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Jun 28th

2014

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Hindu Values and Health

“The emphasis on Indian culture is in keeping with the BJP’s emphasis on highlighting what it calls positive aspects of Indian culture to combat lifestyle problems caused by excessive or socalled reckless adoption of western culture.” Don’t wear a condom, wear values to fight AIDS: Harsh Vardhan http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Dont-wear-a-condom-wear-values-to-fight-AIDS-Harsh-Vardhan/articleshow/37169997.cms

Apr 30th

2014

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Chhattisgarh Activist Who Battled Coal Mining Wins Goldman Prize

Chhattisgarh Activist Who Battled Coal Mining Wins Goldman Prize Six environmental advocates from India, Peru, Russia and three other countries have won this year’s Goldman Prize, which is awarded for grass-roots activism. Read more at http://www.indiawest.com/news/18606-chhattisgarh-activist-who-battled-coal-mining-wins-goldman-prize.html?utm_source=Newsletter+-+2014+-+April+28&utm_campaign=DNL+-+April+28%2C+2014&utm_medium=email#Arqo65RsimIOORiY.99

Apr 15th

2014

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Can India overcome the monumental challenge of poverty?

In spite of the significant progress made in reducing extreme poverty in India, the reality of poverty remains a significant challenge amidst the country’s rapid economic growth.   McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) proposes a plan which “outlines a more ambitious yet economically sound path of inclusive reforms, which could lift 580 million people above the […]

Mar 29th

2014

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“World Health Organization certifies India free of polio”

According to the WHO, the South-East Asia Region which includes India has been certified free of polio by an independent commission. This is regarded as one of greatest successes to date in global health. WHO Report: http://www.searo.who.int/mediacentre/releases/2014/pr1569/en/ CNN presents a touching story on Rekshar Khatoon, the last known case of polio in India: http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/22/health/india-end-of-polio/

Feb 24th

2014

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Website (www.ourindiathenation.com) launches addressing the geo-political and strategic challenges that confront India:

A team primarily composed of retired Indian Army Generals and led by retired Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen AS Lamba has launched a website titled, “Our India the Nation” (http://ourindiathenation.com/)which aims to provide an unbiased analysis of the geo-political and strategic challenges that confront India.  The objective is to “make geo-politics comprehensible to […]

Feb 24th

2014

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Indian Council For Cultural Relations

SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES OF THE INDIAN COUNCIL (ICCR) FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS deadline 28 FEB One of the major activities of the ICCR is its scholarship programme. It annually offers about 3365 scholarships under 24 scholarship schemes. Of these,  a 1000 are exclusively for the students of Afghanistan and 900 for students from African countries. There are […]

Feb 20th

2014

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FIA~ India 66th Republic Day Celebrations Dance Pe Chance 2014 in association with TV Asia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Name: Ankur Vaidya Title: President  Phone: (848)-248-0707 Email address: ankurvaidya@fianynjct.org Name: Daxa Amin Title: Republic Day Chair Phone:(908)-906-5058 Email address:daxaamin@yahoo.com FIA~ India 66th Republic Day Celebrations Dance Pe Chance 2014 in association with TV Asia FIA Celebrates India’s Republic Day Celebration with “Dance Pe Chance 2014″   The Federation of Indian Associations […]

Feb 7th

2014

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Congratulations to Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s new CEO

Congratulations to Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s new CEO In what is arguably among the most significant achievements for an Indian in business, Satya Nadella has been named CEO of Microsoft. Hailing from Hyderabad and educated at Manipal University, Mr. Nadella now sits at the helm of one of the largest and most influential tech companies in […]

Jan 14th

2014

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Khobragade row: India must try good-cop, bad-cop approach with the US

Khobragade row: India must try good-cop, bad-cop approach with the US Read more at: http://www.firstpost.com/world/khobragade-row-india-must-try-good-cop-bad-cop-approach-with-the-us-1298757.html?utm_source=ref_article

Dec 31st

2013

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IndUS Forum’s Distinguished Speaker Prabhu Guptara is interviewed on WUCF

IndUS Forum’s Distinguished Speaker Prabhu Guptara is interviewed on WUCF TV’s award winning interview program hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winner and author John Bersia.  Professor Guptara discusses “what he sees behind many of the world’s problems; a struggle between an ethical system based on notions of fairness, justice and humanity, and one based on the contrary […]

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