Tooba Towfiq

toobat@dubeat.com ; A workaholic, she speaks and works towards an honest world with no masks. She can theorize a peanut butter in the most startling of ways. Rain is her stimulant for all creative beats. Passionate like Bertha Mason, work OCD is synonymous to her. Loving all, thinking, anchoring, writing and eating are her favorite pass times. You can find her hanging out alone at Basketball Courts, Metro Stations and Bus Stops.

People walk past rubble of damaged buildings in a rebel-held besieged area in Aleppo, Syria November 6, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

The W’s of the Syrian War

When and Why: Syrian War history The conflict began due to multiple factors, the major one being the unrest of the 2011 Arab Spring and the successful mobilization...

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On a vacation, Three Students from St Stephen’s College drown in Periyar river in Kerala

Three students from St Stephen’s college along with a private resort owner drowned in Periyar river in Kerala’s Ernakulam district and lost their lives, Friday...

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Delhi University to start a School of Journalism and Communication

 A school of Journalism and Communication is likely to start from the 2017-2018 academic session in Delhi University. The initiative has been taken by the newly...

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Women reclaim the streets: Pinjra Tod organises night march against gender biased campus laws and more

“The desire for nights where the moon and the star is not glimpsed through barbed wires, where the sky is not forbidden through rods, through gates and...

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In Conversation with the MHSU President (2016-2017)

The Students Union election of Miranda House was held in the month of September. The elections were hotly contested and the percentage of voters had increased. Shallu...

ABVP Candidates for the forthcoming DUSU elections at the manifesto release during a presser in the capital New Delhi on monday. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal New Delhi 050916

DUSU Polls: ABVP wins 3 seats, NSUI 1

ABVP has secured three and  NSUI one out of the four seats in the Students Union elections of Delhi University.  Amit Tanwar (ABVP) has bagged the post of the...

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Miranda House sacks 16 ad-hocs in the middle of the semester; MHSA, DUTA and MHRD demand explanation

In the middle of the new academic session, 16 ad hoc teachers were served termination letters on 29th of August in Miranda House, Delhi University. DUTA and the Miranda...

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Students join AISA’s hunger strike: Hostel Satyagrah

A mass hunger strike, ‘Hostel Satyagrah’ was organised under AISA’s “A Room of My Own” program near Arts Faculty on 26th and 27th of August....

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Celluloid, Film Club of Miranda House organised a Short Film Festival

Celluloid, the film society of Miranda House kick-started the new academic session with a two day Short-Film Festival on 16th and 17th August, 2016.  The film festival...

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Insights and ideas: What to do when it rains?

Delhi has been experiencing a lot of rain lately. For some people, it has only brought inconvenience along with it. Yet there are others who have no qualms about getting...