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Part of the tribe! Part of the tribe – an epithet that probably brings in images of communal fervour and community bonding. But, it wouldn’t be necessarily a statement that you would associate with a chain of backpackers hostels. The Lost Tribe Hostel might be that new a figment of that tangible imagination. The low-cost …

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The Kerala Floods of 2018 might be one of the worst natural catastrophes that India might have seen in recent history. The central government declared it as a ‘calamity of severe nature’. But, only data can express the true severity of this nature’s wrath. Around 400 deaths have been witnessed and a total of 6,33,010 …

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Belgaum district in Karnataka is a panoply of villages. But, sadly, many students from these villages are struggling to survive the cut-throat competition of the current market of employability due to lack of proper education and opportunities. The villages are surrounded by farmlands of sugarcane and corns and the common occupation for the majority population …

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I am Karttikeya Mangalam, a senior undergraduate in Electrical Engineering. Last semester, I was at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland as an exchange student in the Dept. of Computer Science. This incident happened in the first week of February 2018 when I was coming back from Geneva to New Delhi Via Moscow after writing my final …

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women clean weed

India is a home to a healthy lot of freshwater lakes. But, sadly, most of them have faced an impending doom either due to government apathy or because of public ignorance. One such lake, that had faced a similar fate, was the Ansupa lake of Odisha. Ansupa is the only Freshwater lake in Odisha but …

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Promila Bahadur

In 1991, India, it wasn’t usual for a 14-year old teenager to teach herself on how to use a computer. But Promila Bahadur accomplished this and what she did with this knowledge has profoundly changed the lives of many young women in a poor village just 15 kilometres from her hometown of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. …

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Hrithik Roshan has clapped hands with India’s first transgender band for a music video for their next single. India’s first transgender band, 6-Pack Band, has been sparking off plenty of excitement since its first single, “Hum Hain Happy”, a cover of Pharrell Williams’s popular 2013 track, “Happy” (2013), with a video shot across the city. …

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  Tens of thousands of citizens of the tiny kingdom of Bhutan came together earlier this month to welcome their newborn prince with Buddhist symbols by planting 108,000 trees, each sealed with a prayer for the heir to the throne. Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, three of his ministers, and the leader of Opposition were among the 100,000 …

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While the nation feels pride in women power, and Ministers keep announcing policies to empower girls and women, society follows its own pace to allow and absorb the same. Harda, a small town in Madhya Pradesh, still believes that girls are meant only for marriage and to rear a family. In a population with stereotyped …

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