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    This retired IIT professor has an ingenious way to ensure no one is discriminated by CAA. This is how it works

    At a time when the entire nation is protesting against the recently validated Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), Vipin Tripathi, a retired professor of Physics from IIT Delhi has created an action plan for individuals and a memorandum which will be submitted after 15 days to the District...

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    Attention single moms! The Village in Kochi that will help raise your child

    Laila Zafar describes the first few months after her divorce as having gone through hell and back. Last year, the lawyer was settled in Dubai when her marriage ended and she became the sole caretaker of her 4-year-old child. As a single mom, she realised how important support and understanding from the people around her would be on the road ahead. She says, "This...

    • yesterday
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    These art students from Bengaluru transforming the city's 'dark spots' into beautiful places

    Art can do wonders as it can change the dirtiest places to beautiful ones. In one such incident, the students from Srishti School of Art, Design, and Technology has turned a garbage dumping area under the Cox Town Flyover in Bengaluru into a vibrant and art space with murals and greenery. A group of students tied up with Jaaga, an NGO to paint these...

    • 2 days ago
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    This Coimbatore company will deliver hot food from your own kitchen to your workplace

    Even if you are de-addicting from Swiggy and Zomato, it is impossible to ignore their 'I miss you' promotional messages and all their offers. After all, how often can you eat the same old canteen food? But wait, you can actually make healthy eating your new year resolution because NesakaramDabbawalawill help in a different kind of food delivery. Food from your...

    • 4 days ago
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    How the BJP went from honouring Tipu's memory to clamouring for his ouster from textbooks in 8 years

    While the Karnataka Text Book Society has finally submitted its report to the Department of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT) with a recommendation to retain the chapters on Tipu Sultan in the school textbooks, the decision now squarely vested in the hands of the government. The Yediyurappa-led government still has the power to...

    • 4 days ago
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    Meet John Pradeep JL, who's giving kids life lessons using the power of theatre

    Most of us may have crossed paths with people who completely regret the career path they have chosen, lamenting that they did not get to pursue their passion and cribbing the rest of their days away. They don't say, 'If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life' for nothing and making this message loud and clear to parents is...

    • 5 days ago
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    The very first all-female Kathakali troupe speaks about how they perfected the artform

    Believed to have originated between the 16th and 17th century, the history of Kathakali as an artform is interwoven with legends from the time. This dance of stunning colours and a range of instruments and oral renditions tells the most intricate stories through emotive eyes and stomping feet. Legend has it that when a performance of Krishnattom (an ancient...

    • 5 days ago
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    A Class X dropout, this 41-year-old mother of two from Kochi is now a lawyer. This is her incredible story

    Neena K G was on her way to the store to buy some new clothes when we first spoke over the phone. New clothes for what? A few days from then, precisely on December 15, she will be enrolling herself as a lawyer at the Bar Council of Kerala. Now what is so special about someone enrolling as a lawyer, one may ask. Here's your answer: She's 41,...

    • 5 days ago
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    American companies consider STEM degrees a mark of distinction: Gregory H Bauer, Simon Business School

    Last year, Skanda Sandeep, an engineering student from PES University, pursued a STEM-certified business degree fromSimon Business School, University of Rochester, USA. And what came out of it? A great career, of course. Today, he works as a Financial Analyst with Citibank in the US. Indeed, the trend of pursuing an MBA, or any business-related...

    • 5 days ago
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    Ever heard of Ganjifa? Meet the people who are bringing this ancient card game back to life

    With the ever-changing times and the advent of technology, many forms of traditional arts and games have faded away. Ganjifa is one such game that has been lost in the sands of time and needs to be preserved. To do just that, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath (KCP) released a book titled Splendours of Ganjifa Art last month. And this is not the first time...

    • 5 days ago

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