NGO

Awaiting court's word, Greepeace says it was a humiliating year

With its accounts frozen and forced to scale down operations, Greenpeace India on Thursday said it has been a "humiliating" year for the organisation and it is not expected from a elected government to treat "legitimate NGOs" like it in such a manner.

Russian parliament passes bill on `undesirable` foreign NGOs

 Russian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a controversial bill allowing authorities to ban foreign NGOs deemed "undesirable" for the state, the latest step in a crackdown condemned by rights activists.

Rs 10 lakh reward to bride who preferred toilet to jewellery

 A Maharashtra bride who got a "toilet" as her wedding gift from her kin as she preferred it over jewellery will now be given a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh by a sanitation NGO for taking a stand on the issue.

Italian nurse tests positive for Ebola

An Italian male nurse working with NGO Emergency tested positive for the Ebola virus after flying back to Italy from Sierra Leone, a media report said.

Ozzy Osbourne donates $10,000 to kids' music group

A group of young percussionists from an NGO left singer Ozzy Osbourne so impressed that he donated $10,000 to the non-profit group which they belonged to.

Charities warn PM Modi that crackdown will hurt the poor

Charities in India on Friday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop a government crackdown on thousands of foreign-funded non-profit groups saying it would hurt the lives of poor and marginalised people.

A bowl of water can save a life!
A bowl of water can save a life!

Though it might not be possible to provide water and food to all the stray animals and birds, but it is well within our reach to make a difference!

Gadkari's urine therapy theory aided by scientific study: NGO

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari rooting for urine therapy has found support from a prominent city based NGO which has cited a scientific study finding that human urine is a great source of nutrients and can be used as fertiliser.

Gadkari's urine therapy theory aided by scientific study: NGO

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari rooting for urine therapy has found support from a prominent city based NGO which has cited a scientific study finding that human urine is a great source of nutrients and can be used as fertiliser.

Those seeking change are not anti-govt: US to India on NGOs

The US on Wednesday hit out at Modi government for the punitive action against scores of NGOs, saying those who act peacefully to seek change are not anti-government and not trying to weaken national security.

Ford Foundation-funded NGOs not registered under FCRA: Kiren Rijiju

The Ford Foundation had funded some NGOs which are not registered under the provisions of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010, as well as the Sabrang Trust which is linked to activist Teesta Setalvad, parliament was told on Tuesday.

Around 40 migrants die in sinking off Italy, survivors tell NGO
Around 40 migrants die in sinking off Italy, survivors tell NGO

Around 40 migrants died when an inflatable boat carrying more than 100 people sank off the coast of Italy, Save the Children quoted survivors as saying on Tuesday.

NGOs should participate in Nepal's rehabilitation process: FM

 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said non-government organisations (NGOs) should participate in the rehabilitation process of earthquake-hit Nepal.

Minor girl forced into marriage, rescued by NGO in Rajasthan

A minor girl was rescued by an NGO with the help of police after being reportedly forced into marriage by her parents in Kota district.

18,000 underprivileged kids cheer for Mumbai Indians
18,000 underprivileged kids cheer for Mumbai Indians

Over 17,000 underprivileged children from various Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) filled up the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday to cheer for their home team Mumbai Indians against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

When Farah Khan met 'special' kids!
When Farah Khan met 'special' kids!

Ace filmmaker Farah Khan is known for being a hard task master by all in the industry circles. The choreographer-turned-filmmaker took to micro-blogging site Twitter and posted an interesting picture of hers with 'special' kids.

Uganda activists warn new bill would stifle government critics

Activists in Uganda have warned that a "dangerous" new bill seeking to regulate non-governmental organisations would silence critics and "negate the very essence of freedom of association and expression".

Rajasthan based NGO awarded in South Korea for water conservation

 Rajasthan-based NGO was awarded the World Water Council Water Showcase Prize of Daegu Gyeongbuk in South Korea for its efforts in water conservation in the desert state.

Aus govt inspired by Delhi-based NGO working in slums

The Australian government has expressed interest in the model of working adopted by an Indian charity, in a bid to improve the lives of its remote indigenous people.

Rehabilitation of leprosy-affected people a challenge: NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday said the rehabilitation of leprosy-affected people remains a cause of concern in the country.