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    India Falls From 'Free' To 'Partly Free' In Global Politics & Liberty Report

    Over the past few years in India, especially recently, things have taken a polarised turn -- opinions have seen an all-time extreme, with no respite from the kind of injustices the country is witness to on a regular basis. A global politics and liberties report by Freedom House, Freedom In The World 2021 , states that India's status as a 'free' country is now 'partly...

    • 56 min ago
  • Culture

    Fashion Label Sruti Dalmia Is Modern In Nature & Rooted In Tradition

    Many aspects of the world, and life in general, have an impact on how the strong modern woman tackles each day. What one wears apart from what one thinks, hears and says, too, seems to be of immense importance -- it holds the capacity to change the way we feel about ourselves. Imbibing cultural influences from North-East India and South-East Asia, designer Sruti Dalmia's...

    • 20 hrs ago
  • Culture

    Fashion Brand 'Malie Brings Out The Beauty Of A Cultural Confluence

    The influence of cultural diversity on various facets of life is special -- it gives way to new routes of thinking and being. Apply the same into tangible objects such as clothes and accessories, and diversity shines through like never before 'Malie, a fashion brand that celebrates culture, heritage and all such wonderful things began when founders Amalie Othilia Brandi...

    • 24 hrs ago
  • Culture

    14 Artists, 25 Designs: Kulture Shop's Face Mask Line Is Hard To Miss

    One thing is clear by now -- masks are here to stay. What is a way to protect others and ourselves from harm, now also serves as an accessory to one's outfit. Bidding goodbye to the simplicity of the generic blue mask, people have taken to artful (and protective) masks. Kulture Shop managed to pack all things good into their new and first line of face masks -- 25 brilliant...

    • 2 days ago
  • Lifestyle

    Gaming Levels Up: IIT Bombay & Government To Roll Out Courses In Gaming, VFX, Animation & More

    Only members of the gaming community will be able to tell you just how much the virtual sport demands -- it also requires focus, training and determination. As the future in technology and young talent, gaming in India seems to be on the right track. In more good news for gaming enthusiasts, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in collaboration...

    • 3 days ago
  • Culture

    Same-Sex Marriage Against Indian Morals: Centre Responds To Delhi High Court

    In yet another blow to the LGBTQ+ community of India, and the country's integrity as a whole, many lost hope as same-sex marriage was deemed unfit to be part of Indian culture -- taking away a large population's wish for acceptance and happiness. The Centre replied to the Delhi High Court in response to three petitions seeking legalisation of same-sex marriage, and...

    • 6 days ago
  • Culture

    Documentary On 'Khabar Lahariya', India's Only Newspaper Run By Women Wins Awards

    'Writing with Fire', an Indian film chronicling the rise of Khabar Lahariya, India's only newspaper run by women recently won the audience award in the World Cinema Documentary category at the Sundance Film Festival 2021. Khabar Lahariya is being run since 2002 and was started by Delhi-based NGO Nirantar from Chitrakoot in Bundelkhand region. It is published across...

    • 7 days ago
  • Lifestyle

    Learn All About Indian Abortion Rights & Advocacy Via This Free Course

    According to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 (MTP Act), abortions are permitted in India only up to 20 weeks under prescribed conditions and circumstances. Beyond 20 weeks however, abortions are only permitted when the doctor believes that continuing with the pregnancy might involve risk to the woman's life. On 17 March, 2020 the Medical Termination of...

    • 7 days ago
  • Culture

    A Hopeful Indian's Love Letter To Korean Dramas & Her Top 10 Recommendations

    'Why don't you just move to South Korea?!' Just imagine this in a high-pitched 67-year-old Gujarati woman's voice aka my mother's! That's what the start of the pandemic was like for me. I guess everyone had their phases dealing with the unprecedented lockdown. Some were celebrating all the free time they had to make themselves better. Some were harrowed by the fact they...

    • 7 days ago
  • Culture

    First Indian Global Ambassador For L'Oreal Paris, Nidhi Sunil Is The New Face Of Beauty

    A Board member of the Invisible Girl Project and a former environmental attorney, Indian model, Nidhi Sunil made history today as L'Oreal Paris's first Indian global ambassador. Born and brought up in Kerala, Sunil made her acting debut in Gangoobai in 2013, and later starred in Kaash (2015). As a model, she has fronted campaigns for Garnier and The Gap and...

    • a week ago