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Google may bring Android One devices to India this month

Google may bring Android One devices to India this month

01 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Google is expected to launch its much-awaited sub-USD 100 (around Rs 6,000) smartphones in India this month, which will further intensify competition in the booming multi-billion dollar smart devices market here.

Google,   Android One devices,   India,   tech,   social media,   smartphones,  
L&T to build 5,000 toilets under CSR

L&T to build 5,000 toilets under CSR

01 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Joining companies like TCS and Bharti Enterprises that unveiled plans to build toilets after Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an initiative on hygiene, infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro said it will construct 5,000 toilets under corporate social responsibility (CSR).

TCS,   Bharti Enterprises,   Narendra Modi,   Larsen & Toubro,   corporate social responsibility,   Narendra Modi,   Swachh Bharat Abhiyan,  
Rice bucket challenge: India’s answer to ice-water version of ALS

Rice bucket challenge: India’s answer to ice-water version of ALS

01 Sep 2014

New Delhi: With the ALS ice-bucket challenge going viral on social networking websites, Indian netizens have come up with their own version, posting videos as they donate rice to those in need.

Rice bucket challenge,   desi versions,   ice-bucket challenge,   social cause,   donating rice,   needy people,  
BJP forms panel to help government roll out <strong>social</strong> schemes

BJP forms panel to help government roll out social schemes

01 Sep 2014

New Delhi: In a bid to help publicise and implement social welfare schemes initiated under Prime Minister Narendra Modi government, BJP has formed a committee for active coordination between the party and the government.

social schemes,   NDA,   Narendra Modi,   BJP,   Narendra Modi,   ,  
Women more addicted to their cellphones than men

Women more addicted to their cellphones than men

01 Sep 2014

Washington: Women are more likely to use cellphones for texting or emails to build relationships and have deeper conversations, while men prefer using their devices for entertainment purposes and accessing social networking sites, a new US study has found.

cellphones,   texting,   emails,   social networking,   Pinterest,   Instagram,   Facebook,   Internet,   iPods,  
Volunteering boosts health of older adults

Volunteering boosts health of older adults

01 Sep 2014

Toronto: Older adults who stay active by volunteering are likely to receive a health boost. Volunteering is linked with reductions in symptoms of depression, better overall health, fewer functional limitations and greater longevity, a study indicated.

Volunteering,   health,   older adults,   symptoms of depression,   longevity,   psycho-social well-being,   physical activity,  
Anglo-Indian <strong>social</strong> activist seeks nomination to Lok Sabha

Anglo-Indian social activist seeks nomination to Lok Sabha

31 Aug 2014

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu-based social activist Diana Grace Thomas is seeking nomination to Lok Sabha on behalf of Anglo-Indian community by the Narendra Modi government claiming support from international and national activists.

social activist Diana Grace Thomas,   nomination to Lok Sabha,   Anglo-Indian community,   Narendra Modi government,  
Facebook rolls out 'bandwidth targeting' for advertisers

Facebook rolls out 'bandwidth targeting' for advertisers

28 Aug 2014

New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook has rolled out a new "bandwidth targeting" feature globally for advertisers to help them reach people based on the type of network.

Social networking,   Facebook,   Bandwidth targeting,   Facebook advertisers,   FB users,  
UK wants to work with India in economic, <strong>social</strong> transformation

UK wants to work with India in economic, social transformation

25 Aug 2014

New Delhi: Britain on Monday expressed desire to work with India in realising the new government's goal of economic and social transformation as Prime Minister Narendra Modi favoured greater collaboration in areas like clean energy, infrastructure development and cleaning of rivers.

UK,   Narendar Modi,   PM Modi,   BJP,   NDA government,   Nick Clegg,   WTO,   UK Deputy PM,  
Gadgets harm <strong>social</strong> skills in kids: Study

Gadgets harm social skills in kids: Study

25 Aug 2014

New York: Does your child have poor social skills? Limit his or her use of the digital screen. In the world of smartphones and tablets, social skills among children are on the decline as the kids give less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use of digital media, says a study.

Gadgets,   social skills,   digital screen,   smartphones,   tablets,   social skills among children,   face-to-face communication,  

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