In recent years, we have come no closer to humanising people in the spotlight. Shakuntala Devi—the eminent mathematician, a politician, an astrologer, and the ‘human computer’— herself has been a part of our lives fleetingly. We have looked at her as a figure that is foreign to us, but Anu … Continue Reading
It’s both a vague but also scarily real term that needs to be talked about. Before you ask why, before you dismiss me as a ‘whiny feminazi’, you should know something: many girls, including myself, have had to live through it.
Imagine this (any millennial can) – You … Continue Reading
A medical student at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Trinetra is a proud transwoman. She is an aspiring surgeon and a prolific artist. MTTN had the chance to have a chat with Trinetra and to hear her opinions, beliefs, and experiences of being a transgender person in India.
Interviewer: How … Continue Reading
Today marks the one-year anniversary of Smt. Sushma Swaraj’s untimely death. Here’s a look at her life, her achievements and struggles as one of the few women politicians at the top.
Born on the 14th of February, 1952 to Sh. Hardev Sharma and Smt. Lakshmi Devi, Sushma Sharma … Continue Reading
A powerful blast in port warehouses near central Beirut storing highly explosive material killed 78 people and injured nearly 4,000 on August 4th. Almost a hundred people have been reported missing, including 10 firefighters. The blast struck with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake and was heard up to … Continue Reading
How can we not talk about family when family’s all that we got?
Sorry, Mr. Wiz Khalifa. Can’t relate.
I’ve never been close to my family. My entire life, they’ve been, at worst, an inconvenience, and at best, the people I live with, who tolerate me and me them. I … Continue Reading
Manipal Entrance Test (MET) for BTech admissions is a common entrance exam to secure admission in Manipal Institute of Technology (MAHE Manipal), Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMU Sikkim) and Manipal University (MU) Jaipur. Candidates can select one of the 17 undergraduate engineering courses offered based on their rank/score in … Continue Reading
Autism. What comes to your mind when you hear this word?
Be it a general awareness of mental illnesses, misinterpretation in pop culture, or usage in daily vernacular (not for the right reasons obviously), it is a word thrown around frequently.
For me, I think of my cousin. He was … Continue Reading
Last Thursday, like most mornings this year, people woke up and checked Twitter to learn about the latest disaster. But instead of being amused by the usual trending Trump witticism du jour, US politics gave us a rare good headline, as a video of a woman representative giving a polished, … Continue Reading