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Two Indian-origin mathematicians win global Maths awards

Aug 13, 2014

Two Indian-origin mathematicians win global Maths awards

Two Indian-origin academicians have won prestigious global prizes in the field with one of them being awarded the Fields Medal -- known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics". #GoodNews #Mathematicians #Fields Medal #Nobel Prize of Mathematics #Manjul Bhargava #Subhash Khot
Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani becomes first woman to win Maths 'Nobel'

Aug 13, 2014

Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani becomes first woman to win Maths 'Nobel'

She was among four Fields Medal recipients at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Seoul, and the first female among the 56 winners since the prize was established in 1936. #GoodNews #World #Iran #Stanford University #Mathematics #woman #Mathematician #Maryam Mirzakhani
In Perth, Aussie commuters push train car to help free trapped man

Aug 07, 2014

In Perth, Aussie commuters push train car to help free trapped man

Dozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against a train car to free the man whose leg slipped between the platform and the train. #GoodNews #Australia #Perth #train #Train car #Trapped man #Humanity
Argentina activist locates abducted grandson after 35 years

Aug 06, 2014

Argentina activist locates abducted grandson after 35 years

Estela Carlotto, who leads the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo group, was able to meet her kidnapped grandson yesterday, said a relative, who said the identity was confirmed through genetic testing. #GoodNews #World #Argentina #Estela Carlotto #Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo group #Plaza de Mayo #Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo #Kivo Carlotto
For a good cause: NCC cadets to motivate 1 lakh people to donate eyes

Jul 12, 2014

For a good cause: NCC cadets to motivate 1 lakh people to donate eyes

NCC volunteers from West Bengal and Sikkim directorate now aim to motive 1,00,000 more people to donate in next few months. #GoodNews #NCC #NCC cadets #Eye donations
Applicants to Pune's Fergusson College can now choose 'third gender' option

Jun 29, 2014

Applicants to Pune's Fergusson College can now choose 'third gender' option

Pune's Fergusson College has become the first in India by allowing students to choose 'transgender' as an option when filling up admission forms. #GoodNews #Pune #Pune Ferguson college #Fergusson College #ThirdGender
Sikkim becomes only Indian state to achieve 100% sanitation

Feb 09, 2014

Sikkim becomes only Indian state to achieve 100% sanitation

All 6,10,577 inhabitants in Sikkim have latrines with high sanitation and hygiene standards. #GoodNews #India #Sikkim #Hygiene #Sanitation #Latrines
Good news: WHO set to declare India as polio free nation

Jan 13, 2014

Good news: WHO set to declare India as polio free nation

The World Health Organisation is set to officially declare India a polio free nation as no polio cases have been detected in the country for the past three years. #GoodNews #Health #World Health Organisation #polio #Vaccination #polio-free nation
Enabling disabled: CII-Monster launches first job portal for specially abled

Dec 20, 2013

Enabling disabled: CII-Monster launches first job portal for specially abled

CII has launched the online portal ciispecialabilityjobs.in in association with Monster to create equal job opportunities for specially abled. #GoodNews #Confederation of Indian Industry #Monster #job portal #online job portal #job search #specially abled