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CII Summit calls for Health for All

Dec 17, 2014 04:11 PM Shripad Yasso Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Department of AYUSH, announced that the proposed National Health Assurance Mission (NHAM) would reduce out-of-pocket spending on healthcare by the common man.

A bus ride to tribute Nirbhaya on December 16

Dec 16, 2014 01:20 PM A bus ride to remember the incident and to ensure that a climate of safety and security is created so that such incidents never happen again.

Silent Strike on Calling for Climate Action

Dec 16, 2014 11:35 AM Urgent plea for “Adults who Love their Kids to Stand Up for our Future” is resonating with children worldwide – Actor Mark Ruffalo.

Centre for Social Research prevents child marriage

Dec 15, 2014 02:36 PM On 9th December afternoon, Anubhuti Vatsayan, (Head, Development, CSR) received a complaint via e-mail informing about a child marriage that was scheduled to take place on 12th December. Promptly, Anubhuti Vatsayan along with her team member Mehak Jhingon went to the Vasant Vihar Police Station with all the details provided by the complainant and requested the SI to file a written complaint under ‘The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006’.

Age Ventures India: Retirement homes for the middle class elderly

Dec 15, 2014 02:19 PM India has the second largest aged population in the world. With 98 million elderly, the grey population of India equals the combined population of U.K and Canada. With better lifestyles and advanced medical care, life expectancy has increased and the number of people living well beyond the 70s has grown rapidly. By 2040, 50% of world’s 1.3 billion seniors will be in India and China.

HelpMeSee: Helping the blind see

Dec 12, 2014 05:20 PM “HelpMeSee supports highest quality cataract surgery at a cost of no more than US$50 anywhere in the world. Access to affordable, high quality surgery restores life and dignity of every person suffering from cataract blindness”, says Mohan Jacob Thazhathu, President & CEO, HelpMeSee.

Maharashtra govt urged to stop illegal Cockfighting in Thane

Dec 11, 2014 05:25 PM In a letter sent to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Collector of Thane, Humane Society International/India is urging the government to end cockfighting in that state. The request was in response to an illegal cockfighting event scheduled to be held in Ulhasnagar, Maharashtra on January 2, 2015.

Yum! restaurants bags award for empowering people with disablity

Dec 08, 2014 07:36 PM The Indian government’s Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment recognizes ‘Yum! restaurants’ as the best employer for empowering specially-abled people.

Youth discuss critical issues before the Beijing+20 Global Review

Dec 05, 2014 03:13 PM Centre for Social Research organizes consultations in 6 universities across India to involve youth in the analysis and assessment of the progress made in the area of women empowerment.

UNODC Chief visits India for official talks on drugs, crime, and terrorism

Dec 04, 2014 12:40 PM To mark the World AIDS Day, the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, attended a football match at the Jesus and Mary College Soccer Ground in New Delhi on December 2, with teams comprised of drug users and people living with HIV.

Food Industries in India to look beyond International standards

Dec 02, 2014 04:24 PM More than 200 Food Safety & Quality professionals from across the globe gathered for the Annual Flagship event in New Delhi.

Vodafone Foundation launches second edition of Red Rickshaw Revolution

Nov 28, 2014 05:38 PM The Vodafone Foundation launched the second edition of the ‘Red Rickshaw Revolution’ (RRR 2), a unique digital campaign to celebrate the achievements of ordinary women accomplishing extraordinary feats across India.

KBL’s all-women Coimbatore plant bags best employer brand award

Nov 27, 2014 05:30 PM The awards acknowledged more than 100 organizations across Asia that demonstrated excellence in building their brands.

70% of women suffer violence in their lifetimes: IFUW President

Nov 24, 2014 06:32 PM The International Federation of University Women (IFUW) appeals to governments, legislators and civil society act for the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls.

Capacity building workshop for Hemophilia patients

Nov 24, 2014 06:08 PM The Hemophilia Federation India (HFI) organised a training-cum-capacity building workshop for 100 Hemophilia patients and their parents on November 23, 2014. The workshop was organised at the Community Hall in Mohammedpur, New Delhi, to commemorate the birth anniversary of Ashok B. Verma, the founder of HFI.

Fullerton India educates cattle owners in cattle care camps

Nov 24, 2014 02:26 PM Fullerton India, one of India’s leading Non-Banking Finance Companies has undertaken a unique initiative to organize India’s largest cattle care event. The initiative ‘Pashu Vikas Day’ will involve setting up of cattle-care camps in more than 110 branch locations in seven states of its rural business operations- Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.

Vodafone Foundation announces winners of ‘Mobile FOR Good’ Awards-2014

Nov 20, 2014 07:35 PM Among the winners, five winning NGOs-NFPs receive grant of Rs 6 million and mentorship opportunity.

DS Group extends support to Jammu & Kashmir flood Victims

Nov 20, 2014 06:11 PM The support will be provided in Saddal villages situated at the hill top area of Panjar in Panchari, which is about 70 km from Jammu.

Widex launches ultra-small DREAM CIC MICRO hearing aid

Nov 20, 2014 05:30 PM Widex India launched, its new ultra-small DREAM CIC MICRO hearing aids, a unique product, launched for the first time in the country.

Real hosts ‘The Family Day’ for underprivileged children

Nov 18, 2014 02:36 PM India’s preferred packaged fruit juice brand Réal today hosted and organized “family day” for the underprivileged children’s as part of “Cheer a Child Campaign”.

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