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Amarnath yatra's pratham pujan held near Pahalgam

The 'pratham pujan' which marks the beginning of the annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath was held on Wednesday at Panjtarni, on the Pahalgam-cave shrine trek. \\n"To invoke......

Pratham USA wins Kravis leadership award

Pratham USA, which aims to educate India's underprivileged children through awareness programs about illiteracy, was awarded the 2010 Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership last week.The $250,000......

West Coast Pratham fundraisers rake in $1 mn

Fundraising dinner galas by three chapters of Pratham on the West Coast recently raised more than $1 million for the social service agency's education projects for disadvantaged children in......

Educating India, one village at a time

A team from Pratham had arrived at a village in Uttar Pradesh to assess if the children could read, but the village head was dismissive. Lying shirtless on his cot, he told them all children in the......

A campaign to promote literacy in India

Pratham USA, the United States arm of Pratham, an international social service network that promotes literacy in India, will launch in April an eight-month campaign to raise awareness among the......

Pratham to honour Amartya Sen

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen has been selected as the recipient of the second annual Pratham USA Award for Outstanding Service in education, the non-profit organisation announced recently. The award......

Gates, Hewlett earmark $9.1 mn for Indian kids

The William and Flora Hewlett and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations announced a $9.1 million grant for Pratham, a non-profit organisation, recently to help 60 million children in India get added......

PrathamUK raises £1 mn for literacy drive in India

PrathamUK, the London-based arm of India's leading educational charity, has crossed the 1 millionmark in fund-raising efforts dedicated to eradicating illiteracy in India by 2010.In its latest......

Nilekanis' most ambitious project to teach 200 million children

Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini are trying to improve education across India using interactive computer games and software to teach children via smartphones.  Image: Rohini's involvement......

For Make in India to succeed, stop wasting crores on useless manpower, Mr PM

The deployment of CISF guards at airports for useless rubber-stamping costs Rs 1,200 crore (Rs 12 billion) annually in wasted manpower, paper and ink, notes Rahul Jacob. Image: Prime Minister......

Waheeda lauds film industry

Actress Waheeda Rehmanpraised her colleagues in the Indian film industry for helping her with the educational charity, Pratham, whichis committed to raising literacy levels amongschool children......

Exes Freida Pinto, Dev Patel reunite for charity

A lowdown on what's happening in Hollywood. Photograph: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images It was a former couple reunion as Freida Pinto and Dev Patel recently came together for the sake of......

Amitabh Bachchan meets his humshakals!

A look at the top 10 tweets from Bollywood celebrities: Amitabh Bachchan resumed shooting for his hit game show Kaun Banega Crorepati after a few days of ill health, and met his......

Anupam Kher's new role

Anupam Kher tells us about his new role. And no, it's not a filmi one.Anupam Kher, whose career spans nearly 400 films and over 100 plays, has been appointed the goodwill ambassador of the Pratham......

Review: Don't miss Love Guru

Prashanth's directorial debut Love Guru can be described as a 'super cool' Kannada film, which breathes freshness from the start till the very end. Though there is nothing unusual about the story,......

Spotted: Tendulkar and Harbhajan on the flight

Reader Pranay Nigotiya sent us this photograph. 'I, with my son Pratham, wife Kinnary and sister Neha met the God of Cricket - Sachin Tendulkar and Harbhajan Singh on the Jet......

Cairns bats for underprivileged kids

In 1995, India was introduced to a wild Chris Cairns. The hugely talented, rebellious son of former cricketer Lance Cairns was constantly disdainful of the team management.On the eve of New......

English players head to the 'high' seas

It looked more like a home win for England.There were a group of fans wearing Collingwood t-shirts, a youngster with the Panesar label, people sporting the different English cricket jerseys and......
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900 kids freed from labour

File photo for representational purpose only In last 8 months, cop efforts result in 570 arrests against 329 in 5 years More than 900 child... ...
Lourdes Central School celebrates 'A happy family day'

Media Release Mangaluru, Oct 2: 'Family is the gift of God' - The kindergarten section of Lourdes Central under the guidance and support of the... ...
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Wall-to-wall glamour marked the seventh anniversary of GQ India this Saturday, which saw the likes of Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Leander Paes,... ...
MA economics students fail to answer Class VI mathematics questions

New Delhi: Nearly 95 per cent among a group of MA economics students have failed to answer at least one of six Class VI mathematics questions posed... ...
The night of attaining mystical powers

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