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70-yr-old engineer teaches poor children in makeshift tents

While it began with individual stories of the Khurana couple funding the education, first of their driver's son and then of a blind girl student of the college where his wife was a principal, it soon took shape of a school called 'Nai Kiran Universal School.'

This summer, social work, internships keep students busy

For many, summer holidays also mean a chance to help the needy or know more about the neighbourhood.


Vipassana guru S N Goenka dies

Goenka is survived by his wife Elaichidevi,also a co-teacher of meditation,and six sons.

BJP files PIL against govt allowance for imams

The West Bengal BJP today filed a public interest litigation challenging the state’s decision to pay allowance of Rs 2,500 to imams for their social work.

Satara man kills daughter for wanting to marry outside caste

Shankar Shinde,65,hammered his daughter with a wooden staff and bent iron rod as she slept.

City plans events for Joy of Giving Week

As part of the Joy of Giving Week-2011 (October 2 to 8),various events will be organised across India.


In PU,men seek ‘women’ studies

Panjab University authorities could have hardly anticipated that courses they had designed for women,keeping in view interest and demand for them from the fairer sex,would generate interest from male students.

Leaders of tomorrow

The Rotary Club of Pune,Lokmanyanagar,had organised a youth leadership workshop on July 23 in the premises of Gopal High School,Sadashiv Peth.

Pabal Vigyan Ashram teaching ground for Magsaysay winner

It was Vigyan Ashram at Pabal,39 km from the city,that moulded Magsaysay awardee Neelima Mishra in social work.

Edu Station

The Climate Champions The British Council Library in association with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is inviting youngsters between the age of 18 and 21 to apply for the International Climate Champions 2011. The youth-based initiative of the British Council is a part of its global project,’Climate Generation’,which is delivered through a network of […]