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Kathak icon Pandit Chitresh Das takes his final bow

‘Guruji inspired and changed the lives of so many for the better in the United States, in India, and elsewhere.’ ‘If you knew him, ever saw him teach, saw him dance, you would......

Indian NGO selected for first US innovation award

Chintan, an Indian NGO has been chosen for America's first Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The award funded by the Rockefeller Foundation through the Secretary's......

Obama to honour Indian American activist Vijaya Emani

Vijaya Emani, whoworked among domestic abuse victims, will receive the nation's second highest civilian honor posthumously by President Barack Obama on October 20 at a White House ceremony. Aziz......

Dr S N Prasad: A doyen among military historians

Colonel (Dr) Anil Athale remembers the contributions of military historian S N Prasad, who turned 90 recently. Indian civilisation is peculiar in some ways. Its view on life as endless cycle has......

Khurana, Malik, 'outstanding young Americans'

Dr Rahul Khurana, a surgeon at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Captain Marisha Malik, of Potomac, Maryland, were among the Ten Outstanding Young......

Ratan Tata gets Rockefeller Lifetime Achievement Award

Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation for innovation in philanthropy.The Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global......

'Investment needed to ensure Asian cities' safety'

Ashvin Dayal, Rockefeller Foundation managing director for Asia, says there is an urgent need to make investment for the safety of Asian cities from an environmental point of view given the rising......

'Invest more to keep Asian cities safe'

Ashvin Dayal, Rockefeller Foundation managing director for Asia, says there is an urgent need to make investment for the safety of Asian cities from an environmental point of view given the rising......

Bengaluru, Chennai join '100 Resilient Cities' network

Image: Check-in counters at Bengaluru International Airport; Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikimedia Commons Bengaluru and Chennai have joined the 100 Resilient Cities network, dedicated to helping......

The man who saved billions from starvation

Image: Norman Borlaug rescued India from a severe food crisis. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The work of Norman Borlaug, who helped save billions from starvation, is worth recalling, especially......

Need sex education?

Warning: This film is about sex, but don't expect any titillating scenes or erotic talk. Also be warned, the movie could be addictive. You may be so engrossed by its topicality, honesty, drama,......

Tiger Woods is now Hero's global brand ambassador

India's two-wheeler giant, the Hero Group, has signed American golf legend Tiger Woods as its brand ambassador in a four-year deal that targetscapturing new markets in North America and......

Sameer Ahuja helms Sports Museum of America

When New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg formally inaugurated the Sports Museum of America May 7, Sameer Ahuja saw a dream transform into vibrant reality.The nation's first and only interactive,......

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Q. can you guess what will be dream of the most richest person in this world??
:  A. I need not guess....There are facts :-Bill Gates the richest man began to realize the expectations others had of him when public opinion mounted...... more

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Jatin
Q. Who gave major portion of his fortune towards philanthropy with foundations that had a major effect on medicine, education, and scientific research?
Jatin :  A. John D. Rockefeller, IV, more

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Good Citizen
Q. DEFINATION OF GREEN REVOLUTION?
Good Citizen:  A. The Green Revolution refers to the transformation of agriculture that began in 1945 at the request of the Mexican government to establish an...... more

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ravi kumar
Q. Green-Revolution in india has so far been most success in case of ................ ?
Ravi Kumar:  A. The Green Revolution was the worldwide transformation of agriculture that led to significant increases in agricultural production between the 1940s...... more

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anuradha
Q. what is green revolution?
Anuradha :  A. The Green Revolution is a term used to describe the transformation of agriculture in many developing nations that led to significant increases in...... more

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  Web results for Rockefeller Foundation
The best of Bhatia

DHNS In conversation All I have wanted to say has been said through my music, says the veteran music composer Vanraj Bhatia. At 88, he has a... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/455518/bhatia.html
Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine Announces Winners Of The Milstein Innovation Award in Reproductive Medicine

From the Wires Jan. 23, 2015 11:09 AM NORFOLK, Va. , Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to support leading research and... ...

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Drought Triggers Insurance Payout In Sahel Ahead Of Humanitarian Aid

JOHANNESBURG , Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ARC Insurance Company Limited (ARC Ltd) will pay US $25 million in drought insurance claims... ...

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Why startups like Bugworks, Vitas Pharma have entered the field of drug discovery

By Jyoti Pande Lavakare Talk to anyone associated with public health, and they will tell you about the miasma of antibiotic resistance sweeping... ...

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100 Resilient Cities And Microsoft Announce Partnership To Help Cities Build Cybersecurity Strategies And Combat Online Threats

From the Wires 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation - Is Dedicated to Helping Cities around the World Build Resilience to... ...

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