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12 Months, 13 Festivals!

Or so at the very least! In Bangladesh, there have been a number of vibrant cultural traditions transcending the contemporary nuances and celebrating the diverse backgrounds of its many inhabitants. The Bengali idiomatic phrase “baaro maash ey tero paarbon” literally translates into “12 months, 13 festivals” – because the traditions of Bengali culture are comprised…
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Climate Change: Why It’s Now Or Never

By Shreya Sherkhane Do you remember when we had a whole of 12 years to save the planet?Not anymore, no. Now we only have the next seven months until it is irreversible forever. If we continue down this road where there is not an inkling of change, glaciers will keep on melting; global temperatures will…
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A look back at History: Akbar’s Din-i-Ilahi

By Hiba Ishaq The Mughal Dynasty ruled the Indian subcontinent for the entire medieval period, and the greatest ruler was the third Mughal ruler, Akbar. Akbar (the Great), unlike his predecessors (and also successors), conquered a vast territory of South Asia and Central Asia with excellent policies and strategies. He had incorporated a vast stretch…
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Mental First Aid- STOP! Trivialising the Nontrivial

~ By Khushi Koul Mental illness is ubiquitous and yet, is the ‘elephant in the room’. The perilous combination of uncertainty, apprehension and economic insecurity, has induced hopelessness amongst the masses, pushing them into a state of vulnerability. It becomes all the more important during this global pandemic to TALK about mental health and make…
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