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Government sets up Swachh Bharat Kosh to get funds from companies, others

Government sets up Swachh Bharat Kosh to get funds from companies, others

02 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Government has set up a Swachh Bharat Kosh to attract funds from corporates and individuals to improve sanitation facilities, particularly in schools.

Swachh Bharat Kosh,   corporates,   improve sanitation facilities,   Corporate Social Responsibility,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan ,  
Reptiles can learn through imitation

Reptiles can learn through imitation

02 Oct 2014

London: Researchers have for the first time found that reptiles are capable of social learning through imitation an ability so far thought to be unique to humans and advanced primates, such as chimpanzees.

Reptiles,   imitation,   social learning,   chimpanzees,   emulation,  
Durga puja is a <strong>social</strong> festival: President Pranab Mukherjee

Durga puja is a social festival: President Pranab Mukherjee

01 Oct 2014

Kirnahar(WB): President Pranab Mukherjee said Durga puja is not only a religious programme, it is also a social festival. Like earlier years Mukherjee would perform puja in his ancestral house at Mirati. This is the third Durga puja for Mukherjee after being sworn in as the President of the country.

Durga puja,   social festival,   President,   Pranab Mukherjee,   Indian festival,  
Alcohol makes smiles more 'contagious': Study

Alcohol makes smiles more 'contagious': Study

01 Oct 2014

Washington: Consuming an alcoholic beverage may make men more responsive to the smiles of others in their social group, according to new research.

Alcohol,   alcoholic beverage,   social behaviour,   social alcohol,   consumption,   genuine smile,   ,  
Facebook to test internet beaming drones next year

Facebook to test internet beaming drones next year

30 Sep 2014

Washington: Facebook plans to start testing its internet-carrying solar-powered drones in 2015, with the ultimate aim of getting two-thirds of the global population online.

Facebook,   Mark Zuckerberg,   Facebook's Connectivity Lab,   Social Good Summit,   New York ,  
Google inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh for state's IT vision

Google inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh for state's IT vision

30 Sep 2014

Visakhapatnam: Google India signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government to support AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's vision of transforming the state of Andhra Pradesh to 'Digital AP'.

Google,   inks MoU,   Andhra Pradesh,   state's IT vision,   tech,   social media,   tech giant,  
<strong>Social</strong> identities have led to discrimination: Hamid Ansari

Social identities have led to discrimination: Hamid Ansari

27 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Citizens belonging to SCs, STs, religious minorities and women have suffered discrimination due to their social identities and this in turn has affected their access to resources, opportunities and even civil rights, Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said.

Hamid Ansari,   SCs,   STs,   religious minorities,   General category,   Indian Institute of Dalit Studies,   IIDS,   JNU,  
Facebook most effective in engaging young people in politics

Facebook most effective in engaging young people in politics

29 Sep 2014

Melbourne: An increase in social media use leads to more political participation by young people, with Facebook being the most effective channel, a new study has found.

Facebook,   engaging young people,   politics,   FB,   social media,  
Talk therapy best to treat <strong>social</strong> anxiety disorder

Talk therapy best to treat social anxiety disorder

26 Sep 2014

New York: For treating social anxiety disorder, the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is more effective and can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped, research suggests.

Talk therapy,   social anxiety disorder,   social anxiety,   cognitive behavioural therapy,   CBT,   social interaction,  
Turkish President dismisses new Apple iPhone 6, terms it same as iPhone 5

Turkish President dismisses new Apple iPhone 6, terms it same as iPhone 5

29 Sep 2014

Istanbul: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, known for his hostility to social networks and mobile technology, today brushed off the frenzy surrounding Apple's new iPhone 6, saying it was much the same as its iPhone 5 predecessor.

Turkish President,   Recep Tayyip Erdogan,   Social networks,   Mobile technology,   Apple iPhone 6,   iPhone 5,  

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