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Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education' in schools

In an executive order signed in his first day in office, Biden disband Donald Trump's presidential 1776 Commission and withdrew a report it released Monday

Published on 21st January 2021
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Jaffna varsity VC promises to rebuild Mullivaikal War Memorial after widespread protests

The VC assured that he was following the Sri Lankan government’s orders and that following the backlash from across the world, they had decided to lay the foundation stones

Published on 11th January 2021
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TN leaders enraged after Mullivaikkal War Memorial razed to the ground at Jaffna University 

Thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils were killed Mullivaikal massacre also known as the ‘War without Witnesses’ took place in 2009 

Published on 10th January 2021
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TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami 'strongly condemns' demolishing of war memorial at Jaffna University

The memorial was built in 2018 in memory of the people and students who died in the Mullivaikkal war in 2009 between the Tamil extremist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the Sri Lankan govt

Published on 10th January 2021
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India among countries named in study on escalating armed conflicts during COVID-19

According to the study, India, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan and the Philippines all saw an escalation of civil wars because conflict parties exploited either state weakness or a lack of international attenti

Published on 18th December 2020
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Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs a mobile library for kids 

Dasanayaka, 32, works as a child protection officer for the government. On his off days mostly during weekends he rides his motorbike, which is fixed with a steel box to hold books

Published on 27th November 2020
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Dr S Jaishankar at ISB: World is counting on India to help make the COVID-19 vaccine cheap and accessible

For a nation that has no preparedness at all, India has responded exceptionally well at the face of the COVID-19 crisis, said the Minister

Published on 16th November 2020
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Yes, Father’s Day is a corporate agenda but there’s also a sweet story behind how it came to be

The first Father’s Day was celebrated in a YMCA in Spokane, Washington in 1909 and was founded by Sonora Smart Dodd

Published on 21st June 2020
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India is in the middle of a massive loss of indigenous literature and the wisdom that comes with it: Rohan Murty

Murty said that as consumers, parents often feel that Indian literature is a little gory and children cannot be allowed to read it without censorship

Published on 8th January 2020
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From LGBT positivity to zentangle pandas, why Rhiti Chatterjee Bose's art is important

Rhiti studied at Manchester Metropolitan University and was looking for a job keenly, that's when the assignment with the Refugee Council came up

Published on 21st August 2019
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Panai Sathish believes our Tamil culture is in our Palms, here's how he's conserving them

Since 2016, Sathish has had a prefix to his name, he's called 'Panai' Sathish. Panai, is the Tamil word for palmyra and Sathish has planted over 80,000 of them across Chennai.

Published on 17th June 2019
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Hindi Imposition: In post-Periyar, Kalaignar era, will TN see another anti-Hindi uprising? 

The MHRD has said Hindi will not be made compulsory yet there is a suspicion that it might be made compulsory soon enough

Published on 11th January 2019
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Romance isn't trash! And no matter what you say, editors, writers and students agree!

Ever been ridiculed for reading a romance novel? We find out from editors, authors and book lovers if this attitude towards timeless romance has changed over time

Published on 30th April 2018
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This West Bengal-based author explains how translated books are conserving marginalised languages

Saubhik De Sarkar urges us to read more translated works to gain insight into other cultures and gives us tips on how to ensure that 'things are not lost in translation'

Published on 31st March 2018
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One Year After Amma: Five other earth-shattering reasons the world remembers December 5

If you believed that December 5 should be named Amma Day, here are five other important things that happened on the same day

Published on 5th December 2017

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