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  Newsmakers   20 Sep 2017

Newsmakers, 20 Sep 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio awards USD 20 million to support over 100 environmental organisations

The actor has announced that sum is to be spread across more than 100 organisations that are committed to environmental sustainability.

20 Sep 2017 4:21 PM

Gulzar's Partition musings find voice in his new book

The compilation that marks 70 years of India's Independence has been translated by Rakhshanda Jalil.

20 Sep 2017 2:27 PM

Army carries out Swachh Bharat drive at world's highest battlefield, Siachen

It is a logistics challenge to move all types of waste out of the glacier so that these do not become environmental hazard.

20 Sep 2017 2:23 PM

India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan award by BCCI

The BCCI has not sent any other nominations for the Padma awards this year.

20 Sep 2017 2:13 PM

Govardhan Eco Village wins 'Spirit of Humanity' award

Award is given by AmeriCares, a non-profit organisation working for disaster relief and global health.

20 Sep 2017 1:28 PM


Soviet who halted Armageddon dies

Stanislav Petrov, credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the US.

20 Sep 2017 2:51 AM