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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......

New lamps for old, but the genie's missing

Times without count we have bought more complex procedures in the name of simplification, says Shreekant Sambrani. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com.     I went to renew my driving......

The CRPF is not fighting just the Maoists in Bastar

CRPF troopers confront loneliness, poor network connectivity, poor work conditions, dismal work-life balance, and immense psychological stress.Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore and Uttam Ghosh report on......

Accept criticism as argument, not as intolerance: Prez at IIM-C

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday put a premium on debate and discussions, exhorting the student community to be argumentative, but not intolerant.   Referring to first Prime Minister......

Tata Trusts to invest in socially relevant start-ups

The partners intend to invest $2 million annually through the India Innovation Growth Programme for the entrepreneurs to develop technology-based solutions for the betterment of the society Moving......

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......

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......

Rio Olympians Malik, Karmakar in Forbes' list of '30 Under 30' super achievers

India has 53 achievers on the list, second only to China which has 76 honorees. IMAGE: Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik were named in Forbes' list of young achievers, that also included actress Alia......

IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions rolls out prediction game for fans

IPL team Gujarat Lions has created a digital platform for fans to interact with each other and the team IMAGE: Suresh Raina, right, of Gujarat Lions with team-mates. Photograph: Facebook Through......
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Ericsson introduces customized network solutions for Indian market

Ericsson on Tuesday announced the launch of new dual band radio products customised for the Indian market.The latest innovations from Ericsson... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/ericsson-introduces-customized-network-solutions-for-indian-market-117052300809_1.html
Nitin Gadkari

A veteran BJP leader and Union Minister of Roads and Highways, Nitin Gadkari speaks in an interview with Sanjay Jog on the three-year rule of the... ...

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New lamps for old, but the genie's missing

Times without count we have bought more complex procedures in the name of simplification, says Shreekant Sambrani. Illustration: Uttam... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/new-lamps-for-old-but-the-genies-missing/20170521.htm
Indian scientists discover new drug for depression and anxiety

Psychological disorders that affect mood, emotion, and cognition are a rising global health concern. These include depression, anxiety,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/health-news/indian-scientists-discover-new-drug-for-depression-and-anxiety-61836.html
Finvasia wins 2017 Benzinga Global Fintech Award

Finvasia, India's first broker that offers commission free trading, has won the award for 'Best Trading Execution or Brokerage Platform' at the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/finvasia-wins-2017-benzinga-global-fintech-award-117051900339_1.html

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