Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Centre for Wireless Networks and Applications organised the first ever International Conference on ‘Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief’ at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri. R Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Advisor to Central Government, inaugurated the conference. He would be the general chair of the conference.
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi opened a special division for the stroke patients on World Stroke Day.
The Gallic media biz traded French kisses for an embrace from "the hugging Saint" Amma when several stars headed to a Paris suburb to meet the famous spiritual leader. Actress and Lagerfeld muse Vahina Giocante joined Inglorious Basterds stars Anne-Sophie Franck and Jacky Ido, actresses Gabrielle Lazure and Agnes Soral among other industry VIPs for Amma's three-day stop in Paris on her European tour 2011.
Union minister for science and technology Vilasrao Deshmukh launched a free online tuition programme for college students supported by the ministry of human resources development. The pilot project launched in Kerala was extended across the country, said ashram officials in Coimbatore. The launch coincided with the 58th birthday of Mata Amrithanandamayi at her ashram in Amritapuri in Kollam district of Kerala.
Mata Amritanandamayi embraces Sheik Ali N' daw, president of International Sufi School, during her 58th birthday celebrations at Amritapuri. Major schemes for home nurse training and online tuition for college students were launched at Arnritapuri, marking Amma's 58th birthday celebrations.