Category Archives: Social Impact

NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours 2014 Winners

NASSCOM Foundation, the social development arm of NASSCOM announced the winners of the NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours 2014 edition today. This is the sixth year of the Honours and over these years the Foundation has given many social innovators a … Continue reading

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Against all odds

This is a story of fighting huge odds stacked against you. This is a story of sheer grit and perseverance. This is a story of putting Science and Technology to good use. This is a story of overcoming obstacles like … Continue reading

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Lie Spotting

On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and “hotspots” used by those trained to recognize … Continue reading

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Social Impact : Melinda Gates sharing about her Foundation @ TEDxDelhi

In her talk at TEDxChange @ TEDxDelhi, Melinda Gates talks about the foundation’s work in India. She spotlights India as a hotbed of innovation and states that in order to have an effect on poverty and disease globally, working in … Continue reading

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Anand Kumar : Real Life Superhero

It is said, ‘teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime.’ Anand Kumar, who founded the ambitious and innovative educational program, ‘Super 30’, in the hinterlands of India, is doing just that. Armed with little … Continue reading

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Buffett and The Art of Giving

This article was buy cialis tabs first published on PersonalFN.com Warren Buffett, the smartest investor in the world, known as the Oracle of Omaha for his pronouncements on investments and the state of the markets, is in India and is … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs, The Magic Man on iBooks, iPhone, iPad, iPad 2

Steve Jobs updates on the progress of Apple and how it is changing lives of people. 1 million downloads 25,000 publishers distributing on iBooks Apple now has 200 million accounts has credit card with 1 click purchase $ 2 billion … Continue reading

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Opportunities in Clean Tech

Clean tech is a booming new sector encompassing a wide range of new technologies and business models related to energy, transportation, materials, agriculture, waste management and more. Expectations are high, but significant challenges remain for start-ups in this sector. Panel … Continue reading

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India Inc’s activist agenda

Indian businessmen, especially of the big variety, tend to keep a very low public profile. While they are quite comfortable talking to the press on purely business matters and giving controlled interviews to fawning reporters, and are even happy hobnobbing … Continue reading

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6 Main Time Zones People live in

Time, or rather our differing and evolving perspectives of it, is a cause of many a conflict at home, at work, and in society. If we could become aware of these perspectives and how they influence us and others, it’d … Continue reading

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