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'Kolam' protests: TN police to probe Pak links of  protester detained at Chennai

The Chennai Police Commissioner said that Gayatri Khandhadai, a lawyer and researcher was associated with Bytes for All, a Pakistani human rights organisation and think-tank

Published on 2nd January 2020
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After a four-month closure, schools reopen fully in Sri Lanka

Schools were re-opened for selected grades in July but were closed again after few days following the threat of a fresh outbreak of the novel coronavirus

Published on 10th August 2020
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Around 200 children in Sri Lanka lost family members in Easter bombings: report

The victims included over 40 foreigners, 10 of whom were Indians. The livelihood of 75 families have been disrupted due to the injuries sustained to their family members

Published on 8th May 2019
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Bengaluru artist Shilo Shiv Suleman’s 'Fearless Collective' is replacing fear with love through art

In a world that is turning unsafe by the day, Shilo Shiv Suleman and her Collective are working towards creating safer spaces, dissolving borders and creating love

Published on 22nd June 2018
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Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs a mobile library for kids 

Dasanayaka, 32, works as a child protection officer for the government. On his off days mostly during weekends he rides his motorbike, which is fixed with a steel box to hold books

Published on 27th November 2020
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Break the rules when it’s for the right cause, says this Tamil Nadu activist, who is lobbying for a non-electoral system

The activist feels every student has a right to protest and opposition from the judiciary and authorities goes against India's Constitution and sovereignty

Published on 24th October 2017
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Budget 2021: Government may announce dedicated policy for toys sector to boost domestic manufacturing

The toys industry in India is primarily in the unorganised sector, comprising about 4,000 small and medium enterprises

Published on 24th January 2021
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Chennai law school allots Rs 10 crore for scholarship — Former CJI Dipak Misra hands over cheque to students

The course will have capsule courses in Jurisprudence, Tort Law etc by renowned international scholars and will look at a far-ranging look at legal issues

Published on 19th August 2019
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Confined to the campus, how Chennai law students protested CAA, police violence sans sound

In contrast to protests at most campuses across India, the students of the School of Excellence in Law gathered peacefully and made their protest count — with a reading of the Constitution's Preamble

Published on 17th December 2019
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Cyclone Burevi: Very heavy rainfall predicted in Tamil Nadu, Kerala in the next 12 hours

The Cyclone Burevi is excepted to cross South Tamil Nadu between Kanniyakumari and Pamban on the morning of December 4 with the wind speed of 70-80 kmph

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Diversity, democracy, secularism, citizenship, demonetisation chapters dropped from CBSE syllabus 

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) notified the new syllabus for classes 9 to 12 for the 2020-21 academic session on Wednesday after rationalising up to 30 per cent of the curriculum

Published on 8th July 2020
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Dr S Jaishankar at ISB: World is counting on India to help make the COVID-19 vaccine cheap and accessible

For a nation that has no preparedness at all, India has responded exceptionally well at the face of the COVID-19 crisis, said the Minister

Published on 16th November 2020
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Dutee Chand on Women's Day: Every girl is a leader waiting to happen

While the COVID-19 pandemic affected people from all walks of life, it had an adverse impact on girls and women, further making it hard to achieve a social balance

Published on 8th March 2021
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E-cigarette ban to quell new nicotine addictions

The government took the ordinance route to ban electronic cigarettes so that their usage didn't acquire epidemic proportions, especially among the children, adolescent and youth

Published on 28th September 2019
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Eight-year-old Kesia Susan is a world record holder and geography wiz. She knows all the countries and capitals

We spoke to Kesia Susan, who created a world record for reciting the names of all the countries and capitals in under than two minutes!

Published on 6th February 2021

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