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Respect: As in sports, so on the corporate track

“You play for respect and pride!” - Rahul Dravid Respect and thoughtfulness are concepts that are slowly diminishing in the present era. In sports also, we often see umpires or referees giving incorrect decisions and a lot of the times, players have perhaps shown disrespect or negativity towards them. This reminds me of a popular and controversial...
Amit Phogat - Delhi Police constable who ran a plasma donation network, holds the Delhi Capitals jersey

Delhi Capitals team salutes COVID Warriors under Salaam Dilli CSR initiative

Earlier this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world, countless frontline workers risked their lives for the sake of others, with their selfless efforts. As a small token of gratitude, Delhi Capitals, through its digital initiative "Salaam Dilli", recognised the contribution of some frontline workers from Delhi NCR. Inspired and humbled by the efforts...
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International Day of Democracy 2020 – The Celebrated Democracy of India

In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe 15 September as the International Day of Democracy—with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy. The UN invited all member states and organizations to commemorate the day in an appropriate manner that contributes to raising public awareness. International Day of Democracy 2020 - Theme The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis...
Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India

‘Himmat Hai Toh Jeet Hai’ is the anthem for the new normal

As the world tries to slowly recover some semblance of normalcy even in the face of rising COVID-19 cases and an economic downturn, the Population Foundation of India (PFI) has launched a campaign titled ‘Himmat Hai Toh Jeet Hai’ to celebrate himmat, and fortitude that Indians have but will need much more of. The anthem...
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Why Adopting Hindi as an Official Language is a Good Idea

In June 2019, the Government of India introduced a Draft Education Policy that promoted a three language theory for school children. The proposal consisted of making Hindi mandatory for all school children across the country. The proposal faced strong opposition from the states of West Bengal, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, because of which,...
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CSR News: Sunfeast India Run As One raises Rs. 1.18 crores in support of livelihoods

Launched on Independence Day 2020, Sunfeast India Run As One, the citizen-led movement aimed at Indians and Indophiles all over the world, enters its last mile, achieving significant success. With Social Impact as its core pillar, since its launch, the initiative has raised a whopping INR 1.18 crores in support of families impacted by...
Parathlete Anandan Gunasekaran

National Sports Day 2020: Mind the Mindset

India celebrates National Sports Day today. In the field of sports, and in life, challenges and obstacles are inevitable. We’re living in a time where the world faces several challenges in the form of climate change, poverty, education inequity, social inequalities – to name a few. Added to that, the whole world has come...

National Sports Day 2020: Vedanta to expand grassroots football development programme

After the success of Sesa Football Academy at Goa since its inception in 1999, Vedanta aims to expand the reach of grassroots football development to Odisha and other parts of the country. Vedanta recently launched Zinc Football Academy at Zawar, Rajasthan reaching out to aspiring footballers across the state. Annanya Agarwal, President, Vedanta Sports announced...
National Sports Day 2020 calls for more gender-sensitivity in sports

National Sports Day 2020: Making Play and Fitness Gender-Sensitive

National Sports Day is celebrated as an annual event on 29 August in India on the birthday anniversary of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand. This day serves as a platform to recognise and honour professional athletes for their sporting contributions. In recent years, it is seen as an opportunity for stakeholders in India’s sports...

Black stereotypes in movies

This Sunday marks an important day for the Black Lives Matter movement. August 23 is annually reserved to honour the people in Saint-Domingue who revolted against slavery in 1791 and paved the way for the abolition of this humiliating practice that reduces human beings to minions. It's a major event in Haiti and the...

IPL Team Rajasthan Royals to carry Sanitary Pads Brand Logo on Jersey

Periods have been a major taboo in India. The hush-hush around the topic has made it difficult to address the issues surrounding it. Breaking the taboo, Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team Rajasthan Royals has brought the limelight back on the subject of periods. Menstrual Hygiene Issues in India Issues pertaining to periods involve issues related...

Indian artisans get support from Tata Tea Premium campaign on I-Day

The Handicrafts sector is one of the key sources of employment for the Indian Artisan Community. They have been impacted severely during these unprecedented times. On Independence Day 2020, Tata Tea Premium has launched a special "Desh Ka Kulhad" collection that promotes the work of our Indian Artisans. This limited edition hand-painted Kulhad showcases...

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