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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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CAT quashes orders against controversial IFS officer

Controversial IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi has got a major relief, with the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) quashing orders passed by Health... ...

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What is behind the big show of dining with Dalits

Bezwada Wilson , national convenor of the Safai Karmachari Andolan and winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award, says the fact that modern India still... ...

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A.R. Rahman to perform at UN on Monday to mark Indian Independence Day

India August 13(IM):A who's who of the East Coast is expected to attend the performance of Indian maestro A.R Rahman at the United Nations in New... ...

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'Today I don't feel I am lower than somebody. Okay, I am a Dalit. I am the son of a scavenger. My mother was a scavenger. So?'

Born in Kolar, Karnataka, in a Dalit family of human scavengers; Bezwada Wilson, 50, is the national convenor of the Safai Karamchari Andolan,... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/bezwada-wilson-dalit-safai-karamchari-andolan-ramon-magsaysay-award-mahatma-gandhi-babasaheb-ambedkar/1/738687.html
India remains worlds manual scavenging capital

Its the second decade of the 21st century, and India yearns to become an economic superpower. And yet, the citizens of this country have to come to... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/the-stink-in-swachh-bharat-india-remains-world-s-manual-scavenging-capital-1470920592.html

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