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Jul 28, 2016

Mahasweta Devi, eminent writer and social activist, passes away in Kolkata

She wrote immensely about the life and struggles of tribal communities in some of India's most backward states #Bengali writer Mahashweta Devi #Kolkata #Mahashweta Devi #NewsTracker #West Bengal
FP Staff

Jul 28, 2016

#WeWearWhatWeWant: Plus size women take to Twitter, teach us about bodyshaming

Talk about breaking the rules and embracing yourself, Simone Mariposa has embraced her plus size and has done it the right way! #body shaming #Feminism #plus-size #Shareworthy #Simone Mariposa #WeWearWhatWeWant #Women

Jul 23, 2016

Kabali box office collections: Rajnikanth-starrer has created history across globe, says producer Thanu

Megastar Rajinikanth-starrer "Kabali", which released amid much fan frenzy yesterday, has created history by becoming the biggest Indian opener of all time, according to producer 'Kalaipuli' S Thanu. The film directed by Pa Ranjith, is a gangster drama and also stars Radhika Apte. #Bollywood #Kabali #Kabali box office collections #Kabali movie #NewsTracker #Rajnikanth

Jul 23, 2016

Kabali box office collections: Rajinikanth's film gets 'earth-shattering start' across India

Rajinikanth's latest movie Kabali drew tens of thousands to theatres across India on Friday, with diehard fans doing the 'Lungi Dance' to the beats of dhol in Tamil Nadu, where some offices declared a holiday. Most reviewers, however, trashed the Tamil film dubbed in multiple languages. #Chennai #Kabali #Kabali box office collections #Kabali fever #NewsTracker #Rajnikanth #Tamil Nadu

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Pulasta Dhar
If there is one place Pulasta Dhar wanted to live, it would be next to the microphone. He writes about, plays and breathes football. With stints at BBC, Hallam FM, iSport, Radio Mirchi, The Post and having seen the World Cup in South Africa, the Manchester United fan and coffee addict is a Mass Media graduate and has completed his MA in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Sheffield."
Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.

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Firstpost Community

Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
Firstpost Community

Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs

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