INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Friday, September 30, 2022

The book ‘Reimagining Swaraj through Indian Traditions’ – Essays in Honour of Shri. Dharampal on his birth centenary was released by Gita Dharampal, famous historian and Dean, GRF, Jalgaon and Dharampal’s daughter, at the book launch event held at IIT Madras Research Park, India’s first University-based Research Park. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Institute Professor, IIT Madras, C N Krishnan, Retd. Prof., Anna University, J K Suresh (PPST), Norma Alvares (Other India Press) and P […]

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Mpower, an initiative by the Aditya Birla Education Trust, organized a street play to create awareness about ‘Suicide Prevention’ among the youth of India. Mumbai’s Western Railways lent their support to the cause by hosting the street play at one of Mumbai’s busiest railway stations at Churchgate. The play was written, directed and performed by the students of Whistling Woods International. The venue served a strategic purpose and ensured that […]

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As this year is the first Ganesh Chaturthi post covid period. Ankit Siwach eagerly waits to see how Mumbai celebrates the occasion. The Rishton ka Chakravyuh actor said, “This festival is more than just a celebration; it is a process that will bring your family members together. At the heart of this festival is the desire to spend time with one another. Ganesh Ji, the most loved god in the […]

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माननीय नामदार श्री गिरीश महाजन (मंत्री ग्रामविकास-पंचायती राज, वैद्यकीय शिक्षण, क्रीडा व युवक कल्याण) उपस्थितीत गिरगाव चौपाटी येथे गणेश विसर्जनानंतर जमा होणाऱ्या निर्माल्याची व इतर कचर्‍याची विल्हेवाट लावण्यायासाठी स्वच्छता अभियानांतर्गत कार्यास सुरुवात करण्यात आली. मा. मंत्रीमहोदय  माननीय पंतप्रधान श्री. नरेंद्र मोदीजींनी सुरु केलेले स्वच्छ भारत अभियान अंतर्गत मा. मंत्रीमहोदय श्री गिरीशजी महाजन यांनी महाराष्ट्र राज्य भारत स्काऊटस् आणि गाईडस् राज्य संस्थेचे माननीय श्री.एन बी. मोटे राज्य चिटणीस(अ.का), मध्य मुंबई जिल्हा संस्था, दादर. पूर्व मुंबई उपनगर जिल्हा संस्था,चेंबूर.पूर्व […]

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As a part of the ‘Service Learning Program’ introduced by Ekya Schools where students can be involved in various community-based activities beyond their academics, Ekya School ITPL kick-started ‘Roshni – A Ray of Hope’, a fundraising event. The Service Learning Program at Ekya School ITPL aims to sponsor 75 cataract surgeries for the underprivileged in collaboration with Sankara Eye Hospital. Under this initiative, a total of 2,50,000 INR was raised […]

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World’s fastest growing on-chain social app- Chingari is encouraging its users to make videos dedicated to #HarGharTiranga campaign under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav program launched by the Ministry of Culture. Chingari app is urging its users to make videos promoting the HarGharTiranga initiative amplifying the celebration of India’s 75th Independence Anniversary. These videos will be made and promoted under the app’s ongoing campaign #FreedomToEarn. India is entering its 75th […]

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Nritya is an endeavor by Isha Bajaj, a 12th grade student from Delhi, to spread her love for Bharatnatyam and other classical Indian dance forms to students around the world. Over the last two years, Isha has led Nritya to revitalize and rejuvenate the Indian dance revolution.  Having danced professionally since she was 5 years old, Isha has found deep solace, joy and comfort in her dance practice. Determined to […]

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Grehlakshmi, the No. 1 Hindi women’s magazine recently organized ‘Grehlakshmi Dopahar’  , a delightful 2-3 hours bash providing housewives a dose of infotainment, pampering them with special titles and engaging them with fun-filled activities. The event was organized with Delhi Women’s Club, a women community based out of North Delhi. The lingerie brand Clovia was part of the activity creating awareness about the Clovia Partnership Program. Dilli ki ladkiyaan,. The […]

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Only good a sustainability monitoring & management platform for real-time product traceability has successfully organized the 3rd ‘Aravali Plantation Drive’ to emphasize the need for creating, maintaining, protecting and growing the biodiversity elements in the ecologically fragile Aravalli range with the commitment to its social responsibilities towards the country The drive began at 7:30 in the morning and went on passionately till 9:30 am at Suncity, Gurugram. It witnessed participation from over sixty people. A […]

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NLR India Foundation hosted a Boot Camp on vocational skills on Sunday, 17th July, 2022 for dependents of leprosy affected and socio- economically deprived, with a count of 60+ students at Tilak Nagar, Delhi. The Boot Camp on Vocational Skills had a special focus on computer usage for the students and adolescents of the leprosy colony. The objective of the Boot Camp was to create awareness about why learning computers […]

