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Guru Nanak College all set to host 7th Pavit Singh Nayar Memorial Intercollegiate T20

Guru Nanak College all set to host 7th Pavit Singh Nayar Memorial Intercollegiate T20

March 6, 2021

India’s most exciting inter-collegiate T20 cricket tournament is back. The 7th edition of the Pavit Singh Nayar Memorial Intercollegiate T20, an All-India Intercollegiate Cricket Tournament for Men & Women 2021 will be held from March 8-12 at the cricket grounds of the Guru...

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Digital media & OTT rules: Freedom & privacy under siege

Digital media & OTT rules: Freedom & privacy under siege

March 5, 2021

Introduced to ‘curb misuse’ of digital platforms, new rules by the Indian government for the OTT and digital news platforms has led to worries about the freedom and privacy of individuals online.

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Prize unwise: Bollywood award shows

Prize unwise: Bollywood award shows

March 4, 2021

After a gap of over a year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Bollywood award season has begun again.  Dadasaheb Phalke Awards, considered one of the most prestigious awards in Indian cinema, concluded on February 26 and Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Akshay Kumar bagg...

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Hurun Global Rich List & LSE: Inequality shoots up in pandemic

Hurun Global Rich List & LSE: Inequality shoots up in pandemic

March 3, 2021

The year 2020 was disastrous for the global economy as the GDP in practically every country collapsed by record numbers mainly due to the lockdowns that were imposed across the globe. Close to 500 million jobs may have been lost and hundreds of millions pushed into poverty. Howev...

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Gond paintings: Of tribes, traditions and art

Gond paintings: Of tribes, traditions and art

March 3, 2021

“Art in India does not wait for a canvas or paint. Rock surfaces and caves, a village wall, the floor, a palm leaf, a piece of wood, or even the palm of a hand is space enough and that is exactly what Gond represents – staying in harmony with nature,” says Gareeba Singh...

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Haunted homes of Rajasthan’s Kuldhara

Haunted homes of Rajasthan’s Kuldhara

March 2, 2021

Ghost stories have a very different kind of charm to lure readers with old forts, ruins of castles, deserted alleys, sinister houses and abandoned spirits. Lying 21 km from the Golden City of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, Kuldhara a large village has a similar story to tell. Straight ...

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Negotiating with patriarchy, one veil at a time

Negotiating with patriarchy, one veil at a time

March 1, 2021

Early last month, the world’s largest Muslim country, Indonesia, home to 12.7 pc of global Muslim population, banned public schools from making religious attire compulsory, after the story of a Christian student being pressured to wear a headscarf in the class went viral. Over ...

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Covid-19 increases hazards of biomedical waste

Covid-19 increases hazards of biomedical waste

March 1, 2021

Even though the world seems to have begun a pushback against the Covid-19 pandemic with the launch of intensive vaccination drives in several countries, the battle is far from won. And even when humanity conquers the virus, which it must and will, the pandemic would have left sev...

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Delhi Riots: Victims’ battle for justice & compensation continues

Delhi Riots: Victims’ battle for justice & compensation continues

February 28, 2021

“I will do what I did again. I don’t have any regrets, except that I couldn’t save the lives of Dinesh Khatik, Ankit Sharma (riot victims) and many others,” Kapil Mishra, a local leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party in northeast Delhi, said this during launch of a book De...

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Still a long walk to equal rights for LGBTQ in India

Still a long walk to equal rights for LGBTQ in India

February 27, 2021

Armit Puri and Gagan Das’s love story is like anyone else’s. Based in Jaipur, Rajasthan, both engineers met at work, fell in love and have been living together for four years now. But as a same-sex couple in India, their relationship was a crime until a 2018 ruling by the Su...

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Circular economy goes around in circles

Circular economy goes around in circles

February 27, 2021

Every decade or so, roughly, corporate boardrooms come up with new buzzwords that are meant to define not just how the world would evolve and what the world needs, but also, more crucially how they are becoming or already have become very responsible corporate citizens despite al...

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Arabic Calligraphy: Art in alphabets

Arabic Calligraphy: Art in alphabets

February 26, 2021

As beautiful as pearls, his works attract the attention even of those who are not familiar with the Arabic language. According to him, aesthetics and refinement are the specialities of Islamic art. Arabic calligraphy is ‘worship’ for Muqtar Ahmed, a Bengaluru-based calligraph...

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