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Swarovski’s Photographic Project: Living Yangtze

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Swarovski’s Photographic Project: Living Yangtze

Swarovski has announced a major creative collaboration with the distinguished photographer Eric Valli. It aims to use film as a positive medium to generate empathy and awareness about the importance of clean, sustainable water sources. ‘Living Yangtze’, a photographic project which tells the stories of the communities living along the great Yangtze River, was previewed [...]

WWE Sponsors Wrestling Competition in India

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WWE Sponsors Wrestling Competition in India

As part of its ongoing efforts to identify, encourage and nurture talent in India, WWE sponsored a Kushti (wrestling) competition in Mohali, India today. The event was flagged off by WWE Superstar William Regal, general manager of WWE NXT. Over 200 wrestlers from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, Punjab, Jammu and other parts of India [...]

Raahgiri Promotes Car-Free Living in Gurgaon

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Raahgiri Promotes Car-Free Living in Gurgaon

By Rakesh Raman A community campaign that aims to educate people about the benefits of car-free living has completed one year this month in Gurgaon, a city near India’s capital New Delhi. Christened Raahgiri (a Hindi word with ‘walking’ as its simple translation), the campaign holds weekly street events every Sunday in different parts of [...]

Green Growth Strategy for Developing Countries

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Green Growth Strategy for Developing Countries

Former Indonesian President and current President and Chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, brought to agreement a shared strategy for GGGI’s approach to green growth in developing countries for 2015-2020. Prior to adopting the new GGGI strategy, Dr. Yudhoyono was officially elected by the GGGI Assembly and Council to [...]

Weeding Out Rampal-like Fake Gurus: What India and PM Modi Should Do

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Weeding Out Rampal-like Fake Gurus: What India and PM Modi Should Do

This article is about a serious contemplation on the rampant darkness, ignorance and poverty in one of the world’s fastest growing economies that is also home to one of the largest collections of illiterate, disease-ridden or mentally bankrupt people anywhere in the world. By Sanjay Gupta The recent episode of a self-styled godman holding thousands [...]

Watch the Maglev Train That Flies…And It’s Fun

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Watch the Maglev Train That Flies…And It’s Fun

Japan has shown a trial run of a Maglev train that hit the speed of over 500 km/hour. The new train uses magnetic levitation (Maglev) transport technology that eliminates the need of wheels, axles, and bearings used in conventional trains. The magnetic field keeps the train lifted from the surface – allowing it to run [...]

SVLL Connect: Luxury Passenger Bus Services in India

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SVLL Connect: Luxury Passenger Bus Services in India

SVLL Connect, a seven star intercity luxury passenger bus introduced by SVLL Connect Pvt. Ltd., has commenced its operation on Surat – Jaipur and Jaipur – Surat routes. It was announced Monday. The Luxury Bus Services which were initially started on Surat – Mumbai and Mumbai – Surat routes in April 2014 have now been [...]

Honda FCV Concept Makes World Debut in Japan

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Honda FCV Concept Makes World Debut in Japan

The Honda FCV Concept, Honda’s fuel-cell vehicle concept, made its world debut Sunday in Japan. The Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of Honda’s fuel-cell vehicle anticipated to launch in Japan by March of 2016, followed by U.S. and Europe. As the next progression in Honda’s dynamic FCV styling, the Honda FCV Concept features [...]

How to become the Prime Minister of India: 10 Simple Steps

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How to become the Prime Minister of India: 10 Simple Steps

With your qualification and expertise, it may be difficult for you to find a peon’s job in India, but you can easily hope to become the Prime Minister. By Rakesh Raman India is said to be the world’s largest democratic country with 1.25 billion people. The country’s democratic culture allows every Tom, Dick, and Harry [...]

Waiting for Mamu to Help Prison Children in Nepal

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Waiting for Mamu to Help Prison Children in Nepal

As its first cause marketing initiative, M-GO, a video on demand (VOD) service and joint venture between Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation, and Reframed Pictures, an independent production company, have announced the exclusive availability of the Waiting for Mamu for rental or purchase on mgo.com. The short documentary film tells the story of Pushpa Basnet and [...]

Whole Foods Calendar to Change the Face of Poverty

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Whole Foods Calendar to Change the Face of Poverty

Shoppers can make a difference in the lives of microentrepreneurs around the world by picking up a 2015 Whole Planet Foundation calendar at Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM) stores in the U.S. Each calendar helps fund microlending projects for poverty alleviation across Latin America, Asia, Africa and the U.S. It costs $3.50 and includes more [...]

Preference for Young Workforce: India Skills Report

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Preference for Young Workforce: India Skills Report

The second India Skills Report 2015 reveals that 72% employers prefer to hire candidates in the age 30 years and below. This is one of the major findings of the India Skills Report 2015 launched today at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – 6th Global Summit on Skill Development. Released today, Nov. 10, India [...]

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