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    This Assamese girl from NSUI just won her way into JNUSU. This is her story

    Looks like one cannot ignore the presence of NSUI in JNU's political spectrum today. The recent JNUSU election's result may be on hold, but the trends tell us that the Congress affiliated student political organisation has won two councillor posts in the university.One of them is Vishnu Prasad, who was an active voice in the previous union. While Vishnu managed to retain...

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    Here's how this artist turns leaves into art to bring attention to the environment

    Art inspired by nature is always beautiful and fascinating. The experience becomes more enchanting when an artist carves out a master piece from nature. Subham Saha, an ITI pass out and a budding artist turns simple leaves into art with the help of a blade and a pen. "Since childhood, Subham was never interested in playing games. He always used to sit and...

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    Meet this nine-year-old double amputee who stole the show at the New York Fashion Week

    A young girl just proved that disability cannot stop anyone from achieving their dreams as the nine-year-old double-amputee stole the show at the New York Fashion Week (NYFW) runway. Daisy-May Demetre, the 9-year-old model, made her much-awaited debut at the big fashion night recently, becoming the first-ever double-amputee to walk a Big Apple show, Pix11...

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    Why Bengaluru's Aishwarya Pissay has got some serious racing DNA

    With the evolving times, the number of women in sports has also increased. Now, they not only participate in sports like sprinting, table tennis or badminton, but they also take up other challenging sports like shooting or motorbike racing. One such woman is Aishwarya Pissay from Bengaluru who recently became the first Indian athlete to win a world championship of motorcycles after...

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    This Bengaluru lecturer's short film about sex taboos, Paarivala, is an eye-opener for students

    If a few seconds-long advertisement can convince people to buy fairness creams then why can't his short films on social issues help the cause, reasons Jerrin Chandan, who teaches MA Literature to the students of St Joseph's Evening College in Bengaluru. His short film Paarivala has been screened at several places and has garnered positive responses....

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    Sudha Murty's new work of fiction will feature women in mythology, sans Sita and Draupadi

    Come October, Infosys Foundation Chairperson and author Sudha Murthy will come out with her latest book -- The Daughter from a Wishing Tree, a work on women in mythology. The book published by Penguin India is slated for launch on October 16 but it has already created quite a buzz amongst a section of bibliophiles, particularly those who love mythological...

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    Why Sonia Ashmore wants Indian youth to revive the traditional art of muslin-making

    The youth should understand the legacy of India's rich heritage in textiles and make efforts to preserve it, renowned design-historian Sonia Ashmore has said. Ashmore, who specialises in the traditional craft of weaving, called upon students of textile science and fashion studies of a city institute, to keep alive the fabled craft of fine muslin, "which is...

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    Savarkar was an atheist, his Hindutva was inclusive: Why you must read Vikram Sampath's biography of Veer Savarkar

    The artistic representation of history is a more scientific and serious pursuit than the exact writing of history. For the art of letters goes to the heart of things, whereas the factual report merely collocates details Author Vikram Sampath has always sworn by these words of Aristotle in all his literary pursuits, including his...

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    This Kerala social enterprise is all about integrating special needs students into the mainstream

    When the world is running to their work place at rush hour, do our differences matter? Here's a question we do not need an answer to but to those prevailing stigmas, SS Jayasankar or Jay to those who know him built an answer with his life's greatest work: Oorjja. The former mechanical engineer turned banking professional founded Oorjja, an ecosystem...

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    How this duo has transformed Pune's shops by jazzing up their shutters with artsy stories

    One of the most monotonous things about driving around Indian cities late at night is staring at the plain, characterless shutters that keep shops (and their wares) safe after hours. Imagine a world where these dull and worn out shutters of old shops can be brought back to life with the help of art. That's exactly what two young female artists in Pune are...

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