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Hornbill Festival: Land of Festivals

January 2, 2018 Hidden Pockets 1

A Glimpse of the Hornbill Festival celebrated in the ‘Land of festivals’. Hornbill is the biggest festival celebrated in Nagaland and also in the Northeast region of India.   The Hornbill Festival is an annual festival which started in the year 2000 with a vision to showcase the tradition and Read More

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Stain The Stigma: St. Teresa College

December 19, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

‘Stain the Stigma’ is an initiative by the Final Year students of the Department of Communicative English, St. Teresa’s College(Autonomous), Ernakulam. The campaign aims at removing various social stigmas and taboos around Menstruation along with educating the general public about Menstrual Hygiene. “Do not wear white clothes, do not enter Read More

Where do Rape Survivors go in Lucknow?

November 13, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

  Hidden Pockets Collective went looking for One Stop Crisis Centre in Lucknow. “Asha Jyoti Kendra” established by state government is really good, said some of the government officials whom we had met. I was intrigued. There were One Stop Crisis Centres in Uttar Pradesh, and everybody seemed to say Read More

#Pune: Are buses part of Smart City initiative?

August 1, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

Pune, now accommodating a population of almost 3.5 million is facing increasingly acute traffic congestion. We honestly were (and are still not) prepared for the growing population, wider sprawl and increasing income in-turn increasing two-wheelers and cars on our roads. I remember my grandmother telling me that during her youth, Read More

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