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World Press Freedom Index 2019

International NGO, Reporters without Borders has released the World Press Freedom Index 2019. The index is based on the assessment of the countries’ press freedom records in the previous year. The report is partly based on a questionnaire which asks questions about pluralism, media independence, environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, and infrastructure. World Press Freedom Index 2019 The ..

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Infosys Foundation Constitutes Aarohan Social Innovation Awards

The Infosys Foundation has constituted Aarohan Social Innovation Awards to reward individuals, teams or NGOs developing solutions for the social sector. Aarohan Social Innovation Awards Aarohan Social Innovation Awards are aimed at nurturing the culture of innovation in the social sector to scale positive change across the country and thereby provide a platform to help ..

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National Water Awards 2018 Presented

The Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development, and Rejuvenation presented 82 National Water Awards in 14 categories for the year 2018. The Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development, and Rejuvenation Arjun Ram Meghwal expressed his happiness over National Water Awards which have been resumed after a gap of 12 years and said that this is ..

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FCRA Act and Its implications on working of NGOs

The Home ministry had cancelled the license of 20,000 NGOs for violating the various provisions of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). In the aftermath of this decision, only 13,000 out of 33,000 NGOs are legally valid in the country. About FCRA Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 2010 seeks to regulate the foreign contributions or donations ..

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Plight of Widows in India

India is home to a traditional and patriarchal society, where the identity of women is determined by her husband even in the 21st century. Widowhood in such a society takes its worst shape. It is not only associated with losing a bread-winner, but has wide ranging social implications. Discrimination of widows in Society Many of ..

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