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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......

Activist Deep Joshi named for Magsaysay Award

Prominent Indian social activist Deep Joshi, who has done pioneering work for 'development of rural communities', was on Monday named along with five others for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay......

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......

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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10 Little Known Facts About Indian Milkman Verghese Kurien On His 94th Birth Anniversary

It's Verghese Kurien's 94th birth anniversary today. A venerated personality, Kurien was branded as the 'Father of the White Revolution' in India,... ...
Woman sues Arunachal speaker for 'false promise to marry'

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Nov 17 (IANS): Child rights activist and Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Shantha Sinha says it is "absolutely absurd" to say... ...
Thousands of items collected for the poor go up inflames

By | The Indian Express Blackened bricks, twisted metal and burnt bits of cloth are all that remain at the largest storage godown of NGO Goonj,... ...
Goonj warehouse gutted, woollens for needy destroyed

NEW DELHI: A warehouse of the NGO Goonj, containing stocks of warm clothes, blankets and shoes to be distributed among the needy for the winter,... ...
NGO Goonj's warehouse burns down

Meanwhile, a massive fire broke out in the Delhi centre of NGO Goonj on Wednesday allegedly due to a stray firecracker. In a Facebook post, NGO... ...

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