Wheels of change

Kochi-based celebrity motographer Abin Babu embarks on a statewide charity ride to help the underprivileged


TIRUVANANTHAPURAM :   Abin Babu Abraham better known by his online moniker Motographer Babs, isn’t an ordinary Malayali boy. His craze for funky and custom-modified vehicles eventually lured him to the world of automotive photography back in 2009. Ultimately, due to the quality of content, it resulted in an Instagram account with more than 1,13,000 followers! The lensman also landed some lucrative collaborative gigs alongside globally-renowned automotive magazines like EVO. Now, to celebrate the holy month of Ramzan, Abin is about to put his social media clout to good use and embark on a state-wide journey to help the underprivileged.

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CSR : DCM Shriram to improve sanitation infrastructure of 1000 Schools in Kota District

~ DCM Shriram Ltd to use CSR fund of Rs. 15-20 crore on Sanitation


NEW DELHI: DCM Shriram Ltd. has initiated the Shriram Swachagrah Project for improvement of sanitation infrastructure in 1072 Govt under Corporate Social Responsibility programme. This project will be implemented by DCM Foundation.

Schools comprising of 777 Primary and 295 Secondary Schools of the entire Kota District of Rajasthan. The project is spread over a period of 3 – 4 years and involves total Project expenditure between Rs. 15 – 20 crores.

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For women empowerment is liberating

The multi-city national event has received an overwhelming expression of support with over 1,00,000 women of all ages, across different walks of life.


As a precursor to the main day, the team is organising unique events such as the Cancer Shero Trek for the cancer survivors.

They will be running for a cause again. The fifth edition of COLORS Pinkathon Chennai 2018 will be the biggest women’s run to encourage and promote fitness and health among women and create awareness for breast cancer and other issues relating to women’s health.

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CSR : SOBHA organises dowry-less social weddings in Palakkad, Kerala

BENGALURU: Sri Kurumba Educational and Charitable Trust, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) wing of SOBHA Limited organised the first edition of this year’s dowry-less social wedding ceremony at Palakkad in Kerala on 18 May.


The wedding, which is conducted twice a year, saw 20 couples tie the knot during the ceremony. The girls are selected from 7149 Below the Poverty Line (BPL) families in Vadakkenchery, Kizhakkenchery and Kannambra panchayats in Palakkad district of the Kerala.

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When Mumbai went on a night march for women’s safety!

Thousands of Mumbaikars took to the city streets at night, recently. But this was no ordinary nocturnal stroll. Zealous citizens went on the march to drive home the urgent need for safety of women and girls. Judging by the turnout of incensed and worried participants, it certainly drew the right attention to the rising crime against women and the threat to their safety around the country.

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Canon India—Harmonising Society Through CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an essential part of Canon’s everyday life. We strongly believe in our corporate philosophy of “Kyosei”, which means aspiring to develop a society in which all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously live and work together for the common good, says Kazutada Kobayashi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canon India, in conversation with Rashi Aditi Ghosh of Elets News Network (ENN).


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Chhattisgarh IAS Officer Helps Tribal Kids and Trafficking Victims Script Success Story!

In the mineral-rich districts of Chhattisgarh, predominantly inhabited by tribal communities, one often hears tales of exploitation and violence. The actors in these tales are government officials and insurgents or non-state actors.

One district, however, is rapidly changing that perception by the efforts of one doctor-turned Indian Administrative Service Officer.


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This Initiative Is Helping Jail Inmates Seek a Life Without Stigma

Prison inmates often have to deal with societal stigma. Many such inmates, even after having served their time, find it extremely difficult to go back to regular life.

One of the most common struggles faced by released prisoners is that of employment, with many employers being reluctant to hire someone with a past criminal record.


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A dream in every pickle jar

At Kodai Kondattam, listen to how papier-mâché dolls and Rajasthani jewellery have helped women’sself help groups fulfil their wishes


The Mother Teresa Women’s Complex in Nungambakkam wears a mood of camaraderie. Over 56 women from across Tamil Nadu have gathered here to sell handmade products from their respective self help groups (SHG) as a part of the Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women’s ‘Kodai Kondattam’ initiative.

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UAE-based Aries Group to produce film using CSR funds

Kollam: UAE-based Aries Group on Saturday announced it will use its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to produce 1,000 regional films in the next five years under its “Project Indywood”.

The project will be launched with the pooja of a film titled “Aickkarakonathe Bhishaguaranmaar” at Punalur near here on Sunday, said Aries Group Chairman and CEO Sohan Roy.


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