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Heritage Conservation and Restoration

India is known for its rich and varied heritage and cultural diversity, yet much of it remains unknown to the vast majority of people, and in dire need of preservation and revival. Our belief, at InterGlobe Foundation, is that the promotion of art and culture through heritage conservation is directly linked to the well-being...

Irfan Pathan spends time with NGO kids before announcing retirement from cricket

It's no secret that Irfan Pathan comes from humble beginnings. He decided to go back to his roots before announcing retirement from all forms of cricket, and he chose to do so with Yuva Unstoppable’s kids who come from underprivileged backgrounds. The philanthropist and former cricketer was in Mumbai last year to inaugurate the...

CSR: How 3 Kids of Labourers Discovered their Inner Sports Stars at NTPC Vindhyachal

Sometimes, all one needs is a nudge at the right moment to find greatness. The tales of success are often wreathed around that one string of support, which helps an individual blossom into her optimum capacity. Such is the story of Kusum, Rajini and Mamata Saket, three 16-year-olds, who found their life’s calling in...

CSR in Indian Tourism – National Tourism Day 2020

The potential for CSR in Indian tourism is immense since India is full of tourism sites which are either undiscovered, undeveloped or developed but not maintained.  Possibilities for CSR in Indian tourism  CSR activities for companies may include organizing cultural events around tourism sites or creating infrastructure for cultural events. Corporate houses could run campaigns for...

Sport – The second inning in life

Sport, just like life always offers us a second chance; a second innings to play out each time. You look at an athlete who has come back after an injury and you can’t help but appreciate their resilience. No one can understand this concept better than a sportsperson. They make mistakes, even fail, but...

Cancel Culture is Toxic, What To Expect in 2020

2019 brought into focus the “cancel culture” (named Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2019). Cancel culture is toxic, it's a term that captures an important aspect of the past year's Zeitgeist. It's an attitude which is so pervasive that it now has a name. Cancel culture has become, for better or worse, a...

CSR News – Bloomberg Square Mile Relay 2020 to Display Power of Sport for Good Cause

The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay will return to Mumbai for the second time on Thursday, 6th March 2020, following a successful inaugural event in 2019. The internationally-renowned annual event, which also takes place in 11 other cities across the world, will see the city’s top businesses to come together, as teams of ten employees each...

Mind or Muscle – What Matters More in Sport?

When Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to hand over the ball to Joginder Sharma to bowl the penultimate over of the 2007 T20 World Cup, everyone watching the match was left in a state of uncertainty. A well-set Misbah belted the first couple of deliveries to the boundary and surely it felt that it was...

Sports For Intellectually Disabled Children

Children with intellectual disabilities (which may include Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and other cognitive delays or disabilities) need physical activity just as their typically developing peers do. Sports can help build kids' confidence and help them get to know other kids in the community. In kids with Down syndrome, in particular, cardiovascular fitness...

Sportsmanship: The True Essence of Sport

A jubilant Rafael Nadal received a rapturous ovation from the crowd after having defeated Juan Martin del Potro in a five-hour-long Wimbledon quarter-final match in 2018. The crowd was entertained with a scintillating display of tennis. Yet, what pleased the spectators most was the moment when Nadal crossed over the net to console a...

JW Marriott Hotel Bangalore to host ‘Run to Give 2019’ Charity Run

JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru, part of Marriott International, will host the ‘Run to Give’ charity run in Bangalore on September 22, 2019. JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru will join other Marriott International hotels across 23 countries and territories concurrently in the Asia Pacific for this fund-raising initiative. Ever since the event inaugurated in 2014, ‘Run...

Gender Pay Gap In Sports Goes Beyond The Field

On 7th July 2019, America once again was in the limelight, but it had nothing to do with their Trump Government or its policies. It was the United States Women’s National Soccer team that had their hands, rather their feet, in making the world take note of their calibre! Stad de Lyon had witnessed, what...

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