E-sports: A booming career option in India

On April 16, a Varanasi-based Dalimss Sunbeam Group of Schools in U.P. introduced e sports as part of their extra-curriculum. Shikhar Yadav started playing e-sports at six and turned a professional at 15. E-sports lacked recognition in India before the launch of Player Unknown’s Battleground (PUBG). The game was launched in India in 2017.The prize […]

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How Covid ruined IAS dreams of rural India

Many Civil Service Examination (CSE) coaching institutes have witnessed a more than 50 percent drop in student enrollment. MS Tomar owns a paying guest (PG) accommodation in the Mukherjee Nagar area of New Delhi. His property is among dozens of other PG accommodations that are dotted across the map of the north Delhi neighbourhood. He […]

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Independent filmmakers blooming in the international film festival

Despite budget issues, independent filmmakers are gaining fame through international film festivals. New York Indian film festival (NYIFF) 2021 screened more than 60 Indian films. One year ago, Abhilash Shetty was knocking on producers’ doors, looking for someone to create his project. “For the third or fourth time in a year, I had been refused. […]

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We will conduct an official inquiry on the Kaveri hostel violence: JNU

All India Student Association (AISA)  have called for a mass delegation to meet JNUvice-chancellor while the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (AVBP) students have demanded an official inquiry. The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) said that they will conduct a procedural inquiry into the violence that took place in Kaveri Hostel on Sunday. Dean of the student, […]

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Immigrant students in limbo, Australia’s PR woes

Indian students face mental and financial burdens due to unanticipated changes in permanent residency conditions by the Australian government. Palak, a Delhi University alumna, arrived in Australia as an Information technology (IT) student in 2017. She required 70 points to be invited by the Australian government for permanent residency. One morning in 2018 while she […]

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