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Vidya Balan is busy promoting her new movie Tumhari Sulu where she portrays the role of a Radio Jockey. But who are these people behind the scene? How do they go about their talkathons? Sudipto Maity goes behind the voice- based industry

Escape from Terror

The Fortnight on Elimination of Violence Against Women, mandated by a UN declaration, begins on 25 November and ends on International Human Rights Day, 10 December. Violence against women still continues worldwide, including India, but women are also fighting back, reports� Aninnya Sarkar

Treasure trove of Indian paintings

One of the world’s best collections of South Asian art can be found in the San Diego Museum of Art, California with emphasis on Indian paintings spanning many genres, reports Candice Yacono

Gift a 'green' Diwali
The festival of lights, Diwali, is round the corner. This is also the season for exchanging gifts with near and dear ones. However, today people are moving away of the usual gifts repeated year after year and taking to new ideas, like organic products, finds Maiyankini Bose
Centrists not well represented in public debate space: Amish
Amish, the Indian author, of Shiva Trilogy fame (The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the Nagas, and The Oath of the Vayuputras), has come out with his seventh book, Immortal India, in 2017. The author, on a recent visit to Kolkata on a book signing programme, spoke to IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh, sharing his views on a range of issues in India.
Olivia Nuamah: Pride Toronto chief opens up on gender, racism and...
The director of one of Toronto's top calendar events, Pride Toronto, Olivia Nuamah wants to be treated like a white male heading a company. In an exclusive interview with IBNS Canada's Suman Das and Asha Bajaj, she shares how her organisation has managed to get people to care about the LGBTQ community. Nuamah also talks about how it all started, while tracing back her roots. Excerpts:
Don’t waste, fashion it out
The massive urban waste that is generated around us today is mindboggling. But the same waste can have a new life in many forms paving the path for a sustainable lifestyle as new age innovators show. Maiyankini Bose reports
Community colleges for Skilled India
Community colleges can support the Skill India mission and bridge the gap between industry demand and the availability of high-skill candidates in the country, says SPAN writer Burton Bollag taking a cue from an American model
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