IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi donates compensation money received from Centre to PM's National Relief Fund

Chaturvedi had filed a case before the Central Administrative Tribunal in a matter pertaining to adverse entries made in his appraisal report of 2015-16 by AIIMS, New Delhi.

published on : 15th September 2019

Senior journalist Ravish Kumar receives Ramon Magsaysay award for 'giving voice to the voiceless'

Kumar was named along with five others for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless”.

published on : 9th September 2019

Activist Sandeep Pandey says put under house arrest, Lucknow administration denies charge

'I was put under house arrest on three occasions (August 11, 16 and 17),' Pandey claimed, adding that they were prevented from going to Ayodhya for a two-day programme on communal amity.

published on : 18th August 2019

Senior NDTV journalist Ravish Kumar wins 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award

Myanmar's Ko Swe Win, Thai human rights activist Angkhana Neelapaijit, Filipino musician Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab and South Korea's Kim Jong-Ki have also been named.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Hope Ramon Magsaysay Award will raise awareness on mental illnesses: Dr Bharat Vatwani

Dr Vatwani and his psychiatrist wife Smitha started providing free shelter, food and treatment to mentally-ill destitutes and formed the Shraddha Rehabilitation Foundation in 1988.

published on : 27th July 2018

Ramon Magsaysay Award a recognition of mountain minorities’ struggle: Sonam Wangchuk

The Ladakhi engineer, who was the inspiration for Aamir Khan’s character in the movie 3 Idiots, won the award for his contribution in harnessing nature, culture and education for community progress.

published on : 27th July 2018

Two Indians among 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award winners

Bharat Vaswani and Sonam Wangchuk are among six individuals who were declared winners of the award, regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize.

published on : 26th July 2018