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Weaving hopeful tales: These women from Muzaffarnagar are making sustainable home decor, thanks to SSF

Started by Gauri Agarwal, Skilled Samaritan Foundation empowers women to make products like tables and wallets and provides them with a monthly income

Published on 5th December 2019
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Meet Anandi, who overcame suicidal tendencies to become Erode's only female auto driver 

A typical day for Anandi revolves around jibes and insults from fellow auto drivers, but that does not stop her from doing her trade. She dreams of the day women will be at par with men

Published on 29th November 2019
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Invoke the Gandhi in you: Smriti Irani asks students to help rural India develop

Smriti Irani, who had been in charge of the MHRD during the NDA's first government under Modi, said that India has exceptionally excelled in the field of research — at the VIT convocation

Published on 12th November 2019
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How this Noida engineer's life changed when she wrote a letter to FB COO, Sheryl Sandberg

An engineer, TedX speaker and now an author, Sanya Khurana wants women to stop being defined by society-approved gender roles

Published on 3rd November 2019
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Hate littering? Here's why you should join the Walk For Plastic in Chennai

The Walk For Plastic initiative has already recycled at least three tons of plastic waste in just 145 days with at least 800 volunteers on board

Published on 2nd November 2019
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Why everyone should watch this documentary on Chandannagar's grandest festival — Jagadhatri Puja

The producer of SAMAYITA (The Healer) explains to us why this docu-feature is not just a mere day-to-day documentation of Chandannagar's Jagadhatri Puja celebrations

Published on 1st October 2019
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Everyone must understand the objective of spending time on social media: Karthik Srinivasan

Karthik Srinivasan helps us understand the nuances of social media and how can one make the best use of the platform
 

Published on 23rd September 2019
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Chinmayanand case: Will the system be just to the law student rape survivor?

We talk to experts on women and legal issues about why the former minister's arrest needs to be sctutinised in detail

Published on 21st September 2019
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Why Newcastle Uni's WiDeN project is telling the stories of women who deserve the attention

Newcastle University's Professor Karen Ross speaks about Project WiDeN which aims to tell stories about underprivileged women across the globe 

Published on 21st August 2019
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Man with a plan: This MP cop also teaches school students while serving as a public servant

Sub-inspector of Kumhari police station in Hata subdivision, BS Thakur, teaches the students while serving as a public servant

Published on 7th September 2019
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Twitter launches #Tweetups to strengthen global conversations

Each location would have translators on hand to help with language barriers and also pair people up based on time zones

Published on 30th July 2019
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How Girish Karnad took art films to Dharwad and why he refused to stop screenings despite thinning audiences

Karnad set up the Chitra Film Society in 1971 because at that time, small towns did not have access to art films

Published on 10th June 2019
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MBA for the win: Why University of Essex' constantly 'updated' programme is awesome

Prof Nicolas Forsans talks about the MBA programme at UoE and what criteria the students must satisfy in order to pursue it

Published on 29th May 2019
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IAF's first 'All Women Crew' fly medium-lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 for battle training mission

The 'All women crew' flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter for a Battle Inoculation Training mission taking off and landing from restricted areas at a forward airbase in South Western Air Command

Published on 28th May 2019
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Slow Clap: Why the Congress should have let us see the India Today interview tapes

Has he or has he not grown up and learnt how to answer the questions he is asked or is he still mugging up answers

Published on 7th May 2019

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