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#DaughtersOfWar: Gurmehar Kaur on Kargil Diwas: I understand nationalism and patriotism just as much as the loss and the pain it carries

A few months ago, Gurmehar Kaur was massively trolled and harassed online for her views on how war had killed her father in Kargil. On Kargil Diwas, she tells us what life was like without her dad

Published on 26th July 2017
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'Book bank scheme' to be implemented in TN government schools from this year

Officials have instructed students to not throw away or destroy their books, so that they can be re-used, thus reducing the damage to the environment

Published on 3rd October 2019
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'Court'ing success: Basketball champ Harsimran Kaur talks about her love for the game and the NBA Academies Women’s Program

This 16-year=old from Punjab has represented the country at multiple events and this time, she did India and her father, former basketball player Sukhdev Singh, proud 

Published on 4th December 2019
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'Flea' to this fun book exchange at the Madras Margarita flea market

Lakshmi Palaniappan, the brain behind Madras Margarita - the one-of-a-kind flea market in Chennai - came up with idea of a book exchange at the flea, thanks to her love for books

Published on 15th June 2018
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'Report says 36% of Indian companies and 25% among MNCs are not compliant with the Sexual Harassment Act, 2013'

Kirthi Jayakumar, founder of The Red Elephant Foundation talks about the laws in India for sexual harassment and her upcoming workshop on preventing it at the workplace

Published on 24th March 2017
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'To avoid becoming a parasite on the political system, everyone must have a career of their own before coming into public service'

says Manish Tewari while talking about his former information and broadcasting portfolio, demonetisation, freedom of speech and his fascination with writing 

Published on 13th March 2017
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‘Knowledge is now global,’ says NTU President

NTU President Bertil Andersson spoke at the Special Convocation held at SRM University recently

Published on 27th February 2017
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"We are going to read what we read, no matter what," says poet Rebecca Vedavathy

Commenting on the police's absurd line of questioning with regards to the arrests made in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon case, the poet says they will continue reading what they read 

Published on 8th September 2018
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13-year-old Mumbai boy ties up with Dabbawallas to start an app-based daily courier service

Kapil Mehta, the 13-year-old boy behind 'Paper N Parcels', came up with the idea when he couldn't find an affordable courier service for small parcels

Published on 19th July 2018
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147 candidates apply for Bharathiar varsity VC post, including former Annamalai, Thiruvalluvar VC 

Candidates from various parts of the State, outside Tamil Nadu have also applied for the Bharathiar University VC post

Published on 11th September 2019
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16-year-old Bengalurean, Samay Godika, wins college scholarship for his video on Circadian Rhythm

A Class 11 student of National Public School, Koramangala in Bengaluru, Samay represented India and his school at the Breakthrough Junior Challenge this year

Published on 21st November 2018
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161 years of Evolution theory: When religious outfits couldn't accept Darwin

Believe him or not. But you cannot ignore Darwin and his theory of evolution. Here's how offended religious groups got about it

Published on 20th August 2019
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17-year-old Jijnasa Sahani's first book 'Siya's Nightout' talks about friendship and adventure

Sahani who was brought up on a healthy diet of adventure and fantasy books knew that she would never let go the opportunity to become an author

Published on 20th March 2018
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17000 ft above sea level, Kargil students still walk for hours to go to school

NGO 17000 ft Foundation is mapping the schools in Ladakh and trying their best to improve the quality of education here

Published on 25th July 2018
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2018 in review: These 12 campus protests rekindled our belief in dissent

2018 was the year of solid dissent as far as colleges were concerned. We've listed the protests, the people, the campus politics and all the things that rocked our colleges

Published on 31st December 2018

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