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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......

Magsaysay Awardee: RSS/BJP can't tolerate dissent

IMAGE: The Benaras Hindu University. 'If I am not there, the RSS would do that job. They are obviously in power, they can do anything.' Magsaysay Award winner Sandeep Pandey's teaching contract at......

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......

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"......

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......

Rajan's 'resignation' letter to RBI staff

"I am an academic and I have always made it clear that my ultimate home is in the realm of ideas," Rajan said in a letter to staff. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has faced......

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,......

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......

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......
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Environmentalists call for integrated study of Ganga River Basin

Environment activists and water experts have called for an integrated and holistic study on the status of Ganga River Basin -- from its origin at... ...

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Nitish seeks national debate to protect Ganga

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed grave concern over receding water flow in river Ganga and highlighted the growing silt deposit... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nitish-seeks-national-debate-to-protect-ganga-117022500508_1.html
‘Sewage treatment plants needed to end manual scavenging’

Bezwada Wilson, Magsaysay award winner and convener of the National Safai Karmachari Andolan, said on Wednesday that the government should install... ...

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An ode to change

Industrialisation brings with it its own squalor and yet, the desires of the modern world are such that we increasingly want faster cars, faster... ...

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Prakash Amte

Udupi: Prakash Amte, Magsaysay award winner, said on Thursday that it was essential to reduce inequalities in society. He was interacting with the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/Reduce-inequalities-in-society-Prakash-Amte/article17149688.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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