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10 interesting things to know about the lunar eclipse which took place on Friday, the longest one in this century

Taking a bath or washing hair after the eclipse. People have long associated that the negative energy and harmful rays will be washed clean by water

Published on 27th July 2018
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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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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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Ain't no superstition: How Monica Choudhury decided to mimic her mom's Tamil Superstitions and became a YouTube celeb overnight

Monica Choudhury, the girl behind the hilarious viral video Tamil/Brown Superstitions on how South Indian mothers perceive superstitions, talks about why she went from engineer to Youtuber

Published on 13th April 2017
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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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Blind Bengaluru teacher is crowdfunding to save his school for disabled. Help now

CM Kathavarayan has been running WARDS, a school for disabled children for the past 26 years. Currently, the school is facing an extreme fund crunch even when crowdfunding efforts are in full swing 

Published on 13th March 2018
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Check out Ideas Scripted on Instagram where aspiring screenwriter D Rajkumar is showcasing his scripts in the post format

D Rajkumar is using Instagram to express his love for telling stories in the screenplay format. We find out how this aspiring filmmaker is encouraging a younger audience to read and write more

Published on 13th December 2020
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Eleven-year-old YouTuber Mishkkaa lets the cat out of the bag, talks about taking on trolls  

Mishkaa used the platform to talk about subjects that appeal to children and also make awareness videos on how children can keep themselves safe from lurking dangers

 

Published on 6th December 2017
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Every left-hander has to check out the awesome stationery online at Left Hand Shop 

One of MyLeft’s popular products is the metal sharpener priced at Rs 28, and some other products include a pouch priced at Rs 99 that includes left-handed school stationery

Published on 11th September 2018
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Five lessons Padman teaches you, from breaking taboo to dreaming big, fearlessly

Padman isn't just another movie, it teaches you lessons to take back with you after the film and leaves you asking more questions about the social taboo around menstruation

Published on 11th February 2018
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Health superstition decoded: Dairy products not responsible for childhood obesity

Analysis of 95 trials involving 203,269 individuals showed that milk and dairy products were not associated with body fatness in children

Published on 30th May 2018
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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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I was hoping for Hollywood, but settled for Bollywood: Pad Man Arunachalam

Arunachalam Muruganantham says that he wasn't keen on a Tamil adaption because it would have only spread the message to a small audience and the issue was a global one 

Published on 20th February 2018
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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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