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Mar 09, 2018
Twitter's newly appointed CTO Parag Agrawal is an IIT Bombay alumnusAgrawal joined Twitter in October 2011 as an ads engineer, and he most recently held the title of Distinguished Software Engineer.
Mar 08, 2018
Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitationThe Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 defines a beggar as someone with ‘no visible means of subsistence and wandering, about or remaining in any public place in such condition or manner, as makes is likely that the person doing so exist soliciting or receiving alms’.
Mar 01, 2018
TISS student protest: Assam leader Akhil Gogoi lends support to protesters, claims corporates are controlling educationPeasant leader Akhil Gogoi on Wednesday threw his support behind the agitating students of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) protesting against the withdrawal of scholarships.
Feb 27, 2018
TISS students' protests now reach power corridors in New Delhi against withdrawal of financial aid for SC/ST scholarsThe Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) students and alumni staged a demonstration near the Human Resource Development Ministry against the withdrawal of scholarships for SC and ST scholars
Feb 26, 2018
TISS protest over cancellation of aid for SC, ST, OBC students enters 5th day: Students threaten to gherao Ramdas Athawale's homeThe protest at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) entered the fifth day as students, who are agitating against withdrawal of financial aid given to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) scholars at the institute, showed no signs to relent.
Feb 13, 2018
Ahead of Chhattisgarh polls, govt helps SC/STs denied caste certificates due to spelling mistakes avail benefitsThis move by the Chhattisgarh government comes months ahead of Assembly elections, which are expected to be held towards the end of the year
Dec 10, 2017
Rise in death rate of white Americans may have led to Donald Trump's win in US presidential election, says studySignificant increases in the death rates of white, middle-aged people over the last 15 years may have led to Donald Trump's win in presidential elections
Oct 31, 2017
Chinese soldiers should take Hindi lessons to avoid misunderstandings with Indian troops, says expertChina should follow India's move to teach Mandarin to its border troops deployed along the Sino- Indian frontiers and give lessons in Hindi to them for better communication and to avoid any "unnecessary" misunderstandings with their Indian counterparts, a Chinese expert has said.
Oct 28, 2017
Sociology text lists dowry 'advantages': How the media fanned a Facebook post-fuelled rowThe dowry controversy was an unwarranted but deeply damaging attack on St. Joseph's College, Bengaluru. It also revealed several interesting problems
Oct 25, 2017
List of Indian academicians accused of sexual harassment goes viral; polarised opinions emergeThis post has been created by Raya Sarkar who wishes to "make people wary" of these academicians. It has been condemned by 14 feminists who are associated with Kafila, a publication which explores contemporary issues