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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.......

'Rushdie incident has demeaned Kolkata's prestige'

Condemning the West Bengal government for failing to provide security to writer Salman Rushdie, octogenarian Magsaysay award winning author Mahasweta Devi on Thursday said the fiasco had demeaned......

Author Mahasweta Devi resigns from Bangla Academy

Noted writer and human rights activist Mahasweta Devi has resigned as the chairperson of the Bangla Academy. The Magsaysay Award-winner decided to step down after expressing her disagreement......

Magsaysay award-winner, others quit body chaired by PM

Magsaysay award-winner ' Rajendra Singh and two others on Saturday quit the National Ganga River Basin Authority, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, protesting the government's "negligence"......

Now Mahashweta Devi says she has full faith in Mamata

Two days after she dubbed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal as 'fascist', Magsaysay award winner social activist Mahashweta Devi has said she had full faith in the chief minister. "I......

Moving story of a Magsaysay winner

It had been only been a few days since the Magsaysay awards were announced but life was as usual for one of the winners. Not very surprising as Francis Kolandei, a name not many in India, let alone......

Interview with Magsaysay Award winner Aruna Roy

Ask Aruna Roy, one of the conveners of the People's Audit on Special Economic Zones, what is wrong with India's Special Economic Zones Act, 2005, and there's no stopping her. Fighting for the......

Honouring Solar Mamas

Given the scale of India’s energy needs the numbers of ‘Solar Mamas’, as they have been called in a documentary film, may not seem very promising, rues Rajni Bakshi Bunker Roy,......

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......

Super cop Kiran Bedi replaces Kyunki

Former super cop and Magsaysay award winner Dr Kiran Bedi is all set to hit the small screen with her reality show Aap ki kachehri on Star Plus. The show replaces Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.Aap......

'I am ready to sell my stories'

Magsaysay Award winner Mahasweta Devi isset to have her stories adapted on film.After earning accolades forthe Bengali teleserialProti Chuanno Minute (Every 54 Minutes), which she wrote, the......
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Land Acquisition Bill Takes Away Rights Of Farmers And Pits Them Against 'Make In India'

Since the past several months we have seen the NDA government aggressively pushing through changes in land acquisition policy, first in the form of... ...

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World Book Day From Devdas to Parineeta movies based on books

Content-oriented scripts have always been in demand. Just think, what's better than deriving screenplays from renowned books. Nothing, right?... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/books/bollywood-movies-based-on-books/article1-1339643.aspx
CCP expands its Kaisa sa Sining Regional Art Centers

The new batch of regional partners included groups from Mindanao (City of Koronadal, South Cotabato; La Salle University, Ozamiz City; Ramon... ...

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Involve Local People in Restoration of our Rivers

CHENNAI: Chennai's foul smelling Cooum and Adyar rivers could be restored back to their original glory by creating a interactive platform among the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Involve-Local-People-in-Restoration-of-our-Rivers/2015/04/20/article2772502.ece
Water Man Kicks off Campaign to Quench Thirst of Everyone

CHENNAI: The surprised looks and wide grins among the public when a group of activists led by Magsaysay award winner Rajendra Singh drank a glass... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Water-Man-Kicks-off-Campaign-to-Quench-Thirst-of-Everyone/2015/04/20/article2773326.ece

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