Padmabati Naik, ANM from Odisha felicitated at the Plan India Impact Awards 2019

Bhubaneswar, Aug. 17 -- Plan India, a not for profit organisation striving to advance children's rights and equality for girls, today announced the winners of the third edition of Plan India Impact Aw... Read More

Eight-year-old Nigerian gymnast eyes Olympics

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- An eight-year-old Nigerian girl who recently won gymnastics gold in Pretoria, South Africa, says her dream is to represent Nigeria in the Olympics and other gymnastic competitions ... Read More

Jawaharlal Nehru University's Students' Union members put on notice over protests

India, Aug. 17 -- At least two members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University's Students' Union (JNUSU) have been given showcause notices by the administration for participating in different protests. On... Read More

JSPL Celebrates 73rd Independence Day with Patriotic Fervour

Angul, Aug. 17 -- Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) celebrated the 73rd Independence Day at its O.P. Jindal School campus in Jindal Nagar Township, Angul. The Chief Operating Officer - Odisha Mr. Pank... Read More

Simplify foreign employees' clearance

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- Many skilled foreigners are working in the country, some of whom are instilling skills into local employees. There is scope for utilising their contribution in building quality ... Read More

Boudh Distillery distributes 800 school bags among children of 8 schools

Boudh, Aug. 17 -- In an initiative to encourage and inculcate the zeal for learning among children, Boudh Distillery Pvt. Ltd (BDPL), the first ever large scale industry of Boudh, on the occasion of I... Read More

Domestic help dies after fall from high-rise in city

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- A teenage girl has died after falling from the 10th floor of a high-rise building in the city's Dhanmondi. The incident occurred at a residential apartment on Dhanmondi Road-7A... Read More

BR may face big challenge for conflict with transport projects

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- Bangladesh Railway (BR) is likely to face a major challenge in building a circular rail route around Dhaka city due to 'conflict' with a number of transport projects, sources sa... Read More

NASA picks Alabama's 'Rocket City' for lunar lander job

Bangladesh, Aug. 17 -- Cape Canaveral, Aug 17 (AP/UNB) - NASA picked Alabama's "Rocket City" on Friday to lead development of the next moon lander for astronauts. Marshall Space Flight Center in Hunt... Read More

Activist emerges as new leader of Moscow election protests

Moscow, Aug. 17 -- After a monthlong hunger strike, it's a struggle for Lyubov Sobol to even raise her hands. Every gesture is difficult for the frail 31-year-old political activist. This summer's wa... Read More