The Minister said that in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government had given certain relaxations to NGOs so that welfare programmes and Covid related relief works were not affected.
Several fake NGOs were opened under JKCCS which were used as additional avenues for receiving foreign funds and managing black money. One such organisation named Kashmiri Women's Initiative for Peace and Disarmament (KWIPD) did not even exist on ground.
Bhubaneswar: Non-government organisation, Amnesty India has come out in support of journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, arrested over derogatory remarks on the Konark Sun Temple and comments against Odisha MLAs. In a tweet, the NGO said that Odisha govt must release Mitra as a criminal case for such conduct is not justified. “The Odisha govt must release […]
Cuttack: Buoyed by the appreciation of the Central team in the developmental works being taken up in Nagada, a tribal village in Jajpur district that made national headlines after the death of 19 children due to malnutrition in the last three months, the Odisha government has decided to step up measures to bring about a […]
New Delhi: The number of complaints received regarding no water supply in the national capital has gone up from 34,554 in 2015 to 52,100 in 2017, according to a “report card” released by an NGO on Tuesday. “The number of complaints of no water supply rose dramatically from 34,554 in 2015 to 52,100 in 2017,” […]
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Rahul Bose along with actress Vidya Balan came together to support the eradication of child sexual abuse (CSA) as Rahul launched “HEAL: NGO against child sexual abuse”. Talking about the initiative on Tuesday evening, Rahul said: “This is one of the causes that we do not want to talk much about but […]
New Delhi: On World Day Against Child Labour on Monday, the Delhi Police joined hands with an NGO to solve cases of missing children and to fight child labour, a senior police official said. “Delhi Police have decided to share information with Child Rights and You (CRY) to locate missing children and also to conduct […]
New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday gave 30 days to all the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) interested in renewal of their registration under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) to submit their annual reports, a statement said. According to the Home Ministry statement, this exemption is a one-time measure and available to those organisations that uploaded […]
Choudwar: The district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and Child Protection Officer recused 42 children after conducting raid on a shelter home, being run by Good News India in Choudwar on Friday. The raid was conducted following reports that the shelter home was allegedly operating illegally despite the centre being closed down at government level in […]
Bhopal: Income Tax officials on Tuesday continued to search for a third day the premises of close aides of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, claiming they have the details about transactions involving Rs 281 crore linked to businessmen, politicians and bureaucrats. The officials are searching the residences and offices of Ashwini Sharma, Manager of […]
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are contesting 435 and 420 seats in this Lok Sabha elections, respectively, and they are in a direct fight with each other in 373 seats, according to PRS India, an NGO. The independent research institute also said that as many as 8,039 candidates are in […]
Panaji: The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication on Wednesday welcomed a recent decision of the Goa Health Ministry to declare government offices and buildings in the state tobacco-free. General secretary of the anti-tobacco organisation, Goa-based oncologist Dr Shekhar Salkar said that the ban will “help to curb the proliferation of smoking as well as the […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik celebrated Diwali with orphans at a non-government organisation (NGO), here on Sunday. Patnaik had also advised the Chief Secretary, the Development Commissioner, the Agriculture Production Commissioner (APC) and officers in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) to visit childcare institutions and celebrate the festival of lights with children. Chief Secretary […]
Surat: A team of the Rajasthan and Gujarat child rights commissions, the former’s anti-human trafficking unit and an NGO jointly rescued 138 children in the 10-16 age group from Surat on Sunday, officials said. These children were brought from Rajasthan to work in the city’s textile sector, hotels and as domestic workers, they said. The […]
Bhubaneswar: Meritorious students hailing from poor sections of the society in Odisha have been provided smartphones to help them attend online classes during coronavirus-induced lockdown to sustain their focus on the NEET exam scheduled on July 26 for admission in medical colleges. These wards of humble vegetable sellers, fishermen and marginal farmers are students of […]