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Mahasweta Das

Indian origin fellows in London’s Royal Society for 2019

Indian origin fellows in London’s Royal Society for 2019

April 24, 2019

Seven Indian-origin people have made it to the list of The Royal Society inducted this year on April 16. Gagandeep Kang becomes the first Indian woman scientist to be selected for the fellowship.

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Bollywood’s tribute to the Jallianwala Bagh martyrs

Bollywood’s tribute to the Jallianwala Bagh martyrs

April 20, 2019

This year marks the centenary of one of the darkest day of Indian history, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Here is a look at how Indian movies have being documenting the event with their artistic portrayal.

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Social security for the elderly inadequate in India, says UN report

Social security for the elderly inadequate in India, says UN report

April 20, 2019

A national study conducted by Agewell Foundation, titled Status of Social Security and Social Protection Floors in India (with special focus on older persons) March-2019, revealed that every second elderly person is concerned about their social security.

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Indian-Americans in the Guggenheim fellowship 2019 list

Indian-Americans in the Guggenheim fellowship 2019 list

April 18, 2019

Two Indian-Americans have been named among the 168 fellows as the recipient of Guggenheim fellowship this year.

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Dance themed movies in Bollywood

Dance themed movies in Bollywood

April 17, 2019

With the approaching International Dance Day on April 29, here is a look at how the Bollywood dance-based movies are faring.

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Air pollution is killing more people in India than smoking, says study

Air pollution is killing more people in India than smoking, says study

April 13, 2019

In 2014, Delhi was named the most polluted city in the world by World Health Organisation (WHO), along with 13 more cities hailing from India in the 20 most polluted cities of world. According to a study titled ‘State of Global Air 2019’, air pollution has contributed...

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The regional New Year celebrations in India

The regional New Year celebrations in India

April 11, 2019

India is a culturally rich diverse nation and has different traditional celebrations to mark the harvesting season which mostly coincides with the regional New Year celebrations based on the Hindu solar calendar.

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Forbes Asia recognises the young Indian achievers

Forbes Asia recognises the young Indian achievers

April 9, 2019

Forbes Asia ‘30 under 30’ list has been released for 2019 and India is at the second position with 59 names among the 300 achievers.

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