It's wonderful that so much attention is being paid to the issue of sanitation in the country. We have a confluence of rising public demand, political will and increased public and private financing. Can we get it right this time? The word ... Livemint.com, 6 days ago
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(from left) Jayamala Subramaniam, Vijay Krishna, Srikanta Prasanna, S. Prafulla and Madhavi Purohit (in pink kurta) at the Arghyam office in Bangalore. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint India's toilet crisis is largely about its men. Women want the ...Livemint.com, 6 days ago
In a move that won't even occur as a stray thought in the minds of the hundreds of families that own companies in India, the promoter-shareholders of Infosys want to know how to become part of its ordinary shareholders. The founders have requested ...Business Standard India, 1 week ago
The growing tribe of Indian billionaires is not the only one turning its attention to philanthropy. A shift in attitudes is seeing more and more Indians, even those with meager incomes, sharing their time and money to ensure the well-being of ...DNA India, 1 week ago
BANGALORE: It is of great encouragement when we hear of people doing something out of the normal to help a community, the poor or the needy. This extra mile act of selflessness to a cause we believe will change the state of the unprivileged in the ...Silicon India, 2 weeks ago
Small bunch of Indian philanthropists supporting ventures in unconventional areas of governance, human rights
"There are huge gaps and leaks in the system, in government plumbing," she says. Another set of givers, including former Infosys director TV Mohandas Pai and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw of Biocon, are going deeper into the political process itself through Bangalore ...Economic Times, 2 weeks ago Indian philanthropists supporting ventures in unconventional areas Economic Times, 3 weeks ago
At regular intervals, we have been reading about the growth stories of India’s billionaires. Be it Infosys co-founder SD Shibulal or Wipro chairman Azim Premji or Ratan Tata, they firmly believe that it is important to give back what they earn for human causes. Philanthropist Rohini Nilekani has give away over Rs $40 million towards charity since 2005. Photograph: Courtesy, Penguin India We bring to you a list of wealthy Indian’s who has pledged a significant portion of ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
BANGALORE: The long delay in distributing bicycles for Class 8 students this academic year is set to end soon as the cabinet has cleared the purchase 5.54 lakh bicycles. The government is also making the procurement process stringent to ensure ...New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
Different things set you thinking. At the time I met Arnold Palmer , he was 84 and thinking of how he was going to change people's lives. He has been giving back to golf for years and now he even gives back to society through a variety of ...DNA India, 1 month ago
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett isn't going to leave any money to his children in his last will and testament. Neither is eBbay founder Pierre Omidyar. Nor are New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson and ...Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
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