IIT Kharagpur Spring Fest Announces Social Initiative 2023: PUKKAR

Along with the melange of various cultural arts, yearly Spring Fest comes up with a unique social initiative, understanding its responsibility towards the betterment of society. Every year the fest we aim at a social cause and strives to resolve it to its fullest. We read-more

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 05:18 PM / by Krishan Roy

Tags: Spring Meet, iit kharagpur, Social Issues, UNICEF

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Priests walks over childless women lying on the ground

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Chhattisgarh: Priests Walk Over Married Women To Bless Them Motherhood

In a strange mode of worship, a group of priests walked on the backs of 200 married women in a traditional fair at Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district to bless them with children. While a doctor called it "inhumane", the temple authorities stated that several women have been blessed with children with this ritual. Besides, the 'Madhai Mela', organised to worship goddess Angaarmoti, witnessed thousands of devotees without adhering to the COVID-19… read-more

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 06:30 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Social Issues, Spiritual leaders, Safety Protocols

Courtesy: New Indian Express

Ayushmann Khurrana

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Ayushmann Khurrana Aims To Address Social Taboos Through Cinema

In a recent interview, actor Ayushmann Khurrana mentioned that he tries to "normalise" taboo topics through his films, right from 'Vicky Donor' to 'Article 15'. He opined that cinema has the capability to make society open-minded towards social issues. He further stated  that he felt happy because of the positive responses received, for his films on the social taboos, from the Indian people who are naturally shy.

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 04:57 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Ayushmann Khurrana, Taboo, Social Issues, Films, Bollywood

Courtesy: FilmiBeat