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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......

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......

PM Modi's power-packed weekend consists of diplomacy, spirituality and technology

A busy yet highly industrious weekend awaits Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has a smorgasbord of activities on his plate ranging from infrastructure, justice and diplomacy to spirituality and......

Exclusive! What the head of US Congress' India caucus wants

US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, newly elected co-chair of the influential Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, discusses her vision for US-India ties with Rediff.com's Monali Sarkar.......

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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Govt scraps farmers' 'futile' foreign tours

The agriculture department has done away with the practice of sending farmers on foreign tours to show them innovative farming methods. Reason: The... ...

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The company that leads other companies to smarter dharma

"The idea is to inform industries about sustainable practices that will reduce their carbon footprint as well as boost their bottomlines," Smarter... ...

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Concerned Citizens Group

Kashmir has been simmering for days now. The unrest and violence in Kashmir reached a tipping point with the recent by-elections. The Srinagar... ...

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Facebook Wants You To Type With Your Brain, Listen With Your Skin!

During the ongoing F8 event, which is a ‘mostly’ annual Facebook event being held at  San Francisco Bay Area, California, some of the most... ...

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Hubhopper app adjudged Problem Solver for 2017

Hubhopper, one of India's leading social content aggregation, discovery and publishing platforms has been adjudged 'Problem Solver of the year' by... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/hubhopper-app-adjudged-problem-solver-for-2017-117042100857_1.html

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