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#Assamlynchning: Former JNU student and Assamese musician Rahul Rajkhowa releases song about mob lynchings

The musician says he had written the song weeks ago but chose to release it at this time to bring down the communal tension in the state after the mob lynchings

Published on 15th June 2018
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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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#HimToo: Academia has mixed reaction to Raya Sarkar's list of naming and shaming sexual harassers

It has had its share of criticism and it's share of appreciation but what do the students and teachers who belong to the system think about this list.

Published on 26th October 2017
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#IndiaIndependenceDay: Tweet customised Ashoka Chakra emoji to mark I-Day

Twitter continues to celebrate Indian culture with customised Twitter initiatives for Independence Day, Diwali, Republic Day, among other key milestones and events for Indians across the world

Published on 14th August 2019
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#MeToo impact: No Nobel Literature Prize for the first time in 70 years

The last time the institution delayed a prize announcement was in 1949. —William Faulkner received the prize a year later, the same year Bertrand Russell was honoured

Published on 4th May 2018
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#RampMyCity: A Bengaluru initiative to make restaurants more accessible to differently-abled

In an effort to bridge the gap between high-end restaurants that claim to be accessible and the differently-abled community that cannot access it, a Christmas Lunch is being organised

Published on 16th December 2018
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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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#YouGoGirl: This girl-powered club in Hyderabad is starting conversations on Islamophobia, Discrimination and more

Ayesha Syeda feels that, "We just want to share information and experiences. It doesn't have to amount to anything, but it surely might lead to something."

 

Published on 1st May 2019
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'Administration threatening to throw us out of the hostels to accommodate SPIC MACAY guests', JNU students

The seventh international convention of SPIC MACAY is set to happen in the JNU from June 3. Around 1000 participants will be residing in the university during that time
 

Published on 28th May 2019
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'Gifted' children to be selected for academic coaching and trained in Kozhikode

Under the ‘Gifted Children’ programme, a two-day camp will be held for these students, at the Regional Science Centre and Planetarium (RSC&P) Kozhikode

Published on 31st December 2018
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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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'Scientific Blasphemy!' cry IIT Bombay students after HRD Minister's remark on 'scientific' Sanskrit

An article in their in-house journal points out that Pokhriyal had misquoted Rick Briggs' paper. Sanskrit, Briggs said, is one of many languages fit for programming. Not the only one

Published on 4th September 2019
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'Sexist' Jadavpur University prof Kanak Sarkar barred from taking classes; students push for dismissal

Kanak Sarkar, professor of International Relations at JU recently got into trouble for posting a Facebook status where he stooped down to likening a virgin woman to a 'sealed bottle'

Published on 17th January 2019
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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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