Monthly Archives: January 2017

‘Dissent and discourse’ on the streets of Kochi

Kochi: Strong crowds thronged a number of locations around Fort Kochi and Mattancherry today as the BM Anand Foundation along with Jana Natya Manch (Janam), one of Delhi’s oldest and most non-conformist theatre groups, kicked off a weekend-long series of street theatre performances. After watching

CWC signs MoU with IIT Madras and IIS Bengaluru 

MoU is to support dam safety capacity building Central Water Commission (CWC) under the Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation signed two separate MoUs with IIT Madras and IIS Bengaluru. This will help them for the procurement of specified equipment and software

Better wisdom from crowds

MIT scholars produce new method of harvesting correct answers from groups by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The wisdom of crowds is not always perfect. But two scholars at MIT’s Sloan Neuroeconomics Lab, along with a colleague at Princeton University, have found a

Kerala Chief Secretary distributes HLL Pratheeksha scholarships

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Secretary to Govt. of Kerala, S M Vijayanand today distributed HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL)’s Pratheeksha Scholarships to 28 students from Thiruvananthapuram for the 2016-2017 academic year. The scholarship is part of Pratheeksha Charitable Society, HLL’s CSR initiative for students belonging to the BPL

Poem: Life is often a mystery

by Parvathi Vinod The beckoning asterisms Embracing beautiful antelopes The sweet voice of cuckoo The veils of morning The glimmers of midnight Like a premadoma Nature showers it’s flowers But I still see a mystery In nock and corner Created by omnipotent creator The greatest mystery In

National essay competition on water-related issues

Central Ground Water Board under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation will be conducting a National Essay Competition on Water related issues. The topic for the Essay Competition will be “Ground Water- Life line of the Nation”. Each essay should not exceed

India launched National Action Plan for Children

In an effort to empower and protect children the Indian government has launched a national project, titled National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC). NPAC was launched at a special function held to celebrate the National Girl Child Day in New Delhi on January 24. The