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Citizens have lost faith in the NGO sector: Meenu Chopra, iCONGO

May 08, 2014 05:05 PM Meenu Chopra, Co-founder of iCONGO, an Indian confederation of nonprofits, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that citizens can do a lot to effect a positive change in the society without leaving the sector that employs them.
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Celina Jaitley turns singer for promoting LGBT rights

May 01, 2014 01:04 PM Former Miss India Celina Jaitly sings a new version of the 1979 Bollywood classic, Uthe Sab Ke Kadam, remixed by Neeraj Shreedhar of the Bombay Vikings.
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Sexual crimes: Men must learn to control, says Soha Ali Khan

Apr 08, 2014 07:45 PM The first objective of cinema and television, especially of cinema is entertainment, believes Soha Ali Khan, a popular Bollywood actor.
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Rannvijay flags off Pedal for the Planet- Delhi Cyclothon

Apr 02, 2014 12:59 PM The cyclothon is organized in Delhi every year as the signature lead-up event to Earth Hour.

New global initiative to address gender based violence

Mar 25, 2014 12:25 PM The Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative is a first-of-its-kind global program dedicated to assisting victims of extreme forms of gender-based violence around the world.
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My show ‘Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon’ will inspire women: Meinal

Mar 11, 2014 04:55 PM Meinal Vaisnav plays the lead character of Dr Sneha for a new sitcom ‘Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon’ on India’s national broadcaster Doordarshan. In an interview with OneWorld South Asia, Meinal said that the show is all about women empowerment. Excerpts from the interview.
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Gul takes global report on newborns to mothers in Delhi slums

Mar 04, 2014 09:00 AM Actor, activist and former Miss India Gul Panag also interacted with about 100 mothers and women in the slum about Save the Children’s global report.
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Geeta Sankar of Omashram Old Age Care bags Karmaveer Chakra award

Mar 04, 2014 12:42 PM The awards are given every year on the 26th day of November, our National Social Justice and Citizen Action Day.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh bats for cancer awareness

Feb 11, 2014 06:34 PM Well know Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh urged people to go for early detection during a campaign on cancer awareness in New Delhi

Preserving memories of world’s largest human displacement

Jan 09, 2014 01:14 PM The 1947 Partition Archive, a nonprofit, has launched an initative to preserve the fading memories of The 1947 Partition, the largest mass human displacement.
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Men passing lewd comments at women should be sent to jail: Kapil Sharma

Jan 06, 2014 05:30 PM Kapil Sharma, a stand-up Indian comedian, Comedy Nights With Kapil, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, said that people who pass lewd comments on women should be put behind bars. Sharma was in New Delhi for the launch of a nation-wide campaign, ‘Honour Our Women’.
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CSR activities should compete with government schemes: IIRD Director

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.
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to bat for UNICEF

Dec 01, 2013 09:00 AM Known as the ‘Master Blaster,’ Tendulkar is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the game.
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Kareena Kapoor supports Colgate’s health initiative

Nov 06, 2013 04:05 PM The mobile dental vans sponsored by Colgate will be travelling to 45 cities covering schools and some underprivileged areas.
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Four non-profits win Google Impact Challenge awards

Nov 01, 2013 01:32 PM Global Impact awards support entrepreneurial non-profits using technology to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems.
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Soccer star Yaya Touré named UNEP's goodwill envoy

Nov 01, 2013 12:43 PM The star footballer is set to concentrate on combatting wildlife crime, particularly poaching of African elephants for ivory.
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Sonakshi Sinha flags off mobile healthcare for Mumbai

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.

Virender Sehwag inaugurates cricket series for marginalised students

Oct 14, 2013 04:23 PM A unique under-16 T20 cricket series for marginalised students is set to witness participation of 256 students from 16 Government-aided schools.
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Now a BPO, exclusively for the visually challenged

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.
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Bollywood’s exclusive club of female lyricists

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.
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