Luminaries

Luminaries: Stephen Hawking

    Stephen Hawking   Stephen William Hawking, CH CBE FRS FRSA (/ˈstiːvən ˈhɔːkɪŋ/ ( listen); born 8 January 1942) is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.[14][15] His scientific works include a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the […]

Ngo Highlights

NGO – Sexual harassment act not implemented.

  Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre and all states in a PIL highlighting sexual harassment of women at workplaces despite Parliament enacting the Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act in 2013. A three-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra issued the notice on the heels […]

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NGO opens free medical store

Ludhiana: Small medical store has been opened up by the EK Noor NGO, in the premises of Civil hospital, In which they are providing free medicines to the poor patients. Allegedly it has been opened up without the permission. While the EK Noor NGO use to help the poor patients, by guiding them In the […]

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Mysuru NGO to set up ‘Pink Library’

MYSURU: Kalisu Foundation, an NGO involved in setting up libraries at government schools, will be setting up a first-of-its-kind —Pink Library — in the city. Of 100 libraries it plans to develop in 2018, Government Girls High School at N R Mohalla will be getting a sophisticated library. Sharing the road map for 2018, scion […]

Civil Society News

Akkineni Foundation, 189 state NGOs lose FCRA registration

  HYDERABAD : The Union ministry of home affairs has cancelled the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act registration of 190 NGOs, including actor-producer Akkineni Nagarjuna’s Akkineni International Foundation, in Telangana in 2017. MHA has cancelled FCRA registration of Birla Archaeological Cultural Research Institute, Hyderabad Management Association and several educational societies, Christian and Muslim religious organisations too. […]

Civil Society News

Newly covered Disabilities Guidelines still awaited even after one year of RPD Act

  Patients suffering from thalassemia, hemophilia, sickle cell disease etc will soon start getting disability certificate from designated government hospitals which were earlier denied to them for lack of guidelines. The Union ministry of social justice and empowerment has framed guidelines for the assessment of those disabilities which were added for the first time in […]

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NARI portal launched for Women Schemes

Union Minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi launched Tuesday a web portal, NARI, which will provide information on all government schemes for women. Users can log on to www.nari.nic.in to access information on different programmes offered by various state governments as well as the Centre, the minister said. The NARI portal carries details […]