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Nachiket Mor has his heart in the right place
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Nachiket Mor has his heart in the right place

After a 25-year stint at ICICI Bank, Mor suddenly quit as he wanted to add more value in the bigger areas of health care and financial inclusion. Nachiket Mor says he tried his best to be a “frontline soldier” in his “karmabhoomi” (area of work), but somehow it has never happened.   “I believe it was not in my destiny. My aspiration was to be in khadis with kolhapuri chappals and a jhola. But it has remained just an aspiration,” he says with a smile, ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

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Last count: 148,707 Indians died in road accidents in 2015

Indian roads are far more unsafe than its railways. A sense of urgency is required to tackle India's embarrassing record on road safety, says Vinayak Chatterjee. IMAGE: The total number of road accidents increased by 2.5 per cent from 489,400 in 2014 to 501,423 in 2015. Numbers for people killed in road mishaps increased even more, by 4.6 per cent, from 141,526 in 2014 to 148,707 in 2015. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters. There is much agonising over the safety record of the Indian Railways.
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Indian economist Bina Agarwal, 2 US scientists among winners of Balzan Prize this year

Two US scientists, whose work has contributed to creating immunological treatments for cancer, and an Indian economist are among the winners of this year's Balzan Prizes announced on Tuesday, recognising scholarly and scientific achievements. James Allison of ...
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Sudha Murty: India's treasures

Halebidu and Amruthapura in Karnatka; Mumbai's CST station and more...   IMAGE: The Amrutesvara temple in Amruthapura, Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka, built in 1196 CE. Photograph: Kind courtesy Dinesh Kannambadi/Wikimedia Commons Sudha Murty has a deep respect for India's history and heritage. As well as a deep sense of sorrow at how this extensive heritage is being neglected to the point of destruction. India, she believes, has a glorious legacy and she had found something to admire ...
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Meet India's only world heritage city

How did the newly-anointed heritage city bag the title and is it ready for the expected rush of tourists? IMAGE: One of Ahmedabad's magnificent pols or old-fashioned housing clusters in the walled city. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Tarkik Patel/Wikimedia Commons. UNESCO recently declared the 600-year-old walled city of Ahmedabad as a world heritage city. With this, Ahmedabad has joined Paris, Vienna, Cairo, Brussels, Rome, Melaka (Malacca, Malaysia) and Edinburgh as one of the 287 world heritage ...
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