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    The Conversation

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    The Universal Appeal of Rabindranath Tagore

    On the occasion of Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary The New Leam sent a series of questions to Professor Avijit Pathak . His responses throw light on the poet, his literary and philosophic creations, his educational practices and his engagement with Mahatma Gandhi.

    Sri Lanka attacks: government’s social media ban may hide the truth about what is happening

    SRI LANKA / More than 200 people have been killed in several coordinated bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter. 

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    OPINION

    CONVERSATION | “Great literature is one of the most helpful resources to discover the spectrum of desire, love and friendship,” says Ruth Vanita 

    In a conversation with The New Leam, Dr. Ruth Vanita reflects on issues like sexuality, identity and body politics. And her engagement with issues in feminism throws new light on critical issues of gender that define our times. 

    The Pandemic , Unequal Opportunities and the Challenges Posed by the Online Mode of Learning

    In a society embedded in socio-economic hierarchies, access to online education is limited to the privileged and leaves behind a large section of those coming from marginalised backgrounds.

    From Linux to Windows and Back

    What does it mean to use Linux and how is the user experience better than in Windows, here is a personal narrative of a user who sides with the former and tells us exactly why.

    Bihar Hasn’t Defeated the COVID-19 Pandemic, It Has Hidden it for the Sake of Electoral Politics

    Low testing, poor medical surveillance and lack of political will are behind significantly low reportage of COVID-19 cases in Bihar, but are by no means indicative of the end of the pandemic in the state.

    Are We Destined to Live with Violence?

    Is it ever possible to combat violence, and find ourselves in a world that generates love, calmness and peace?