CBI books ex-Sangeet Natak Akademi chairperson Leela Samson over irregularities
Samson, a Padma Shree awardee and also a former chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification, has been booked along with the then officers of the Foundation: Chief Accounts Officer TS Murthi, Accounts Officer S Ramachandran, Engineering officer V Srinivasan and proprietor of CARD and Chennai Engineers, they said.
Himalayan flora-fauna in critical phase to global warming: Scientists
"Scientists maintained that if the global warming trends in the Himalay...
Awign gets $4 million to grow
Awign plans to strengthen the workforce while also developing robust sales and marketing channels.
President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone to Paika Bidroha memorial
The Narendra Modi government had promised this memorial during the bicentennial celebration of the Paika Bidroha in 2017. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has demanded for the 1817 revolt to be recognised as India’s first mutiny against the British, a demand endorsed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
‘Anyone who supports CAB is attacking and attempting to destroy foundation of our nation’ says Rahul Gandhi
Calling it an "attack on Indian Constitution", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday lambasted those hailing the contentious Citizenship (...
SPV Foundation posts Rs 3 cr grant for bioscience research; TIFR scientist Vidita Vaidya bags research grant
Vidita’s Neurobiology lab at TIFR currently studies the molecular, epigenetic and cellular changes that contribute to persistent alterations in human behaviour. It also focusses on molecular and cellular adaptations that arise from sustained antidepressant treatment.
Shaheen Mistri wins 42nd Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Award
Rahul Bajaj and Sadhguru felicitated the Teach For India CEO in Mumbai.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-backed Janitri is preventing newborn deaths in rural India
In an era where technology has made healthcare easier, faster, and cheaper, maternal healthcare is still expensive and riddled with issues. Arun Agarwal’s low-cost portable device which measures fetal heart rate and uterine contractions is the need of the hour.
Sahachari Foundation: Celebrating a decade of service
The charitable trust has been working tirelessly towards creating a more inclusive society.
Businessman, who bought Hitler's hat and other Nazi items, donates all memorabilia to Jewish foundation
Abdallah Chatila, one of Switzerland's 300 richest people, bought 10 items at the Munich auction.
Innovation should focus on solving problems of poor: Pranab Mukherjee
Addressing a gathering, Mukherjee emphasised the role of creativity and innovation. "Innovation in our country has by and large focused mostly on the needs of the upper income groups and not adequately on solving problems of the poor and underprivileged who are marginalised. I sincerely wish we change this state of affairs," he said.
We need inclusive capitalism that can help vulnerable people: Rajiv J Shah, President, Rockefeller Foundation
The foundation, active in India since 1913, has now partnered with Tata Power to install mini grids to supply power to more than 10,000 villages. “We can bring the cost down significantly… and we are sure low income customers will pay for reliable power,” says Shah in an interview with Shailesh Menon in Mumbai.
Packard Foundation offers $875K fellowship to Indian-American biologist Ankur Jain
The academician researched about how RNA aggregation contributes to neurological diseases.
Government amending IT Act to trace rogue messages on WhatsApp
The government has proposed to amend the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 of the IT Act, 2000.
Startups turn to AI improve teaching quality at government-run schools
The quality of teaching, especially English-language education in government schools across the country, has always been a pain point.
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