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Recognizing Outstanding Contribution in the Prevention of Drug Addiction, Awareness Generation, Research and Rehabilitation

Alcoholism and drug abuse is a pysco-social-medical problem requiring a holistic approach – from prevention and early detection to effective intervention, rehabilitation and social integration. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is the nodal Ministry for drug demand reduction.

Whistling Woods International launches It’s Public Service Advertising Division With A 1-Min Film on Women Empowerment

n June 2013, the students of Whistling Woods International celebrated 100 years of Indian cinema through film screenings, free workshops and masterclasses. At the closing ceremony through Shabana Azmi alumni Ketan Rana was comissioned Rs. 5 lacs to direct a film on Women Empowerment.

SKG NITS organizes music workshop; Kalyan Sen Borat and Joy Sarkar interact with students at the workshop

skg nita music workshop

Music has played an important part in the life of the people of Kolkata. This was again proved by the huge response that the one day workshop at SKG NITS got from both the students at the institute and also the guests. The workshop, a one day affair was started with the intention of helping people who want to make a career in the music industry.

Gender Gap in Earning More Significant for Asian Americans than Whites : A Study

New York, NY -- A new policy paper on educational achievement and earning power of Asian Americans challenges the model minority stereotype of Asian Americans as universally high achievers. The policy brief, released by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) and written by Alejandro Covarrubias and Daniel Liou, highlights new statistics from Covarrubias and Liou’s in-depth study “Asian American Education and Income Attainment in the Era of Post-Racial America,” released by Teachers College at Columbia University.

INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s Largest Maritime Event, To Be Held at Mumbai from 8th October to 10th October 2013

Informa Exhibitions India, part of the UK based Informa plc is organizing the 8th Edition of INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s largest and most successful maritime event at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (Goregaon East, Mumbai) from 8th October 2013 to 10th  October 2013. This trade event will have over 600 participating companies from 35 Countries including 7 Country Pavilions from Holland, Norway, Korea, Singapore, China and Iran among others. The products and solutions showcased at the event include dredging, marine equipment, marine offshore technology, ocean engineering, port equipment, port technology, ship repair, shipbuilding, underwater robotics etc. The event is supported by the Ministry of Shipping & many other key associations & trade bodies.

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