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’

Modi first mentioned about his vision for an ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India) in his address to the nation on May 12 while announcing a Rs 20 lakh-crore stimulus package to boost the economy hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Since then, various ministries and departments have announced a series of measures.

Coonoor Heritage Gallery showcasing the history and development of Coonoor opened

Plantation hub “It was primarily a coffee town which later moved to tea cultivation. We have documented the data to ensure that the next generation knows its history,” says Samantha Iyyanna, managing trustee of Clean Coonoor. Among the exhibits are rare finds such as a map of the district sketched by Captain BS Ward in […]

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

Nagapattinam saw 72 new cases of the viral infection, among whom were four police personnel, two staff nurses, 32 primary contacts, 16 local cases and two antenatal mothers. Of the patients, 28 were admitted to the Nagapattinam District Headquarters Hospital, 19 were admitted to the Periyar Government Hospital in Mayiladuthurai, 16 to the Sirkazhi Government […]

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

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 […]

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

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