Yuvraj Pokharna

Yuvraj Pokharna is an Engineer turned Educationist and Social Activist from Surat who keeps a keen eye on contemporary issues including social media,politics and Government Policies.

Building on the First successful Cohort, Facebook announces call for applications for the second year from nonprofit organizations for grants under Facebook Pragati

Facebook India today announced a call for applications from women led nonprofits, for its CSR initiative, Facebook Pragati - powered by The/Nudge Centre for Social Innovation. The initiative, which entered its second year, will incubate and accelerate, early stage women-led....Read More

Inspired by RSS, Surat based Research Scholar Gopal Goswami comes to the rescue of patients gasping for breath

With the onset of the pandemic last year, hospitals worldwide were facing a dire need for medical oxygen. In fact, thousands of people all over the country have lost their loved ones to this growing crisis. At such a critical....Read More

Facebook adds The Healthy Indian Project as its first health specialised fact-checking partner in India

Facebook is expanding its third-party fact-checking program in India to include its first health-specialist partner, The Healthy Indian Project (THIP); as part of its efforts to combat COVID-19 and all other health related misinformation on the platform. THIP Media works....Read More

COVID-19: Facebook India combats misinformation

At a time when nation’s healthcare system was decimated by the Coronavirus pandemic, misinformation or what World Health Organization (W.H.O.) termed as infodemic was a separate battle people had to fight. While frontline workers worked to curb the spread of....Read More

Facebook India’s take on misinformation around Covid-19

To bolster its efforts to combat misinformation and false news on the platform, Facebook India took several initiatives. With over 290 million users, Facebook is the largest social media platform in India with its constantly growing daily active user base.....Read More

‘Report it, don’t share it!’ is Neha Dhupia’s message in Facebook’s new initiative, to help children be safe online

India, June 15th, 2021: Neha Dhupia today shared her thoughts on the appropriate behaviour people should undertake if they come across child abuse content online. This is part of a new initiative by the Facebook company, and civil society organizations....Read More

Akhil Bharatiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad (ABTYP) : the GOLIATH of Blood And Plasma Donations

The birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner June 14, is celebrated every year as World Blood Donor Day. He was an Austrian biologist, physician and immunologist who distinguished the main blood groups in 1900. This day was first initiated and established....Read More

‘ABTYP focuses on the basic pillars of human life’: Sandeep Kothari, National President

The Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad (ABTYP) is a platform that amalgamates the youth of Terapanth sect of the Jain community (from the age of 21 to 45) across the globe. The formation of this organisation back in 1964 is....Read More

After award winning short film – PARADOX. What’s next for AnantaSarga Productions ?

"PARADOX" a 3 minute short film, made in India, has now been recognized in 11 countries and honored with several awards and nominations including best micro short film, best director, best editor, and best sound design and is a honorable....Read More

The Role of Digitization and Technology in Shaping the Education Sector in India

Technology has left an indelible mark on all facets of our life, whether it’s the way we communicate or the way we work. Needless to say, it has left a significant impression on India’s education sector as well. Even before....Read More

10 amazing benefits of using social media for marketing

A meteoric displacement from conventional to social marketing has boomed all traditional strategies. Social media has knit all of us closer than ever. This has reduced considerable efforts but does demand in terms of creativity. However, marketing now on social....Read More

Affluence of Gujarat: Adani, Ambani top Forbes list of India’s ten richest billionaires 2021

As per the Forbes list of India’s ten richest billionaires 2021, Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, has reclaimed his throne as the richest man in Asia. He is ranking tenth on the global billionaires’ list. The Indian tycoon has....Read More

What to Look Forward to in This Season of the India Premier League

The Vivo IPL 2021 begins on April 9 in Chennai with defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The first match will be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Aside from Chennai, other IPL matches of the....Read More

The intriguing debate of neo-gender equality

The recent case of a Zomato delivery boy allegedly punching a ‘beauty influencer’ he was delivering to has brought to the fore a grotesque but rather an imperative debate. While at the surface it is swinging between the assault on....Read More

Top 8 Batsmen With Highest IPL Sixes in History

Who doesn’t enjoy massive sixes by some of the world’s greatest players in the age of limited over cricket? And when it comes to the IPL, everything conjures up images of big hits, nail-biting finishes, a lot of entertainment, and....Read More

Twiteratti call for Ban on FauG

One of the alternatives to PUBG Mobile, FAU-G, has been in the media and the public’s eye right from the time it was announced, thanks to a variety of reasons. The gaming community had mixed reactions to the game, with....Read More

From a star-studded event to Rajvaadi Raat: All inside deets about Abhilash Ghoda’s designed Film Excellence Awards Gujarati 2019-20

