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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......

Exclusive: 'The age of indecision has come to an end'

Prakash Javadekar enjoys being information and broadcasting and parliamentary affairs minister, but heading the green ministry is turning out to be thornier than he had expected. The minister spoke......

He will be missed by all who step out and fight for justice

U R Ananthamurthy was one among the most creative triumvirate of Modernist Kannada literature of the late sixties and seventies (the other two being the late P Lankesh and K Poornachandra Tejaswi).......

Smriti Irani got a certificate for leadership programme: Yale University

  Yale University has issued a statement saying that Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani attended a weeklong programme and received a certificate from the university last year,......

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......

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......

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......

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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

Omega
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whatis-the-full-form-of-isi/16513870/answers/16479000

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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

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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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Cowgirl T-Shirts Make Their Way Into Country Rebel Clothing Co.'s Online Store

From the Wires Aug. 29, 2014 09:31 PM SAN DIEGO , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Now showcasing great apparel designs for country... ...

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Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on take down notices to ISPs

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre's response on a petition filed by Mumbai-based (IAMAI) alleging that frequent, unilateral... ...

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The corporate state's strategic risk

Andrew Sheng Last week, I was asked to address a group of board members on the importance of strategic risk. I first learned to think about... ...

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A major event

Sports awards given away Statesman News Service Bhubaneswar, 29 August The sports and youth services department as well as the sports... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/74444-a-major-event.html
A wider net

The NDA government has flagged off its first major scheme, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. Bank account openings on the first day beat... ...

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