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Why menstruation is a nightmare for many women in India

May 31, 2014

Why menstruation is a nightmare for many women in India

Not just health, but lack of menstrual hygiene management takes its toll on the education of young girls. According to Dasra and the Forbes Marshall survey, almost 23 percent of girls drop out of school when they start menstruating. #India #United Nations #Health #Time magazine #Sanitation #Rohingyas #Aakar Innovations #Goonj #Jayashree Industries #Dasra #Menstruation
Pilots to soon control flights with brain commands

May 28, 2014

Pilots to soon control flights with brain commands

Imagine pilots of the future who can control aircraft by merely thinking commands? This is not a scene from a science fiction movie but the scientists have achieved the feasibility of flying an aircraft via brain control - with astonishing accuracy. #Pilots #Technology #NewsTracker #science #Innovation #flying
World's first solar-powered, waterless toilet to launch in India soon

Mar 14, 2014

World's first solar-powered, waterless toilet to launch in India soon

A revolutionary toilet fueled by the sun that is being developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people around the world lacking safe and sustainable sanitation would be unveiled in India this month. #India #ThisisNext #Technology #Innovation #Sanitation #Toilet #Inventions #Solar-power-toilet
India's innovation ranking dips from 64 to 66

Feb 10, 2014

India's innovation ranking dips from 64 to 66

Union Minister Jaipal Reddy saidchange in the relative position in GII rank is attributed to the addition of one more country coupled with revisions and adjustements made in GII framework. #India #NewsTracker #Jaipal Reddy #National Innovation Foundation #Global Innovation Index #European Institute of Business Administration
India lags far behind China, US in R&D: report

Feb 07, 2014

India lags far behind China, US in R&D: report

India lags far behind in field of scientific research and development globally which is led by the United States, while China exhibited the most dramatic R&D spending growth pattern, an official American report has said. #United States #Numbers #India #China #Technology #Innovation #R&D #Research & Development

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If you are in a commodity market, its your fault

Apr 16, 2012

If you are in a commodity market, its your fault

Clearly there are no innovative categories or innovative brands. Just innovative people. #Business/Finance #HowThisWorks #Business model innovation
Can Indians please stop making a virtue out of 'jugaad'?

Feb 07, 2012

Can Indians please stop making a virtue out of 'jugaad'?

Jugaad has created a mindset amongst us that allows us to do sloppy work. It's time we stopped we being so proud about it. #JustSaying #Innovation #Juggad

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Can Indians please stop making a virtue out of 'jugaad'?

Jul 08, 2014

62 schools can avoid city, union regulations

Sixty-two public schools have been given a free pass to opt out of city and union regulations in order to create innovative new programs, Education Department officials said Monday...
Can Indians please stop making a virtue out of 'jugaad'?

Jul 06, 2014

New York's Fancy Food Show reveals lots of tasty innovations

Creating complex candy designs will soon be as simple as clicking “print.” A prototype of the first food -grade 3-D printer was on display at the Fancy Food Show, held at the Javits Center last week, along with a sample sugary skull it produced...
Can Indians please stop making a virtue out of 'jugaad'?

Jul 01, 2014

Oscar-nominated writer-director Mazursky dies

Paul Mazursky, the innovative and versatile director who showed the absurdity of modern life in such movies as "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" and "An Unmarried Woman," has died. He was 84...