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Author Anuja Chandramouli’s YouTube series on the Mahabharata will make you fall in love again 

All her videos talk about the backstories of the characters or the smaller stories of the Mahabharata that we might not be aware of. She takes us through the process of making them and why she did it

Published on 18th April 2020
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The Anand Neelakantan Interview: Let children pick up morals from our mythology themselves

Popular author Anand Neelakantan to understand his inclination towards mythological characters like Duryodhana and Ravana, and why they are relevant in today’s times

Published on 20th January 2020
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The very first all-female Kathakali troupe speaks about how they perfected the artform

The president of the first all-female Kathakali troupe in Kerala opens up about the relevance of the artform and making a place for themselves within it

Published on 11th December 2019
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TN Government asks schools, colleges to stop Hindu groups forming anti-love jihad units on campus

The government directed the school department to keep a watch over schools and colleges that could be violating guidelines by patronising such activities on campus  

 

Published on 23rd 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
A scene from the play, Hidimbi enacted by Gayathri Padmanabhan

Meet this 29-year-old teacher from Coimbatore who has been playing Hidimbi on stage

Gayathri Padmanabhan of Kalanilayam explains her Hidimbi-inspired dramas. The drama is a monologue in which Gayathri plays the lead, Hidimbi

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Why Anita Shirodkar's fantasy book Ambuj will take you on a historic trip

The author was greatly inspired by the Mahabharata as a child and after all these years, has come up with a book of her own that would make even Vyasa pretty proud!

Published on 11th September 2019
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From Mahabharata to The Zoya Factor, what's in UGC's new curriculum for BA English students

The learning outcomes for any subject's curriculum is designed to help learners understand the objectives of studying that subject, that is, to analyse, appreciate and understand the subject

Published on 4th September 2019
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Here's how Dhanalakota Sai Kiran and his family are giving a new spin to the 400-year-old art form of Cheriyal painting

It's time that Telangana embraces Cheriyal painting, the 400-year-old art form, more warmly. And especially those who are giving it their all to keep it alive. This is the tale of one such family

Published on 2nd September 2019
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This Kerala filmmaker's docu 'Marubhumiyile Mazha' portrays the struggles of transgender people

Jesu Joseph James directed the documentary 'Marubhumiyile Mazha' portraying the lives of three transgender people who overcame all their struggles  

Published on 21st August 2019
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Mahabharata's a great literary piece, but not scientific: Why India will March for Science on August 9

The scientists, students and the scientific community at large will march to stop the propagation of unscientific ideas and develop scientific temper

Published on 30th July 2019
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Register marriage between man and transwoman from Thoothukudi, orders Madras HC

The Court has also directed the Health Secretary to issue a G.O prohibiting sex reassignment surgery on inter-sex infants and children

Published on 24th April 2019
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The Bibek Debroy Interview: Today's students are willing to break the law but don't want to face the consequences

He is an economist who has immense knowledge of Indian epics. He learnt Sanskrit in his 40s and is now a pundit in that field. Bibek Debroy speaks about today's students, educational research and more

Published on 20th February 2019
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The Amish Tripathi interview: Lord Shiva blesses me with stories, I just receive them when they come

We spoke to author Amish Tripathi about why epics should be included in school textbooks, how Lord Shiva ended up as his protagonist and more

Published on 20th February 2019
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We must end the colonial hangover in educational system: Amish Tripathi

Refusing to dismiss this as a harmless one-off case, Amish Tripathi pointed out real-world effects of the colonial hangover such as Indian architects’ newfound affinity for glass buildings

Published on 14th February 2019

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