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India, April 17 -- In the present world of cinema, every film maker is trying to make a film that will get him/her truckloads of money and a ride to the 'Oscar Ville'. In this crowd one man stand out, who doesn't really care about what the audience thinks of his films. He has an idea, a vision and a mere $70,000- enough to create a masterpiece that might not be...

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India, April 17 -- Wikipedia describes Indian Culture as "The culture of India refers to the way of life of the people of India. India's languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food, and customs differ from place to place within the country. The Indian culture, often labelled as an amalgamation of several cultures, spans across the Indian subcontinent and...

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India, April 16 -- In December, Youth Ki Awaaz brought to you the story of Apna Haq, a collaborative project between Voices of Women Media and Feminist Approach to Technology. The project involved a three-month long workshop in which VOW Media trained young women from the slums around Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi to use film, photography and radio in order to raise...

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India, April 16 -- Short stories have always intrigued me. A tale intentionally unfinished, a tale unintentionally vague and fuzzy, embedded with secrets, for you to trace them out. They say that there is specific grammar, known rules and regulations for writing a short story. I know none of them. What has always attracted me as an individual is the fuzziness, the...

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India, April 16 -- In recent times, I have frequently observed the usage of 'rape' in everyday language. It is used to signify any aggressive or destructive act, usually one that results in extensive damage to a person. "Their team completely raped ours in the football match", "The professor fully raped me during my presentation", "You raped her with that awesome...

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India, April 15 -- In this month's stories which I had been doing for the Volunteerism section, I noticed a pattern. They were mostly success stories of inspiring youngsters who took 'the path less travelled' with success, more or less. That is when my thoughts drifted to Devanik Saha, an ex-TFI Fellow, renowned for educational services who is grappling through quite...

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India, April 15 -- The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has taken India's political arena by storm. While opinion polls in the run up to the 2013 Delhi Assembly Elections had indicated that the party was gaining momentum, few would have predicted that they will eventually win 28 seats and finish a close second in another 20. The events of the last couple of months, however,...

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India, April 15 -- Full House, Princess Hours, Secret Garden, Lie to Me and Man of Honor are some of the most watched Korean dramas. Sounds alien? Ask Sixteen-year-old Kinchit who sits transfixed every time the Korean soap opera The Heirs makes it to the television screen, which has now become a daily ritual. Her love for this show, and of many others in the north...

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India, April 15 -- On the one end, we have big brand names, big MNCs, big turn overs, big employment generators and what not. But on the other hand, their greed has led them to earn profit by exploiting the resources of the country by bribing the governments. These companies are filthy rich but the greed to earn more and more money does not die. Ethics in business has...

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India, April 15 -- The News: In a landmark judgement this morning, the Supreme Court in the NALSA transgender rights case has said that transgenders are citizens of the country and have equal rights to education, employment and social acceptability. The recognition of the transgenders as the third gender is a massive victory and has come as a heartening news to all...

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