• Aiding donors for more charity
    Wednesday, May 7th, 2008
    A recent happiness survey reveals that eight out of 10 people get a high when spending on charity! If people are not averse to loosening their purse strings for.......

  • HP awards $800,000 for Micro Enterprise Development in India
    Monday, April 28th, 2008
    Hewlett-Packard has awarded ten grants, each worth $80,000, to micro enterprise development agencies in the country. These investments, part of the HP Micro Ent.......

  • Do profits rob the soul of charity?
    Monday, April 28th, 2008
    Chennai: All those women welfare societies, which are working for the upliftment of poor women, might soon be adversely affected if they continue charging nomin.......

  • Change in farming can feed world - report
    Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
    Filipino children eat rice, a staple crop that is under pressure across the developing world. Photograph: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images Sixty co.......

  • Clean drinking water for all
    Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
    Unlike the stock market indices, imagination can be taken to any height. So, letís imagine a world where all fresh water will be available in a bottle. Whil.......

  • India calls for joint effort for development in South Asia
    Sunday, March 9th, 2008
    India has called upon her South Asian neighbours to jointly work for ensuring social development of the people along with economic growth. Education, a vital as.......

  • Major portion of Central plan for social sector
    Sunday, March 2nd, 2008
    NEW DELHI: The budget has proposed the annual plan outlay for the next fiscal at Rs. 3.75 lakh crore with the social sector getting over Rs. 1 lakh crore of thi.......

  • Social infrastructure must get priority
    Thursday, February 28th, 2008
    The Congressís expectations from the budget arise from and fall within the parameters of the Congress manifesto and the UPAís Common Minimum Programme. A ruling.......

  • Panchayati Raj key for better outcomes in social sector
    Thursday, February 28th, 2008
    Noting that the government spending on social services has more than doubled in the past four years, the economic survey has said local governments and Panchaya.......

  • An End to Poverty: The Will and the Means
    Sunday, February 17th, 2008
    Having survived the depredations of war, sickness and a natural disaster in rural Bangladesh, Pramila was sure her life would unravel completely when a fire des.......