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Experience the Hornbill Festival Nagaland


Hornbill Festival Nagaland Nagaland is host to one of the grandest festivals in the country, in December of every year. Started in the year 2000, the Hornbill Festival was initially drawn up as a grand event to promote tourism in ...

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Teaching sewing skills at Anu


Every Wednesday morning, Karen Hansson from the Netherlands jumps in her car at 9am to be at the Anu Workshop in Janakiram Layout around 10. Carrying a big bag with her, filled with sewing stuff and even a sewing machine. ...

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New corporate governance rules [India]


The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will soon come out with new corporate governance rules for the listed entities in the country. Sebi chairman UK Sinha said on Saturday that the board will take up the proposals in ...

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Philippines – An appeal from Yung Chai Hsiao


My name is Yung Chai Hsiao and I live in Kolkata. I am not a philanthropist nor do i belong to any charitable organization but i am planning to go to Cebu and run a free kitchen for a month ...

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Sense Kaleidoscopes – A Journey [Part 2]

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January 2013 saw the founding of our centre Sense Kaleidoscopes. We did not have a big inauguration ceremony. No politicians or celebrities graced the occasion. We simply had two of our children light the lamp with a few close family ...

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The Menchuka Diary – 2


Menchuka, September 28, 2013 I woke up rather early. A 530 am start. I stepped out of the room to find the whole sky covered in mist. A passing cloud had enveloped the whole town. The sky started clearing at ...

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The Menchuka Diary – 1


Menchuka, September 27, 2013   The place is beautiful. I did expect to see higher mountains and a dash of snow on the peaks, however, the town of Menchuka is at approximately 6000 ft and while it is surrounded by ...

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Medical Assistance – Bone Marrow Transplant


A 19 year old boy [Bidur Ghimire] has to have a bone marrow transplant and needs money for it.  He has no one to support him and is suffering from relapse Acute Myeloid Leukemia.  He needs Rs. 25 lakhs.  If ...

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PledgeBack goes online!

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The PledgeBack online portal is up!  We thank our friends, supporters and family for their untiring effort in helping us achieve this milestone.  This means a lot to us and we look forward to your continued support!   Click on ...

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Sense Kaleidoscopes – A Journey [Part 1]

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There are always different ways to handle a problem that seems to be impossible to conquer. You can whine about it and complain that no one is doing anything to address the issue – not the community, not the government, ...

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