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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......

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......

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......

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......

Hyderabad metro project draws activists' ire

Environmental activists led by Medha Patkar have requested the Central Government to put the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project under "green scanner" as it may potentially cause harm to heritage sites......

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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Asia's 'Nobel Prize' honors 'modern-day heroes'

Philippine President Benigno Aquino (fourth from left) shares the stage with the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay award winners (from left) Kommaly Chanthavong... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/asias-nobel-prize-honors-modernday-heroes/29973/daily
Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Goonj's Anshu Gupta awarded Magsaysay

Whistleblower bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who was today conferred the Magsaysay Award for 2015 along with founder of NGO Goonj Anshu Gupta, said... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/sanjiv-chaturvedi-goonj-s-anshu-gupta-awarded-magsaysay-115083100870_1.html
Assam flood situation worsens, four lakh hit

05:06 pm Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated again, affecting 4.64 lakh people in some major towns and more than 1,000 villages... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/assam-flood-situation-worsens-four-lakh-hit/
10 People Who Made It Big In Fields They Didn't Have A Degree In

A lot of times, we end up doing things we don't really love. Halfway through the pursuit, we realize that our heart lies somewhere else. Given the... ...

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Oldest scholarly work is most downloaded

It's not the latest pulp fiction nor will you find it on popular bestseller lists, yet it has set the online world abuzz with expats in the US and... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/Oldest-scholarly-work-is-most-downloaded/articleshow/48702741.cms

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