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Environment comes alive at Varanasi’s garbage dump

Nature and its elements have taken the place where there was once filth and heaps of garbage. Initiating the concept of public art  in the holy town of Varanasi, visual arts stu

Environment comes alive at Varanasi’s garbage dump

Nature and its elements have taken the place where there was once filth and heaps of garbage. Initiating the concept of public art  in the holy town of Varanasi, visual arts stu

Anaj Bank in PM’s constituency feeds the malnourished

It conducts normal operations of a commercial banks, almost. But it does not deal in cash. This is called ‘Anaj bank. It collects food grains from donors and gives it to the ne

Why shipping in Ganga may not be that good an idea

The government has planned to promote navigation in rivers, including the mighty Ganga. Union minister for road transport, highways and shipping

Zen and the art of cityscaping

Kyoto, nicknamed the city of a thousand temples, and hence comparable to Kashi, or Varanasi, where I spent some of my formative years, is about 500 km from its anagrammatical cousin, Tokyo. But the

Between chaos and Kashi

Ganga ke jal mein apni ek taang par khada hai yeh shehar apni duusri taang se bilkul bekhabar  – Hindi critic an

‘The sense of preserving heritage is missing’

It’s said that to see as much of life as India can show, all one needs to do is visit Varanasi. The city, often called India’s cultural capital, has recorded continuous settleme

When BHU’s calm was shattered

The campus of the prestigious Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which completed its 100 years less than a year ago, has turned into a curfew town following an alleged sexual harassment of an undergra

What ails Banaras Hindu University

From 1969, following an amendment in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Act, the university’s executive council is entirely nominated by the president of India on the recommendations of the H

NHRC notice to UP govt and BHU VC over police action

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the alleged inaction by the authorities of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) into a complaint of ev

Something rotten at the heart of BHU

There was something eclectic about the Banaras Hindu University (BHU). As one crossed the gates, the sprawling campus came in view, representing a microcosm of the entire universe of education. Dri

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