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Laws concerning NGOs hazy, says Supreme Court


New Delhi, Sept 14: The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that it is alarming and mind boggling that out of the 29.9 lakh NGOs only 2.9 lakh file IT returns. While appointing an amicus curae to suggest guidelines on how to regulate the NGOs ,  court adjourned hearing on the matter to Sept 23. A… Continue reading Laws concerning NGOs hazy, says Supreme Court

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Government bars Zakir Naik’s NGO from receiving foreign funds


NEW DELHI: Invoking a rare provision of law, the government today issued a gazette notification to ban an NGO, run by controversial preacher Zakir Naik, from receiving foreign funds directly and asked RBI to seek prior permission from it before releasing any money to it. The gazette notification, issued by the Home Ministry, said that… Continue reading Government bars Zakir Naik’s NGO from receiving foreign funds

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Beach camps operational in Ganga, Uttarakhand misleading NGT: NGO


NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand government is trying to mislead the National Green Tribunal by denying the existence of several beach camps operating on the banks of river Ganga despite a ban, an NGO claimed today. The NGO, which has moved the green panel against "unregulated operation" of beach camps in Rishikesh, informed a bench headed by… Continue reading Beach camps operational in Ganga, Uttarakhand misleading NGT: NGO

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Juvenile In Delhi Gang-Rape Case To Be ‘In Custody’ Of NGO: Sources


NEW DELHI:  The youngest of the six men who gang-raped and tortured a student on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012, will walk out of a special home on December 22 but won't be "freed", say sources. Delhi was the center of a nationwide protest following the rape and torture of a 23-year-old medical… Continue reading Juvenile In Delhi Gang-Rape Case To Be ‘In Custody’ Of NGO: Sources

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Karachi-based NGO heavily funded by India


KARACHI: An NGO was being funded by India on a large scale, it has been discovered. Following the revelation, an investigation into the matter has been started. The Director Intelligence of FBR has started a probe into the matter. In 2014, the Indian High Commissioner had visited this very NGO’s office. Even Narendra Modi, from… Continue reading Karachi-based NGO heavily funded by India

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Relief India Trust to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali


The festival of Diwali can be considered the most auspicious among the festivals which find their roots in Indian mythology. The day marks a grand celebration as we light diyas to enlighten the path of Lord Rama’s return and invite him to our abodes. But Relief India Trust believes that the essence of the festival… Continue reading Relief India Trust to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali

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Greenpeace India’s Registration Gets Cancelled, NGO Calls It ‘Assault On Free Speech’


NEW DELHI--The Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies has reportedly cancelled the registration of Greenpeace India, the environmental NGO. The NGO that has been campaigning against air pollution and the unsustainable use of natural resources in India claimed the Ministry of Home Affairs was behind the move and called it "the latest assault on free speech… Continue reading Greenpeace India’s Registration Gets Cancelled, NGO Calls It ‘Assault On Free Speech’

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Kids at risk, ban toxic crackers: NGO to government


NGO Awaaz Foundation has written to the chief minister and the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to withdraw these crackers from the market. After sending fire crackers commonly used in Diwali and often handled by children to a private laboratory, NGOAwaaz Foundation has written to the chief minister and the Ministry of Environment,… Continue reading Kids at risk, ban toxic crackers: NGO to government

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VHP, NGO asks police to allow migrant Pakistani Hindus to stay in Jaisalmer


JAISALMER: Right wing organisation Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and an NGO today asked the district police to allow the 88 members of migrant Hindu families from Pakistan to stay here for a fortnight. A delegation of Seemajan Kalayan Samiti and district VHP leaders, led by Nimb Singh, met District Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajiv Pachar… Continue reading VHP, NGO asks police to allow migrant Pakistani Hindus to stay in Jaisalmer

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Femina Miss India Supranational to kickstart her NGO EDBFs activity with health run


The soon to be doctor Aafreen Rachel Vas, Femina Miss India Supranational 2015 is all set to launch her Maharashtra registered NGO - Early Detection for Better Future (EDBF) in namma Kudla on Gandhi Jayanti day. A 5-km 'Run 4 Health' that will focus on perils of breast cancer will be focus of the run… Continue reading Femina Miss India Supranational to kickstart her NGO EDBFs activity with health run