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Why the encounter in Hyderabad doesn't help us truly address rape as a social crime

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will conduct a spot inquiry at the site of the “encounter” near Tondupally toll plaza in Telangana where four men were gunned down

Published on 7th December 2019
Tanya Elizabeth Ken

This 16-year-old has developed an app that helps individuals and organisations collaborate for social change

The Baton app, created by Tanya Elizabeth Ken was recently launched by the Department of Social Work at Stella Maris College, Chennai 

Published on 4th December 2019
Sunandha Raghunathan

Why theatre artiste Sunandha Raghunathan believes that one's craft is the ultimate weapon to fight patriarchy

 An actor, writer and director, Sunandha believes that theatre in India is dominated by male representation that ignores the 'other' and wants to create a culture of feminist expression to counter it

Published on 2nd December 2019
Tamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University

Here's how this fisheries university became the best in Tamil Nadu in just 30 months 

The scope in agriculture and fisheries has increased in the past few years and fisheries studies is booming the most, said the VC

Published on 2nd December 2019
Debayan Saha

How technologist-cum-eco warrior Debayan Saha is fighting air pollution, one award-winning innovation at a time

The IIT Kharagpur alumnus believes that young people should be motivated to create a social impact through innovation and is all set to mentor future innovators through a collaboration with IIT-M

Published on 28th November 2019
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Manipulators of a linguistic kind: How to avoid influencing the audience through language

Speakers/Writers use certain mechanisms to make listeners/readers perceive messages uncritically and make them dance to a particular tune which is pleasant to the former’s ears

Published on 23rd November 2019
Shehal Rajendra Birje

How this farmer's daughter from Karnataka won an international fashion pageant

Though her family has always been into agriculture, her humble origins did not deter Snehal Birje from following her dreams of becoming a fashion model

Published on 20th November 2019
Baba Ramdev

Ramdev sticks to opinion on Periyar, says his supporters 'increase negativity' in society

The Bhim Army, an organisation of Dalit rights activists has demanded an apology from Ramdev for calling followers of Periyar “propagators of intellectual terrorism”

Published on 19th November 2019
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This retired professor from IIT-Delhi is on a mission to unite the youth against the rising hatred and intolerance in the country 

Vipin Tripathi distributes flyers and conducts workshops to spread the message of peace and harmony against the background of the Kashmir shutdown and the citizenship row in Assam

Published on 16th November 2019
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Here's what you can expect from this super cool summit at Bhubaneswar's Xavier School of Sustainability 

Xavier School of Sustainability will be organising a sustainability summit on November 22 and 23. There will be three panel discussions and exchange of ideas 

Published on 16th November 2019
JNU statue row

Who vandalised the yet-to-be unveiled Swami Vivekananda statue at JNU?

Following the statue vandalism incident, the JNU administration has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police along with several video and photographic evidences

Published on 15th November 2019
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Ayodhya Verdict: Who are the 5 SC judges and what other landmark judgments do they have to their credit?

The members of the five-judge constitution bench include CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer. We look at some of their landmark judgments

Published on 9th November 2019
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Three JNU Provosts reject draft hostel manual, two resign as JNUSU continues protests at hostels

The students presented the Provosts and the wardens with a list of 12 concerns and objects they had regarding the draft manual

Published on 6th November 2019
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Opinion: Should we increase exam trauma of students?

We talk about the move in Karnataka to introduce public exams for 7th-grade students so that some of them can be prevented from going to the next higher class automatically

Published on 2nd November 2019
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This James Dyson Award recipient has invented a pen that caters to those with special needs

Ashwathy Satheesan, a designer from Ahmedabad, has conjured up a pen that can help those plagued with Parkinson’s to write just like anybody else!

Published on 30th October 2019

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