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Why Sharmila Nair's performance art will take you into every woman's state of mind — inside an almirah

Sharmila Nair's fashion and art project aims to speak about the restrictions that most women face through a simple almirah and about how the pandemic adds to their lack of freedom

Published on 6th November 2020
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Why everyone must visit GoCoop's online showcase to help India's artisans bounce back post-lockdown

Siva Reddy, Founder of GoCoop speaks about how this online exhibition happening for the first time in India can support weavers' community

Published on 21st May 2020
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Two woke girls: How this all-women start-up in Ladakh is trying to reviving the lost art of handlooms

The women of Changthang were trained in the basics of weaving but had no major employment. Sonam and Minglak gave these women profitable employment

Published on 3rd November 2020
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TN SSLC Exam 2020: Board exams to begin on June 2, check the complete timetable here

Class 10 exams in TN were initially scheduled to begin on March 27 and end on April 13. However, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the consequent lockdown

Published on 12th May 2020
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This software developed by IIT alumni can automatically turn flat fabrics into 3D images on models. Here's how

The software can act as a substitute for conventional model photoshoots and is convenient even for small boutique designers and weavers who don't have access to or can't afford photoshoots

Published on 15th September 2020
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This retired IIT professor has an ingenious way to ensure no one is discriminated by CAA. This is how it works

Dr Vipin Tripathi says that the immediate fallout of CAB would be among the 19 lakh working-class people who are left out of Assam NRC and will be further divided into Muslims and non-Muslims

Published on 14th December 2019
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This Patna girl's platform uses conference phone calls to educate rural students through storytelling

School Ki Ghanti was set up in Patna to support the education of students who did not have access to internet and other complex technology

Published on 21st August 2020
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This Jaipur-based woman weaves paper waste into fabric to make creative lifestyle products

Neerja’s brainchild, Sutrakaar Creations, sells a variety of recycled handcrafted items

Published on 22nd August 2018
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This Bengaluru NGO has started a relief fund to help weavers, artisans get funds to tide over the loss of biz during lockdown

The Shreni Relief Fund, started by Shreni Community Trust, a non profit in Bengaluru, aims to provide direct monetary support to weavers and artisans amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 8th April 2020
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They party on the palam: How a group of citizens in kerala turned a defunct Flyover into a fun zone

The organisers of Polinja Palarivattom Palam speak about gathering people to spend an ordinary day at an abandoned bridge in Kochi

Published on 8th November 2019
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These 'Chekutty' dolls made from flood-damaged saris could help Chendamangalam's weavers

Chekuttys are made out of the stained and dirty handloom sarees weaved in the flood-affected Chendamangalam in Kerala 

Published on 10th September 2018
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The Chekutty Story: How a doll became a symbol of hope for Kerala's weavers after the floods

It's been a year since the birth of Chekutty dolls. We take a tour down the memory lane, finding out more about the cute little doll, made out of Chendamangalam's handloom clothes

Published on 4th September 2019
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Support the Indian artisan during lockdown using Antaran's 'advance' booking idea

Artisans from Odisha, Assam, Nagaland, Andhra Pradesh and other states have registered with Antaran and sell their handloom on their website. And in this time of distress, they are still able to sell

Published on 20th April 2020
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of IIM Sambalpur's new campus of January 2

The work on the campus will be completed on April 2022 and will be a fully equipped state-of-art structure with energy efficient green features as per the GRIHA's standards

Published on 31st December 2020
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Pattnaik Ompriya Mohanty's Pencil for Change is making Odias around the world proud. This is how

"Today, I am a confident entrepreneur, an analytical thinker and an aspiring business leader — the sum of my experiences," says Pattnaik Ompriya Mohanty while talking about his initiatives with us

Published on 3rd August 2020

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