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Yatish Kumar’s passion for literature revs up Hindi literary scene in India

Yatish Kumar, Chairman & Managing Director, Braithwaite & Company Ltd, a seasoned poet, author and literati, has been promoting Hindi poetry and literature across India.

Sri Lankan people have always been friendly, supportive and welcoming: Indian restauranter Viraj Panchal

After arriving in Sri Lanka, Indian businessman Viraj Panchal fell in love with the Island Nation and expanded his business here. He is also running one of the most popular restaurants in Colombo city- Mango Tree. IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra catches up to know his journey in Sri Lanka so far. Excerpts:

Cabinet approves MoU signed on mutual recognition of academic qualifications between India, UK, Northern Ireland

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 07.09.2022 chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi granted ex post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on mutual recognition of academic qualifications signed on 25.04.2022.

Suicides in India: A Silent Killer

In 2003, 10th September was chosen to be celebrated as World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). In collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO), the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) uses this day to create awareness that suicide leading to premature deaths can be prevented. This article aims to present the overall picture relating to suicides happening in India.

'You don't know what it is to be lonely', says Ratan Tata as he invests in elderly companionship startup

Mumbai/IBNS: "You don't know what it is to be lonely, until you spend time alone wishing for companionship."

India at 75: Bengali musical group recreates national song Vande Mataram

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.

Akemi Sakurai: The story of a Japanese artiste's passion for Indian dance

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

India will become a permanent member of the UN in your lifetime: Ramu Damodaran to students

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.

List of Most Empathetic Leaders in India

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. 

The Best Online Casino in India Rated Based on Bonuses, Games, and Payouts

If you want to profit from your gambling endeavour, why take anything less than the best online casino in India? It makes no sense to not want the highest payout, the best casino bonus for Indians, and the slot games with the highest RTP. We understand this goes way over the head of an ordinary casino player because of the time and research needed to pinpoint the top online casino. Therefore, we put ourselves in the shoes of a regular gambler who wants to maximise their winnings and kept that perspective throughout our research.

Who Made It To The List Of Future Unicorns 2021?

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.

Over 150 Indian students bag the Erasmus Mundus scholarships for higher education in Europe

New Delhi/IBNS: Out of 2,756 scholarship awardees worldwide, 153 Indian students have been awarded the prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarships this year.

India's First Rakhi Label by Ferns N Petals – Sneh

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.  

India gives bigger perspective of life than Norway: Himanshu Gulati

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

Sunder Nursery to host the Classic Bagh Festival, an India-UK collaboration

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.