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National Bravery Award

Heartening tales from India’s National Bravery Awards for children

Mumbai girl Zen G. Sadavarte, who shot to fame two years ago when she helped save at least 17 lives, has been selected for the coveted Indian Council for Child Welfare's...
train coach

Two disused train coaches turned into classrooms in Mysuru

Source: Indian Express You may have come across fine-dining on trains, hospitals or even exhibitions on trains. But have you ever come across a school holding classes...
world economic forum

JGU VC the only Indian VC to speak at World Economic Forum in Davos

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) Vice Chancellor, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, will be speaking in three separate sessions at this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) in...
CAA

CAA: Supporters and detractors

The last few weeks saw the bushfires blaze on in most of Australia. Yet small segments within the Indian Australian community chose to fight the political fires...
selection of books newsletters

Freedom-era books, documents to go under hammer at Prinseps

A selection of books, newsletters and documents by luminaries of the Indian freedom struggle from the first half of the 20th century, will go on auction online next week.
T20 Women World Cup Captain

Harmanpreet to lead India in Women’s T20 World Cup

Star India all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the 15-member India squad at the upcoming ICC Women's T20 World Cup with Bengal's rookie batswoman Richa Ghosh being the...

Japan tops list of most powerful passports, India ranks 84th

Japan, for the second time in a row, has topped a global index for the world's most powerful passport in 2019, while India ranked at the 84th...
Indian Connection in the Golden Globe 2020

The Indian links in Golden Globe 2020 Best Picture (Drama), 1917

There is an Indian connection to Hollywood's Best Film at the 2020 Golden Globes. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes' new war drama 1917, which won Best Picture -...
India soared at UN

2019 in review: India soared at UN notching diplomatic wins

The Gandhi Solar Park and green roof donated by India to the United Nations in September, 2019. The solar park provides green electricity and the green roof captures greenhouse gases while...
Ami Bera

Indian-American Representative to head Congressional panel

United States Representative Ami Bera has been selected to head the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Non-Proliferation. (Photo: Bera website). Indian-American Representative Ami Bera...