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Saturday, 21-October-2017

12-YR-OLD’S-ROBOTIC-AID-FOR-THE-BEES

12-YR-OLD’S ROBOTIC AID FOR THE BEES

26 weeks ago
Just like any other girl her age, 12-year-old Kavya Vignesh likes to have fun when she is not studying. But unlike many others, she likes to make those moments memorable by creating something that helps solve some real-world problems. Yes, you read that right. These days, she is busy giving final touches to a robot that has the potential to save honey bees in residential areas - and for making a presentation of her bot at an international robotics event to be held in Denmark next month.
QUALITY-CARE-AT-GURUKUL

QUALITY CARE AT GURUKUL

26 weeks ago
Manav Mandir Gurukul’ situated in Delhi’s Sarai Kale Khan is ensuring a golden future for children. A collective effort initiated by some Jain sadhus and sadhvis, this institution attempts to fulfill all the requirements of children and helps them to become good citizens. Within the premises, not only are all the facilities provided to children but financial assistance too is given for higher education which includes expenses for coaching. People here are of the opinion that only so much work should be begun which can be completed in a proper ...
SUNIL-SHEELU

SUNIL WEDS SHEELU

26 weeks ago
My wife Sheelu and our children are the best dowry I could get,” says Sunil from Kanpur. And he says the with conviction. Coming from a man from the highly male chauvinistic northern India, this is a surprise. What will surprise you even more is how he brought that dowry home. Sunil has a two-bed room house and Sheelu and her daughters are happily living with him. “I am proud of my mother. Now I have a father too who is very nice to my mother, me and my sister,” ...
SCHEMES-THAT-AIM-TO-CHANGE-THE-LOT-OF-DALITS

SCHEMES THAT AIM TO CHANGE THE LOT OF DALITS

27 weeks ago
The power, capacity and talent that God has given to all people, He has given the same to the Dalit brothers and sisters, but they have not got the opportunity. The person standing on the margins of the society should get an opportunity. He should not wait for the mercy of anybody -- this was stated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi while acknowledging the ability of the Dalits to become the wheels of progress and contribute to the development of the country. The government has taken quite a few steps to uplift Dalits. The Modi government has put the weaker sections and Dalits on priority from the very beginning. Many sch...
UNIQUE,INFORMATIVE-PAPER-BOARDS

UNIQUE, INFORMATIVE ‘PAPER BOARDS’

27 weeks ago
The ever-increasing urbanisation is becoming a major problem for humanity and is also proving to be a road block when it comes to solutions. Just look at some areas of Delhi itself -- Katwaria Sarai, Ber Sarai, Munirka, to name a few. Narrow streets, crowds, parking problems, blockage issues during rains, etc., make it impossible for one to even think about anything else. But despite all these problems, some people are able to find a way out, thanks to their creative and innovative nature, and, in the process, help their society find solutions to various problems.
LEADING-THE-WAY-FOR-DALITS

LEADING THE WAY FOR DALITS

27 weeks ago
When one talks about Dalits, one is instantly reminded of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s revolutionary ideologies associated with Dalit identity.  Dr. Ambedkar, who belonged to the Dalit community, felt inertia in economic, educational and social aspects, impeding their overall progress. This is why his dream of upliftment of Dalits has a sense of comprehensiveness and synergy. To put it in contemporary words, he wanted Dalits to progress in the most ‘inclusive’ way. His statement on Dalit women is worth noting. He said, “I measure the progress of the community by the degree of progress women have achieved...
BANGLADESH-TO-LAUNCH-SATELLITE

BANGLADESH TO LAUNCH SATELLITE

28 weeks ago
Bangladesh has signed an agreement with India to join the ‘South Asia Satellite’, an initiative of the Indian government. India, through ISRO, will launch a 2 ton class communication satellite with 12 Ku band transponders (36 MHz each) using ISRO’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk-II) for serving the South Asia region. The applications proposed under the satellite system include tele-education, tele-medicine and inter-government networks, emergency communication for disaster situations, television broadcast and DTH televi...
STREET-FOOD-SELLERS-TO-TRAIN-IN-HYGIENE

STREET FOOD SELLERS TO TRAIN IN HYGIENE

28 weeks ago
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and Coca-Cola have joined hands to train over 50,000 small-time street food vendors over hygiene and health-related aspects of selling food. Coca-Cola India (CCI) and the FSSAI will, under the latter’s “Safe and Nutritious Food - A Shared Responsibility” theme, provide training to the street food vendors, starting with Ludhiana in Punjab before moving on to other states. The move was also touted as a step in...
NORWAY-HAPPIEST-COUNTRY

NORWAY HAPPIEST COUNTRY

28 weeks ago
Happiness counts for every person. If a person is not happy, then it is not just his own life but also the dignity of his country that gets affected. According to the Happiness Report released by the United Nations in 2017, Norway has reached the top spot on the basis of many major calculations, which were based on the welfare of the people, the freedom to take decisions for themselves, friendliness, good governance, honesty of the people, health and income levels. For this report, independent researchers conduct surveys in 155 countries each year and ask the people if they are willing to reveal their personal happiness. If the ...
NOT-OUT-97

NOT OUT @ 97

29 weeks ago
Born in a middle-class agricultural family at Coimbatore’s  Jaminkaliyapuram village, Nanammal won a gold medal in International Yoga competition in 2003. It was held in Andman & Nicobar Island. “I have participated in 100 competitions so far.” She has received dozens of awards till now. She won her very first prize at the age of 14. She had contested for ‘Silambattam’, (a weapon-based Indian martial art from Tamil Nadu). It was a district level competition.
TOILET, A-NECESSITY-FOR-DOGGIES

TOILET, A NECESSITY FOR DOGGIES

29 weeks ago
T he impact of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘cleanliness Drive’ is such that people are building separate toilets for their pet dogs. It is believed that when human beings started domesticating animals, dog was probably the first one since dogs helped them in hunting. Now we may not use dogs for hunting, but they are useful for security of our homes.  Now we treat dogs as our friends and family members. They are not confined to our doors; they have entered ...
ASSAM’S-FIRST-MODEL-VILLAGE

ASSAM’S FIRST MODEL VILLAGE

29 weeks ago
Central oil PSU Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has completed its first Model Village project at Gandhigaon in Assam’s Golaghat district. To usher in direct grassroots intervention through CSR activities, the integrated development plan for village Gandhigaon near Khumtai was conceived, NRL Senior General Manager (HR) A K Bhattacharya said. To turn the backward village into a smart model one, he said work was done in three verticals -- sanitation, drinking water and solar e...