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Saumya Bansal

The accidental mountaineer

The accidental mountaineer

February 15, 2019

Satyarup Siddhanta, an engineer by profession and a mountaineer by passion, shares his inspirational story with Media India Group of fighting his prolonged illness of asthma and becoming the youngest mountaineer to climb seven mountains and volcanoes.

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Selfless social workers of the country honoured with Padma Shri

Selfless social workers of the country honoured with Padma Shri

February 1, 2019

Many unsung heroes of the country who have dedicated their lives to serve the poor, worked for the protection of environment, spread education, and others, have been honoured with Padma Shri this year.

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Felt Baazaar was maybe a little underrated, says actor Rohan Mehra

Felt Baazaar was maybe a little underrated, says actor Rohan Mehra

February 1, 2019

Rohan Mehra, who recently made his debut with the film Baazaar as one of the lead characters along with actors Saif Ali Khan and Radhika Apte, talks to Media India Group about his journey, the film and his future plans.

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Indian-American Sikh receives Rosa Parks Trailblazer award

Indian-American Sikh receives Rosa Parks Trailblazer award

January 30, 2019

Indian-American philanthropist and entrepreneur, Gurinder Singh Khalsa, has been presented with the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer award for his campaign that forced US authorities to change their policy towards turban (headgear of the Sikh community).

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Preserving the unparalleled history of films through national museum

Preserving the unparalleled history of films through national museum

January 29, 2019

The National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) provides a glimpse into Indian film history and helps film students, film-makers, fans and critics to learn and understand cinema as a medium of artistic expression in the country and globally.

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Republic Day 2019: This is how the parade has evolved over the years

Republic Day 2019: This is how the parade has evolved over the years

January 26, 2019

Every year India's Republic Day celebrations have been a national window to the country's multifarious culture. While the presence of a foreign dignitary as the chief guest and tableaux remain constant, the parade sees different themes every year, showcasing our country's advancements in various fields.

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Bollywood’s hit on-screen couples that are all set to make a comeback

Bollywood’s hit on-screen couples that are all set to make a comeback

January 24, 2019

Two decades later, the most iconic hit jodis (couple) of Bollywood are making a comeback with films such as Kalank, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga and Sadak 2, bringing the old charm back on the big screens.

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The rising income disparity in India and women are its biggest victims

The rising income disparity in India and women are its biggest victims

January 24, 2019

The Oxfam Inequality Report 2019, released on January 21 details shocking levels of wealth inequality in the country, adding that wealth is being further concentrated in the hands of the richest while the poor are pushed deeper into deprivation.

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Sexist comments by celebrities and politicians being highly slammed by netizens

Sexist comments by celebrities and politicians being highly slammed by netizens

January 17, 2019

A wave of #MeToo revelations has rocked India, breaking a culture of silence around sexual attack, harassment and everyday sexism, calling men to account in a male-dominated country.

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Ahead of general elections, a spree of political biopics line up on big screens

Ahead of general elections, a spree of political biopics line up on big screens

January 15, 2019

Beginning with The Accidental Prime Minister and NTR, that released last Friday, a string of political biopics are lined up for release in different languages in the upcoming months such as Thackeray, Yatra and PM Narendra Modi, just as 2019 Lok Sabha elections come closer.

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Lodhi Garden moving towards becoming India’s first high-tech park

Lodhi Garden moving towards becoming India’s first high-tech park

January 11, 2019

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is in the process of installing the QR codes which when scanned by a visitor will give details of a tree, including its age, lifespan, botanical name, common name, blooming season among others.

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Purification rites held after two women of menstruating age enter Sabarimala

Purification rites held after two women of menstruating age enter Sabarimala

January 7, 2019

The closing of the Sabarimala temple for purification rituals following the entry of two women of menstruating age has put many questions forward like that of untouchability, social exclusivity, and the impeachment of law.

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