Facebook launched a new website especially for NGOs and Non Profits.

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Do you know Facebook is actively supporting Non profits and Non-governmental organizations generally called NGOs  to enhance their social media presence on Facebook  to mobilize community at large to  achieve their Goal. for this purpose Facebook launched a website -Facebook for Nonprofits, Especially aimed at assisting nonprofits and non-governmental organizations with achieving their goals on the social network. Facebook marketing manager, social good Joanne Sprague said in a Facebook Media blog post that Facebook for Nonprofits will provide information […]

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Medical Relief in Uttarakhand by Medical Service Centre

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Medical Base Camps at Rudraprayag and Banswada-Bhiri for the local inhabitants by Medical Service Centre Medical Service Centre Central Committee [MSC], a national-level socio-medical voluntary organisation committed since more than past three decades and a half to stand by the hapless in times of disaster, distress and deprivation responded to the devastation at UK by sending first medical response teams to work for the local inhabitants centring the affected dt. of Rudraprayag [RPG]. The 4-member Survey Team […]

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Uttarakhand: Untold Suffering. by Atal Behari Sharma

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  Now rescue work in Uttrakhand is by and large is over. The plight of pilgrims and tourists are some what known to country through media. but larger tragedy faced by the local population is not told so far. The calamity had struck a larger part of the state beyond Char Dham which remained in focus. I am not writing here to count the dead, let the Uttrakhand officials and government fight over it . But what […]

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Talking to Colonel Inder Singh Rawat and listening to History

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The year 2012, began with meeting 97 years war veteran in January in Dehradun. It was my great pleasure and honour to meet Colonel Inder Singh, now aged 97 years. In my first meeting, he talked about his life and other things and later gave me his autobiography. After reading his book, I had more questions to ask and met him again within a week or so. I had made a questionnaire, more open ended and told […]

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Village festival in CHAI

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A three days village festival on 19, 20 and 21 June 2010, was celebrated in village Chai, P.O. Kunjoli, Patti-Kaudiya, via. Lansdowne, District Pauri Garhwal. The occassion was the inaurgration of renovated Durga temple. On the first day a health camp was organized by the village committee for the area and a team of doctors from Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust (HIHT), Jollygrant, Dehradun came and also distrubted free medicines. There was also a blood donation camp. On the second […]

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Heritage Barak Express

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BARAK EXPRESS. The train from Silchar to Lumding is about 215 KM. It took around 11 hours. It has about 70% hill track and the train moves at about 20 to 30 KMPH with an extra engine in the rear. It looked like 80% of the area in North Cachar has forest cover and full of vegetation. A co-passenger told me that the train goes through 37 tunnels of various distance and about 300 bridges. One can […]

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Disaster management strategy for avoiding landslide induced losses to the villages in the vicinity of the Himalayan township of Mussoorie in Uttaranchal (India)

Disaster management strategy for avoiding landslide induced losses to the villages in the vicinity of the Himalayan township of Mussoorie in Uttaranchal (India)  :By Dr Anirudh Uniyal.

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