Jet Airways Now Connects Singapore, Colombo from Bengaluru with Return Fare of Rs 23,000 Only!

By Manu Sharma As Bengaluru witnesses 25% to 30% growth in air traffic during 2015-16, Jet Airways has planned two major initiatives for this city. Firstly it has commenced direct daily flights from Bengaluru to Singapore and Colombo respectively from December 14, 2016, priced at Rs 23,000 for a return economy ticket and Rs 99,000 …

Make Newborn Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism Mandatory in Karnataka

By Manu Sharma Unlike the developed nations, in India every 1 in 1172 babies is effected with congenital hypothyroidism. Endocrinologists who insist on compulsory newborn screening suggest that the Government of Karnataka to make Amendment in the Healthcare Act so its mandatory for screening both in the government and private hospitals. In 2008, Goa become …

Companies are Investing 70% of CSR Funds on Education

Nasscom Foundation, in its yet-to-be-released report said that a substantial number of companies have spent more than 60-70% of their CSR spend in education initiatives. “Education forms the major chunk of CSR spend: A substantial number of companies interviewed have spent more than 60-70% of their CSR spend in education initiatives, and the remaining half …

Global Threat Index Shows Malware Attacks are on the Alarming Rise

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has revealed the number of malware attacks increased in October, as the company released its monthly Global Threat Index, a ranking of the most prevalent malware families attacking organizations’ networks. Check Point’s Threat Intelligence Research Team found that both the number of active malware families and number of attacks increased by 5% …

Ministry of Power & Swiss Government Sign MoU for Joint Building Energy Efficiency Project

Dr. Andreas Baum, Ambassador of Switzerland to India, and Raj Pal, Economic Adviser, MoP, Government of India, have inked the pact to extend the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) by five years, based on successes achieved by the project in its first phase. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) had been signed between the Governments …

Win US$5M for Bold Ideas to Re-Model Global Governance for 21th Century

A US$5 million prize competition is seeking to identify new models of global co-operation capable of handling the most serious threats to humanity including climate change, weapons of mass destruction and extreme poverty. The Global Challenges Prize 2017: A New Shape was launched today by the Stockholm-based Global Challenges Foundation, set up with the aim of deepening …