Two Indian activists have been named among 20 finalists from across 53 member-countries for the Commonwealth Youth Awards 2018 for their work in the field of gender equality. Mirnalini Dayal has been recognised for her work as a campaign leader for 'Health Over Stigma' and Yogesh Kumar as the founder of social enterprise. . . . .
As the first transgender news anchor in Pakistan, Marvia Malik is proud to be at the forefront of changing attitudes in her country. The news of her first appearance on local channel Kohenoor TV on Saturday went viral on social media and was just days after she became the first transgender model on the catwalk at the. . . . .
The grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2018 (Software Edition) will be held on March 30 and 31 at 28 nodal centres across the country. Twenty-six teams have shortlisted for the event which will try to find solutions for seven software problems related to the HUA ministry. Around 1,300 teams would find solutions. . . . .
Eighty-six years after the city got electricity, overhead power cables in world's oldest city 'Varanasi ' is being dismantled after a project to lay underground lines over 16 sq-km has been finally completed. Laying cables for 50,000 consumers through the serpentine lanes and congested markets in one of the world’s oldest. . . . .
India’s electricity production grew 34% over seven years to 2017, and the country now produces more energy than Japan and Russia, which had 27% and 8.77% more electricity generation capacity installed, respectively, than India seven years ago. India produced 1,160.10 billion units (BU) of electricity–one. . . . .