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Jane Fonda (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jane Fonda gets handcuffed, arrested at peaceful climate change protest in Washington

Jane Fonda was arrested at the US Capitol on Friday while peacefully protesting climate change.

Published on 12th October 2019
Payal Jangid at the Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards in New York (Photo: IANS)

Payal Jangid, 17-year-old activist from Rajasthan, is first Indian to win Changemaker Award

Rajasthan-based activist Payal Jangid, 17, has been honoured with the prestigious Changemaker Award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at the Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards in New York.

Published on 11th October 2019
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg dominates 2019 Nobel Peace Prize list

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, Brazilian indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have dominated the Nobel Peace Prize lists.

Published on 11th October 2019
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Ginger Baker, powerhouse drummer of Cream and Blind Faith dies peacefully at 80

Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse, died Sunday at age 80.

Published on 7th October 2019
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Greta Thunberg’s #HowDareYou speech is now a death metal song

The 16-year-old activist loves it.

Published on 1st October 2019
Forest Whitaker (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

From crime boss to music man, the ever-versatile Forest Whitaker shares some rare joy

Forest Whitaker plays a real-life crime boss in Epix's new drama series Godfather of Harlem with the commanding intensity expected from him.

Published on 28th September 2019
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With climate marches happening around the world, we look at some of Chennai’s green initiatives  

It is but natural that we head to the largest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum-certified hotel, ITC Grand Chola in Guindy to see where the city’s benchmark is.

Published on 27th September 2019
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Economic growth or pollution control reforms? The finals of X-Confero 2019 came to a clear solution for a developing country  

The finale of St. Xavier’s College’s inter-college debate X-Confero is all about prioritising right when it comes to meaningful development

Published on 27th September 2019
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When history knocks on your door: Preserving a fading history of the Jews of Kochi 

The story of Kochi’s Jews needs to be retold for the future.

Published on 25th September 2019

Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma support Greta Thunberg’s speech at UN Climate Action Summit

Anushka Sharma urged everybody to listen to speech and think about what she is saying while stressing 'Climate. Change. Is. Real.'

Published on 25th September 2019

'Greta Thunberg, you're an inspiration': Rohit Sharma lauds 16-year-old climate activist

Greta Thunberg accused the world leaders of betraying her generation by failing to act on climate change.

Published on 25th September 2019
Boardwalker’s adaptation of Steve Tesich’s Division Street is a hysterical tale of a confused ex-rad

  Boardwalker’s adaptation of Steve Tesich’s Division Street is a hysterical tale of a confused ex-radical

After their last production, Birdcage in 2017, the company is back with Division Street - a wacky comedy, adapted from American-Serbian screenwriter and playwright Steve Tesich’s 1981 play.

Published on 21st September 2019

Bhumi Pednekar's Climate Warrior campaign aims to start a dialogue on global warming, sustainable living

Bhumi Pednekar's campaign will also highlight the work done by environmental activists and citizen groups across India to bring about sustainable change to the environment. 

Published on 21st September 2019

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