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CSR: Living Off The Grid Way

In today’s world where everyone leads a symbiotic life, considering to live off the grid sounds like an impossible faraway dream. However, this dream can be easily real. 50 kilometres away from a bustling city of Bangalore lives the Janardhan family. Once a city-dwelling couple moved to the suburbs 6 years ago in a farmhouse...
Gifting Plants

CSR: Raising And Gifting Plants For A Greener Future

“Having children right now is like being selfish because you contribute to increasing population, and you become irresponsible towards the environment,” says Archana Nair, a teacher and a responsible citizen from Bangalore. Archana and her husband have made a conscious decision to not have children so they can be more conscious of the environment. The...
Social media influencers

Social Media Influencers In CSR

Social media plays a significant role in today's lifestyle. According to a study by influencer marketing agency Mediakix, an average person spends about 2 hours on social media sites today, which accounts to about 5 years of their lives. Whether they have more power to actually influence people into choosing the products they use, or...

United Nations Engages With Fashion Week

As consumer demand grows for responsibly sourced clothes, big fashion brands are starting to think about sustainability. More fashion startups and initiatives built around the business idea of sustainable fashion will break new ground this year. The United Nations in India, in association with Reliance Industries’ ‘Fashion for Earth’ initiative, launched the ‘Circular Design Challenge’...
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It’s Not Always Necessary To Be Rich To Help Others: Palak Muchhal, Award Winning Playback Singer And Philanthropist

You know her as the voice behind hits like Meri Aashiqui and O Khuda, or as the judge on The Voice India Kids. However, Palak Muchhal has also been a saviour for over 1,500 kids whose heart surgery she raised funds for. “It’s not always necessary to be rich to help others. When I started...
Multiplexes in Maharashtra Might Allow Food From Outside

CSR: Outside Food In Maharashtra Multiplexes? Celebrities React

The Friday the 13th announcement by the Maharashtra State Government in favour of allowing cinema goers to bring food and drinks from outside to multiplexes, during its Monsoon Session at Nagpur, has drawn ire from many quarters. The announcement was made by Minister of state for Food and civil supplies Ravindra Chavan in response...
Sushmita Sen with her adoptive daughters

More Single Women Adopting In India

Is it essential to be married in order to be a good parent? Does being single make a man or woman less capable of raising a child? These are pertinent questions to ask as we celebrate Parents Day on July 22. If the idea of a single person bringing up kids seems incongruous, consider...
Kolkata Calamity

CSR: Humanity In Calamity

93.5 RED FM has come to the rescue of storm affected people in Kolkata, through their inimitable initiative called Umeedon Ka Repair. Piloted by RJ Praveen on his Morning No.1 Show, Umeedon Ka Repair aims to help people in re-building their lives. Last week a massive storm had hit the city leaving behind a...

Salman Khan’s Latest Ad Campaign Features Unsung Heroes Of India

The fashion industry gets a bad rap for promoting capitalism and a culture of excess. Various fashion houses around the world (Prada, Tsumori Chisato, Prabal Gurung) are preserving the art and heritage of indigenous people. Closer home in India, fashion designers like Gaurang, Krishna Mehta, Samant Chauhan and Shruti Sancheti are supporting families of...
Cyclothon to fight income inequality

CSR: Reducing The Income Gap

India is the sixth richest country in the world according to a report by New World Wealth, a global wealth intelligence and market research company. However, India houses largest number of people living under poverty line. Income inequality in India has risen substantially since the 1980s. According to a report by the World Inequality Lab,...
Help Stray Animals

Love Thy Neighbors, Even Animals

Shakespeare said, ‘Love thy neighbors’. That is exactly what Mrs Jayshree Thakkar and her family does. A family of four living in Thane, are very hospitable to all their neighbors including the stray animals living around them. “Our kids are not scared of animals. In fact there have been times when we have stopped the car...
You are the change makers

Sharmaji Ka Beta – Individual Change Makers

Sharmaji ka beta is happy with the way the things are progressing with all the initiatives that he started. He saw the positive change in his surroundings, feeling better that he played a role to make those changes happen. Sharma realized that all the changes that happened were mainly because the individuals were responsive towards...

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