Girish Karnad was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992. Considered a gifted litterateur, he was also awarded the Jnanpith award in 1998

Published on 10th June 2019
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#SayNoToDrugs: Madurai school students share life stories on International day against drug abuse

Marking the occasion, the students were screened a short film that highlighted the perils of drug addiction and its effects on families

Published on 27th June 2019
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#TransgenderDay: Here are 4 Transgender activists who made this country a better place

Why is it important to remember the transgenders? For one, they have managed to make it in a world that still sees them as peculiar and unnatural. That deserves some respect

Published on 20th November 2017
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#VirtualGandhiMarch: This UNESCO campaign is trying to make India's students kinder and more Gandhian

Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Dandi March, the virtual march started on the UN International Youth Day, August 12, 2019

Published on 30th August 2019
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'I feel happy to hear the whole country call me Ammi, just the way my Najeeb did'

Fatima Nafis has been fighting to find her son Najeeb Ahmed, who disappeared from JNU more than two years back. She shares her journey with us

Published on 12th February 2019
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'India's modern education tilted towards leading materialistic life': Dalai Lama

The peace icon emphasised on reviving of ancient Indian knowledge and added that Indian texts provide an individual with the kind of peace and inner strength capable of tackling all problems of modern

Published on 11th August 2018
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'It's perfectly natural': College students across Chennai feel Section 377 should be reformed

When the hearing in the case of Section 377 at Supreme Court concluded, college students across the city felt that its high time that the archaic law criminalising homosexuality is reformed

Published on 20th July 2018
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'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, 'toxic' and 'misinformation' also on list

The word follows "toxic," picked by Oxford Dictionaries, and "misinformation," plucked by Dictonary.com

Published on 17th December 2018
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'Men need to start talking about menstrual hygiene. Period!' believes Urmila Chanam

A bike rally will be held at India Gate in Delhi to bring changes in the policy for rural India about menstrual hygiene

Published on 5th August 2018
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'Padanamuri' project in Kerala to help marginalised students by providing them with mainstream educational facilities

'Padanamuri' – a project of the Kerala State Development Corporation for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe, was first launched in the district in 2017

Published on 25th September 2018
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'We are scared to go out of the hostel': Lack of permanent campus for TISS Hyd has put lives of students in jeopardy

The hostels are 4 apartment buildings in all, bang in the centre of a residential area

Published on 7th August 2018
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‘Public policy studies is the next big thing for students'

Shaurya Doval, co-founder of India Foundation talks on how policy formulation can be a good career option in the future

Published on 24th March 2017
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"We are going to read what we read, no matter what," says poet Rebecca Vedavathy

Commenting on the police's absurd line of questioning with regards to the arrests made in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon case, the poet says they will continue reading what they read 

Published on 8th September 2018

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