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Sign language should become one of India...

Deaf and mute entrepreneur and engineer Vaibhav Kothari was present at a webinar- Winning Challenges- hosted by Kolkata-based social and cultural activist Sundeep Bhutoria earlier in August. In the course of his interaction with Bhutoria, Vaibhav spoke about his journey in life, why India should have sign language as a scheduled language,  and more.  India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts

HireMee announces online exam tool ProEx

Bengaluru: Edtech firm HireMee has announced the launch of an online examination platform ProEx amid COVID-19 pandemic spread in the country which has forced students to resort to online education as an alternative to the normal system.

I connected Kathak with my concern for ...

Environmentalist, Kathak dancer and social activist Arushi Nishank, who is also the daughter of India's current Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, spoke about the Sparsh Ganga campaign, her interest in protecting environment and how rural women made Khadi masks in Covid-19 times in an Ek Mulakat session organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of the conversation

Environmentalist Arushi Nishank talks ab...

Kolkata: Social activist, environmentalist and dancer Arushi Nishank has recently opened up about how thousands of rural women in India picked up sui dhaga (needle and thread) to make reusable khadi and sutee masks taking a step to combat Covid-19.

Innovation takes deep root in non-metro ...

Salem: The 2020 Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement, ARIIA 2020 is out. Released this week by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and All India Council for Technical Education, one thing is clear from the list – innovation is taking root in the deep interiors of the country.

Institutions of the country in trouble, ...

Journalist-turned author Nilanjana S Roy was in conversation with Malika Varma of Ehsaas Women at a virtual session of An Author's Afternoon- organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement- just ahead of India's 74th Independence Day. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of the conversation  where Nilanjana spoke about Kolkata, books and democracy in India

Marxist ideology completely opposed to t...

Author Anant Vijay was the guest at the event 'Kitaab', which was organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation late last month, where he spoke about his book 'Marxvad Ka Ardhsatya'. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of his interaction at the event

One Indian parliamentary seat should be ...

Kolkata: Deaf and mute entrepreneur and engineer, Vaibhav Kothari, has said one seat in the Indian parliament should be reserved for a deaf person to represent their world.

Literature and epics always had symbioti...

Author Kavita Kane, who is credited for mythological fictions like 'The Karna's Wife', 'Sita's Sister', was the guest at a virtual An Author's Afternoon session organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement on Jul 28. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of an interaction where Kavita spoke about the blending of literature and epics

Gharana is important for student of musi...

Indian singer of Hindustani classical music, Shubha Mudgal, was the guest at 'Sur Aur Saaz' event organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Ehsaas Women on Jul 27. In an interaction with Indian classical vocalist Kaushiki Chakraborty, Mudgal spoke about her journey as a singer at length besides giving her take on the raging nepotism debate. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts

The happiness of always being busy: Japa...

Kolkata:  Ikigai is a mysterious Japanese word which loosely means "the happiness of always being busy" or finding and living one’s passion. Japanese author Héctor García, who became famous for his book IKIGAI: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life,  co-authored with Francesc Miralles, in a free-wheeling online chat decoded it for a chosen audience.

Makers of film ‘Synthetic Sati&rsq...

Kolkata: Power Publishers & Motion Pictures is working on a brand new web series, titled ‘Onyobhubon’, or ‘The Other World’, which explores the paranormal and mystery genre.

Book Review: A journey of personal disco...

Tomes have been written about The United States of America – a country which instantly grabs the attention due to multiple reasons like academics, fashion, style, food, language – but here is a chance to have a fresh look at the land of Uncle Sam through author Bhagaban Chandra Patra's book, ‘My Discovery of America’.