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  • TEDx CRCE talks: Speakers from varied fields spread inspiration

    TED Talks have added to the movement of the spread of “free knowledge” and ideas worth discussing, considering and disseminating. Millions around the world have felt inspired and driven after attending a TED event. On Saturday, August 11, 2018, the Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering in Bandra West hosted a TEDx on campus, at the Samvaad Auditorium, bringing together speakers from diverse and varied backgrounds. The theme being Rewind, speakers recounted

  • Television actress Aashka Goradia to be a keynote speaker at TED Talks

    Mumbai: Actress Aashka Goradia, popular for shows like “Kkusum” and “Laagi Tujhse Lagan”, will be a keynote speaker at TED Talks later this month here. TED Talks is a conference bringing trusted voices and icons on a common platform to engage the audience in sharing their success stories.

  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Mountaineers Nungshi and Tashi Malik feel mountains do not discriminate based on gender!

    The twins Nungshi and Tashi Malik are a well-bonded team who have achieved many global landmarks in mountaineering. In 2013, barely 21 years old,they became world’s first female twins to scale Mt Everest. Now they have dedicated their adventure mission to Indian girl child with the motto ‘Gender Equality Now: Fight Female Foeticide’. Last year they started ‘NungshiTashi Foundation’ with the twin objectives of promoting Outdoors Leadership and girl empowerment through outdoors.

  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Fell in love with operatic voice at 12, reveals Lyric Soprano Tharanga Goonetilleke

    There are many moments that encapsulates all that is charming about Tharanga Goonetilleke, Juilliard trained opera singer. Her performances have been praised by The Washington Times as ‘magical’ and her voice by The NewYork Times as ‘appealingly rich’. Apparently, the music that made her fall in love with opera was a New Zealander Maori soprano named Kiri Te Kanawa. She was 13 years old and never imagined a path to stardom, let

  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Dr Bronwyn King, of Tobacco Free Portfolios, is leading an inspirational fight against lung cancer

    Lung cancer is today the world’s leading cause of cancer death. It kills many more from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases (some six million a year) and is forecast to kill a billion by the end of this century, on average about 12 years early. Dr Bronwyn King’s Tobacco Free Portfolios works collaboratively with finance leaders across the globe to encourage them to reconsider commercial relationships with the tobacco industry and stand in

  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Microorganisms are source of our solutions, not problems, says microbiologist Dr Anne Madden

    Behold the microscopic jungle in and around you: Tiny organisms living on your cheeks, under your sofa and in the soil in your backyard. We have an adversarial relationship with these microbes — we sanitize, exterminate and disinfect them — but according to microbiologist Dr Anne Madden, they are sources of new technologies and medicines waiting to be discovered. These microscopic alchemists aren’t gross — they are the future.

  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Anuj Kumbhat on his passion for poetry and the Spoken Word

    The rising popularity of spoken word poetry is giving a voice to artistes like Anuj Kumbhat, 26-year old who shifted to Mumbai from Kolkata to pursue a career in the corporate sector. And then he discovered spoken word and fell in love with it. Due to its immediacy and direct rapport with its audience, this type of poetry often contains references to current events and issues relevant to a contemporary audience. He

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    TEDx Gateway 2018: Akash Manoj, child prodigy, solved a problem that renowned innovators couldn’t

    He is a confident teenager who has been globe-trotting to attend various scientific conventions. At the age of 16, his bio-data describes him as a researcher in cardiology. Akash Manoj, a class XI student from Tamil Nadu, has developed a device to predict silent heart attacks and could potentially save the lives of thousands of people in India every year. It is a low-cost, rapid, simple, sensitive, selective, portable and wearable sensor.

  • TEDx Gateway 2018: For English entrepreneur Richard Browning, flight is an obsession

    We’ve all dreamed of flying – but for Richard Browning, flight is an obsession. He’s built an Iron Man-like suit that leans on an elegant collaboration of mind, body and technology, bringing science fiction dreams a little closer to reality. He is an ultra-marathon runner, an ex-Royal Marine reservist, former city commodity trader and a pioneering inventor. He’s the founder of Gravity Industries, launched in March 2017 with a dream to reimagine

  • OMG! Did Shah Rukh Khan postpone his Ted Talks due to Akshay Kumar? Read full details

    Shah Rukh Khan is all set to make his grand comeback on the small screen from his upcoming TV show which has never ever been seen on the Indian television. Yes, SRK will be seen hosting the show Ted Talks in India, in which he will interact with eminent personalities and unfold their inspirational stories and more interesting facts about their lives. However, the show seems to be getting postpone mid-November or

  • KJo looks suave as he shoots for TED Talks with SRK

    New Delhi: Ace filmmaker Karan Johar’s latest Instagram post has put all speculations to rest as to who will be the first guest on Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Ted Talks India: Nayi Soch’. The ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ director will soon be seen sharing stage with best friend and the King of Bollywood on the latter’s upcoming TV show.

  • Shah Rukh Khan starts TED Talks in India; here are all the details

    Do you remember the witty one liners and the brilliant oration given by superstar Shah Rukh Khan at ‘TED Talks’ recently. The actor had specifically flown to Vancouver to deliver the speech and the response he received was definitely amazing. Now getting ‘TED Talks’ to India, Shah Rukh Khan will kick start shooting for the show soon.

  • Video: Shah Rukh Khan exudes charm and wit in TED Talks

    New Delhi: While the world was desperately waiting to hear Shah Rukh Khan’s entire TED talk, it seems the actor himself was equally excited as he shared the full version of the speech as soon as it came out.

  • Watch Video: Shah Rukh Khan brings the house down with ‘lungi’ dance at TED Talks

    Earlier, we revealed how Shah Rukh Khan had travelled to Vancouver for participating in TED Talks. Well, he spoke at a session entitled ‘Tales of Tomorrow’ last night and we must admit that he completely brought the whole house. However, it was not just through his wit, but also through his humour and his famous ‘lungi dance’ that he entertained the live audience. Shah Rukh opened up about a lot of aspects

  • Shah Rukh Khan will host TED Talks India: Nayi Soch on Star India

    Mumbai and New York: Star India launched on Wednesday the greenlight of ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,” a global first Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED, the non-profit devoted to ‘ideas worth spreading.

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    Shah Rukh Khan hits the small screen again with Star’s TED Talk show

    After hosting Kaun Banega Crorepati, Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain? and several award shows, the King Khan of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khans is all set to charm us again with his humour and wit at a weightier intellectual feat titled ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch’.