NGOs impotsant for effective implementation of govt schemes: Najma

Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah on Wednesday underlined the role of NGOs in ensuring effective implementation of public welfare schemes at the grassroot level and said that collaboration between government and such agencies can bring about change in the society.

'NGO sounds negative, call yourselves volunteers'

NGOs should desist from calling themselves non-government organisations because it is "negative sounding" and should instead call themselves "voluntary organisations", Goa Governor Mridula Sinha says.

MHA serves notices to 10,331 NGOs for not filing returns

The Home Ministry has served notices to more than 10,000 NGOs receiving foreign funds for failing to submit their mandatory annual returns for three consecutive years from 2009 to 2012.

Government moots CBI probe into Salman Khurshid's NGO

The government is planning a CBI enquiry into the functioning of an NGO which took aid in the name of disabled which but was allegedly involved in malpractice, Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said on Tuesday.

Charities pledge $400 million to Syria aid: Kuwait agency

Non-governmental organizations have promised to donate a combined $400 million for humanitarian aid for Syria ahead of an international donor conference to be held in Kuwait, the Gulf state`s official news agency KUNA said on Tuesday.

Pakistan: Clerics ask NGOs to pack up

Over 500 youths from Kohistan currently work with NGOs and a majority feel their jobs are now at risk, said a local activist.

Pak cleric warns against sending women to Kohistan

Maulana Abdul Haleem has warned NGOs that any woman staff sent to work in the Kohistan region will be married to local men.

NGOs under scanner for not reporting kids smugglin

It is also being probed whether these NGOs themselves had any role to play in the children`s escapes.

Bihar: 8 child labourers rescued from middleman

The children from Jalalgarh and Kasba police station areas were being taken to Surat when an NGO sought help from the police.