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Ethics: The Needed Balance in Life and Sport

"The important thing in life is not the triumph, but the fight; the essential thing is not to have won, but to have fought well" (Baron Pierre de Coubertin - a French educator and a founding member of the International Olympic Committee) Since time immemorial, it has been stated that true sportsmanship lies in not just winning...
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Lalbaugcha Raja to Celebrate Ganesh Festival 2020 by Organizing Blood Donation Drive

Ganeshotsav is an important and celebrated festival for Maharashtrians. COVID-19 outbreak has cast an eclipse to the festival this year as it involves huge gatherings of people for 11 days. Considering the prevailing circumstances, "Lalbaugcha Raja", the biggest and the most famous celebration of Mumbai's 11-day Ganesh festival has been cancelled for the first...
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Hero MotoCorp CSR Report Shows It Stands By ‘We Care’ Motto

Hero MotoCorp is one of those automobile doyens that could be mistaken for a much younger company because of its young workforce and fresh work ethic. Despite being the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheels for the past two decades, the company is at the cutting edge of design and auto-innovation. It believes sustainability is...

CSR News: #PlayforIndia teams up athletes and celebs to raise funds

While the pandemic has dealt a blow to sports at large, the impact has been more severe for those working at sports venues and training facilities. Celebrities and athletes have come together to launch #PlayforIndia. The growing network behind this initiative includes the likes of cricketers Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Smriti Mandhana and Mayank Aggarwal;...

PCSR in Support of Black Lives Matter, Woke or Hype?

The police killing of George Floyd on suspicion of counterfeiting a $20 note has led to civil unrest across America, and parts of Europe and Australia. The incident was an unfortunate one but it breathed new life into the Black Lives Matter movement against systemic racism towards black people. A host of top brands...

COVID-19: BalleBaazi.com ties up with GiveIndia to help the underprivileged

Continuing to walk on the path of corporate social responsibility (CSR), online fantasy gaming platform BalleBaazi.com has joined hands with GiveIndia to launch a campaign ''Hero in Need, is a Hero Indeed'' to enable BalleBaazi users to make donations during these unprecedented times. Around 5000 meals and masks were contributed within 10 days of...

World Bicycle Day 2020: Indian citizen initiatives going the distance

World Bicycle Day 2020 is being observed at a time when lockdowns are being eased, and lifted in other parts of the globe, lending the annual day renewed importance. Cycling is being viewed with fresh eyes as “green recovery” becomes a buzzword in the “new normal” of the post-COVID-19 world. Eco-friendly, ridiculously affordable, healthy,...

George Floyd Protests Put Spotlight on Racist Police Brutality

The horrifying death of an unarmed Black man, George Floyd, at the hands of cops in Minneapolis on May 25 sparked protests for justice that developed into violent riots across the United States of America. You see, the cops involved in the murder were let off with a slap on the wrist, and no...

Folk artists could play an important role in the pandemic

The current pandemic is an unprecedented calamity — none of us has faced a similar situation in this lifetime. We don't have earlier experiences on which to draw upon for handling it. The economic and social pain of the pandemic is immense. The worst affected are the populations who subsist on daily wage or...

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...

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