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Pole Trance: Meet the Mallakhamb artists who are preserving this Indian art form for posterity

Mallakhamb performers across India tell us their stories of how they learnt this traditional sport and how they are striving to get more people to watch them, get interested and preserve the art form

Published on 18th October 2019
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This Hyderabad art teacher gives his students moral lessons alongside art. Here's why

Artist and art teacher Venu Madhav Vodnala fuses morals with art lessons to nurture complete artists. He has given workshops at corporates like Wipro and Infosys 

Published on 15th October 2019
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Why Gitanjali JB wants to put the soul and spirituality back in Indian education

Born in Balasore, Gitanjali JB, Founding Member and CEO of Himalayan Institute of Alternatives, Ladakh, is a multi-hyphenate who is an educationist, entrepreneur, a black belt in karate and more

Published on 15th October 2019
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This architect in Coimbatore uses moss to make mind-blowing terrariums. Check them out!

Jaya Bharathi Sunder creates amazing terrariums in which moss is his secret ingredient. You can get your terrariums customised too!

Published on 2nd October 2019
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This 45-year-old Chennai store lets artists take over their Insta page to teach art to its audience

Founded in 1948 in Parry's Corner by the late PV Narayanan, HTC initially started out by selling cashew nuts and then added plastic ribbons to their catalog before branching out to stationery

Published on 14th October 2019
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Meet Sridevi Londhe, Mumbai University's first official transgender graduate 

Sridevi always wanted to become a doctor but was not able to do so because of her family's economic constraints. We find out more about the struggles she had to face along the way

Published on 12th October 2019
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Why college bands will totally LOVE the Red Cable Tour — and what you stand to win

The One Plus Red Cable Tour will give student musicians across the state an opportunity to showcase their talents, win a prize money and a spot at the Global Isai Festival

Published on 11th October 2019
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This Drawing Teacher from Mandya just painted some 'killer' art on PUBG. Check it out!

Anil Kumar will be exhibiting his art in Bengaluru this weekend and has an entire series dedicated to mobile addiction and PUBG

Published on 11th October 2019
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Kadri Gopalnath passes away at 69: A disciple's ode to the greatest saxophone teacher, ever

Dr Sumanth Swaminathan, his student from New York, wrote a blog about his experience of learning from the great musician. We look back at Sumanth's loved memories of his beloved Kadri Mama

Published on 11th October 2019
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Ghatam player Ujjwal Kumar has big plans for the humble 'desi' musical instrument!

He is a 26-year-old music prodigy who can play over 20 instruments, and his music has a certain ‘unheard of' quality to it. His little medley is a story of passion and dedication

Published on 8th October 2019
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SFI, DYFI bombard PMO with 1.5 lakh posted letters protesting FIR against 49 'seditious' artists

The celebrities including Mani Ratnam and Adoor Gopalakrishnan who had written an open letter against mob lynching and  attack on dissent were charged with sedition

Published on 8th October 2019
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Life in a mandala: How Sangeeta Prayaga got her circular groove back

Sangeeta Prayaga who makes beautiful mandalas and posts them on her Instagram handle has over 6,000 followers

Published on 9th October 2019
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VP Venkaiah Naidu wants schools in India to make poetry reading compulsory

He felt that arts can help promote a healthy and enlightened society, as well as encourage good thoughts and opinions

Published on 6th October 2019
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Transgender writer A Revathi's name next to Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison on Columbia University wall  

Several male writers' names are etched on the wall, two days ago, a banner featuring eight women writers' names went up, A Revathi was one of them

 

Published on 4th October 2019
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World Dyslexia Day: How the MDA has used tech to transform the lives of dyslexic kids

Dyslexia is far more prevalent than most people think. The Madras Dyslexia Association has been working relentlessly for the last three decades to help dyslexic children lead better lives

Published on 4th October 2019

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