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Saturday, 21-October-2017



25 weeks ago
While most people know about the United Nations, not many are aware of the intricacies behind how the body and its member states function. An Indian engineer has developed an open-source tool that helps users get a better comprehension of UN resolutions and gain better insight on how member states vote. Abdulqadir Rashik’s innovation has won a global contest called ‘Unite Ideas UNGAViz Textual Analysis and Visualisation Challenge’. The contest is a joint collaboration of the UN Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) and the US Department of State. Abdulqadir, who is also an entrepreneur, has n...


26 weeks ago
Dr Daljeet Singh was awarded the prestigious Dr BC Roy Memorial Award in the field of medicine. Dr. Singh is working at Delhi’s GB Pant Super Specialty Hospital. On behalf of the Medical Council of India (MCI), these awards are given to doctors working in extraordinary medical fields. In the recent past, the President of India Pranab Mukherjee honoured him with this award. Dr Singh is a renowned neuro surgeon and is also headshospital’s department. He has been declared as an eminent teacher by the MCI. Significantly, Dr Singh has been a member...


26 weeks ago
There are people who try harder all the time, and do not give up. Pooja from Haryana is such a lady. Divyang Pooja got her first bank job in her early youth and now the Ability Award has been given to her in 2017 by the Ability Foundation of Chennai. As a reward, she was given a trophy, certificate and Rs one lakh. Pooja was the only Divyang in Haryana who got this honour. She lives in Rewari. She did not allow her disability to become a weakness, and she was able to fight against that challenge. Pooja got the bank job due to her willpower. She was normal and healthy at the time of birth, but after six months she started having ...


27 weeks ago
Shruti Shibulal, Promoter and Director - Strategy and Development, The Tamara has been named as Young Global Leader 2017 by World Economic Forum. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a community of over 800 enterprising, socially-minded men and women selected under the age of 40 from across the world. On its website, announcing the class of 2017, the World Economic Forum addressed Shruti Shibulal as an accomplished hospitality executive who has promoted and co-founded premium hospitality projects in India. She is among 100 young leaders, under the age of ...


27 weeks ago
CRPF commandant Chetan Kumar Cheetah (45) was injured in a combat operation with LeT on February 14 and was airlifted to Delhi for treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The commandant was in AIIMS trauma center for a month or so. He has made a stunning recovery despite grave nature of his injuries.  The commanding officer of the CRPF’s 45th battalion in Kashmir Valley had suffered bullet injuries in his brain, right eye, abdomen, both the arms, left hand and back. He was initially admitted to military hospital in Srinagar an...


28 weeks ago
The government has conferred Prof Udupi Ramachandra Rao, former Chairman of ISRO, with Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian award. The award is to recognise the professor’s outstanding contributions to the development of space technology in India and its extensive application to communications and remote sensing of natural resources. Rao is an internationally renowned space scientist. As the Chairman of ISRO, he has overseen the designing and launch of over 18 satellites, remote sensing and meteorological services. He was als...


28 weeks ago
Rwitwika Bhattacharya-Agarwal has made it to the World Economic Forum’s ‘100 Young Global Leaders’ list for her contributions in the development of India. Bhattacharya is the founder of Swaniti Initiative. Her NGO counsels MPs and MLAs on how to develop their constituencies. Swaniti Initiative was launched in 2009. In just eight years, her NGO has helped over 35 MPs and 37 MLAs in developing their constituencies. Rwitwika is a graduate from Harvard University’s John F Kennedy School. She also worked for an American senator, Katherine Harris, while still in school. The World Economic Forum publishes a list...


29 weeks ago
It’s She is flying high, she really is. The daughters of this country are bringing in laurels and scoring new successes every day. Just such a daughter the country can be proud of is Ayesha Aziz. Though she is all of 21 today, she had made history when she became the first girl pilot of the country at the tender age of just 16. She bagged her student pilot’s license in 2011, and she is now poised to get here commercial license and fly passenger carriers. This daughter of a Worli businessman put in hard labout to make her dream come true. This Bomb...


29 weeks ago
The Prime Minister wore the stoll while unveiling  the 112-ft statue of Shiva in Coimbatore on 24th February. The programme was organised by Spiritual Guru Jaggi Vasudev under the aegis of Esha Foundation. Shilpi saw the programme and liked the peacock blue stole on the Prime Minister’s shoulder  and expressed her desire to have one on Twitter. What she didn’t know was that her wish was to be fulfilled so soon. Shortly after her tweet, Shilpi received a packet from the Prime Minister, which contained the Prime Minister’s stole alon...


31 weeks ago
    A filmmaker at core, the daughter of Rajnikant, classical danseuse and United Nation’s women’s organisation’s Goodwill Ambassador, Aishwarya R Dhanush, recently gave a Bharatanatyam performance at the New York headquarters of United Nations on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8. The event guested diplomats from across 190 countries as well as India. Before the event, Aishwarya told she will be performing for the song “Maithrim Bhajathey”, sung by the late MS Subbulakshmi in the UN decades back, to highlight the need for peace. The event was organised by India’s Permanent ...


31 weeks ago
Britain is experiencing the wind of change in Scotland Yard ever since the 56-year-old Cressida Dick has been selected as the new Metropolitan Police Commissioner. She has became the first woman to take charge of the London’s police force in its 188-year history. The Metropolitan Police or Met, as it is commonly known, is the largest police force in Britain. Dick has taken over from Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, who resigned from the post of Metropolitan Police commissioner last month. Dick, 56, was previously the UK’s national policing head on coun...


32 weeks ago
No matter how hard they try, geniuses like Lata Mangeshkar can never stay out of the view for a long time. She was out of the news for the past couple of months, but came back to hog the limelight with a bang. Winning the ‘Legendary Award’ 2017 by ‘The Brand Laureate’ she was once again back in talks. Expressing her gratitude for the award she tweeted, “Heartfelt thank you to ‘The Brand Laureate’ for honouring me with the ‘Legendary Award 2017.”