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Shah Rukh Khan Will Be Honored at the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos

Shah Rukh Khan Will Be Honored at the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 will take place in Davos Klosters, Switzerland from January 23-26th  under the theme, “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”. This year, Bollywood film actor and celebrity Shah Rukh Khan, award-winning actress Cate Blanchett and musician Elton John are the recipients of the 24th Annual Crystal Award....
Thrive Global Teams Up with India

Thrive Global Teams Up with India

Thrive Global, a startup set up by The Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington, has set its eyes on the Indian market and will offer solutions to companies and individuals to help enhance their well-being and productivity. Thrive Global, which currently operates in the US, was set up in 2016 and raised $30 million in series...
Indian Railway Stations to all use LED lighting by end of 1st quarter 2018

Indian Railway Stations to all use LED lighting by end of 1st quarter 2018

In an eco-friendly measure to cut power consumption, the Indian Railways on Tuesday said it planned to make all stations fully LED by March 31, 2018. The railways said it was actively working to provide 100% LED lighting for energy needs in railway staff colonies, stations and platforms. “It is a huge initiative to provide...
World’s First Dedicated IT Park to Launch in India

World’s First Dedicated IT Park to Launch in India

On the eve of International Day of Disabled Persons 2017, the Telangana government made an exciting announcement that the world’s first dedicated IT park for people with disabilities will be launching in Hyderabad. The park, which will have facilities for training, residential quarters and delivery centers for domestic and international clients, will create jobs for...
97 Firewomen Join India’s Brigade

97 Firewomen Join India’s Brigade

Women are joining the fire brigade in India! Before, there were just 18 women personnel and now, for the first time in history, the department has recruited 97 firewomen at one time. Most of the new recruits hail from rural parts of Maharashtra, including Sinnar in Nashik district, Sindhudurg, Jalgaon, etc. While the 18 firewomen...
Tech Savvy: Vehicle Helps Carry Books for Teachers

Tech Savvy: Vehicle Helps Carry Books for Teachers

Heavy books and papers can be a hassle for students but also for teachers. Two students in Bengaluru have created a vehicle that helps teachers move papers and notebooks between classrooms. The Autonomous Transport Vehicle (ATV), designed and developed by Vikram Mishra and Gaurang Bharti, students of Oakridge International School, Sarjapur, navigates on its own...
Project Rupantara Brings Hope to Kids in India  

Project Rupantara Brings Hope to Kids in India  

Happy Halloween! Which is why it is the perfect time to share the story of the Kalpalli Burial Ground in Karnataka, India. Not to fret, this story is not full of ghosts or ghouls, as this family cemetery turns into a school for children at night. Led by Samuel Gladson and Gleeda D’Silva, kids aged...
Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali! Diwali is the most auspicious Hindu Festival celebrated throughout India and around the world with historical and religious significance.  It is known as the Festival of Lights and usually falls in late October or November. Once upon a time there was a great warrior, Prince Rama, who had a beautiful wife named Sita....
India’s First Blind-and-Sighted Tandem Expedition is Huge Success

India’s First Blind-and-Sighted Tandem Expedition is Huge Success

  At fifteen years old, Manasvi Baheti rode a tandem with her father from Manali in Himachal Pradesh to the Khardung La mountain pass in Jammu & Kashmir. Something that most people will not accomplish in their lifetime and she also accomplished this while being legally blind. Manasvi and her father Kailash’s adventure was part...
BBC World Service Launches Broadcasting in Four New Indian Languages

BBC World Service Launches Broadcasting in Four New Indian Languages

BBC World Series has announced that they will be broadcasting in four new Indian languages. The launch is part of the World Service’s biggest expansion since the 1940s, following a government funding boost announced in 2016. Broadcasting is now available in a total of 40 languages, including English. The new Indian languages include Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Punjabi. Marathi, originated in...
Celebration of Durga Puja

Celebration of Durga Puja

India has welcomed Goddess Durga! This year Durga Puja festivities began on 26th September (Shashti) and will end on 30th September (Vijaya Dashmi). The Durga Puja festival marks the battle of Goddess Durga with the powerful buffalo demon Mahishasura, and her emerging victorious over evil. Thus, the festival epitomizes the victory of Good over Evil,...
Tailor-made Technology at Herringbone & Sui

Tailor-made Technology at Herringbone & Sui

You can now get tailor-made from the comfort of your own home! Herringbone & Sui, one of India’s luxury made-to-measure men’s brands offers the BEAVERTECH experience- a revolutionary photo measurement technology that maps your measurements more accurately than a tailor in under 5 minutes. Share a profile picture and a couple of basic measurements and...