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Bezwada Wilson, T M Krishna win Ramon Magsaysay Award

Karnataka-born Bezwada Wilson, a prolific campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging in India, and Carnatic singer T M Krishna from Chennai, were on Wednesday chosen for the prestigious Ramon......

Noted journalist B G Verghese dead

Eminent journalist B G Verghese, a Ramon Magsaysay award winner and former editor of leading dailies Hindustan Times and Indian Express, died on Tuesday at the age of 87 after brief illness.......

Magasaysay: India's perfect present, glorious past

India shone once again at the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Awards this year, as two social activists -- Nileema Mishra and Harish Hande were honoured. The annual awards, named after the popular......

Two Indians among winners of Magsaysay Award 2011

Nileema Mishra, who works with the poorest villagers in Maharashtra, and United States-trained Indian engineer Harish Hande, who revolutionised the use of solar lights, are among five people who......

Image: Winners of Ramon Magsaysay 2009 Award

The winners of the Ramon Magsaysay 2009 Award applaud during the awarding ceremony at the Cultural Centre of the Philippines in Manila on August 31. (From Left to Right): Krisana Kraisintu of......

A business model that won an award and gave 'life' to the poor

As an NGO, IVDP has facilitated loans totalling Rs 2,406 crore.It was in 1979 that Kolandei Francis, this year's Ramon Magsaysay award winner started Integrated Village Development Programme to......

'Faster growth doesn't automatically ensure jobs'

Deep Joshi retired from the rural development NGO Professional Assistance for Development Action two years ago, but it took him nearly a month to find time for Lunch with BS.That wasn't because he......

Ruia joins Branson to fund 'The Elders' group

Essar Group Chairman Shashi Ruia has joined entrepreneur Richard Branson and activist Peter Gabriel to fund a group of world leaders -- The Elders -- who will contribute their wisdom to tackle some......

Larsen: The doyen of Indian engg industry

The first signatory of the L&T Foundation Trust, which will buy out the Birla stake in Larsen & Toubro was Henning Holck Larsen who passed away on Sunday afternoon. Fittingly. The biggest legacy of......

Getting nostalgic about Winona Ryder and Sharmila Tagore!

Old songs, retro fashion, 1980s pop culture, childhood icons and sharing space with Kundan Shah on paper, the theme of Sukanya Verma's super-filmi week was consistently nostalgic.   Monday......

MoMa to host New India film fest

From Yes Madam, Sir, a riveting biography of Kiran Bedi, one of India's most acclaimed public figures, to the Oscar-winning documentary Smile Pinki, the selection of films at The New India film......
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Ramesh Srinivasan, Haragopal Mangipudi to get IIMB Distinguished Alumni Award

BENGALURU: The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) will confer the Distinguished Alumni Awards on two senior corporate leaders on... ...
New Bal Vikas Mandir students donate for Mega Charity Drive

New Bal Vikas Mandir, students, donate, Charity drive, Goonj, Pune Pune: The students from Std I to X of Vidya Pratisthan's New Bal Vikas... ...
Bezwada Wilson

Ramon Magsaysay awardee Bezwada Wilson led the admirers in paying homage to people's IAS officer S.R. Sankaran, who championed the cause of Dalits... ...
The book in my hand

A weekly column on what well-known personalities are reading and planning to read. This week, it is Ramon Magsaysay award-winner Bezwada Wilson and... ...
'Cultural authoritarianism more powerful than economic power'

Ramon Magsaysay award winner T M Krishna today said cultural authoritarianism was far more powerful than economic power and what was happening in... ...

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