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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......

After Donald Trump stumbled...

'The setback for Trump carries a message not only for him, but for the far right in general,' says Amulya Ganguli. IMAGE: US President Donald Trump with US supreme court justices at his......

Why 2017 is crucial for China

'The mood in Beijing is already nervous and feverously watchful.''Developments in China will be scrutinised as intensely and nervously as the ones in Washington,' says Claude Smadja. IMAGE: Prime......

The end of the world, as we knew it

'An isolationist US and a disintegrating European Union will create a power vacuum that only China is in a position to fill -- a conclusion that is uncomfortable but unavoidable,' says Nitin......

Can only the rich do social good? Not really

  Some innovative organisations let you donate small amounts for social good and empower the recipients Most middle-class folk would like to make an impact on the lives of people less......

India needs technological and social innovations: Ramadorai

India needs to unleash technological and social innovations that can usher in a new developmental model the world has not seen before, TCS Vice-Chairman S Ramadorai said. "We need technological and......

Twitter to take India election innovations global

US social networking company Twitter is planning to replicate parts of its India election strategy across countries that go to polls this year, after it emerged as a key tool for politicians and......

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......

Meet the TOP FIVE Tamil actors

Most of Tamil cinema's superstars had movie releases in 2016 but not many of the performances stood out. Only some experimented with their roles and played rational characters, while others seemed......

2016: The year Hollywood gave Bollywood a scare

Movies like Jungle Book, Conjuring 2 helped Hollywood capture its biggest share of the Indian box office this year. Hollywood expects to build on this in 2017 with films like Thor: Ragnarok,......

First look: Manoj Bajpayee, Big B in Sarkar 3

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma took to Twitter to announce the star cast of his upcoming film Sarkar 3. He unveiled Manoj......

Big B, Taapsee promote PINK on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu recently graced the sets of dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa to promote their......

Brand Rajinikanth goes viral!

With just a week for the release of Rajinikanth's Kabali, the makers are going all out to cash in on the superstar's popularity. From planes to telecom companies to T-shirts, mobile cases, coffee......
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India’s Rocketwomen

Think Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), think Vikram Sarabhai, Sat­ish Dhawan, G Madhavan Nair, Rodham Narsimha and a host of geniuses.... ...

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What smartphone players have to offer at MWC 2017 this year

New Delhi: As the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the biggest technology show globally, is around the corner, smartphone manufacturers like Samsung,... ...

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'India, being democratic, poised to overtake China", says senior bureaucrat

[India], Feb.23 (ANI): Inaugurating the second Global Leadership Research Conference (GLRC-2017) on the theme 'Innovation, Sustainability and... ...

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Plans to improve SSLC results through 'Mission plus 95'

'Mission 95 Plus,' an initiative of Puttur Block Education Officer (BEO) G S Shashidhar started three years ago to increase the pass percentage in... ...

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Vice President Ansari leaves for Uganda after concluding Rwanda visit

[Rwanda], Feb. 21 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday left for Uganda after concluding his three-day visit to Rwanda. On second leg of... ...

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