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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......

Rockefeller pledges $75 mn to light up 1,000 villages

The Rockefeller Foundation on Wednesday committed $75 million (about Rs 468 crore) for financing an initiative to provide electricity to 1,000 villages through mini-transmission grids. "The......

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......

How solar power is lighting up 1,000 remote villages

Around 80 mn rural households are estimated to have no access to grid power. Off-grid decentralised systems, based on renewable energy, are lighting up around 1,000 villages through government......

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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The Kavli Foundation and University Partners Commit $100 Million to Brain Research

From the Wires Funds to strengthen public/private BRAIN Initiative; establish new neuroscience institutes at Johns Hopkins University, The... ...
American Academy Of Arts And Sciences "The Lincoln Project" Examines Changes In State Financing Of Higher Education

From the Wires Review of challenges faced by state governments will inform recommendations in support of public higher education Sep. 30, 2015... ...
Grameen Foundation Selected as a Global Resilience Challenge Winner

WASHINGTON , Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation was selected by The Global Resilience Partnership to implement... ...
Who are the investors, banks, incubators, and accelerators in the social sector?

The social sector is an ever-expanding ecosystem of NGOs, social enterprises, impact investors, consultants, investment banks, etc. There are now... ...
A Love Stanza

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Sadhana met the poet T P Rajeevan for the first time, in 1982, at the NSS College at Ottapalam. They were both in the same MA... ...

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