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Dark And Beautiful: Artistes Against Colour Bias

Dark And Beautiful: Artistes Against Colour Bias

India’s obsession on fair skin needs no introduction. More than anything else, our matrimonial advertisements stand testimony to this. Prospective brides and grooms are as concerned with their future spouse’s skin colour as they...
Ramji Nagar: The Village Of Robbers

Have You Heard Of Ramji Nagar: The Village Of Robbers?

The name is Nagar, Ramji Nagar. To anyone who visits Ramji Nagar, located near Trichy in Tamil Nadu, it looks just like a typical village but a digging up a little will reveal you...
An Architect Turns Into A Film-Maker And Offers Solutions To Garbage, Sewage & Sanitary Problems

An Architect Turns Into A Film-Maker And Offers Solutions To Garbage, Sewage & Sanitary...

Vishnu Priya, an architect from Chennai was taken aback to see the girls’ toilets in a government school kept locked because there was not enough water. She wanted to make a toilet that used...
Here Is All You Need To Know About The 200 Years Old Weekly Bazaar In Chennai

Here Is All You Need To Know About The 200 Years Old Weekly Bazaar...

Pallavaram, a bustling residential locality in Chennai is known for its rich historical connections as it is believed to have been inhabited since the Palaeolithic Age. There is a shandy (bazaar) which adds to...
Meet The Nomad Boy Nominated For International Peace Prize

Meet The Nomad Boy Nominated For International Peace Prize

Sakthi Ramesh from Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu belongs to the ‘Narikuravar’ community, a prominent nomad tribe in the state which is slowly getting itself accommodated into mainstream society. Usually, these people live in...
Meet The Girl Who Underwent India’s First Stem-Cell Therapy

Meet The Girl Who Underwent India’s First Stem-Cell Therapy

Senthil Kumar and Sarojini, a couple from Tamil Nadu, were clueless when doctors said that their one and a half year old daughter Thamirabharani’s body is incapable of producing haemoglobin in red blood cells...
13 Dead In Police Firing: What Led To The Unrest In Tuticorin?

13 Dead In Police Firing: What Led To The Unrest In Tuticorin?

At least 13 people have been killed in a ghastly incident of police firing in the port town of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu. The people were on a protest march to the Collectorate demanding...
Here Is Why Women Are Throwing Their Razors Away

Here Is Why Women Are Throwing Their Razors Away

Many of us would have noticed this while watching a movie, especially in song sequences. It was a subtle thing but would sure have embarrassed you when you observed it. The gorgeously clad heroine...
Want To Know All About Meghan Markle"s Wedding Veil?

Want To Know All About Meghan Markle”s Wedding Veil?

The five meter long silk veil Meghan Markle wore during her wedding with Prince Harry caught many eyes. When coming out of St. George’s Chapel the bride struggled a little as the long, decorated...
Are Resorts The Last Resort Of Our Democracy?

Are Resorts The Last Resort Of Our Democracy?

How can you buy or sell the sky, asked Chief Seathl, leader of prominent Indian tribes around Washington's Puget Sound when they were persuaded by the government to sell two million acres of land....