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Sant Kumar Sahani

From 123 to 1336: How Sant Kumar Sahani helped build a school from scratch in Bihar's Begusarai

Sahani, who suffered from a partial visibility impairment, started his journey as a teacher on September 1, 1994 at the Gorgama High School in Bihar. But the impairment never became a hurdle

Published on 5th September 2020
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This global online platform is helping women to express freely, upskill and find job opportunities. Here's how 

Fuzia currently has more than 50,000 members and over 4 million followers on social media. We find out more about what the platform offers

Published on 25th August 2020
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IIT Kharagpur organising international e-symposia on 'Gandhian Thoughts & Philosophy'

IIT Kharagpur is organising an international e-symposia in association with top global universities to commemorate the completion of the 150th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi

Published on 8th August 2020
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Shocked that I was appointed: How Sonajharia Minz became one of the first adivasi women to become the Vice Chancellor of an Indian varsity

 

Sonajharia Minz has just been appointed as the VC of Sido Kanhu Murm University in Dumka, Jharkhand, her home state. She is only the second adivasi woman to take over the reigns at the University

Published on 7th June 2020
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Reopening of institutions post-COVID: How safe will our schools and classrooms be post lockdown?

Dr Niranjanaradhya V P, an academic expert who has worked in this field on various occasions, tells us what the government must do to make educational institutions safe post lockdown

Published on 4th May 2020
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Slam Out Loud is helping disadvantaged kids express themselves through art. Here's how it helps

Do we really see beyond academic excellence and the resulting employability when we talk about the upliftment of underprivileged children? Slam Out Loud brings their feelings to the foreground

Published on 2nd March 2020
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Inclusivity for the win! Kerala's first all-transgender-run canteen opens in Palakkad

The canteen would be run by a 10-member transgender group supported by Kudumbasree mission, Social Welfare department and the District Panchayat. Authorities had provided training to the group too

Published on 15th December 2019
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'We will not stop fighting': TN transgender activist, Grace Banu on recently passed Transgender Bill, 2019  

The Students Federation of India, Ambedkarite groups and many students organisations have extended support in protesting against the 'dispiriting Bill'

Published on 28th November 2019
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Getting a community certificate is nearly impossible for SC, ST students in Tamil Nadu. This is why  

Activists say this is also a case of caste discrimination because the SC, ST community members are neglected on purpose since they cannot afford to put pressure on the authorities to get the job done

Published on 19th September 2019
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Vision is to remove major barriers in Ladakh's education system: HE Thuksey Rinpoche at Naropa Fellowship Convocation

This was the first convocation of the one-year-long fellowship that trains students in entrepreneurial and leadership skills. As many as 52 fellows from across the country got their certificates

Published on 27th August 2019
Suraj Yengde

The Suraj Yengde interview: People are eager to learn about Nazis, but not about caste oppression in India

Suraj Yengde is a Harvard scholar, he was also the first Dalit to get a PhD from an African University. He is in India to promote his book 'Caste Matters'

 

Published on 5th August 2019
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This Instagram influencer is telling the world that there's more to wellness than eating right and working out

Pavithra Rajkumar balances many roles - that of a holistic wellness coach, Bach flower practitioner and more - that together focus on spiritual upliftment 

Published on 24th July 2019
Tanvi Shah

Meet Tanvi Shah, the first Indian woman to win a Grammy, whose new skincare line is all about healing

Completely devoid of harsh chemicals like aluminium and parabens, these products aim to achieve holistic well-being and spiritual upliftment

Published on 17th July 2019
Tiruvallur independent candidate N Vikraman

I eat beef, pork. Who is Modi to tell me what to eat?: Tiruvallur PhD researcher N Vikraman in conversation with AISF's Babu Kumar

In this interview with a student leader from AISF, Babu Kumar, Tiruvallur candidate, N Vikraman, an independent discusses his ideas for the upliftment of the SC constituency

Published on 16th April 2019
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How Team Thoomri from Odisha is giving rural artisans a shot to make a living by selling online

This online marketplace from Bhubaneswar is trying to bring back the youth to the prosperous handicrafts industry. This is how they got started and how they plan to get the young involved in it

Published on 29th March 2019

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