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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......

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......

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......

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,......

  People speak for rockefeller foundation

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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
Americas Society to Commission Site-Specific Artwork for Recently Unveiled David Rockefeller Atrium

Comments - NEW YORK, NY NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - ) - Americas Society will commission a permanent site-specific artwork to become the... ...

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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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/pix-column-tribute-to-the-man-who-saved-billions-from-starvation/20140912.htm
B'lore to be a part of 100 resilent cities

Bangalore: Bangalore, a technology hub, will now be part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s global project, 100 Resilient Cities (100 RC) that... ...

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Ivanka Trump Puts The "Pow" In Power Shoes To Help Fight Breast Cancer

Liberty Media (NASDAQ:LINTA) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Thursday 11 September 2014 WEST CHESTER, Pa. , Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When... ...

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Aindra Systems Gets Backing by Villgro, the Social Enterprise Incubator

/PRNewswire/ -- Aindra Systems, an early-stage startup, has secured backing by Villgro , the Social Enterprise Incubator focused on funding... ...

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