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Children's Day: Google celebrates Pune schoolgirl's doodle on Assam

Nov 14, 2014

Children's Day: Google celebrates Pune schoolgirl's doodle on Assam

The winning doodle titled "Natural and Cultural Paradise - Assam" in which Reddy depicted the state's famed wildlife by sketching the one-horned rhinoceros, the tiger, tea bushes and bamboo trees. A woman performing the Bihu dance carrying a 'japi' (traditional hat) is also there in the doodle. #Assam #Inpraiseof #Larry Page #Sergey Brin #States #Children's Day #Vaidehi Reddy #Doodle4Google #Ajit Ninan #Savio Mascarenhas #Ryan Germick
Indo-Pak relation: Healing touch of painting in times of distrust

Nov 12, 2014

Indo-Pak relation: Healing touch of painting in times of distrust

Aaghaz-e-Dosti, an India-Pakistan friendship initiative, has launched a painting competition on both sides of the border and students have been asked to express their thoughts on the relations between the two neighbouring countries. #India #Pakistan #Inpraiseof #Aaghaz-e-Dosti #Mission Bhartiyam #Aman Chaupal
Mother courage: Why Delhi needs people like Dorris Francis to prevent road accidents

Nov 07, 2014

Mother courage: Why Delhi needs people like Dorris Francis to prevent road accidents

Months after the family met with the accident, Dorris Francis took the charge of managing traffic at the same intersection during rush hours. #Uttar Pradesh #Delhi #Inpraiseof #States #road accidents #Ghaziabad #Dorris Francis #Nikki #Aitbar Pushta intersection
Here's why Tim Cook's 'coming out' matters: He didn't make it seem like a big deal

Oct 31, 2014

Here's why Tim Cook's 'coming out' matters: He didn't make it seem like a big deal

Tim Cook's coming out is the kind that most gay people want. It adds another layer to what we know about them without defining his persona and colouring his work. #Apple Inc. #Inpraiseof #Homosexuality #Apple #Tim Cook #Coming out #Homosexuality in India #Section 377 #Apple CEO #Apple CEO Tim Cook #Tim Cook Homosexuality
Not enough toilets? Too much poverty? Why Mangalyaan still matters

Sep 25, 2014

Not enough toilets? Too much poverty? Why Mangalyaan still matters

The Mangalyaan mission is being hailed as a triumph of thrifty Indian ingenuity but its about more than the hashtag #jugaad. #ISRO #Narendra Modi #Technology #science #Inpraiseof #Mars #Mangalyaan #Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle
He might be cute but he's still God The challenges of being Ganesha

Aug 29, 2014

He might be cute but he's still God The challenges of being Ganesha

No religion has a god as child-friendly as Lord Ganesha. Animal heads on divine beings is not quite unknown in other religions. The Egyptians had several but lets face it when it comes to terms of endearment, jackals and falcons just cannot compare to an elephant. #Inpraiseof #Ganesha #Ganesh Chaturthi #Devdutt Pattanaik #Ganesha as a God #Ganesha lore #Ganesha as a cute god
Premier League Aaron Ramsey still king at Arsenal

Aug 24, 2014

Premier League Aaron Ramsey still king at Arsenal

In two matches so far, Ramsey has outshone every Arsenal attacker you can think of scoring, creating, passing and shooting better than all of them. #Premier League #EPL #Inpraiseof #Arsne Wenger #Arsenal #KickingAround #Olivier Giroud #Aaron Ramsey
Despite ceasefire violations, Indian army releases Pakistani national

Aug 24, 2014

Despite ceasefire violations, Indian army releases Pakistani national

The Indian Army posted along the LoC in Uri apprehended Mangta Gujjar, but provided him immediate medical care after realizing his deteriorating health. #India #Pakistan #Inpraiseof #Arun Jaitley #Indian Army #PoK #BSF #Ceasefire violation #LoC #INS Kamorta #Mangta Gujjar #Uri Brigade
Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Aug 18, 2014

Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Taking their cue from Prime Minister Narendar Modi's call in his Independence Day address for a toilet in every household, especially in rural areas, the young brides protested to their husbands and in-laws over lack of such a facility. #Uttar Pradesh #Narendra Modi #Inpraiseof #Independence Day #States #Sanitation #Toilets #Sulabh International
CRPF driver gets gallantry medal for bravery in Naxal ambush

Aug 15, 2014

CRPF driver gets gallantry medal for bravery in Naxal ambush

Head constable and driver Sadanand Yadav of the CRPF was honoured for his brave act on 10 June 2012, when a special unit of the force was ambushed by Maoists in the forests in Gaya district. #Maoists #Inpraiseof #bIhar #CRPF #Gaya #Sadanand Yadav