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Water Situation in India’s South

Given the good rainfall received by the South West Monsoon season, the dry tanks and water holes in South India which until recently was battling a severe and deepening water crisis. The onset of good rains has spurred the quick fillup of local tanks and if the rains persist for another week or two, the ..

Tackling Water Crisis in India

While there are no doubts that Indi stands at a significant crossroad where either the Indian cities (like Chennai) are grappling with lack of sources of water, the others (like Mumbai) are stuck with deluges and under a wall of water due to the incessant rains. This brings the focus on the government on the ..

Athi Varadar

A special festival of Athi Varadar is being celebrated in the temple town of Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram is located 72 km from Chennai. The temple town has been gearing up for organizing the Athi Varadar festival for quite a few years. The 48-day festival commenced on July 1 and will go on till August 17. What ..

India designated as Guest of Honour at 33rd Guadalajara International Book Fair

India has been designated as the Guest of Honour at the 33rd Guadalajara International Book Fair (GIBF) 2019 in Mexico, which is scheduled to be organized from Nov 30 to Dec 8. The book fair will be the largest book fair in the Spanish speaking world. The dedicated India pavilion at the fair will showcase ..

Rotary club of Madras launched project ‘Kannamaa’

Rotary club of Madras North has unveiled a project “Kannamaa” to provide sanitary napkins to the students. The project was started in August 2018 by providing free, biodegradable sanitary napkins to 82 students at the Government High School in Uthandi of Tamil Nadu. Under this Project, sanitary napkins are provided to over 300 students from ..

Chennai wins of ICT Academy Bridge 2019 conference

In Tamil Nadu, the 37th edition of the ICT Academy Bridge 2019 conference was held in Chennai with theme “Fostering India for Industry 4.0″. The event brought together industry experts, academic leaders and government policy-makers to address the challenges faced by India Inc. in the era of Fourth Industrial Revolution & therefore creating a correlated ..

RBI launchs a ‘Survey on Retail Payment Habits of Individuals (SRPHi)’

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched a ‘Survey on Retail Payment Habits of Individuals (SRPHi)’ to capture payment habits of individuals in six cities, including four metropolitan towns. According to RBI release, the survey will cover a sample of 6,000 individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds across six cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, ..

Aadi Sai Vijaykaran becomes 1st Indian youngster to won Junior Debate Championship at World Scholar’s Cup 2018

Aadi Sai Vijaykaran, a 13-year-old from Chennai, has created history by winning the Junior Debate Championship at the World Scholar’s Cup held at Yale University, the USA from November 16-21. He has been adjudged the world’s best School debater at a global contest. This is the first time an individual from India has won the ..