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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......

Cotton may help feed half a billion

US researchers have genetically engineeredcotton plants that produce toxin-free seeds, potentiallyunlocking enough nutritional content to feed half a billionpeople worldwide each year.Lead author......

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......

WEF meet sees high-profile exits even before start

As this Swiss ski resort town gets ready to host World Economic Forum's annual meeting, some high profile participants have already announced their no-shows at this much-awaited talk fest of rich......

125-member Indian delegation heads for Davos

A 125-member strong Indian delegation will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos, Switzerland this week, where they will highlight efforts being undertaken to turn around the......

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,......

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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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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Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama

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