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Google’s Doodle Marks India’s 70th Republic Day

Search engine giant, Google, marked India’s 70th Republic Day on Saturday, January 26, 2019, by depicting a very artistic and colorful doodle designed by Reshidev RK. Reshidev is a fine arts student from Kannur in Kerala who is inspired by geometry in traditional art forms. His signature style includes a lot of colors and patterns. In the Doodle, Google has …

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The Akshaya Patra Foundation

The Akshaya Patra Foundation Awarded the Prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize

January 16, 2019 INDIA – On January 16, 2019 the esteemed Gandhi Peace Prize was conferred upon Akshaya Patra for their contribution in providing mid-day meals to millions of school children in India. The International Gandhi Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi, is awarded by the Government of India to individuals and institutions for their contribution towards social, political and …

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TEAM USA SQUAD SELECTED FOR CRICKET WEST INDIES SUPER50 CUP

TEAM USA SQUAD SELECTED FOR CRICKET WEST INDIES SUPER50 CUP

USA Cricket has announced the squad to compete in the Cricket West Indies Super50 Cup. Fresh off winning the recently completed ICC Americas T20 Sub Regional Qualifier, the group will travel to Barbados tomorrow to commence their limited over preparation for World Cricket League Division 3 in November in Oman. Team USA have been granted a request to travel with …

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The Statue of Unity

The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel

The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel The Honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, unveiled the Statue of Unity, a monument dedicated to Indian Independence Movement leader Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday, October 31, 2018. Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. Patel was an Indian barrister and statesman, senior …

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Stanford scholar discusses Buddhism

Stanford scholar discusses Buddhism and its origins

Stanford religious studies Professor Paul Harrison talks about the latest research on the origin of Buddhism and the rise of Mahayana Buddhism, which has influenced most of today’s Buddhist practices around the world. BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH It’s hard to find a self-help book today that doesn’t praise the benefits of meditation, mindfulness and yoga. Many individuals engage in meditation and …

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Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize

Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize

Abhay Ashtekar, Evan Pugh Professor of Physics, Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Physics, and Director of the Penn State Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, has been honored with the Einstein Prize from the American Physical Society. This prize recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of gravitational physics and consists of $10,000 and a certificate citing the contributions …

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Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji awarded the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human Development of the people of India by fostering economic growth in the world’s fastest growing large economy and furthering the development of democracy through …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Indian Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away at 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India, passed away on August 16, 2018, at the age of 93. Born on December 25, 1924, Vajpayee served three times as the Prime Minister of India from 1996 to 2004. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  ji said “Vajpayee’s death marks the end of an era. He lived for the nation and served …

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Protect Preserve And Celebrate

Protect Preserve and Celebrate Indian Culture and Traditions

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has advised the youth to protect preserve and celebrate Indian culture and traditions and youth that are both present and future of this country can achieve their life’s goals with hard work and dedication. He was addressing the gathering after releasing a Book titled ‘Bhavdiye’ based on Compilation of Letters written …

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ISRO Chairman Briefs

ISRO Chairman Briefs Dr Jitendra Singh About Upcoming Moon Mission Chandrayan-2

The Chairman Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) & Secretary Department of Space, Dr K Sivan called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space Dr Jitendra Singh here today. During the meeting Dr. K Sivan briefed him about the upcoming Moon mission “Chandrayaan-2”, expected …

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