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Young dreams and big goals, children can now play sports to their hearts’ content

Young dreams and big goals, children can now play sports to their hearts’ content

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Updates from : Scroll.in : India’s favourite cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, is a product of Mumbai’s maidan culture. It’s where he had his first brush with competitive cricket, and a lifelong dream. He even relocated to his aunt’s house, situated near an iconic city sports field, to get maximum practice hours out of his days. He likens Mumbai’s playgrounds to a nurturing ecosystem in which sports lovers thrive if they submit to it. Indeed, sports fields can be incubating grounds of world-class sporting talent, and Sachin would like every child to have access to this crucial facility. But ground reality indicates that young talent, across different parts of the city, do not have access to fully-functional playgrounds, let alone a well-oiled machinery that has perfected the process o
Artist Rekha Rodwittiya marks her 60th year with an introspective show

Artist Rekha Rodwittiya marks her 60th year with an introspective show

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Updates from : The Hindu : ‘I want to hear my voice echo the anthem of women’s empowerment’ Taking stock of one’s life experiences, the learning, living, falling, rising, the in-between, the lull; all of it culminates into a certain something that artist Rekha Rodwittiya explores in her new show ‘Rekha@Sixty: Transient Worlds of Belonging’. The Bengaluru-based artist’s imagery, celebrating her 60th birthday, delves into her subconscious, keeping her personal, political, and feminist values at the forefront. Excerpts from an interview: What urged you to conceptualise the exhibition in this manner? Every decade has been a marker for me; personalised from the manner in which I have viewed the sequencing of time and what it could offer to me as a graph of learning and discovery. Fo
Odisha: 6-year-old girl battles with crocodile to save her friend

Odisha: 6-year-old girl battles with crocodile to save her friend

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OneIndia | 05 Apr, 3.40 PM  IST |  By PTI Kendrapara, Apr 5: A six-year-old girl at a remote village in Kendrapara district displayed exemplary courage to save her playful mate from claws of death following attack by a furious estuarine crocodile. The survivor Basanti Dalai, a class I student of a government-run primary school in Bankuala village undergoing treatment at a government-run hospital recalled the harrowing experience and thanked schoolmate Tiki Dalai for saving her from the crocodile attack. The victim sustained multiple wounds on her hand and thigh and is stated to be out of danger. Both the girls were taking bath in the village pond on Tuesday when a crocodile leaped from the water and attacked Basanti all on a sudden. However, she survived as her schoolmate picki
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