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#DaughtersofWar: 'People say it is a soldier's job to die, but there are many who wouldn't take their job even if they were offered a million dollars"

The Dwivedi sisters discuss what it was like to lose their father to the Kargil War as children and how their lives have changed ever since

Published on 27th July 2017
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#DaughtersOfWar: "I have always wished that one day he would come to pick me up from school"

Major Padmapani Acharya died in the Kargil War, three months before his daughter was born, but his family has kept his memory alive and today, Aparajita Acharya is a proud daughter.

Published on 28th July 2017
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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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#DeclareGujExams: Why these Gujarat aspirants are storming Twitter for their exam results

These candidates struggle to prepare and sit for the competitive exams but even after clearing the exams they often do not get appointed for years

Published on 23rd May 2020
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#GirishKarnad: Here are five of Girish Karnad's works that you should check out now

Girish Karnad was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992. Considered a gifted litterateur, he was also awarded the Jnanpith award in 1998

Published on 10th June 2019
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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019
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#JusticeForFathimaLatheef: CCB summons three professors mentioned in suicide note

The Kerala Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan has written to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to initiate an immediate probe into the case

Published on 18th November 2019
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#SayNoToWar: How social media is coming together to campaign for peace

On Twitter and Facebook, the hashtag #SayNoToWar is trending, let's hope those holding the trigger are listening

Published on 28th February 2019
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#SwachhBharat: How SATO's unique toilets are changing India's sanitation scene

With its unique features, mainly the automatic flap door, SATO toilets ensure that flies and insects are kept away and people get to live in more hygienic conditions

Published on 17th August 2019
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'Gold' Gomathi: How this girl from rural TN conquered the Asian Athletic Championship

Gomathi had won gold in the 800 metres event at the Asian Athletic Championship at Doha. She works as a tax assistant at the Income Tax department in Bengaluru

Published on 24th April 2019
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'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, 'toxic' and 'misinformation' also on list

The word follows "toxic," picked by Oxford Dictionaries, and "misinformation," plucked by Dictonary.com

Published on 17th December 2018
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'My grandfather is going to teach me suturing', says Dr K M Cherian's granddaughter 

Sharon Joy, granddaughter of Dr K M Cherian talks about what she had to go through when she lost her father, her invitation to attend global conferences in the US and more

Published on 6th March 2017
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'Sometimes, in exchange for freedom, you have to bleed', why everyone must listen to this Sudanese student's hard-hitting poem

The poem 'I am Sudan' by a 20-year-old Sudanese student Enas Saifeldin talks about the hardships of people in her country during the crisis  

Published on 18th June 2019
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'Today, everybody is ready to brand someone as anti-national'

Singer Chinmayi gets candid on the intrusion of political parties in colleges, nationalism and more.

Published on 12th March 2017
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'Vow to work for the welfare of tribals': Second youngest MP Goddeti Madhavi

Elected from Aruku seat, Madhavi is also one of the poorest members of the Lower House with declared assets worth a little over Rs 2 lakh

Published on 28th May 2019

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