Kolkata/IBNS: Bengali musical group of 15 singers, Eso Bondhu, recreated India's national song Vande Mataram on the occasion of the country's 75th Independence year.
To see an artist embrace a form of creative expression that resonates with them is a beautiful thing, but to see them persevere with a conviction that transcends borders and conceptual barriers is fascinating. Amrita Singh tells the story of the encounter of Japan's Akemi Sakurai with ancient Indian classical dance
On the occasion of the 76th United Nations Day, Muskaan, a Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) initiative, along with Education for All and Shree Cement, organised an online interaction between Ramu Damodaran, a former Secretary for the United Nations General Assembly on Information, and selected schools from all across India, to educate young minds about the history of the inter-governmental organisation. IBNS correspondent Nitin Waghela tracks the event.
With COVID-19 taking the entire world by storm, we have been witnessing a humanitarian crisis of enormous proportions. Aggravating the impact, the virus has also become the sole source of the greatest economic crisis in all of history. Given the population density, which is magnified by inefficient and inadequate healthcare along with a total lack of social security, our country had its fair share of challenges while handling the situation. That said, leaders, both in the government as well as businesses are being tested for administrative capacity, leadership skills, and most importantly, for their sensitivity quotient.
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Currently, India is a home to 51 unicorns. With the stats available, it can be clearly stated that India is producing three unicorns in a month. Alone in 2021, even when the year has not ended, India has managed to produce 25 unicorns. Unicorns is a term specifically designed for start-ups that have managed to achieve a valuation of $1 billion and another criteria set for it is that the founding date of the startup should stand after 2000. The entire combined worth of the future unicorns of India is estimated to be worth around $36 billion and the current worth of all the total unicorns of India is $168 billion. Hurun India Future Unicorn List 2021 which is released by the Human Research Institute has created a list of 10 Indian start-ups that could be future unicorns. The companies listed are mentioned below.
New Delhi/IBNS: Out of 2,756 scholarship awardees worldwide, 153 Indian students have been awarded the prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarships this year.
The word 'Siblings' is synonymous with love and affection. Siblings are a blessing, and our childhood is all about the memories and the unconditional bond we share. The distance or the fights are temporary, but they never matter too much. All that matters is the love we have in our hearts for each other. Whether you are tied by blood or a promise, there is nothing like a sibling relationship. And Raksha Bandhan allows us to celebrate this precious bond. This festival is all about gifts, the threads of love, sweets and loads of laughter. For Raksha Bandhan, Ferns N Petals brings something special every year. This year, the brand has launched an ode to the bond of affection in the form of India's first rakhi label - Sneh.
Himanshu Gulati, the Indian-origin youngest MP of Norway, had also served as a Deputy Minister of Justice at the age of 25. He is one of the youngest politicians of the Scandinavian country to have assumed such a high profile post. Besides working for his party (Progress Party), Gulati, whose parents are from India, has a keen interest in travelling and has been to more than 160 countries. In an exclusive chat with Ehsaas Woman of Chandigarh, Rishma Gill, Gulati spoke about his political journey as a Norwegian and much more at a session in Ek Mulakat Vishesh, hosted by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh tracks the event
New Delhi/IBNS: Designed as an immersive and environmentally conscious experience, the one-day ‘Classic Bagh Festival’ is scheduled to take place at the famous Sunder Nursery (formerly known as Azim Bagh, or Bagh-e-Azeem) this March.
NewDelhi:In the very first week India enteredCOVID lockdown in March 2020, PM Narendra Modi called on the NGOs to help the government during the lockdown by providing basic necessities to theunderprivileged, supplying medical and protective gear, and assisting withawareness campaigns on social distancing.
Author-journalist Prem Prakash's book Reporting India: My Seventy-Year Journey as a Journalist was launched by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar at event Kitaab hosted by Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Penguin India in December 2020. From Pakistan to Jawaharlal Nehru, the veteran journalist and ANI founder who had reported from ground zero of the India-China War in 1962 spoke on a range of issues in the course of the conversation. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts
Kolkata/IBNS: City-based author Sudipta Lahiri's latest short story ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ has been selected for publication in an Indo-Australian online short story competition.
Mumbai/IBNS: College students in India can test their knowledge about Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Prize and Nobel Laureates at this quiz contest with a first prize of rupees one lakh.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Embassy of Mexico in India and UNESCO New Delhi jointly hosted the 2nd Mexico-India Dialogues on Women’s Rights on the subject of Breaking Gender Stereotypes in the Media.