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    Bombay High Court Nagpur Bench admits PIL on man-eating tigress

    Nagpur: The Bombay High Court’s Nagpur Bench on Tuesday admitted a PIL that sought a stay on plans to kill a ‘man-eater’ tigress and instead capture her alive, a wildlife activist said. Medico and wildlife activist Jerryl A Banait said that a division bench headed by Justice B P Dharmadhikari posted the public interest litigation he had filed on behalf of his NGO Earth Brigade Foundation for hearing on October 19.

  • Education, financial freedom important for women: Shabana Azmi

    New Delhi: Veteran actress-activist Shabana Azmi, who runs NGO Mijwan Welfare Society, says women must be educated and have financial freedom. “Education and financial freedom are very important for women. It is necessary that parents and the life partner should respect a woman and take participation with her in every work. For women empowerment, it is also important that women come out from home and feel this world,” Shabana said at ‘Asmita-Woman’ here

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    Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Donate stationery for tribals at mandals

    Mumbai: Now, donate a stationery item, every time you seek the blessings of a sarvajanik Ganpati. With Ganesh mandals raking in lakhs of rupees during every festival, this time an innovative idea has been initiated by Team Parivartan, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) which works for the poor and tribals. The volunteers across Maharashtra have requested Ganeshotsav mandals across the state to place a stationery collection box next to the donation boxes.

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    OncoHappy’s creative form of counselling for cancer patients

    Mumbai: In order to help the paediatric cancer patients to overcome depression, 15 private and civic-run hospitals have opted for an alternative form of treatment. The official said they have tied up with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), OncoHappy that through seven forms of art would help to counsel the paediatric cancer patients for seven days.

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    Over a lakh NGOs de-registered, show-cause notices to 40,000

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Charity Commission has deregistered the licences of more than one lakh Non Governmental Organisations (NGO) who have failed to submit their audit reports for the last five years. This is in violation of rules of the commission for which they have also been served notices. The move comes after the charity commissioner noticed most of the errant trusts had not even submitted their annual statement of accounts since last

  • 23 mn children of 15-18 yrs working in India: CRY

    New Delhi : About 23 million children between 15-18 years of age in India are working, of whom 19 million have dropped out of school, according to a study conducted by a leading NGO.

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    Jarkhand: Five women allegedly gangraped at gunpoint

    Ranchi: Five women working with a NGO were allegedly raped at gunpoint by a group of at least five men when they had gone to Chochang village in Jharkhand to create awareness on migration and human trafficking, the police said today. Initial investigation has found that the people behind ‘Pathalgarhi’ (a practice in which villagers inscribe various tenets on huge stone slabs and ban outsiders in their area), are behind the incident in

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    Bombay High Court: BMC can evict NGO from school only via due process of law

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday said the city civic body cannot evict an NGO, working towards providing medicines and counselling for cancer patients, from a municipal school without following due process of law. A division bench of Justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla was hearing a petition filed by the NGO ‘Cancer Aid and Research Foundation’ challenging notices issued to it in 2015 and then in April 2018, asking

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    At an age where children are busy spending their spare time in fun activities, six 11-year-olds have started an NGO to help underprivileged children. SHIKHA JAIN finds more about them

  • Mumbai: ACE effort by students to provide underprivileged children with quality education

    ACE- All Care for Everyone is a non-profit organisation founded by a few 11 year old children of Bombay International School when they were only 8 with the mission to provide under privileged children with quality education. One such sale was held on Sunday 27th May – venue courtesy Nutcracker, Bandra.  ACE dreams of educating as many children as possible and envisions a world where every child is happy and educated.

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