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Crowdsourcing Platform: Bridge to Kashmir

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Crowdsourcing Platform: Bridge to Kashmir

Software and services company iYogi has launched “Bridge to Kashmir,” an initiative to rebuild lives and livelihoods affected by the recent floods in Jammu & Kashmir. The company aims to raise USD 100 million towards this effort over the next two years. iYogi has built a crowdsourcing platform to support the initiative. The site will [...]

Ten Sports and WWE Expand Partnership in India

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Ten Sports and WWE Expand Partnership in India

WWE (NYSE:WWE) and Ten Sports have extended their television distribution agreement for five more years through 2019 while growing their partnership beyond WWE’s weekly flagship programming to include localized content, more languages, and live events. In addition to the continued broadcasts of WWE’s flagship programs Raw, SmackDown, NXT and monthly pay-per-view specials, starting January 1, [...]

Kiyaa Fashion Doll Launched in India

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Kiyaa Fashion Doll Launched in India

Hyderabad’s startup Shel Studio has introduced “Kiyaa”—a fashion doll in India. ‘Kiyaa’, means cooing of the bird in Sanskrit language. The doll has realistic Indian face, features and contemporary teenager characteristics. It is a premium Doll with Indian heart and soul that engages to impart values, culture and history to children, says the company. “It [...]

Top 10 Fashion Cities in India. Chandigarh at No. 1

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Top 10 Fashion Cities in India. Chandigarh at No. 1

A fashion-focused social network in India, Roposo.com, announced today a fashion study covering top cities of India. The Roposo.com Fashion Addict Index works at both city levels and the individual level. It announced the city-based ranks for July. According to the company, the city index is based on the collective activity of Roposo.com active users [...]

AAP Alleges BJP Trying to Form Delhi Government Illegitimately

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AAP Alleges BJP Trying to Form Delhi Government Illegitimately

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) headed by Arvind Kejriwal alleged today that the BJP Delhi state vice-president Sher Singh Dagar tried to entice AAP MLA Dinesh Mohania by promising him Rs. 4 crore. According to AAP, the money was offered to its MLA as bribe in return to support BJP to form government in Delhi. [...]

Who Are the Killers of Human Rights Activist Munir Said Thalib?

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Who Are the Killers of Human Rights Activist Munir Said Thalib?

Human rights activist Munir Said Thalib was popular in Indonesia by his first name, Munir. Ten years ago (Sept. 7, 2004), he was assassinated by someone who is still not identified. The U.S. Department of State issued a statement Saturday asking the Indonesian government to identify and catch Munir’s assassins. “Still today, justice has not [...]

Al-Qaeda Terror Group Enters India. What Does It Mean to You?

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Al-Qaeda Terror Group Enters India. What Does It Mean to You?

The new al-Qaeda endeavor is aimed to “rescue Muslims from injustice and oppression” in the newly identified areas of South Asia – particularly India. By Rakesh Raman Ayman al-Zawahari – the chief of global terror group al-Qaeda – released a 55-minute video message Thursday announcing the formation of its new wing for Jihad in the [...]

Survey Reveals the State of Indian Education

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Survey Reveals the State of Indian Education

Indian teachers have voiced their opinions on the current state of India’s learning environment through ‘Pearson Voice of Teacher Survey 2014’. They feel that half of the students (50%) entering a class or grade lack the skills (academic, cognitive and vocational) required for that level, signifying low orientation of the system on skill development. This [...]

Hello, Prime Minister Modi. Don’t Bamboozle Me with Your Shallow Words

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Hello, Prime Minister Modi. Don’t Bamboozle Me with Your Shallow Words

If India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is really interested in the development of the country, I expect him to be bold enough and make those promises which can be measured empirically. By Rakesh Raman India is a country of fanatics or fans. Here every Tom, Dick, and Harry is a fan to every other Tom, [...]

The New BMW X3 Debuts in India

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The New BMW X3 Debuts in India

The new BMW X3 was launched Thursday at Deutsche Motoren, the BMW dealership in Noida, India. It is locally produced at the BMW Plant Chennai in a diesel variant and is now available at BMW dealerships across India. “The new BMW X3 is the embodiment of independence,” believes Philipp von Sahr, president, BMW Group India. [...]

Arvind Announces Tie Up with The Children’s Place

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Arvind Announces Tie Up with The Children’s Place

Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. in India announced today it has entered into a franchise agreement with The Children’s Place, a children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America. Arvind Lifestyle is expected to open 50 stores over time beginning in the fall of 2015. “We are excited to be partnering with Arvind, which has a proven [...]

Water Woes in India: Need to Adopt Sustainable Strategies

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Water Woes in India: Need to Adopt Sustainable Strategies

India is the second largest water consuming country in the world and is presently facing severe scarcity of water resources. The challenge for Indian industries is to find ingenious ways of handling water efficiently and disposing wastewater in a proper manner. With environmental laws getting stricter, Watertech India, has received strong support from leading government [...]

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