IIT Madras to launch fortnightly webinars to mark Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

Dean of Global Engagements Raghunathan Rengaswamy said, “The objective of the series is to disseminate the science behind the technological solutions for societal problems while also initiating a dialogue to identify socially relevant problems that need to be addressed.” The event will be livestreamed on YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/ReachIITM).

‘PM to present outline for self-reliant India on Aug 15’

“The defence ministry is also moving ahead in realising the dream of self reliance in defence manufacturing. We are minimising dependence on foreign equipment for our defence requirement. At the same time, we are extending all support to the domestic defence industry,” he said.

Coonoor Heritage Gallery showcasing the history and development of Coonoor opened

Many buildings that still stand today are testimony to history, says K Balu, Municipal Commissioner, Coonoor. For example, the first traveller’s bungalow is where the Magistrate Court functions today. He adds, “The gallery informs the public about modern settlements, historical milestones and heritage structures. We want to inspire the younger generation to protect and preserve […]

Independence Day 2020: Significance Of Tricolours In Our National Flag

For every nation, its flag is quite important and so is for our country. Our National Flag which is also known as the ‘Tricolour’ has huge importance. Our National Flag symbolises our freedom and the long struggle that our brave freedom fighters fought. As we proceed to celebrate 74th Independence Day, it is important for […]

553 new cases, nine deaths in central districts

In Thanjavur, four doctors, a teacher at the Government Higher Secondary School Thirukarukavur, and several women who were primary contacts of patients who tested positive earlier also tested positive among the 59. Tiruvarur recorded a sharp fall in COVID-19 cases with only eight patients testing positive for the infection.

1,897 new COVID cases in TS

Regarding bed availability, 3,216 oxygen beds, and 851 ICU beds were available in the 56 State government hospitals on August 10. Beds were occupied to full capacity at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Hospital, Warangal Urban, and Community Health Centre (CHC), Narayankhed. Also 1,256 oxygen beds, and 650 ICU beds were available in 116 private hospitals.

VOOT unveils an all-new brand identity and charts its roadmap for the future

Viacom18’s video-on-demand streaming service, VOOT, has unveiled a new brand identity.Since VOOT’s launch eighteen months ago, the digital media consumption landscape has witnessed a huge transformation. India today ranks as the No. 1 market for mobile data usage globally. Reduction in data prices and a significant increase in data usage have made India the world’s […]

Dinesh D’Souza’s Attacks On Kamala Harris Echo A Career Of Anti-Blackness

It’s our duty to point out those within Indian communities — even if we don’t really want them in our community, hare raaaaaaam — who use anti-Blackness as a way to prop themselves up. It’s our responsibility to stay vigilant in how we criticize D’Souza, his toxic rhetoric that’s nothing more than misdirection during an […]

Dinesh D’Souza’s Attacks On Kamala Harris Are Part Of A Bigger Problem In The Indian Community

There are many legitimate critiques to make of Kamala Harris, especially now that she’s the Democratic vice presidential pick. You can criticize her for being too much of a centrist while young Democratic voters are looking for more progressive representation. You can go after her for being a pro–law enforcement attorney general whose views don’t […]

Indo-China stand-off: Two HAL light combat choppers deployed in Ladakh

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