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First Three-City Chinatown Land-Use Study Shows Asian Americans Displaced from East Coast Chinatowns

Today, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) held a briefing webinar to launch its new report on the dramatic gentrification of Chinatowns in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia in the past three decades. The report, Chinatown Then and Now, contains some of the first-ever land-use data collected on the three largest Chinatowns on the East Coast.

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, an advance flying eye hospital, visits Kolkata

india mobile eye hospital

Think of a life in total darkness everywhere. The more fortunate people can never imagine such a life but shockingly this is the very fate of two hundred and eighty five million people all over the world. Of this, about two hundred and forty six million have low vision and about thirty nine million are estimated to be completely blind. These facts will disturb you, but this is the reality which is faced by millions of people all over the world. Another striking factor is of this, about nineteen million are children. To contribute to the elimination of blindness from our life, the initiative of such an eye hospital has been taken. The objective of the visit of Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is to conduct an intensive and comprehensive training and skills exchange program aimed at strengthening ophthalmic services in Eastern and Northeast India.

Share and Care launches series of Fall Fundraisers to raise money for Women’s Empowerment, Health and Education

non-profit organization charity

New York, NY, September 9th (Washington Bangla Radio): Share and Care, a New Jersey based nonprofit organization announces a series of fundraising events for Fall 2013.  Share and Care whose mission is to create opportunities for deserving, economically challenged women and children of India by partnering with communities, philanthropists and local charitable organizations will be hosting events in the Tri State area to raise funds for various causes such as healthcare, women’s empowerment, and education.

Capital Giving Ceremony as ‘Sadka-E-Zaria’ organized by Khwaja Mozammel Hoque (R.) Foundation

Tipu Sultan as the Chief Guest delivered the gift to the recipient

In absence of the basic ethical values, our society today has deteriorated to such a point from where it is quite tough to retrieve. To get rid of this suffering, we will have to equip us with the power of ideology and good examples set before us by the Prophet and wise men of the old. Only then, we can establish ourselves as a perfect society before the world. KMRF Chairman, Khwaja Tipu Sultan said this while distributing gifts among the meritorious students this afternoon. 

Special Guest film Producer-Director Shri. Saawan Kumar Tak celebrates his birthday with orphaned girl children

saawan kumar giving cloths to children

Mamtamai Shri Radhe Guru Maa says it is not by one's possessions that one should be considered rich. The truly wealthy are those who give freely of what they have. It is in this spirit of giving freely that Mamtamai Shri Radhe Guru Maa Charitable Trust (Proposed) organized an 'Ann Daan' event for the orphaned girl children of Bal Bhavan , Andheri (W), wherein,  special guest,  Shri Saawan Kumar Tak, an Indian film Producer- Director,  celebrated his birthday with   kids of the orphanage.