social responsibilities

Gul Panag to launch 12-city marathon


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Actress and social activist Gul Panag is set to launch a 12-city marathon, A Joy Run, organised by her NGO Social Outreach Accreditation Program (SOAP), ... Read more...

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Follow Tagore’s message to meet world’s challenges: President


November 29th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan (West Bengal), Nov 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday said challenges like injustice and repression can be met through Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's message of fortitude, openness of ... Read more...

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This lawyer’s fee - eye donation pledge


October 31st, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 31 (IANS) Consulting this lawyer means supporting a social cause. For, he makes clients "pay" a portion of his "charges" by signing an eye donation pledge.Rajendra Gupta, 56, ... Read more...

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‘China’s inflation to surpass Govt target despite measures’


April 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 18 (ANI): Wang Tao, the head of China Economic Research at UBS AG, has said that the country's inflation will surpass the government's target despite more expected tightening measures, this ... Read more...

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New rules for overseas Chinese contractors


January 14th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) China will soon issue a set of guidelines for its contractors working abroad as part of an effort to help improve the brand value of its companies.The rules ... Read more...

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Abducted Indian principal regains freedom in Nigeria


October 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lagos (Nigeria, Africa), Oct. 30 (ANI): The Indian-born principal of the Exxon Mobil Pegasus Schools in Eket in southeast Nigeria's Akwa Ibom, Lakshmi Tombush, has been released.Unidentified gunmen abducted Tombush on October ... Read more...

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Women executives twice as likely to quit jobs as men


October 5th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Female executives are more than twice as likely as men to leave their jobs - voluntarily and involuntarily.Yet despite systemic evidence that women are more likely to ... Read more...

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Female executives more than twice likely to leave their jobs as men


October 5th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 05 (ANI): Female executives are more than twice as likely to leave their jobs - voluntarily and involuntarily - as men, a new study has found.Yet despite systemic evidence that ... Read more...

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Early 20th century magazine editor first to apply term CSR: Researcher


August 24th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Although the term was not coined until 1953, new research shows that corporate social responsibility (CSR) have reportedly traces its roots to the early years of the 20th ... Read more...

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‘26′ with terrorism in its backdrop


April 6th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):A film, "26' (Kingston), with a story based on real life incident, i.e., the attack on Taj Hotel in Mumbai recently, directed by Satish Kumar MV, presented ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss Season 3 -Synopsis EP-44/ DAY-58


December 2nd, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kissa "Satta' KaPower is synonymous with dispute. The best example for this would be the latest task in the bigg boss house "Satta' which has already created a huge rift between ... Read more...

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President calls on young doctors to work in villages


November 16th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday urged young doctors in the country to come forward to serve people in rural areas. Speaking at the 37th annual convocation of ... Read more...

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Posco sets up foundation for social welfare work


November 8th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 8 (IANS) South Korean steel major Posco, which is setting up a $12-billion steel plant in Orissa - the largest foreign direct investment in India - has formed a foundation ... Read more...

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Naxals want Ghotul culture to vanish from tribal life


November 7th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep DwivediBastar (Chhattisgarh), Nov.7 (ANI): Ghotul has existed as an institution among Muria Gond tribals of Chhattisgarh in which children six years onwards learn to socialize and educate themselves about life ... Read more...

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President Patil appeals to Indians to cooperate on draught, swine flu


August 14th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14(ANI): In her address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day, President Pratibha Patil on Friday urged the nation to be prepared to face any situation ... Read more...

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People must help tackle drought, swine flu: President


August 14th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday urged the people to help the government battle the drought and the swine flu virus, saying "an enlightened citizenry" is the "greatest ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar takes up educational charity in Mumbai


June 4th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 4 (ANI): Taking an inspiration from his late father who was committed to certain social responsibilities, India's batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has decided to sponsor the education of 200 ... Read more...

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Communists hail May Day in Kolkata


May 1st, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 1 (ANI): Trade Union activists, Communist Party cadres and hosts of workers observed May Day also known as the International Workers' Day here on Friday.To mark the occasion, they paid ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta to look after 34 orphans


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, who plans to adopt children every year, said she will finance the upbringing of 34 girls at the Mother Miracle orphanage ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta Adopts 34 Girls


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Subhash K JhaPreity Zinta has gone for the conditional adoption of 34 orphans from the Mother Miracle school in Rishikesh.Reluctant to speak Preity says, "It's true. I've adopted these 34 girls. ... Read more...

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Economic slowdown left 20 mn jobless: China


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (Xinhua) About 20 million of China's migrant workers have returned home after losing their jobs as the global financial crisis takes a toll on the economy, an official said ... Read more...

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All women Panchayat in Gujarat village


September 23rd, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Suresh Parekh Bhayukharia (Jamnagar), Sep.23 (ANI): While many political leaders in the Indian Parliament have been hesitant to empower women, Bhaukhakharia, an obscure village in Jamnagar District of Gujarat, boasts of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram asks industry to help inclusive growth


May 17th, 2008 - 12:45 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Advising against cartelisation, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday called upon the industry players to contribute towards sustaining the country's inclusive growth. "Economic growth can be sustained by ... Read more...

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Chinese males with bad living habits have more health-related ailments, say experts


November 14th, 2007 - 3:01 am ICT by admin
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