social work

Melanie balances acting, social work with elan (With Images)


July 30th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) US-born Indian actress Melanie Kannokada, seen as Seeta McKinsey in "Love, Lies & Seeta", pursues acting goals with the same fervour as her social work. ... Read more...

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Crusader against trafficking gets ‘Man of the Year Award’


May 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The menace of human trafficking remains a major problem in India despite many policies and laws being in place, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at ... Read more...

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New councillors vow to push Delhi’s development


April 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) They visited temples, distributed sweets and thanked their supporters for bringing them to power. The victorious candidates in the Delhi civic polls Tuesday seemed ... Read more...

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IANS journalist wins award (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) IANS journalist Anil Sharma is one of 20 people, including Anna Hazare and cabinet minister Jairam Ramesh, honoured by an international NGO working for animal ... Read more...

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Big B to be honoured for polio work


April 6th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is Unicef's brand ambassador against polio, says he will be honoured for his contribution to the cause."And the organisation that acknowledges ... Read more...

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Celebs have edge over genuine social workers: Salman


February 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Salman Khan, who runs charity organisation Being Human for underprivileged people, feels that due to media coverage movie stars tend to have an edge ... Read more...

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Be disciplined, do social work: Patil tells students


February 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), Feb 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged students to be more disciplined and devote time for social work.She made the remark while addressing students and faculty ... Read more...

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Congress links Anna with RSS; ‘Lost its mind’, BJP retorts (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) In a fresh political offensive against Anna Hazare, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh accused the crusader of being associated with the right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsevak ... Read more...

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‘Big’ award to honour Bengali women’s contribution


November 29th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Big Live, the intellectual property vertical from Reliance Broadcast Network Limited, Tuesday announced the launch of an award to recognise the contribution of women in the ... Read more...

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China to create 2 mn jobs for social workers


November 10th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) China is stregthening its social sector by offering about two million job opportunities, having observed the declining number of social workers in the country.As part of ... Read more...

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Magsaysay winner Neelima Mishra granted US visa


October 3rd, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Four days after rejecting her application, the US consulate here Monday granted a US visa to Neelima Mishra, one of this year's Magsaysay Award winners, her ... Read more...

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Magsaysay laureate Neelima Mishra denied US visa


September 30th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Neelima Mishra, one of this year's Magsaysay Awards winners, was Friday denied a visa by the US consulate here but no reasons were assigned, the laureate ... Read more...

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Vivek Oberoi urges people to support senior citizens


September 15th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi is urging people to join him in supporting Manav Astha Foundation, a charitable organization that provides means to underprivileged senior citizens to ... Read more...

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Nileema Mishra to donate Magsaysay prize money


July 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), July 27 (IANS) Nileema Mishra, one of the Magsaysay Award winners this year, has decided to donate the entire prize money to her rural microcredit project, her ... Read more...

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Honoured by Magsaysay Award: Nileema Mishra


July 27th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), July 27 (IANS) Social activist Nileema Mishra, who was Wednesday cited for the Magsaysay Award, said she was "happy and honoured" and hoped it will inspire others working ... Read more...

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Fashion frat’s social work genuine or eyewash?


June 24th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Organising shows for a cause or collaborating with NGOs, the fashion fraternity often indulges in charity work, but many are of the opinion that these ... Read more...

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I’ve thought of adoption: Debbie Harry


May 30th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Singer Debbie Harry is keen on some social work and wants to provide home to children affected by the recent earthquake in Japan."I've thought of adoption, ... Read more...

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I’ll share income with Bollywood workers: Salman Khan (Interview)


May 6th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan, also known as the Hindi film industry's enfant terrible, says he wants to help workers in filmdom by sharing his income ... Read more...

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‘2G scam money could have helped out 20 crore poor’


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari said Tuesday that the estimated loss to the exchequer in the 2G spectrum scam could have helped ... Read more...

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Sai Baba’s devotees believe he will live for 96 years


April 21st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Though the condition of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba is worsening, some of his devotees are confident he will recover and live for 96 years as ... Read more...

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Include social work in curriculum: Activists


April 19th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Volunteering and social work should be included in school curriculum to draw more youths into the social sector, a leading activist has said."Volunteering and social work ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Ramakrishna Mission chief dead


April 19th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) Swami Akkharananda, head of the Ramakrishna Mission here, was cremated Tuesday, a day after he died of old age complications. He was 82, media reports ... Read more...

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New Miss India wants to uplift rural masses


April 19th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) She is a Haryana native, she studied in Mumbai and her mother lives in Delhi. As Kanishtha Dhankar sets out for the world to face ... Read more...

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UAE to enrol one million volunteers for social work


April 16th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a campaign to enlist one million volunteers to work in community programmes related to health, environment, education and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surrendered ULFA cadres working for society’s development


April 12th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 12 (ANI): Realizing the futility of violence, two United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) cadres have chosen to return to the mainstream and work for the welfare of Assam society. ... Read more...

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Shakira asks Brazil president to back kids’ projects


March 18th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 18 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer Shakira met Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to seek support for a social work organisation started by her and other artistes from Spain and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh lawyers, politicians silent on Sen verdict


December 25th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 25 (IANS) A day has passed since life imprisonment has been pronounced to rights activist Binayak Sen along with Maoist ideologue Narayan Sanyal and businessman Piyush Guha, but Chhattisgarh's ... Read more...

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Rooney’s hooker dreads the day her son would hear about her past


December 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Ex call girl Helen Wood, who had threesome with soccer ace Wayne Rooney while his wife Coleen was pregnant, has revealed that she fears the day her seven-year-old ... Read more...

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Salman Khan - The Coolest Khan Around!


November 16th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Salman Khan has simply proved to the world that he is not to be taken lightly. Amongst all the heavy-weight Khans, he is the coolest Khan around.Recently ... Read more...

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ITBP’s first chief Bisweswar Chatterjee dead


October 10th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Bisweswar Chatterjee, the first chief of the paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), died at his residence here Sunday morning following a brief illness. He was 95.He is ... Read more...

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Kiefer Sutherland wants to visit India for social work: Anil Kapoor


September 6th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) "24" star Kiefer Sutherland wants to visit India for charity work, says Anil Kapoor, who rubs shoulders with the actor in the popular American ... Read more...

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Now Rakhi will do justice on Imagine TV!


August 24th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Imagine TV has always maintained a unique status in Indian Television by showing versatility in the reality shows they offer, like Swayamvar, Pati Patni Aur Woh, ... Read more...

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Deserted, women find home away from home in Deoria


July 8th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), July 8 (ANI): Women empowerment groups are bringing transformation in the lives of several destitute women of Deoria in Uttar Pradesh who had been left to fend for themselves ... Read more...

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Only tax payers can file public interest litigation: Court


July 1st, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 1 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Thursday barred non-tax payers from filing a public interest litigation (PIL). "A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Sushil Harkauli and D.N. Patel set the ... Read more...

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Witnessing arrests may increase stress risk in kids


June 26th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Witnessing the arrest of a household member can traumatize kids psychologically, a University of Illinois at Chicago has found.Susan D. Phillips, assistant professor of social work and the ... Read more...

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