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  • Wheelchair-bound man called 'Pakistani' for not standing up during national anthem

    A wheelchair-bound man, was allegedly abused and termed as a 'Pakistani' by two men for not standing up while the national anthem was being played before the film's screening at a multiplex in Assam's Guwahati. The victim, identified as Arman Ali, said he will take up the matter with the concerned people and will also pen down a letter to the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra

    Oct 03, 2017, 10:02 IST

  • Marital rape will become crime in India hopefully: Petitioner's Advocate

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday heard a plea opposing several petitions to announce marital rape a criminal offence

    Aug 31, 2017, 13:02 IST

  • Video: Foreigner to walk 6,000 km to highlight farmers plight in India

    To aware people about the plight of farmers in the country and raising funds for the families of farmers who committed suicide, a NGO United Sikhs in partnership with UK-based NGO Nomadic Lion started a 6,000km long from Kanyakumari to Punjab

    Jul 20, 2017, 14:28 IST

  • Bollywood celebs at Tanishaa Mukerji's NGO party

    Tanuja, Juhi Chawla, VJ Andy, Manasi Scott, Vivan Bhatena and many others were in attendance at the party organised by Tanishaa Mukerji on behalf of her NGO in Mumbai

    Jul 24, 2016, 19:05 IST

  • Beggars receive utensils from city's Mayor

    In an act of kindness, Vadodara city's Mayor Bharat Danger distributed utensils among the beggars on Sunday.

    May 29, 2016, 12:47 IST

  • Beagles rescued by NGO, need families to adopt them

    As many as 42 beagles saw light and basked in sunlight for the first time when they were rescued from a testing laboratory to Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA) on Monday morning. This is the second batch of rescued beagles that are temporarily being hosted at Hotel for Dogs in Sarjapur

    May 20, 2016, 10:30 IST

  • IPL changes venue after court debars matches in drought-hit Maharashtra

    Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Rajeev Shukla said that Visakhapatnam would be the neutral venue for Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants. This decision came to the fore after Bombay High Court on April 13 ordered the IPL to shift all remaining matches of its ongoing ninth season scheduled after April 30 out of drought-hit Maharashtra in view of severe water crisis.

    Apr 30, 2016, 11:03 IST

  • No toilet, no marriage: Bride tells groom

    A woman in Kanpur refused to get married after her groom to-be failed to keep up his promise of building a toilet at his residence before the wedding.The woman Neha is seen in the footage saying that she was inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India Mission and decided to ask her fiance to construct a toilet at his house.

    Apr 18, 2016, 11:19 IST

  • 'Northeast Youth NGO Summit' kicks off in Nagaland

    Under the theme of 'Xchange' a 3-day long 'Northeast Youth NGO Summit' was organized in Dimapur. More than 15 NGOs from northeast states participated in the event.

    Mar 24, 2016, 10:41 IST

  • Maharashtra: 108 specially abled couples tie knot at mass marriage

    As many as 108 specially abled couples tied knot in a mass wedding organised by several non-governmental organisations (NGO) jointly in Maharashtra's Mulund.

    Mar 04, 2016, 14:56 IST

  • Mumbai's Borivali, Khar railway stations get makeover

    Nearly 500 volunteers working with Making A Difference (MAD) NGO set out to beautify the Borivali Railway Station. The volunteers had made a blue print of the designs and images and thereby set out to beautify the railway stations. The volunteers include schoolchildren to working professionals.

    Jan 28, 2016, 11:18 IST

  • Siliguri: Bike rally to raise awareness about polluted rivers

    In a bid to raise awareness about polluted rivers in the West Bengal, a bike rally was organised. As many as 15 bikers with physically and mentality challenged boys of Anubhab, a non-governmental organisation that works for disabled children in Darjeeling, as pillion riders began the rally from Siliguri to Digha city.

    Jan 28, 2016, 09:55 IST

  • Government has embarked on to make villages smart: Rajnath Singh

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said only 'Smart Cities' won't help and thus the government has embarked on to make villages 'smart' as well. He was speaking at NGO Swarna Bharath Trust's inaugural function in Vijayawada.

    Jan 11, 2016, 10:56 IST

  • Time to replace candles with 'mashaal': Maliwal

    Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal on Monday said that time for candle marches is over and that now women should to take up 'mashaal. Maliwal’s reaction came after the Supreme Court dismissed the DCW’s plea against the release of the juvenile convicted for the 2012 December gang-rape case on Monday.

    Dec 21, 2015, 14:59 IST

  • Children's Day special: Student 'journos' help edit mid-day

    A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the special Children's Day mid-day edition, with some help from children associated with The Akanksha Foundation NGO. Story and video by: Team mid-day

    Nov 14, 2015, 06:40 IST

  • Canine therapy at Mumbai's T2

    If you're in a good mood after cuddling a friendly Labrador at the T2 terminal, you have Animal Angels to thank. From de-stressing weary flyers to helping special kids, the NGO is highlighting the benefits of animal-aided therapy. Story & video by: Suprita Mitter, mid-day

    Nov 07, 2015, 10:45 IST

  • Criminal cases to be filed against Mumbai cops involved in beating couple

    Lawyer Nitin Satpute said on Wednesday that criminal cases will be filed against the police officers who were involved in beating the couple at Andheri police station in Mumbai.

    Nov 04, 2015, 15:10 IST

  • India launches green highways policy to combat air pollution

    Indian government has launched its green highways policy that would make it mandatory for road developers to set aside one percent of the total project cost for plantation to reduce air pollution and beautification.

    Sep 30, 2015, 14:30 IST

  • Gurgaon sexual assault: Victims to be taken to Nepal

    In an update to Gurgaon sexual assault of two Nepalese girls by a Saudi diplomat, the victims will be taken to Nepal.

    Sep 09, 2015, 12:49 IST

  • Government cancels Greenpeace India's FCRA licence

    In a fresh crackdown on Greenpeace, government on Friday cancelled its registration under Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA) for allegedly working against the country's economic progress.

    Sep 04, 2015, 15:47 IST

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