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A grand library can come up in a small village

A library is a public facility or a private utility – a storehouse of information. It is a portal to the world of knowledge. Tens and thousands of people, who cannot afford to buy expensive books or who are on the trail of research literature for their professional needs, swarm libraries. The...

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What Population Genetics says about Tamils

Before medical surgery, a patient in Tamil Nadu /Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is asked a few questions regarding allergies to medication and so on. He/she may well be asked about his/ her caste, too. Doctors want to ensure they don't belong to the Arya Vaishya Chetty caste group as researchers...

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Education

The pain of sexual violence against children

Sexual violence against children is still a taboo subject for conversation. It is a vicious circle where the child is victimized twice. Parents don’t want to talk about it. Perpetrators go unpunished. Professor A Mangai’s new play Ulluram (strength within) talks about sexual violence against...

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Actors Sathashi, Anbarasi and Mrudula in Marapachi's play Ulluram: Pics by Mohandas Vadakara