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Covid delay denies DU students scholarships | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The Indian vice-president’s secretariat and the National Commission for Backward Classes have written to Delhi University and the University Grants Commission about complaints by students at not being able to submit applications on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP). On NSP, students can apply for the various scholarships available to students belonging to SC/ST …

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Human rights come to play as China prepares for another Olympics

When Beijing staged the Summer Olympic Games in 2008, many argued — or at least hoped — that the international attention would improve human rights in China. It didn’t. Now, China is counting down to another Olympics in Beijing, this time the Winter Games next February. And it is facing mounting calls for a boycott …

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How cinema and pop culture have made the poor invisible and irrelevant

“His nails are blue. His feet are swollen…Teary-eyed, his father broke down looking at his son’s limping gait. Kya gareebo ka bhalaai, adhikaar kay liye ladna itna bada jurm hai? (Is it a crime to fight for the rights of poor?),” he mumbles to himself. The above is an excerpt from a report in The …

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