Activism not just social media: Ravish

Ananya Mariam Rajesh CAMPUS: “Activism and democracy isn't just about posting on social media. It's about getting out there,” said internationally recognised journalist Ravish Kumar during an interaction with the students of the Department of Communication at St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) on September 22. The Ramon Magsaysay Award winner, and also the Managing Editor of... Continue Reading →

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Communicate to succeed, says expert

Nayana M Campus: “The best idea is never from the CEO, it’s from the people at the bottom of the pyramid,” said Ecolab Digital Center Managing Director Malahar Pinnelli while emphasising the importance of internal communication in a corporate setting.He was addressing the postgraduate students of mass communication and advertising in a seminar organised by... Continue Reading →

EC plans voters' day push

Thomas Afrem The Election Commission on Saturday, January 25, will kick off a year-long drive on voter literacy in order to get more people to exercise their franchise.It is launching the initiative on the occasion of National Voters’ Day (NVD), which falls on Saturday. This is the 10th time NVD is being celebrated, and the... Continue Reading →

Activist urges better methods to save water

Ananya Mariam Rajesh Bengaluru: A Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) initiative to get people to save a litre of water every day while bathing has come in for criticism from Bengaluru-based activist Anand SR, who claims the methods suggested can be much more efficient.The HRD Ministry in a tweet from its official handle... Continue Reading →

Bling out with jewellery made from paper!

Pratiksha B U BENGALURU: Afraid of buying jewellery because of rising prices of gold? There's an on-paper solution. Literally!Meet Devi Chand, the owner of Papermelon — an organisation that makes jewellery out of paper.And it's not just premium paper!She told The Beacon: “The majority of our jewellery is made from recycled paper such as newspapers,... Continue Reading →

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