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The Power of Assured Indian Innovation
Can we make high speed 4G Internet available at 10 cents per GB, and make all voice calls free of cost -- that too in a large and diverse country like India? Can we make high-quality but simple......
The 2 Raj Shahs America is talking about
One Raj Shah has been the top Indian American in the Obama administration, points out Monali Sarkar, the other Raj Shah is poised to play a key role in the Trump administration. IMAGE: Dr Rajiv......
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......
'Jamsetji Tata is the world's biggest philanthropist'
Indian industry's doyen Jamsetji Tata has emerged as the biggest philanthropist globally in the last century by donating $102 billion, as per a list of top-50 givers prepared by Hurun Report and......
Tata Power inks pact with Rockefeller Foundation to light up Bharat
Tata Power will target 10,000 micro grids across India, for which it has formed a company, TP Renewable Microgrid. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Tata Power announced a new business in......
How to provide 24x7 electricity for all Indians by 2027
'The 24x7 power for all vision is inspiring, because as we've so often seen, where India leads, the world follows,' says Rajiv J Shah, President, The Rockefeller Foundation.Illustration: Dominic......
Nandan and Rohini Nilekani join Gates-led philanthropic group
The grouping, which is called Co-Impact, has been set up with an initial corpus of $500 million and will focus providing healthcare, education, and economic opportunity to the underserved populus......
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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