Tag: NGO

International NGO to help Mumbai check road accidents

While Mumbai has got the dubious distinction of the city with maximum road accidents in the country, Bloomberg Philanthropies, a US-based non-governmental organisation founded by Michael Bloomberg, has selected Mumbai among ten cities in the world to be a part of its initiative on global road safety programme. Significantly, Mumbai[Read More…]

Centre cancels FCRA licence of NGO

The Indian government has barred an NGO from receiving international funding. Union home ministry has barred the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), an NGO registered with the government under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), from receiving foreign funding including that from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, for[Read More…]

No more foreign funds for Zakir Naik’s NGO

The Home Ministry is initiating the process for cancellation of registration of Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), promoted by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. The foundation will soon be banned from receiving foreign funds. The move came after different investigations found Naik to be “involved” in utilising funds for radicalisation of youths.[Read More…]

Changing perceptions, story by story

It is said that the art of storytelling can change the way this world thinks and yet is the most difficult task to do. But one organization is changing the status quo, word by word and story by story. Working in the field of community development, child welfare and education,[Read More…]

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