Dec 05, 2013 07:45 PM
In an interview with OneWorld South Asia, Dr L C Sharma, Director of Integrated Rural Development (IIRD), said that corporates should be convinced to invest in rural India.
[Corporate Social Responsibility] [Enviornment] [Employment] [South Asia] [Indian NGOs] [India social schemes] [Indian Government]
Nov 01, 2013 01:32 PM
Global Impact awards support entrepreneurial non-profits using technology to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems.
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Civil society] [Indian NGOs]
Nov 01, 2013 12:43 PM
The star footballer is set to concentrate on combatting wildlife crime, particularly poaching of African elephants for ivory.
[Yaya Touré] [Africa] [United Nations] [Sustainable Development]
Oct 23, 2013 12:15 PM Smile on Wheels, which is a national-level mobile hospital programme taking curative, preventive and promotive healthcare to the doorsteps of urban poor and underserved villagers was flagged off in Mumbai by actress Sonakshi Sinha.
Oct 10, 2013 12:40 PM
Even now women in the industry are exploited while the men rule, says Maya Govind, a very creative and popular poetess.
[India] [Gender Empowerment] [South Asia] [Bollywood] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Sensitivity]
Oct 07, 2013 11:15 AM
The Indian Association for the Blind and Amway Opportunity Foundation have taken this initiative to generate employment opportunities for the Visually Challenged.
[Civil Society] [South Asia] [India] [Visually Challenged]
Oct 01, 2013 12:35 PM
Around 1000 students participated in the week-long environment campaign in a south Indian city, as part of the second year of Green Apple Day of Service.
[Sustainable Development] [India] [South Asia] [Civil society]
Oct 01, 2013 11:23 AM
Kajol appealed to policymakers and governments all over the world to scale up hand washing for achieving the development goals.
[Women] [India] [Child mortality] [South Asia] [Child Rights]
Sep 24, 2013 04:15 PM
Poonam Natrajan took over the chairmanship from Jagdananda, the outgoing Board chairman, during the annual general meeting of the Credibility Alliance.
[India] [Accountability] [South Asia] [Indian NGOs] [Transparency] [Governance]
Sep 05, 2013 04:55 PM
"Women’s costumes in Bollywood have a great impact on young film goes and women in general," observes Karishma Jamwal, a Mumbai-based fashion designer.
[Women empowerment] [South Asia] [Women] [Bollywood] [India]
Sep 03, 2013 01:30 PM
LEADearthSHIP is an opportunity to empower the youth to fashion a tomorrow based on ideas oriented and committed to making lives better.
[Sustainable Development] [Indian youth] [Bollywood] [South Asia]
Sep 03, 2013 12:36 PM
The Jubilant Bhartia Foundation organizes the SEOY Awards India in association with the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.
[Social entrepreneurs] [Social enterprise] [Civil society] [South Asia]
Aug 22, 2013 06:45 PM
The Website is being launched with the aim to make it easier for Hindi speaking citizens to report their experiences of bribery.
[Civil society] [Accountability] [India corruption] [India] [South Asia]
Aug 22, 2013 06:15 PM
Mehmeet Syed, 27, has become the first Kashmiri woman to carve her place as a playback singer in Hindi film industry, writes Sana Altaf.
[Gender Equality] [Gender empowerment] [Bollywood] [India] [South Asia]
Aug 01, 2013 02:43 PM
Hand in Hand-India’s project in Rajasthan aims to facilitate convergence of all women-centric socio-economic development programmes of the government through Self-help Groups.
[Indian women] [Gender Empowerment] [South Asia] [Gender Equality] [Rajasthan]