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B P Agrawal wins prestigious MIT award

Social entrepreneur Dr Bhagwati P Agrawal, founder and executive director of the nonprofit Sustainable Innovations, has received the $ 100,000 Lemelson-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Award......

Sonal Shah to head Obama's social innovation team

Sonal Shah, former head of global development at Google.org, has been appointed as the head of the new White House Office of Social Innovation, the Chronicle of Philantrophy,a non-profit newspaper......

Heavyweight Ananth Kumar can't knock out newbie Nilekani easily

One of the many contrasts that Kumar versus Nilekani highlights is that of a traditional career politician as against a highly successful professional entering politics for the first time. Rupa......

Narendra Modi: Voice of India's civilisational aspiration

U R Ananthamurthy’s assertion of leaving the country if Modi is voted to power is an affront to the deep sense of the Indian voters who have time and again shown a certain sagacity and wisdom......

'People of Baramati are fed up with the Pawar family's supremacy'

'People respect Sharad Pawar and his contribution, but now it is Ajit Pawar who is associated with Baramati. And he has done nothing for it,' retired IPS officer and AAP candidate Suresh Khopade......

Here's how you can combine innovation with a social cause

There is good news for Kolkata and maybe, eventually, the rest of urban India too. A report says that a Danish firm has designed a cart for food hawkers -- there are 1.25 lakh of them in the city......

Villgro for rural social entrepreneurs!

When rediff.com met Paul Basil in 2004, he was running RIN (Rural Innovation Network), which he had started in 2001, with just three people and Rs 20 lakh (Rs 2 million). RIN promoted rural......

Indian solar group wins top UK award

D. light Design, an Indian social enterprise that brings innovative solar lanterns to many people across India and other developing countries, has won the top Gold Award at the Ashden Awards for......

Internet: What the future holds for us

The Interop Mumbai 2009 conference was off to an innovative start, with Wim Elfrink, Chief Globalisation Officer and EVP, Cisco Services, showing an amazed enterprise IT audience on how the......

'IIT-ians have brought glory to the country'

V Vaidyanathan, assistant vice president and head, global innovation office, Cognizant Technologies, is the chairman of the 'Innovation Track' at the Pan-IIT 2008 conference to be held in Chennai......

Review: Kalyana Samayal Saadham is funny and thought provoking

S Saraswathi says Kalyana Samayal Saadham is not just about a big fat Indian wedding but also highlights the emotional and sensitive topic of stress-related erectile dysfunction that is......

'Kalyana Samayal Sadham is a proper masala film'

After the innovatively picturised song of the romcom Kalyana Samayal Saadham became a huge hit, the film directed by debutant Prasanna R S has become hot in the market. The film was also......

Review: Punyalan Agarbatthis is enjoyable

Paresh C Palicha says Punyalan Agarbatthis is a well executed film with Jayasurya along with the rest of the cast giving a likable performance.  Social satire has been the......

Cleavage, stalkers, item gals: Has Bollywood got it WRONG?

They say that cinema is a reflection of society. If that is true, what kind of society are we living in, asks Paloma Sharma. It is late Monday night. I flip through the channels on my television,......

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Q. 2010/1 - LIFE: \Is life really tough as it appears to us or is it our own attitude towards life that makes it tough for us? \Please elucidate your answer and thoughts comprehensively.
:  A. GOod comrade.....There are 2 aspects which make life what it is. The first is your HEART (ala your ability to take a beating and move forward) and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/20101---life-is-life-really-tough-as-it-appears-to-us-or-is-//answers/16683927

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Q. whatis the full form of isi
Omega:  A. Information Sciences Institute (at USC) Institute for Scientific Information International Statistical Institute Inter-Symbol Interference...... more

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Q. What Are really the Top 30 Innovations of the Last 30 Years?
Monty Dhyani:  A. Fiber optics Open source software Biofuels Mobile phones Microfinance Photovoltaic cells Anti-retroviral AIDS treatment LCDs Bar codes E-mail Media...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-really-the-top-30-innovations-of-the-last-30-years/16478958/answers/15802272

anantharaman
Q. How learning Bharat Natayam Dance can help anybody get rid of mosquito menance ?
Anantharaman :  A. Legal : Legal authorities have welcomed with their naked body (is it in synonymous to open heart? to be clarified from the questioner). Judges are...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-learning-bharat-natayam-dance-can-help-anybody-get-rid-o/15802218/answers/14000475

Lucky
Q. Malegaon blast Hindu Terrorists should Be hanged?
Lucky :  A. Even if it is assumed that Pragya singh and others including ex-army personnel were involved in Malagaon Blast ,she and her team should be praised...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/malegaon-blast-hindu-terrorists-should-be-hanged/13998765/answers/11515044

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Samsung ChatON messenger now lets you translate between Hindi and English

Samsung updated their ChatON messenger app to version 3.5 for Android earlier this month that brought new features. At an event Samsung India has... ...

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Youth develop innovative solutions to global challenges in NASA SpaceApps Challenge

: More than 60 youth from diverse backgrounds came together in Kathmandu, Nepal, over the weekend to compete in the National Aeronautics and Space... ...

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Jive Software to Announce First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

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Real Simple Launches Inaugural Clothing Line With Online Retailer Cuyana

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/14 -- Real Simple, the leading women's lifestyle brand, and Cuyana, an innovative online fashion brand,... ...

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