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Kalli Purie awarded India’s Most Powerful Women in Media award at British Parliament

Renowned journalist Kalli Purie, who is India Today Group Vice-Chairperson, has been conferred the India’s Most Powerful Women in Media award at the famed Confluence Excellence Awards in British Parliament. Earlier, she was honoured with the ‘Outstanding Media & Entertainment Award’ at the annual 21st Century Icon Awards 2019 in London.


2019 World Homeopathy Day (WHD)

The World Homeopathy Day (WHD) is observed every year on 10th of April to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homeopathy, Dr Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann. On the occasion, the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH) is organizing a two-day convention in New Delhi. The council will take stock of the challenges ..


Distinguished Indian economist and a scholar Prof. T N Srinivasan passes away

Prof. Thirukodikaval Nilakanta Srinivasan (85), a distinguished Indian economist and a scholar, has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on November 11, 2018. He was known for being one of the key advocates of the 1991 economic reforms. Srinivasan, who was a Professor of Economics and International Area Studies Emeritus at Yale University, had been ..


Hugh M Hefner, founder of iconic Playboy magazine passes away

Hugh M Hefner (91), American Icon and the founder of the iconic Playboy magazine, has passed away in Los Angeles on September 27, 2017. He was also the founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises, the publishing group that operates the magazine.


“Occupy Wall Street” Movement

Thousands of protesters occupied New York City’s Times Square, buoyed by a day of demonstrations around the world in support of their month long campaign against corporate greed. This is a people powered movement named as Occupy Wall Street (OWS). Causes: Wealth inequality, Corporate influence of government, Social Democracy, inter alia. Characteristics: Non violent protest; ..