Category Archives: India

86.6% women want menstrual friendly workplace, shows annual everteen Menstrual Hygiene Survey

82.8% women struggle to focus on work due to menstrual periods or pain associated with it India’s leading feminine hygiene brand, everteen, has released findings of its everteen Menstrual Hygiene Survey 2023, ahead of the global Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May. everteen is one of the partners for #MHDay2023, which is also supported by UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank, France’s ... Read More »

Hindus urge Boston Ballet to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging the Boston Ballet to withdraw The Kingdom of the Shades taken from “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled in its 60th season in Spring 2024; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Boston Ballet, whose Mission includes “to inspire, empower, and deepen community ... Read More »

Amit Shah ends decades-old dispute

The signing of the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh Inter-state Boundary Agreement involving a stretch of around 800 km Thursday adds another feather to Home Minister Amit Shah’s already decorated cap. The historic pact will not only ensure a long-due truce between the two neighbouring states; but will also act as a catalyst for further progress of the entire North East region, on ... Read More »

Hindus ask for Diwali holiday in Leander ISD schools in Texas

Hindus are seeking closure of all Leander Independent School District (LISD) schools in Austin, Cedar Park and Leander in Texas on their most popular festival Diwali in the years to come. A petition for Diwali holiday in LISD, reportedly started by Vik Shahi representing students a few months ago on, has garnered 1707 signatures. Nearby Round Rock Independent School ... Read More »

Gudi Padwa/Ugadi Pachadi and its benefits

 Gudi Padwa/Ugadi is the festival that marks New Year’s Day for several states, including Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra. This year, the festival will be celebrated on 22nd April. It is prepared on this day and offered to God seeking blessings for the year ahead. Pachadi is prepared by adding jaggery, salt, cut pieces of raw mangoes, neem flowers ... Read More »

World Laparoscopy Hospital Named Best Laparoscopic Training Institute of the World

New Delhi, India – World Laparoscopy Hospital (WLH) has been named the Best Laparoscopic Training Institute of the World by an international panel of medical experts of World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons. The award recognizes WLH’s commitment to providing the highest quality laparoscopic training and education to healthcare professionals around the world. “We are honoured to receive this prestigious recognition,” ... Read More »

Water Conservation in Real Estate: A Necessity for India’s Sustainable Future

Water scarcity is a major issue in India, with the majority of the population having insufficient access to safe and potable water. The problem is exacerbated by a rapidly growing population, unplanned urbanization, and droughts caused by climate change. As it is one of our basic necessities, it becomes essential to conserve this precious resource. With the real estate sector ... Read More »

Drip Fertigation enhance crop yield and farmers prosperity: Lesson from Tarikere Community Drip Irrigation Phase II

New Delhi, 16th March: Tarikere Drip Irrigation Project Phase II farmers, using drip fertigation has witnessed enhanced water productivity and fertilizer use efficiencies. The technology led to significantly enhanced water productivity of 90 per cent, fertilizer use efficiency by 30 to 40 per cent while considerably decreased crop evapotranspiration by 9 -10 per cent, compared to farmers’ practicing traditional irrigation ... Read More »

Equal opportunities for women in STEM education is need of the hour

On the occasion of International Women’s Day themed, DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality,” an area that has to be looked at closely is the status of digital equality in the vast field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. Significant progress has been made to close gender gaps in education over the last few years. Nevertheless, gender ... Read More »