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Walmart Foundation Donates Rs 50 Lakh to Help Restore Cashew-Based Livelihoods in Tamil Nadu

Walmart Foundation Donates Rs 50 Lakh to Help Restore Cashew-Based Livelihoods in Tamil Nadu

INDIACSR News Network The Walmart Foundation donation to help women affected by the Cyclone Thane in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu -3,600 beneficiaries, 900 of which are women, will be positively impacted by this project by March 2013 Raj Jain, Managing Director & CEO, Bharti Walmart Pvt. Ltd MUMBAI: The Walmart Foundation announced a USD 100,000 (Rupees [...]

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Xander Group Founder Siddharth Yog gifts $11 million to Harvard Business School

Xander Group Founder Siddharth Yog gifts $11 million to Harvard Business School

NEW DELHI: Economic times Reported that, On the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011 at 11.11 am, Siddharth Yog gifted $11 million as ‘guru dakshina’ to his professor Arthur I Segel at the Harvard Business School, his alma mater. He added a dollar to that amount as ‘shagun’, or a token for good [...]

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Donor Dependence or Commercial Independence? By Noshir H. Dadrawala

Donor Dependence or Commercial Independence? By Noshir H. Dadrawala

By Noshir H. Dadrawala Nosir H Dadarwala, Chief Executive, Centre for Advancement of Philanthropy (CAP), Mumbai India has moved on from charity to philanthropy and more recently to venture philanthropy. However, the question remains-are the laws governing nonprofits in India enabling enough? Every one talks about the need for NGOs to become sefl-sustaining and reduce [...]

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Naveen Jindal conferred with Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award for his outstanding contribution to legal education

Naveen Jindal conferred with Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award for his outstanding contribution to legal education

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI:  The Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University, Mr. Naveen Jindal has been conferred with the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to legal education and corporate philanthropy. Instituted by the Capital Foundation, this award was presented by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, at [...]

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Naveen Jindal to be given the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award on 5 December

Naveen Jindal to be given the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award on 5 December

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: Capital Foundation Society is awarding the Justice P.N. Bhagwati Award to Mr. Naveen Jindal, Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University for his outstanding contribution to the field of legal education and corporate philanthropy. This award will be given by His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India in the distinguished presence of  [...]

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Make Way for Payroll-Giving

Make Way for Payroll-Giving

By Stephen Cronin An estimated 60% of people in the US donate to charities. Compare that to 14% in India and 11% in China. Our neighbours in Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan donate more to charity than us. The 2010 World Giving Index ranks India 134 out of 153 – one of the world’s fastest-growing [...]

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Hindujas group to give 250,000 pounds for 500 children of widows in India

Hindujas group to give 250,000 pounds for 500 children of widows in India

LONDON: The Hinduja group headed by leading NRI entrepreneur S P Hinduja will donate 250,000 pounds to fund the education of 500 children of widows in India for the next five years. This was announced by Lord Raj Loomba, founder chairman of the Loomba Foundation at the ‘Educate a Widow’s Child in India’ Annual Charity [...]

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Xander Group Founder Siddhartha Yog donates $11,000,001 to Harvard University

Xander Group Founder Siddhartha Yog donates $11,000,001 to Harvard University

INDIACSR News Network “Harvard University’s multidisciplinary and collaborative ecosystem uniquely positions it to find innovative and far-reaching solutions to what I consider are the greatest challenges of our times. I am certain that the beneficiaries of this gift will be remarkable individuals who will bring positive and sustainable change to our world.”-Siddhartha Yog NEW DELHI: [...]

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ONGC gives Rs 20 lakh to charity under CSR

ONGC gives Rs 20 lakh to charity under CSR

RAJAHMUNDRY: Oil and gas major ONGC has paid Rs 20 lakh to Virinchi Charities towards construction of Home for the Aged in Rajahmundry under Corporate Social Responsibility, a press note released here said. A cheque of Rs 20 lakh was presented by A A Khan, Executive Director of the company to Virinchi Charities officials in [...]

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Naveen Jindal stays highest paid executive in India

Naveen Jindal stays highest paid executive in India

Kalanithi Maran and wife take home the highest pay package over the last five years at Rs. 194.23 crore each MUMBAI: Naveen Jindal, the youngest scion of the O.P. Jindal Group, has emerged the highest paid corporate head in India for the second consecutive year, with a compensation of Rs. 67.21 crore in the last [...]

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