The Film Excellence Awards Gujarati 2019-20 adorned yet another feather to the hat of the Gujarati entertainment industry. It was a star-studded affair that witnessed the best from the industry acknowledging and rewarding the ones who are aspiring to be....Read More

Convocation ceremony conducted by OPJS University

OPJS University (Om Parkash Jogender Singh University) is a Private University located in the Churu District of Rajasthan, India. This University is spread over 32 acres of land surrounded by Aravali Hills in pollution-free, lush green, and eco-friendly environment. The....Read More

GAP associates becomes the first realtor to have a RERA approved project inside Dholera SIR

Gujarat-headquartered GAP Associates Pvt. Ltd., one of the fastest growing infrastructure development companies in Western part of India, has recently launched “GAP Industrial Park” inside Dholera SIR -– India’s first Greenfield, IGBC certified and Platinum-Rated, Futuristic Global Industrial Smart City.....Read More

Viral Shah oozes major multi-tasking goals

Well acclaimed director, writer and entrepreneur Viral Shah has always been in the news for all the right reasons. His 2020 directorial 'Golkeri' created a stir all around. He is a multi-tasker and is quite successful in every sphere he....Read More

Avani Soni rolls up her sleeves for her next film ‘Ghelo’

Casting has always been one of the very tough yet underrated elements of a film production. But with the advent of digital platforms, we have got to know a few of the most talented casting directors working in the business.....Read More

NEET 2021: All things you must know about the exam

Students are still eagerly waiting for any updates regarding the NEET 2021 examination however even after the months of delay authority didn’t have confirm the dates for National Eligibility Cum-Entrance Test 2021. As per the previous schedule of NEET examination,....Read More

Book Beat- Saffron Swords: Centuries of Indic Resistance to Invaders

"History is always written wrong, and so always needs to be rewritten” – this quote by philosopher George Santayana holds true, especially in the Indian context. For decades, academic history textbooks featured a one-sided and distorted narrative; stories of resistance....Read More

Book Beat: Kasheer – A diabolical betrayal of Kashmiri Hindus

Kasheer – A diabolical betrayal of Kashmiri Hindus, by Sahana Vijayakumar: With the abrogation of Article 370, Kashmir heralds a new chapter in her history. However, vested interests continue to impede the returning of normalcy in Kashmir with their misinformation....Read More

Book Beat: Unbreaking India: Decisions on Article 370 and the CAA

Unbreaking India: Decisions on Article 370 and the CAA, Unbreaking India Sanjay Dixit:- To start off with the gist of the book, Unbreaking India is based on the nullification of Article 370 and enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)....Read More

Each effort counts! Kohlapur-based businessman uses daughter’s wedding as opportunity to spread awareness about farm laws

Amid escalating tensions between farmers and the Centre, people like Lalit Gandhi, a businessman based out of Kolhapur, are trying to educate people on the merits of these laws. Instead of organizing a musical evening a day prior to his....Read More

JEE Main 2021 application form in December? Check Exam Dates & Revised Syllabus

National Testing Agency (NTA) might release JEE Main 2021 application form for January session in December. The ongoing Covid 19 pandemic & sharp rise in the Covid cases all over the country has forced NTA to postpone the application process....Read More

New education policy for the commons of Bharat

Ever since 29 July, when the new National Education Policy (NEP) was announced, a lot of public intellectuals have been going hammer and tongs against the BJP-led NDA government. One such person, a teacher at Delhi University and president of....Read More

Do the lackeys of west fear Indic renaissance that NEP may bring?

Ever since 29 July, when the Modi government announced the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, a lot of ‘woke’ people and self-professed intellectuals and elites have had complaints of pyrosis and literate diarrhoea. So much so that their hatred....Read More

The New Education Policy : Where it gets right

“What is it that wrongs us? We produce the CEOs that lead multi-million dollar firms globally. We can lead GOOGLE, can’t create one?”, many of us have been ruminating about these questions.  With the declaration of the New Education Policy,2020,....Read More

JEE Mains 2020: Preparation tips for JEE Mains

The second attempt of JEE Mains 2020 is now scheduled for September 1-6. The admit cards are to be released by August 15. For a JEE Main 2020 aspirant, it directly means a gain of extended time to prepare for....Read More

Surat shows the way to fight a pandemic

Extending their support to people facing hardships, especially the migrant labourers during the nationwide lockdown, residents of Surat in Gujarat have donated food packets worth Rs 100 crore so far. Known as “laghu Bharat” (mini India), the city houses workers....Read More

Covid-19 will transform global politics like never before

Last month, Thomas Friedman wrote in his New York Times column that world history should henceforth be divided into B.C. and A.C. — “Before Corona” and “After Corona”. It’s far too early to make any sweeping pronouncements on how the....Read More