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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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#ThrowBackToday: Centuries ago today, Greek philosopher Socrates was condemned to death

In today's #TBT, we recall how and why Socrates was sentenced to death and all the events that unfolded after. Though he put up a great defense, when the verdict was read, he accepted his sentence

Published on 15th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Commonwealth Games 2010, a colossal disaster for India

In today's #TBT, we recall a rather embarrassing series of events for India that transpired during the Commonwealth Games held in India and how heads began to roll due to the corruption scandal

Published on 26th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How Kapil Dev's record-breaking 432nd test wicket became a national occasion

In today's #TBT, we look back at one of India's favourite cricketers Kapil Dev and all the events that ensued after he took his 432nd wicket. Indeed, it was a joyous moment for each and every Indian

Published on 8th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Painfully recalling Delhi Riots 2020 and all that ensued

In today's #TBT, we recollect the events leading up to Delhi Riots 2020 and how the North East region of the nation's capital was destroyed and so was the spirit of many Indians. Read on to find out..

Published on 23rd February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The first time Led Zeppelin's Stairway To Heaven was played live 50 years ago today!

In today's #TBT, we take you through multiple events. Today is Learn What Your Name Means Day and also the day when the English Rock Band Led Zeppelin played one of their most iconic songs live

Published on 5th March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The first time TikTok was banned in India and Madras High Court's role behind it

In today's #TBT, we remind you about the first time the talks of TikTok began for the inappropriate content that it might be showing. This is how the events unfolded back in the year 2019

Published on 24th April 2021
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'Court'ing success: Basketball champ Harsimran Kaur talks about her love for the game and the NBA Academies Women’s Program

This 16-year=old from Punjab has represented the country at multiple events and this time, she did India and her father, former basketball player Sukhdev Singh, proud 

Published on 4th December 2019
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A Shakespeare tell-tale: This club in Chennai has an unique way to celebrate the playwright legend

Shakespeare Millennium club, that is organising an exhibition called 'Knowlegde is Everything', also conducts quizzes, painting competitions, cooking gigs and theme-based rangoli celebrations 

Published on 28th August 2017
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ABVP creates ruckus over ex-BHU professor's remarks against RSS

In a series of violent events, the ABVP workers also raised slogans that they would not allow
their college to turn into another JNU

Published on 20th March 2017
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According to a recent UN report, 1 in 4 children live in a country of conflict or disaster 

Sweden, which holds the Security Council presidency this month, organised the open meeting on the theme 'Protecting Children Today Prevents Conflict Tomorrow'

Published on 10th July 2018
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AIIMS doctors say mobiles can be potential carrier of Coronavirus in healthcare institutions

In healthcare facilities, phones are used to communicate with other health care workers, look up recent medical guidelines, research drug interactions, understand adverse events and more

Published on 15th May 2020
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AIMIM in Hyderabad gives 200 pepper sprays to girl students to increase awareness on women safety

The event which was held in the backdrop of a rape incident at Azaan International School was attended by at least 1,200 students

Published on 25th September 2018
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Anti V-Day protests? Troll pages create fake protest pages to thwart love haters online

While extremist groups head to your nearest cafe or park, we'd suggest you log into Facebook and attend one of the several 'fake protest' events condemning the Western concept of Valentins Day

Published on 14th February 2018

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