Opportunities @ Dakshin Foundation

About Dakshin Foundation: Dakshin Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation based in Bangalore, India, with field offices and interventions carried out all along the Indian coastline and oceanic islands. Our mission is to inform and advocate conservation and natural resource management, while promoting and supporting sustainable livelihoods, social development and environmental justice. To learn more... Continue Reading →


A New Internet Scam?

Economics in action

I have been writing and posting an essay every week in this platform for the last 20 months. However, due to the tiredness arising out of travel during the last couple of weeks and also due to a forthcoming trip, I have almost decided not to write anything this week. However, there is an email in my inbox that has changed my decision.

We are used to a number of internet scams. The `business proposals’ from a few African countries are of one kind. Then we have seen mails using the id of colleagues and academics who are apparently facing some financial difficulty during their foreign trips. However this mail scam has gone beyond all these types. There is a direct mail. `I know your pass `xxxxxx’. I have developed a malware. I know all the pornographic and other such sites that you visit. I have made a video in…

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Internship opportunity @ Icarus Nova Pvt Ltd

Icarus Nova Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore based healthcare design innovation firm, is looking for a qualitative research intern to study (broadly) two areas - Mental Health and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among the underserved communities in Bangalore. They would like to extend this internship opportunity to students or recent graduates at Azim Premji University. It is an immediate... Continue Reading →

Transforming India Initiative for entrepreneurs

Supported by NITI Aayog's Atal Innovation Mission and Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Transforming India Initiative is a unique two-year programme for individuals who aspire to become entrepreneurs for a cause. The uniquely designed curriculum for the two years emphasises on: Self-Transformation, Entrepreneurial Skills, Entrepreneurial Mindsets, and Enterprise Excellence. The programme is designed to... Continue Reading →

EdSparks Collective 2018 (Dec. 3 to 15) – Registration Open

ArtSparks Foundation announces its 2018 installment of EdSparks Collective—a Bangalore-based professional development program for all those eager to explore the full potential of the arts in enriching children’s learning, growth, and development. The program comprises 12 thoughtfully designed sessions, packed into 2 weeks, guaranteed to inform and inspire you. Come engage in impactful professional learning,... Continue Reading →

Janhit Jagran Social Enterprise Challenge 2018-19

Janhit Jagran Social Enterprise Challenge 2018-19 is an initiative by Dainik Jagran to nurture ideas and social enterprises working to address challenges in 7 key domains of development – education, environment, health, poverty alleviation, water, women empowerment and human resource management. Bangalore City Pitch: October 27, 2018 Last date to apply: October 25, 2018 Idea... Continue Reading →

Events By Maraa, Bangalore

BETWEEN THIN LINES | A WALK  THIN LINES are like strings of the violin. THIN LINES are fragile, and can break easily. Elastic. Invisible. Sensitive. THIN LINES differ for you and me Maraa invites you to a walk around the grey areas of sexual harassment. The multi-media walk is designed to invite the walker to listen to different versions of truth before... Continue Reading →

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