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    Armed with a 100-year-old typewriter, Drishti Nagda is typing heartfelt messages for strangers in Hyderabad

    In the era of instant messages, WhatsApp and people stuck to their phones even when they are with another person, the ability to strike a conversation face-to-face seems to be lacking in today's world. However, there are some who still believe in the old school way of communicating with people. One such person is this 23-year-old from...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Meet this 24-year-old from Thiruvananthapuram who tries to shout out the positive life of transgenders

    Almost a year after the historical revocation of Section 377 from the Indian Penal Code, our society has seen many known personalities including Dutee Chand and lawyers Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju come out of the proverbial closet boldly. But are the voices of the people belonging to the community actually heard? What really happens in...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    Why Newcastle Uni's WiDeN project is telling the stories of women who deserve the attention

    As part of Newcastle University's Women in Development Network (WiDeN)project,Professor Karen Ross, Director of Research, visitedNew Delhi to talk to women who are empowering themselves through economic independence, including setting up micro-businesses, undertaking training for employment and supporting infrastructural developments to release time for...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    What research projects are Indians working on that the world is in awe of? Visit this travelling expo to find out

    If you are one of those people who thinks that Science can only lead to a career either in Engineering or Medicine, then your belief is far from the truth. There's an endless list of career opportunities out there where you can utilise your Science degree. Vigyan Samagam, a travelling exhibition at Visvesvaraya Technological and...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Gifty Bright creates terrariums from the real terra firma

    Her art comes from the very soil where she found her calling. When Gifty Bright speaks about her love for terrariums, you can see the amount of love she puts into each individual grain of sand that she adds to them. A lover of all things aesthetic, she represents a brand of art that is relentless and finds itself through new cities and mediums. After graduating in a subject she didn't...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    MSRIT team creates app that can print maps for visually impaired students at just Rs 5

    Technology has made life easier for everyone, not only with the information available at our fingertips but with those friendly apps as well. One such app that has made the life of visually-impaired students easier is Soft Braille, an app developed and launched by a team of students and a professor from MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology. Printing images or...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Kochi's very own progressive rock quartet, Chidakasha, is all set to take their music to the national level

    Imagine this. One of our best homegrown bands could have never been a band at all. Yes. Lead vocalist of the band, Sachin Rajeev was on his way to becoming a solo performer when he casually participated in a jam session with their now-lead guitarist, Arjun Subramaniam. Their music worked so well together that they decided a set of good...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Meet Vaishak, a 22-year old mountaineer who has been helping the blind summit peaks

    A few years ago, a group of boys went trekking in the Ettina Bhuja hills located in the Chikkamagaluru district. With no proper guide or map, they lost their way in the forest for almost two days and thought they would never return home. Vaishak J P, now a 22-year-old enthusiastic mountaineer, was one of the boys in the group. While others would've never ventured...

    • yesterday
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    Why everyone needs to watch this docu on how our frogs are going extinct

    It is common tradition across India for people to get frogs married in order to appease the rain gods. But today, unfortunately, most of the frog species are on the verge of extinction, all thanks to humans who have been damaging the environment. To create awareness on frog conservation, two youngsters from Udupi —Dheeraj Aithal and Pradeep Hegde — haveshot a...

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    Archana Mohan wants to revive interest in Yakshagana. This is how she's doing it

    When Akash, an eight-year-old, came down from the US to India with his parents, it was customary to travel to his hometown of Mangaluru. Unaware of the art form called Yakshagana, he wondered about the people who wore huge colourful costumes, painted their faces, wore gejjes on their ankles and performed dances or plays. Like Akash, there are Indian kids who live...

    • yesterday

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