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Songs on social issues fail because they are too preachy: Rahul Ram

Nov 17, 2014 06:20 PM Rahul Ram of the popular Indian rock band, Indian Ocean, said that a process which robs people of clean drinking water and traditional sources of livelihood is not development in true sense of the word.
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Welfare schemes need to be fortified by grievance mechanisms: Poonam Muttreja

Nov 12, 2014 03:20 PM Executive Director of Population Foundation of India, Poonam Muttreja, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that community participation in welfare schemes is discouraged due to lack of proper grievance redressal mechanisms. Excerpts from the interview.
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The Hans Foundation unveils Rs 500 cr village development project

Nov 05, 2014 07:19 PM The project is designed to significantly improve the quality of life of the low-income communities in Uttarakhand.

Child slavery will end during my lifetime: Kailash Satyarthi

Nov 05, 2014 07:00 PM My Nobel Prize has brought instant fame to children all over the world, said Kailash Satyarthi, joint winner of the Nobel peace prize-2014.
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Women need to be aggressive for their rights: Subhash Ghai

Oct 20, 2014 07:32 PM Celebrities should stand up for social causes as their fans follow them, says Subhash Ghai, Bollywood's veteran film director and producer.
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Pratham co-founder Madhav Chavan named 'Asia Game Changer '

Oct 15, 2014 11:05 AM Pratham has announced that Dr. Madhav Chavan has been named by Asia Society as a 2014 Asia Game Changer. The award recognizes those making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world.

Media should stop objectifying women: Sonam Kapoor

Sep 29, 2014 07:30 PM Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has urged the media to act responsibly and put an end to objectification of women.
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Mountaineering helps women deal with daily risks: Bachendri Pal

Sep 23, 2014 07:47 PM The risk involved in mountaineering prepares women for the risks they face in their daily life, says Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest.

Manju Kalanidhi to get Karmaveer Chakra Award

Sep 11, 2014 05:13 PM Manju Kalanidhi, the pioneer of ‘Rice Bucket Challenge’, will be honoured with the prestigious Karmveer Chakra Award and the REX Karmaveer Global Fellowship by iCONGO, an international Federation of NGOs.

Avery Dennison Foundation confers awards to boost innovation

Aug 22, 2014 06:10 PM The Avery Dennison Foundation seeks to inspire creative and inventive students with ‘Spirit of Invention’ scholarship programme.
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When a health worker, Sadaf, met Amitabh Bachchan

Aug 22, 2014 03:49 PM A community mobilisation coordinator, Parveen, 27, was handpicked from an army of 8,000 frontline workers for her exceptional efforts to ensure polio immunization, writes Tripti Nath.
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Nargis Fakhri extends support to ‘Save Our Tigers’ initiative

Aug 13, 2014 06:13 PM “The guardians of the wild need all the recognition especially when they have a celebrity like Nargis Fakhri to support,” Louies, Regional Head, Wildlife Trust of India.

SOS Villages of India honoured with India NGO Award-2014

Aug 05, 2014 06:30 PM The India NGO Awards aim to celebrate and reward the best non-governmental and non-profit organizations.
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Big B lauds efforts of polio vaccination workers

Aug 04, 2014 04:13 PM Making India a polio-free country would not have been possible sans their untiring efforts, said Amitabh Bachchan.

Kirron Kher felicitates India NGO awards

Jul 31, 2014 07:00 AM This year’s Rising Star Award was given to Rural Health Care Foundation which aims to address the problem of lack of medical facilities.

Freida Pinto to speak on girls’ rights at UK summit

Jul 28, 2014 05:32 PM The Indian actress will deliver a speech on issues related to empowerment of girls in the United Kingdom.

Kirron Kher to felicitate India NGO Awards in Delhi

Jul 21, 2014 01:29 PM NGOs who have been adopting good standards and practices while implementing their programmes will be honoured at a felicitation ceremony.
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UN Women announces Emma Watson as Goodwill Ambassador

Jul 08, 2014 11:37 AM Emma Watson is best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ film series.
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Will Lata Mangeshkar stand up for the poor made homeless?

Jun 19, 2014 05:50 PM Activists Medha Patkar, Sumit Wajale, Ali Shaikh, Poonam Kanojiya, Anwari Shaikh and Ramesh Kode have questioned if there is any sense of equity between the residents of Campa Cola and Ambedkar Nagar.

Angelina Jolie launches global summit to end war-zone rapes

Jun 12, 2014 12:03 PM Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has launched a global summit to put an end to incidents of sexual violence during war.

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