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Having private universities more important than reviving Nalanda: Manish Barriarr, Patna teacher and Oxford grad contesting Bihar Elections 2020

He is not the babu from Oxford but the Patna boy who connects to people on the ground level, says Manish Barriarr, a teacher-turned-politician

Published on 20th October 2020
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COVID-19 has triggered an education crisis, gender inequality: UNESCO report 

Increase in gender-based violence, potential rise in teenage pregnancies or early marriages and possibility of a section of girls dropping out of schools or colleges are some of the implications

Published on 18th October 2020
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From today, the world will be devoid of Malayalam's last Mahakavi: A tribute to Akkitham

The Jnanpith laureate died in Thrissur on October 15. A recipient of Padma Shri and the Ezhuthachan Award, he was 94

Published on 15th October 2020
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Fear and loathing: Why being queer during the pandemic can only exacerbate mental health concerns

Despite the hard work an individual puts into finding their way out of the closet, speaking this truth out just a tad bit louder than the society deems it appropriate can still get them in trouble

Published on 14th October 2020
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Silent protest to be conducted at Loyola College demanding release of Fr Stan Swamy

Father Stan Swamy was arrested on October 8 in Ranchi and taken to Mumbai the next day and has been sent to judicial custody until October 23

Published on 12th October 2020
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Is your child loving the extended pandemic vacay or is it eating into their mental health?

A long-pending and much-neglected matter that needs urgent intervention now than ever before is students' mental health

Published on 12th October 2020
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Hope Community Village in Alappuzha is one of India's first group foster homes

Set up in 1995, Hope Community Village offers a family environment for young children without following any of the ordinary institutionalising processes

Published on 7th October 2020
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University of Oxford faculty, students extend support to Hathras victim’s family, condemns ‘casteist’ regime

In a statement, they said that the UP government’s move of setting up a Special Investigation Team and transferring the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation seemed ‘tokentistic’ to them

Published on 6th October 2020
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Ambedkarite student bodies from IIT Bombay, TISS and 32 institutes across country unite for a justice in Hathras case, plan protest on Oct 10

A total of 32 organisations have come together with a set of ten demands with regard to the alleged gangrape as well as other issues of discrimination and violence perpetuated on SC and ST communit

Published on 6th October 2020
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58% of young females have faced online harassment, abuse: Survey

The survey polled 14,000 girls and young women aged 15 to 25 in 22 countries including Brazil, India, Nigeria, Spain, Thailand

Published on 6th October 2020
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Women from disadvantaged social groups at greater risk of gender-based violence: UN in India

In a statement, the UN in India said it is essential that authorities ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice speedily and families are empowered to seek timely justice, social support etc

Published on 5th October 2020
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Why Chennai-based BS Labz decided to bring ancient folklore to the modern era in comic form 

Veerasena's Four Ministers, available on Amazon Kindle, is ancient folklore retold for children by Chennai-based history student Prathik Sudha Murali and BS Labz

Published on 4th October 2020
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In conversation with Radhika Radhakrishnan: A feminist researcher's guide on surviving the internet

Social researcher Radhika Radhakrishnan shares her experience with sexual violence on social media and how she manages to stay true to her intentions

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Mahatma Gandhi is a timeless asset for India, relevant at all times: Bharatbala

In a conversation at Azim Premji University's Gandhi150 event to mark the 151st birth anniversary of the Mahatma, Bharatbala discusses his films on Gandhi and how he's relevant to us today

Published on 1st October 2020
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How Surabhi Yadav is putting the focus on the rural Indian woman using technology and sensibility

Surabhi Yadav started Sajhe Sapne just three months back and about a month back, she started a podcast as well. Her Women in Leisure series is making waves online. We find out more about her goals 

Published on 1st October 2020

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