Tag: India

  • River interlinking projects in India raise concerns about water stress, study finds

    India’s ambitious river interlinking projects, which aim to tackle the country’s growing issues of droughts and floods, may unintentionally exacerbate water stress and disrupt monsoon patterns, warns a study published in the journal Nature. The study employed various techniques, such as regional climate models and reanalysis data, to provide insights into the complex network of…

  • ‘Gadar 2’ just beat ‘Pathaan’ to become highest-grossing Hindi film in India

    Sunny Deol-starrer Gadar 2 has crossed the lifetime earnings of Shah Rukh Khan’s blockbuster Pathaan. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Gadar 2, with Rs 542.75 crore at the domestic box office now, is the highest-grossing Hindi film of all time. “Gadar 2 crosses lifetime biz of Pathaan (Hindi) (Rs 524.53 cr)] in India. Now…

  • Lancet study exposes dire consequences of lead in India

    A study published in ‘The Lancet Planetary Health’ has unveiled the staggering toll of lead exposure on the health and economy of India. The research, conducted by World Bank researchers, sheds new light on the devastating consequences of lead contamination, calling for immediate attention to this pervasive health threat. In a shocking revelation, the study…

  • Unhealthy lifestyles fuelling heart disease epidemic in India

    World Heart Day, observed annually on September 29, serves as a crucial reminder to raise public awareness about the prevalence and impact of cardiovascular diseases.  In a somber reality, India alone accounts for approximately one-fifth of the staggering global tally of 17.9 million deaths related to these conditions, with a particularly alarming effect on younger…

  • India Love Project is among 10 finalists for 2023 Global Pluralism Award

    India Love Project, a social media initiative that celebrates real-life love stories outside the “shackles of faith, caste, ethnicity and gender”, has been recognised as one of the 10 finalists for the 2023 Global Pluralism Award. It has been shortlisted from among 200 submissions from 60 countries by an independent jury, the India Love Project…

  • Transforming India Conclave-2023 of SSVM Institutions

    SSVM Institutions successfully organised the 2nd edition of the eclectic and electrifying “Transforming India Conclave-2023” on the idyllic premises of SSVM World School in Coimbatore from September 1 to 3, 2023. The conclave inspired the students to unleash their inner potential, give wings to their imagination, indulge in creative pursuits, take lessons from the experiences…

  • Top universities in India: THE WEEK-Hansa Best University Survey 2021 rankings

    Whether you are a parent or a student, university rankings are often the go-to indicator for whether a prospective college or course is the right one for you or your child’s career. Whether you’re searching for the best multidisciplinary universities or the best technical universities; located in the north, south, east or west of India;…

  • IIM-A introduces PG course in Advanced Business Analytics: How to apply

    The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, has announced the launch of a new post-graduate programme in 2020, in Advanced Business Analytics. The new course, PGP-ABA, is a 16-month programme that offers “a carefully thought out mix of courses on tools and techniques for data visualization, modelling and analysis of varieties of data of different sizes;…