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A blend of diverse cultures and art forms practiced in different communities in India indeed makes it one of the most vibrant and colourful nations in the world. Be it embroidery, painting, wood carving, stone carving, sculpturing, India has traditionally been a heritage of craft and art forms and immensely creative and talented artists. If …

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When the entire world is talking about environment conservation and sustainable development, do you wonder if that is even possible? Do you wonder if you, as a part of an urbanised locality held into inevitable product consumption and waste generation, can ever contribute towards the larger goal the world wants to seek? Yes, you can. …

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Our constitution labels us as productive citizens, capable to be active participants of the democracy, once we cross the age of 18. But, often, even after crossing the threshold of age and receiving the right to vote,  many of us tend to shed off our responsibility as ‘citizens’ of the democracy; taking a backseat and …

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Highway blockades, riots, bomb blasts, immobilised transport, closed shutters, empty racks, economic crisis, scarcity of basic resources- Manipur is going through a steep downfall for the past few months. Political unrest and disputes are giving rise to a huge turmoil in the state. The on-going blockade of the national highway leading to Imphal Valley, imposed …

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You must have seen people believing in superstitions like not crossing a path walked by a cat, not walking over a black cloth lying on the road, believing that waking up to the sight of a pair of mynah birds on a tree branch would bring them luck, and so on. Apparently peculiar, but these …

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What did we do during our summer vacations in 12th grade of our schooling? We might recall the day long tuition classes, long hours of self studies, rigorous training and internship periods and so on. For most of us, the entire period during high school has been one of the most stressful phases of our life. …

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From a tender age parents ask their children to aim high and aspire to become a bureaucrat, technocrat, medico, lawyer or sportsperson. Although choices are many, but the child has to choose one and pursue that all his/her life. If the choice comes through academics, sports gets a back seat, and vice versa. But some …

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 LEADING A ‘KRANTI‘ FROM KAMATIPURA TO ‘LIFE’ Titled as one of Newsweek’s “25 Under 25 Women to Watch” and honoured with ‘Youth Courage Award’ by UN, 19-year-old Shweta Katti is pursuing a course in psychology at NYC. 19-year-old Kavita Hosmani is attending ‘Semester at Sea’ on a scholarship. The endless list of achievements of these 18 …

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“अ से अनार, अा से अाम….  A for Apple, B for Ball”…. Hearing the familiar chaotic sound, my ears assured that it was a montessori School. Instantly, my eyes moved around in search of the source of noise, just to stop at a big blue board with flashy large words- HANUMANGANJ POLICE THANA. Peculiar! A rapid …

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STORY OF  YOUNG INDIA FELLOW AND ASHOKA YOUTH VENTURER- ASHWEETHA SHETTY “There is not much to write about me”, she said when I spoke to her for the first time. By the end of the conversation, I realised she was wrong! Mukkudal Village of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu, lives out of beedi rolling and …

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