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This young theatre artist from Kotapad bagged the Asim Basu Award 2020. This is his incredible story

Himanshu Ranjan Mohanty was introduced to theatre by his father and has been acting since the age of seven. Today, he also directs plays, serials and is a dubbing artist among many other things 

Published on 3rd August 2020
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This Kannada short film that highlights four superstitions in the Garden City, was filmed in just two days!

Nam Devaru Aathara is a Kannada short film on four superstitions, all based on one common thread - religious faith manipulation

Published on 12th May 2020
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This weekly comic strip by Jadavpur University students is the coolest Corona awareness campaign. Here's why

The stories talk about rumours of how cow urine can help cure Corona to the scarcity of medical equipment and problems the medical personnel are facing 

Published on 9th April 2020
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JNU administration made it political: Why Amit Bhaduri tore up his four-decade association with varsity 

In a sharp resignation letter, Bhaduri said that he has had a longstanding association with JNU, beginning in 1973. Now, he says, the administration is throttling the free and vibrant debate of JNU

Published on 16th January 2020
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If you're space enthusiast, Kovai's Solar Fest is the place to be on Dec 26

Mango Education, a Coimbatore-based startup in association with Peepal Prodigy School and Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi are organising 'The Solar Fest' where you can watch the solar eclipse 'live'

Published on 24th December 2019
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Absolutely comfortable with true Communists: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's best answers at IISc

Break up ke baad? Meditation, of course. All this and more from our compilation of Art of Living guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's answers to students at IISc

Published on 11th October 2019
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After one month in hiding, Dalit Allahabad University professor asks for security cover to return to campus

The professor went into hiding a month ago after receiving death threats but during that time, people have taken to social media to bully, abuse and make casteist slurs against him

 

Published on 10th October 2019
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How this documentary is trying to save the Slender Lories from extinction  

Biju Pankaj  documespeaks aboutnting the Slender Lories, a harmless creature on the verge of extinction due to myths

Published on 18th September 2019
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Allahabad University prof flees town after his 'rationalist' video draw mob-lynching threats

Vikram Harijan said he had already written to the University about the threats and even approached the police but to no avail. He has fled town as he is in mortal fear of what will happen

Published on 4th September 2019
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The other Narendra: Six years since activist Narendra Dabholkar's assassination, here's all you need to know

Dabholkar was criticised for indulging in 'anti-Hindu' campaigns through his organisation and eventually his refusal to give up cost him his life

Published on 20th August 2019
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With Precious Paws Foundation, Debadrita Ghosh is trying to win respect for strays and give them a home

Debadrita Ghosh, Founder of Precious Paws Foundation in Bengaluru, tells us how social media plays an integral role in animal rescues nowadays

Published on 17th June 2019
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K'taka parents promise God never to cut or wash their 16-year-old's hair, son begs CWC officials to get him a snip

Two days ago, the officials from the child welfare committee visited the village for a legal awareness programme called 'Kanoonu Sakshsrata Ratha'.

Published on 5th March 2019
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Why tribals in Odisha still 'brand' infants with hot nails in 2019

The practice of branding is rampant in rural and even sub-urban pockets of the tribal-dominated district

Published on 5th March 2019
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Kozhikode City Corporation's unique initiative will teach students about natural disasters through magic

The project titled ‘Navamanam’ will be implemented by the Kozhikode City Corporation over a period of 100 days during the next academic year

Published on 2nd January 2019
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A scientist and a revolutionary: How UoH's Rashmi Ranjan Suna's friends remember him

Ranjan's friends recall the UoH student with fondness and are still trying to grapple with his sudden death but vow to fight for justice

Published on 29th November 2018

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