Amitabh Bachchan donates 'Silsila' jacket to needy for winter
Amitabh Bachchan donates 'Silsila' jacket to needy for winter

The "Zanjeer" actor is known for supporting many initiatives that include polio eradication campaign and tuberculosis-free Haryana drive. 

Sexual abuse of young boys on the rise in Pakistan: Watchdog

The report said that 178 boys aged six to 10 were abused compared to 150 girls of the same ages.

World's most Good Samaritans are in India

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) report found that more than 334 million Indians as Good Samaritans helped a stranger.

Anti-dengue fogging drive not effective, affects health: CSE

 With over 12,500 dengue cases in Delhi, a green NGO on Tuesday claimed that the ongoing fogging drive in the city was "not effective" in fighting the vector-borne disease, and has rather "harmful" effects on health, as the gas contains "95 per cent" of diesel in it.

Depression not limited to glamour and filmdom alone: Deepika
Depression not limited to glamour and filmdom alone: Deepika

Actress Deepika Padukone says depression is not restricted to glamour and film world alone and can happen to anybody irrespective of the economic background.

NGO red flags trucks entering Delhi; questions MCD data
NGO red flags trucks entering Delhi; questions MCD data

CSE alleged that trucks were running on outdated technology, spewing "more smoke" to leave Delhi choked.

Teesta Setalvad's NGO's licence suspended for six months

In fresh crackdown on an NGO run by social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Home Ministry on Thursday suspended its registration for six months accusing the organisation of violating Foreign Currency (Regulation) Act that invites termination of its licence.

Everyone's life is important, human or animal: Delhi HC

 Life of everyone, whether a human being or an animal, is important, the Delhi High Court said on Wednesday after an NGO sought directions to remove stray dogs from the streets of the capital calling them a menace.

Facebook launches ''Donate Now'' for NGOs
Facebook launches ''Donate Now'' for NGOs

Users would now have the option of a `donate` button on the pages of all non-profit organisations and linked advertisements on Facebook, reported.

NGO moves green tribunal against chopper services in Kedarnath
NGO moves green tribunal against chopper services in Kedarnath

Voicing concern over the looming threat to the flora and fauna due to operation of helicopters in the eco-sensitive zone at Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand, an NGO has approached the National Green Tribunal seeking closure of such services.

Woman held for forging NGO papers to collect funds

A woman has been arrested for "fraudulently" collecting funds in the name of cancer patients on behalf of an NGO which she left four years ago, police said on Thursday.

Govt blacklists three Madhya Pradesh-based NGOs

 Three NGOs located in Madhya Pradesh have been blacklisted after due process, the government said, after stating other instances of improper functioning of the NGOs.

Tunisian parliament adopts new anti-terror law

The Tunisian parliament has adopted a new "anti-terror" law overnight aimed at beefing up powers to confront a jihadist threat following deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.

Teesta Setalvad's NGOs deny financial irregularities

Facing closure notice, activist Teesta Setalvad's two NGOs - Citizens for Justice and Peace and Sabrang Trust - have conveyed to the Home Ministry that they have done no financial irregularities and no foreign contribution was misused by any of its office bearer.

MP NGO to create awareness about Vyapam scam

A leading NGO Thursday launched a signature campaign in Madhya Pradesh to create awareness about the Vyapam scam, saying that the admissions and recruitment fraud was not just a political issue.

Strict laws preventing organ donation in India: NGO

Strict laws and low awareness are among the reasons that hamper organ donation in India, a country where lakhs of people die due to failure to get organs, according to an NGO working in the field.

BJP 'victimizing NGOs' in an organised manner: Prashant Bhushan

Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday alleged that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre is victimising NGOs which have been raising their voice against the human rights violations in Gujarat.

RSS slams Amnesty International report on human rights in J&K

Slamming a US-based NGO's report on alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' has said such "lopsided" approach will create grounds for violence and animosities, and even accused the United Nations of being "biased" on such issues.

DJB and NGO to recycle raw sewage into portable drinking water

Delhi Jal Board along with an NGO is going to start a pilot project 'Sujala Dhara' to recycle raw sewage into safe and portable drinking water.

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