NGO

Timelines
States could've done much better: NITI Aayog CEO on migrant-crisis

23 May 2020

States could've done much better: NITI Aayog CEO on migrant-crisis

Amitabh Kant, CEO of government's policy think tank NITI Aayog, absolved the Centre of the migrant crisis and said states could have done "much better".

Don't return, get Rs. 10,000: Nagaland's idea of staying coronavirus-free

14 May 2020

Don't return, get Rs. 10,000: Nagaland's idea of staying coronavirus-free

Nagaland which has zero cases of coronavirus plans to keep it that way and has asked for support from residents in this regard. If residents don't choose to return now, the state government will give them Rs. 10,000.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar provides financial aid to 4,000 unprivileged people

09 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar provides financial aid to 4,000 unprivileged people

Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar has provided financial aid to 4,000 underprivileged people amid the nationwide lockdown.

Never talked about charging migrant workers for transport, says Centre

04 May 2020

Never talked about charging migrant workers for transport, says Centre

Amid reports that migrant workers were asked to pay to be sent home across states, the Centre on Monday said that it had never talked about charging them for the transport.

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

04 May 2020

'I For India' raises Rs. 3.5 crore for COVID-19 relief

I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.

Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

27 Apr 2020

Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

A man in Vadodara couldn't digest the fact that his wife defeated him several times in online ludo and took to violence, causing her serious spine injuries.

Fan asks if Hrithik is smoking in picture, he responds

27 Apr 2020

Fan asks if Hrithik is smoking in picture, he responds

Recently, Hrithik Roshan's ex-wife Sussanne Khan, who has temporarily moved in with him during the ongoing lockdown period, shared a lovely picture of the actor spending some quality time with his sons Hrehaan and Hridhaan.

Migrants' exodus in SC today, Centre against their movement

27 Apr 2020

Migrants' exodus in SC today, Centre against their movement

Today, the Supreme Court will take up a plea pertaining to the movement of migrant workers, who faced the maximum brunt due to the nationwide lockdown — imposed to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus.

After backlash, Deepika's conversation with WHO chief put on hold

23 Apr 2020

After backlash, Deepika's conversation with WHO chief put on hold

Recently, Deepika Padukone announced that she would collaborate with the Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to discuss the importance of mental health in light of the coronavirus crisis.

Amit Shah reviews lockdown situation from MHA's COVID-19 control room

19 Apr 2020

Amit Shah reviews lockdown situation from MHA's COVID-19 control room

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday chaired a review meeting on the Ministry's control room that has been set up to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay

15 Apr 2020

How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in India, Google is doing everything it can to help people hit by the crisis.

Bandra chaos: 'Labor leader' arrested for spreading rumors; journalist booked

15 Apr 2020

Bandra chaos: 'Labor leader' arrested for spreading rumors; journalist booked

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3, horrifying images emerged from Bandra, Mumbai.

Now, you can 'call' Google Assistant for food/night shelter locations

14 Apr 2020

Now, you can 'call' Google Assistant for food/night shelter locations

A few days back, Google had introduced the ability to use Maps, Google Assistant, or Search to look up the locations of food and night shelters across 33 Indian cities.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sundar Pichai donates Rs. 5 crore to GiveIndia

13 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sundar Pichai donates Rs. 5 crore to GiveIndia

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet and Google, has donated Rs. 5 crore to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 335; COVID-19 cases cross 9,000

12 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 335; COVID-19 cases cross 9,000

On Sunday, the total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 9,000, including 335 deaths, according to data compiled from official state government statistics.

Google starts showing food, night shelters on Maps: Details here

06 Apr 2020

Google starts showing food, night shelters on Maps: Details here

In a bid to support the underprivileged during the nation-wide lockdown enforced by the Indian government, Google has started showing the location of food and night shelters on Maps.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar, others come forward to donate money

27 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar, others come forward to donate money

Cricket great Sachin Tendulkar joined the list of Indian athletes to come forward and donate money in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

After 'Kaamyaab', SRK to produce movie on Muzaffarpur shelter case

18 Mar 2020

After 'Kaamyaab', SRK to produce movie on Muzaffarpur shelter case

Even as he remains missing from the silver screen, Shah Rukh Khan continues to bring forward socially relevant stories through his production house.

Apple banning unofficial coronavirus apps from App Store

15 Mar 2020

Apple banning unofficial coronavirus apps from App Store

In a bid to combat misinformation on the novel coronavirus and its outbreak, Apple is going after unreliable apps on its App Store.

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

14 Mar 2020

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.

PM Modi hands over social media accounts to seven women

08 Mar 2020

PM Modi hands over social media accounts to seven women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday signed off from all his social media handles to allow seven women achievers to take over.