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 Former ICICI Bank Limited chairman and the Chancellor of Krea University Narayana  Vaghul and Ashok Jhunjhunwala, President, IIT Madras Research Park & Incubation Cell launched ‘LEAD the Journey – Catalysing Change, Enabling Transformative Solutions’ – a coffee table book that chronicles nearly two decades of impact research undertaken by IFMR Society and Krea University’s research centre LEAD.    LEAD’s roots can be traced to an initial seed funding from the ICICI Bank’s Social […]

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Eid is here and while each family has it’s unique traditions and celebrations, one thing that remains common is the feeling of love and affection among the entire family. Shama Sikander shares how she spends this day with her closest ones and how they make it the most special day ever.  “From the tastiest delicacies to the laughter and moments shared by everyone, Eid is one when no one is […]

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Natshala Theatre Group based in Ghaziabad has been working on a mission to develop more awareness around art and entertainment for the last two years. Vishnu Grover, the Director of Natshala Theatre Group has more than 10 years of experience and he is known for his multiple exemplary performances.   Team Natshala has begun the new month on a very high note as they were invited to perform one of their best plays “Chekhov […]

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शारीरिक आणि मानसिक दिव्यांगांकरिता त्यांचे अधिकार आणि सन्मान मिळवून देण्यासाठी एक तपाहून अधिक काळ कार्यरत असलेली ‘नूतन गुळगुळे फाउंडेशन’ (एनजीएफ) ही मुंबईतील सुप्रसिद्ध संस्था असून या संघटनेचा सातवा “राष्ट्रीय ध्येयपूर्ती पुरस्कार सोहळा” येत्या वर्षी नोव्हेंबर २०२२ रोजी दिमाखात साजरा होणार असून या सोहळ्यासाठी इच्छुकांनी आपली माहिती व प्रवेशिका सादर कराव्यात असे आवाहन ‘नूतन गुळगुळे फाउंडेशन’च्या अध्यक्षा नूतन गुळगुळे यांनी केले आहे. यंदा ‘ध्येयपूर्ती’ पुरस्काराचे सातवे वर्ष असून भारतातील विविध भाषा, परंपरा आणि संस्कृती असलेल्या अनेक राज्यांतील दिव्यांगांकडून नामांकनांसाठी प्रवेशिका मागविताना आम्हाला विशेष आनंद […]

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Chiripal Group, as a part of its environment friendly commitment started a campaign with Radio Mirchi to enhance green cover of Ahmedabad. This initiative is called “Chiripal Mirchi Green Yodha”. This was unveiled on World Environment Day. As a part of this initiative, an ambitious target was set to plant 50000 trees in Ahmedabad. This drive is powered by Apollo CVHF heart Institute and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.  An appeal was made to […]

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After the successful launch of News18 Network and Truecaller’s #ItsNotOk campaign in Delhi followed by a Townhall in Telangana, the nationwide initiative encouraging women to call out against harassment, driving advocacy around issues related to women safety and measures to build a safe and secure space reaches Odisha. The #CallItOut Odisha Townhall is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022. Gaining support from several policymakers, law enforcers, activists, […]

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DLF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of India’s leading real estate developer DLF Ltd in collaboration with Max Healthcare organised blood donation camps at New Chandigarh and Panchkula on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day. The camps were organised at The City Club- DLF, New Chandigarh on 18th June 2022 and The Valley Club- DLF, Panchkula on 14th June. The initiative witnessed wide participation of 68 donors, residing in various parts of the […]

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Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, one of India’s top FMCG companies, organized a beach clean-up drive at the Bandra bandstand beach in Mumbai on this World Environment Day. More than 80 HCCB employees cleaned a 1.5 km stretch along the beach and collected more than 1000 kgs of plastic waste. The clean-up was organized in partnership with Jallosh – Clean Coasts, a Project Mumbai initiative aimed at cleaning the coastlines to protect […]

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Rotary International, one of the largest volunteer-led, non-profit organizations committed to delivering impactful and lasting solutions to the world’s most-pressing humanitarian challenges, inaugurated its 113th annual international convention in Houston on June 4, 2022. More than 10,000 Rotary members from 100 countries and five continents came together in-person and online for Rotary’s   first-ever hybrid convention.  Members will connect and learn from each other and be inspired by world-renowned speakers to […]

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All the incredible classical dances that originated in the country during ancient times are very special and precious. Among all these dance forms one is Kathak. Throughout history, quite unlike most classical art forms, Kathak has seldom been performed as an offering to a deity, instead from its earliest stages, it has been a recital directed at an audience comprising its patrons as well as the common people.  Late Pandit Birju Maharaj’s […]

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