CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Make payment exceeding Rs 20,000 through cheque: MHA to NGOs October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Tightening the noose around erring foreign-funded NGOs, the government has ordered that all voluntary organisations henceforth will have to make payments exceeding Rs 20,000 through account payee cheques or drafts. The order came weeks after the Home Ministry found that over 10,000 NGOs receiving foreign funds have failed...
  • Delhi HC finds BJP, Congress guilty of taking foreign funding March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In a huge blow to the Congress and the BJP just ahead of the elections, Delhi High Court has held both the national political parties guilty of taking foreign funding and violating the Foreign Contribution Regulation (FCR) Act. The High Court found them guilty of taking donations from the...
  • Pramerica spirit of community awards May 5, 2013

    Pramerica spirit of community awards seeks to identify and recognize school children who are doing social service in their free time and making meaningful contributions. ...
  • India contributes over $ 4 million to UN fund April 1, 2012

    United Nations: India has given over $4 million to the UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF), bringing to nearly $30 million its total contribution to the entity launched in 2005 by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the then US President George Bush for promotion of democratic values. India's Permanent Representative to the...
  • Pitt, Carrey bag top Webby awards May 5, 2010

    Actors Brad Pitt and Jim Carrey have won top honours at this year's Webby Awards for their contributions to the world of internet. The organisers of the awards, which celebrate the best of the net, picked Pitt in the activism category for the website of his 'Make It Right' foundation launched...
  • Ashutosh Gowariker wins Raj Kapoor Award April 19, 2010

    After mesmerising Indian and international audiences with his epic films and winning numerous awards worldwide, filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has now won the Raj Kapoor Special Contribution State Award. The award will be given on April 27, 2010 by Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ashok Chavan at a function to be...
  • Heres your chance to help a kid who has brain tumour November 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Fiveyearold Mohammad Kaif from Lucknow suffers from brain tumour and unless his tumour is operated upon promptly he could lose his life. He needs Rs 40,000 for treatment. A draft or money order can be sent in this name payable at Lucknow in his father, Shadruddins name. Heres how you...
  • For this kid, happiness is the heart of the matter July 12, 2007

    Kolkata: At first glance she may be an average 8yearold ever hungry and easily amused child. However, Mita Mondal is different in one crucial way. She suffers from what her doctors call a complicated ventricular septor defect or simply put, she has more than two holes in her heart. And...
  • India 360: Do IITians help India? December 29, 2006

    Mumbai: IIT Mumbais festival Mood Indigo and conference bring together alumni from across the world. This time the occasion was also time for soul searching, as President P J Abdul Kalam said IIT graduates are not giving back enough to the country. Is that true? That is the big question...
  • IITians not helping India: Kalam December 28, 2006

    Mumbai: The fresh young graduates of the Indian Institutes of Technology are the toast of the engineering world, both at home and abroad. They are India's hottest export and it is said that the IITs have produced more millionaires per capita than any other undergraduate institution in the world. However, the...