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Tuesday, 22-August-2017



32 weeks ago
Education? Till class two. Occupation? Agriculture. Achievement? Producing high quality organic fertiliser with cow dung and gomutra.  Isn’t it surprising? But it is true. Ram Bai a resident of village Baheradih, district Janjgir Champa of Chhattisgarh has done a great deal of work which is easy even for veterans. The organic fertiliser ‘Jivamrit’ made by her has given a tough fight to the chemical fertilisers available in the market. She is a mere literate to say the least if we look at her background.     The fertiliser is made by mixing gomutra, cow dung, gram flour and jaggery. The ...


32 weeks ago
In 2003, the parents of four children ended their lives, succumbing to blood cancer. These four siblings were then adopted by an organisation named Minda Balgram which was established in 2001 by Shadi Lal Minda ,who was a leading industrialist and a renowned philanthrophist. As the days passed by, these four kids changed their fortune. The eldest of the kids Archana  (name changed) , after completing her intermediate course in 2011, got married and now she is living a happy married life with her only son . Archana’s younger brother Umesh was also was supported by Minda Balgram. After completing his interme...


32 weeks ago
After the fourth meeting of the Committee of Chief Ministers on digital payments, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said, plans are afoot to import one million PoS machines to enable cashless payments across India. NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya said IT industry body Nasscom, telephone operators and the government thinktank are creating the helpline to address all queries of public regarding digital payments. The helpline number would be made operational soon. Briefing the media on the discussions, Naidu also said the Committee of Chief Ministers will present its interim report on digital payments ...


32 weeks ago
Aiming to provide a shelter to the waiting family members of under treatment patients at the overcrowded Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, the Health Minister JP Nadda has inaugurated a 35-room dharamshala at the hospital premises. “The dharamshala can accommodate a total of 88 people. The top floor is earmarked for female attendants of the patients while male family members can stay in the rest. The ground, first and second floors will be allotted to them. There is internal communication facility by telephone on each floor of the building,” said a statement from RML hospital. According to the authorities, th...


33 weeks ago
in 1991, Narasimha Rao government came in to power at the centre. It was during his regime that the financial policy of India started changing.  People started hypothesizing on the effects of globalization. One of them was negative effect of globalization on our languages and culture. It was suspected that globalization is going to directly affect our regional languages and culture. But, all of it has been proven wrong. Now it seems globalization has strengthened our language and culture. As a society, we are growing stronger. Our culture and language will be more publicized. Strength of a society and its financial prowess depends on its work efficient...


33 weeks ago
Rakesh Kumar comes from a poor family, and even after completing his graduation he did not get a job, leading to which he fell into depression. But his despondency vanished when his friend told him about Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and various courses taught under this scheme to help people like him. “I visited the institute along with my friend and saw how skill training is imparted by professional trainers. I took admission in electrical course and now after 40 days of my training, I have learnt a lot. Now I can do 2BHK house wiring, 3BHK house wiring and industrial wiring on my own. I am confid...

IIT-KGP enables web access for disabled

42 weeks ago
Technology is a great enabler. Researchers at IIT, Kharagpur are using the technology to provide web access to the people who have difficulty accessing it through conventional means. "We are now working on dyslexia and in that we have started working on how we can make intelligent software by which children can read," added Basu. The application converts interfaces of social media platforms such as Facebook and re-organises them in a way that can be used by those with impairments, to experience social networking via access switches (assistive technology device). "For the neuro-motor disorders, we have developed the interface by which they ca...

India improves its Gender Gap Index

42 weeks ago
World Economic Forum comes out with Global Gender Gap Report every year, where it ranks the countries based on four parameters- economic participation and opportunity , educational attainment , political empowerment , health and survival. According to a report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Wednesday, India performed best in the neighboring countries except Bangladesh at the 72nd position. Other nearby countries such as Pakistan stood at 143 just above the last positioned Yemen in the 144 country wide study while Sri Lanka stands at 100, Nepal at 110, the Maldives at 115 and Bhutan at 121. The countries with lower ranking than Ind...