Category archives: Cause

 
 
 

When 150 artistes one together for children with special needs, you get one amazing song

When 150 artistes one together for children with special needs, you get one amazing song It’s not every day that you see a handful of artistes coming together for a musical collaboration. So, what would it be like to have, not five, not 10, but 150 artistes performing together on a single song? The answer to that question is “The One Song”, composed by Bengaluru-based music director duo Venky-Varun and […]

Bhopal gas tragedy: What had happened this day 33 years ago?

Bhopal gas tragedy: What had happened this day 33 years ago? Bhopal is known for its historical records, artificial lakes and greenery but most of all, the city is remembered across the globe for the worst industrial mishap of the world. Post-midnight on December 3, 1984 – three days after assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, poisonous gas that leaked from the factory of Union Carbide in Madhya […]

India's communications regulator endorses net neutrality

India’s communications regulator endorses net neutrality On Nov. 28, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released its recommendations on net neutrality that make it mandatory for telecom companies to treat the internet—declared a basic human right by the United Nations—as a public utility and not a luxury. Telecom companies cannot control the content people access or the speed at which all online traffic flows, TRAI said, nor can they […]

Indian BPO Workers Face Racial Abuse Regularly, Says Study

Indian BPO Workers Face Racial Abuse Regularly, Says Study Every time her client hangs up, the young woman from Hyderabad goes to the washroom and weeps. Then she dries her eyes and returns to her desk — to pick up her phone and her fake American identity and drawl once again. She is one of the many workers in call centres who face racial abuse from people viewing them as […]

4 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Give You the Edge You Need

4 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Give You the Edge You Need For me, outstanding success and prosperity that remains stable in a fast-evolving world is the only kind of success I care about. Not enough success gurus and motivational coaches are good at sharing principles and practices that can actually help anyone anywhere achieve long-term success. Due to the fact that most people are only interested in “quick fixes,” […]

Power of Social Media- Old Students Gets lost teacher back

Power of Social Media- Old Students Gets lost teacher back This incident inspires and truly restores our faith in humanity. A lady named Vidya saw an old woman near the Thampanoor railway station who was eating something from the shrubs to appease her hunger. The lady brought food from a nearby tea-stall and gave it to the old woman, and as she was eating, asked her questions, who was she […]

World Hello Day:how to say hello in various languages

World Hello Day:how to say hello in various languages World Hello Day falls every year on November 21 and in 2017 we celebrate the 45th time we have been treated to this annual event. The idea of World Hello Day began in response to the conflict between Egypt and Israel in 1973.  World Hello Day promotes communication as a means of resolving conflicts. All differences, from personal to international can […]

Nandan Nilekani, wife Rohini join ‘The Giving Pledge’ philanthropy network, donate half their wealth

Nandan Nilekani, wife Rohini join ‘The Giving Pledge’ philanthropy network, donate half their wealth Infosys co-founder and tech billionaire Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani have joined ‘The Giving Pledge’, an elite network of the world’s wealthiest individuals committing half their wealth to philanthropy. The Giving Pledge website uploaded Nilekanis’ letter signing up for the cause. The letter said, “We thank Bill and Melinda for creating this unique opportunity […]

Rise in high intensity earthquake possible next year

Rise in high intensity earthquake possible next year According to the latest research, scientists have found that a link between the fluctuating rotational speed of the planet earth with different seismic activities. They have revealed that with the onset of the year 2018, the rotational speed of the planet earth is most likely to slow down. These speed variations are likely to cause a burst in earth’s seismic activities. The […]

Robbers dig 25 ft tunnel and loot lockers at Bank of Baroda

In an incident that looks straight out of a crime thriller, a public sector bank’s lockers were looted by robbers after they entered the bank by tunneling a hole through the shop next door.  The culprits dug an underground tunnel of 25 feet to the locker room of Bank of Baroda and broke open 30 lockers out of 225 lockers and escaped with the loot. The valuation of the looted […]