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British Council launches UK India Year of Culture in London

The UK India Year of Culture is aimed to strengthen the relationship between the two countries

Published on 1st March 2017

The great Indian English expressions

We take a peek into the common expressions that we Indians use in our daily lives

Published on 28th February 2017
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Attention Chennai Potterheads! You would want to drop in at the British Council office on June 24

The British Council is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter on June 24 and they surely got some exciting events for you 

Published on 23rd June 2017
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Always a Potterhead: Her poem on Harry after the battle of Hogwarts won the British Council's prize for best Harry Potter Fan Fiction 

Nimisha Pobbichetty, winner of the Potter Fan Fiction slam, chats up about all things Potter

Published on 1st July 2017
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Don't be surprised if you visit a library and the book looks like your uncle and decides to chat you up. Welcome to the world of Human Libraries

Printed books are so yesterday. Being a human book in a Human Library where people can ask you pretty much anything is the new cool. Check out this trend that's taking libraries by storm

Published on 16th July 2017
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British Council's Active Citizens programme is training individuals to take up responsibility and bring change in their own communities

The idea of  the programme is to inspire and build the capacities of individuals who want to be change makers in their community

Published on 2nd August 2017
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Despite getting admission, bureaucrats in Kerala stopped ST student Binesh Balan from getting funds to study abroad for four years. Here's how he finally made it to Sussex 

Kasargod's Binesh Balan is the only one from Kerala to bag the National Overseas Scholarship this year, ending a four year struggle to study at some of the world's top varsities that wanted him there

Published on 7th August 2017
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This app brings English-learning to you: Why MyEnglish is an online classroom worth attending

The British Council is all set to introduce MyEnglish to different parts of the country

Published on 3rd September 2017
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The debutantes and the veterans, a look at what to expect from the fifth edition of Hyderabad Comic Con

With a new array of international artists and a bevy of national ones, the thrill of cosplaying returns to Hyderabad for the fifth time

Published on 9th October 2017
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British English? Now get easy lessons to study English over Jio chat

The British Council has worked tirelessly for 70 years to bring English education to the forefront and encourage youngsters from India to travel and widen their horizons to the UK

Published on 11th January 2018
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Valentine's Day: What's it like to fall in love in the time of library cards?

Sithanthi Alfred and Alfred Victor talk about falling in love in the 80's against their family's wishes and getting to celebrate their 27th wedding anniversary today

Published on 13th February 2018
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It took a King to find a King: Rewriting the history of King Richard the Third

Dr Turi King, who is most noted for cracking one of the biggest forensic DNA cases in history tells why she is so interested in genetics 

Published on 11th March 2018
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The new VC of SRMIST, Chennai, Dr Sandeep Sancheti, has several ideas for education

Dr Sandeep Sancheti believes that, "We have the best talent and we have the vigour, but what we don't have is the exposure."

Published on 3rd April 2018
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Look at what the British Council India is doing to celebrate 70 years of existence

Even after 70 years of functioning in India, British Council India is as enthused as it was when it started. But this 70th year is infinitely more special.

Published on 14th April 2018
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Abhaya Simha's Tulu adaptation of Macbeth bags him a second National Film Award

Shakespeare wrote 'What’s done cannot be undone’, but Abhaya Simha proves that it can be redone with his National Award-winning film, Paddayi

Published on 5th May 2018

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