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Challenges to Modernity: MJ Akbar

A thought-provoking talk by well-known journalist and author MJ Akbar on the challenges to modernity in India held the audience in captive attention.

The national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rajya Sabha MP from Jharkhand began by …

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Today’s Cinema and Children

Sunday’s 11am session at the Right Wing stage at BLF was a full house when three renowned individuals associated to films spoke about its impact on children. Malavika Avinash, Prakash Belawadi and Ramya along with the moderator Darius Sunawala discussed …

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It’s an Ad, Ad, Ad, Ad World

This was by far one of the most highly anticipated sessions of BLF, and rightly so. It was full house before it started, and by the time it began in full swing, there were cheers and applause searing the atmosphere.…

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e-Kannada: Technology and the Future of Kannada Literature

Far more than technology, the biggest threat to Kannada is its poor adoption, especially among youth. With Kannada currently not being taught in quite a number of schools and colleges, the panelists felt Kannada might as well be declared a minority language. It faces a serious threat of extinction from within.

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