Raped in Odisha, minor gives birth in Bengaluru

23 Feb 2020

Raped in Odisha, minor gives birth in Bengaluru

In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl, who was gang-raped in Odisha in January 2019 gave birth while mopping the floor of an apartment in Bengaluru in November.

Bezos launches $10 billion-worth 'Earth fund' to fight climate change

18 Feb 2020

Bezos launches $10 billion-worth 'Earth fund' to fight climate change

In order to tackle the problem of climate change, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has announced the plan to create a new 'Earth Fund' and invest $10 billion in it.

Should more Indian cities adopt 'Honk More, Wait More'?

14 Feb 2020

Should more Indian cities adopt 'Honk More, Wait More'?

Recently, the Mumbai Police introduced a scheme to discipline reckless honkers at traffic signals: 'Honk More, Wait More'.

Coca-Cola says customers want plastic bottles; wouldn't ban them

22 Jan 2020

Coca-Cola says customers want plastic bottles; wouldn't ban them

Despite being one of the largest producers of plastic waste, the leading beverage brand Coca-Cola has indicated that it has no plans to ditch plastic.

When Deepika Padukone opened up about her mental health issues

22 Jan 2020

When Deepika Padukone opened up about her mental health issues

Actor Deepika Padukone was on Tuesday conferred with the Crystal Award at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, for her contribution towards spreading awareness about the importance of mental health.

'Jhund': Nagraj Manjule, Amitabh Bachchan's film's teaser out

21 Jan 2020

'Jhund': Nagraj Manjule, Amitabh Bachchan's film's teaser out

The first official teaser trailer of acclaimed Marathi filmmaker Nagraj Manjule and Amitabh Bachchan's upcoming sports drama film Jhund is out.

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

09 Jan 2020

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.

#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

08 Jan 2020

#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home

Nearly two years ago, the gut-wrenching horror meted to girls staying at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur sent shockwaves across the nation.

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

02 Jan 2020

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

Social activism plays a vital role in bringing about social changes for the betterment of society.

Anti-CAA protests: Jailed activist reunites with 14-month-old daughter after weeks

02 Jan 2020

Anti-CAA protests: Jailed activist reunites with 14-month-old daughter after weeks

For weeks now, baby Ayra (or Champak as she is called at home), was living with her relatives as her activist parents, Ekta and Ravi Shekhar, were jailed for participating in the anti-Citizenship Act protests in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.

How to dispose of old electronics in a responsible way?

26 Dec 2019

How to dispose of old electronics in a responsible way?

As technology is advancing at a greater pace, new products, especially electronics, with enhanced features are getting launched almost every day.

'Dabangg 3': Makers remove controversial scenes from 'Hud Hud Dabangg'

19 Dec 2019

'Dabangg 3': Makers remove controversial scenes from 'Hud Hud Dabangg'

Following severe backlash over allegations of hurting religious sentiments, the makers of Salman Khan's much-awaited movie Dabangg 3 have "voluntarily" removed certain scenes from the movie's title track Hud Hud Dabangg.

Inspiring stories of five acid attack survivors to know about

17 Dec 2019

Inspiring stories of five acid attack survivors to know about

Acid attacks are the most horrendous and gruesome crimes that not only cause physical trauma but emotional and psychological trauma to victims.

#CareerBytes: Popular scholarships for MTech students to know about

16 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Popular scholarships for MTech students to know about

Engineering is one of the most preferred professional courses in the country, but as education is becoming expensive, many are unable to afford engineering education.

#BoycottDabangg3 trended heavily on Twitter: Here's why

30 Nov 2019

#BoycottDabangg3 trended heavily on Twitter: Here's why

A couple of weeks back, the first song from Salman Khan's much-awaited cop-drama Dabangg 3 came out.

All about the "mystery woman" who arranged EU delegation's Kashmir-visit

30 Oct 2019

All about the "mystery woman" who arranged EU delegation's Kashmir-visit

At a time when restrictions haven't been lifted from Kashmir completely, 23 European MPs were given access to the terrorism-infested Valley. The EU delegation toured Kashmir, took a boat ride in Dal Lake, and reported back that they are "with India".

Piyush Goyal wants "mass movement" against NGOs for "obstructing development"

20 Oct 2019

Piyush Goyal wants "mass movement" against NGOs for "obstructing development"

Union Minister Piyush Goyal, whose words ensure he stays in news, made another controversial remark on Saturday.

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

26 Sep 2019

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

Over 4,000 media files of sex chats, explicit videos/audios involving top bureaucrats and politicians of Madhya Pradesh have been unearthed by probing agencies.

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

28 Aug 2019

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to accept international aid to deal with the devastating fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest for weeks.