NDTV | Aug 15, 2020

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Spiritual Philosopher Sri Aurobindo On Birth Anniversary

PM Modi had also remembered Sri Aurobindo, who was born on this day in 1872, in his Independence Day speech earlier today.New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to Sri Aurobindo, a freedom fighter and spiritual philosopher, on his birth anniversary, and said, "He was synonymous with brilliance and courage." "Tributes to Sri Aurobindo on his Jayanti. He was synonymous with brilliance and courage. His thoughts and ideals, views on spirituality continue to motivate us. "Here are my remarks at the Golden Jubilee celebrations at Auroville," PM Modi tweeted, sharing his 2018 speech on Aurobindo.The prime minister had also remembered Sri Aurobindo, who was born on this day in 1872, in his Independence Day speech earlier today. Sri Aurobindo was a revolutionary nationalist before he turned to spirituality.

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New Indian Express | Jun 24, 2020

COVID-19: Auroville engineers in collaboration with PIMS develop low cost ventilators

A team of Auroville engineers with medical assistance from Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) have designed two low cost ventilators to meet the growing needs of people affected by COVID-19. These innovative ventilator prototypes have been named 'Tusky' and 'Jasan' and both of these are currently in the medical testing phase.

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The Hindu | Nov 25, 2019

Auroville provides setting for film-making

In a span of seven days, 45 aspiring film-makers produced a clutch of nine short films at a hands-on basic film orientation course in Auroville.

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The Hindu | Oct 06, 2019

Auroville, FTII tie up to take cinema to a new level

On Monday, the first batch completed an eight-day short course on ‘Film Appreciation: History and Aesthetics’ conducted in Auroville by FTII under SKIFT (Skilling India in Film and Television) in collaboration with Auroville Timelines, a media pedagogy and video arts unit, headed by FTII alumni Richa Hushing and Rrivu Laha. The course attracted 99 participants, including 25 women, from 17 States of age ranging from 18 to 75 from all over India and abroad.

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The Times of India | Oct 01, 2018

Tamil Nadu ties up with Auroville's WasteLess to train students on managing waste

The Tamil Nadu State Government has signed an agreement with Auroville's WasteLess team to teach students from 320 government schools about sustainable management of plastic and other waste. WasteLess is a non-profit research team that develops innovative educational programmes, materials and games about sustainable consumption and waste management targeting children aged 6 to 15.

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The Hindu | Jun 07, 2018

Auroville signs pact with Mahindra Electric for sustainable mobility solutions

Mahindra Electric, a part of the Mahindra Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Auroville, to pilot India’s first integrated sustainable mobility ecosystem for a community.

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Prime Minister's Website | Feb 25, 2018

PM Modi addresses programme to mark Golden Jubilee of Auroville Foundation

The Prime Minister of India, Sri Narendra Modi visited Auroville for the golden jubilee celebrations. During his speech, he said "India is home to the age-old tradition of Gurukul, where learning is not confined to classrooms. Auroville too has developed as a place of un-ending and life-long education"

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