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CSR Initiatives of Boeing: The Company’s Triumphs during Turbulence

In recent years, Boeing, a titan in the aerospace industry, has faced a series of significant challenges that have tested its resilience and adaptability. The company’s reputation was severely tarnished by the deadly crashes of its 737 Max 8 jets in 2018 and 2019. This was followed by a host of problems with its...
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Prevention of Blindness Week in India 2024: Shining a Light on Vision Health

Every year, India commemorates the Prevention of Blindness Week, a significant event aimed at raising awareness about the causes, prevention, and treatment of blindness. This week-long campaign, observed from April 1st to April 7th, serves as a beacon of hope for millions of individuals grappling with vision impairment across the nation. As we step...
India as the World’s third largest economy - Election Report Card

Election Report Card: India as the World’s third largest economy

Election is a very important tool in democracy. It is through election that citizens of a nation choose their representatives and select their leaders. Political leaders represent different political parties which work for various goals. In the general election held in 2014, the BJP-led NDA secured 282 seats and formed the government, making Narendra Modi...
Alia Bhatt

Bollywood Philanthropy: Alia Bhatt Inspires Change through Philanthropy

Renowned actor, producer, and entrepreneur, Alia Bhatt, is poised to debut as the host of her inaugural Hope Gala in London. According to a source within her inner circle, Alia is slated to lead the event on March 28 in collaboration with the prestigious Mandarin Oriental hotel group, taking place at the exquisite Mandarin...

Navigating India’s Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Act: Laws, Provisions, and Considerations in Light of Sidhu Moosewala’s Parents’ IVF Pregnancy

The recent birth of a baby boy to the parents of Sidhu Moosewala has thrust the spotlight onto the legal intricacies and ethical considerations surrounding In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments in India. The Union Health Ministry's request to the Punjab government for a detailed report on Charan Kaur's IVF treatment has ignited a debate on...
World Forestry Day

Ten NGOs Championing the Cause of India’s Forest Cover on World Forestry Day 2024

World Forestry Day, observed annually on March 21st, serves as a global platform to raise awareness about the importance of forests and trees in sustaining life on Earth. First established by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1971, this day provides an opportunity to celebrate the invaluable contributions of forests to biodiversity, climate...
House Sparrow

World Sparrow Day: Sparrows Are Not So Common Anymore

March 20th marks World Sparrow Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the declining population of sparrows worldwide. Once a common sight in urban and rural areas alike, sparrows are now becoming increasingly rare, sparking concerns among environmentalists and bird enthusiasts. Sparrows, known for their small size, brownish-grey plumage, and cheerful chirping, have long...
Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata Honoured with PV Narasimha Rao Memorial Award for his Philanthropy

Ratan Tata, the esteemed Indian industrialist and former chairman of Tata Sons, is not only renowned for his business acumen but also for his profound commitment to philanthropy. His philanthropic endeavors have left an indelible mark on society, touching countless lives and inspiring generations. Renowned for his unwavering commitment to social welfare and humanitarian causes,...
Rivers in India

India’s Lost Rivers: A Call to Action on International Day for Action for Rivers

Rivers are the lifeblood of civilizations, nurturing cultures, ecosystems, and economies. In India, rivers hold a sacred place in the hearts of its people, symbolizing purity, fertility, and spirituality. However, in the past centuries, India has lost several of its rivers, altering landscapes and impacting the lives of millions. The disappearance of significant rivers like...
Corporate Philanthropy

India’s Top 10 Philanthropists of 2023

In the ever-evolving landscape of Indian philanthropy, the year 2023 witnessed significant growth and transformation. Twenty-five new entrants joined the ranks of esteemed benefactors, enriching the philanthropic community with their unwavering commitment to social causes. The impressive count of 119 eminent philanthropists now stands as a testament to their collective impact. These magnanimous individuals, driven by compassion and a...
International Women's Day 2024

International Women’s Day: Top Companies for CSR in Women Empowerment in India in 2023

Women’s economic empowerment is a key driver of social and economic development, as well as a fundamental human right. However, women in India still face many barriers and challenges in accessing education, health, finance, and employment opportunities. According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2023, India ranked 140th out of 156 countries...
Empowering Women

International Women’s Day: Women-Led Nonprofits Transforming Communities in India

As the world celebrates International Women's Day, a day dedicated to honoring the achievements and contributions of women globally, it's imperative to reflect on the remarkable strides made by women-led organizations in India. International Women's Day, observed annually on March 8th, serves as a poignant reminder of the ongoing struggle for gender equality and...

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