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ADB Board Approves $500 Million Loan As Its First Phase of Support to Help Philippines Rebuild After Typhoon Yolanda

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $500 million emergency loan announced in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda to help the Government of the Philippines cover immediate costs associated with rebuilding areas affected by the super storm.

Shiamak Davar Joins “End AIDS India” – The latest Hero for Zero HIV/AIDS!

End AIDS India is a new initiative being shaped to provide the opportunity for citizens to become “Heroes for Zero” -- zero new HIV infections; zero stigma and discrimination; and zero AIDS-related deaths.

Hindus Offer Condolences on Nelson Mandela Death

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that they were saddened by the passing of Mandela, 95.

MGNREGA-Dhara Vikas Programme in Sikkim Villages

Tangaymendang ward under Kewzing Bakhim gram panchayat in south district is like any other sleepy village in Sikkim, but thanks to the highly innovative Dhara Vikas programme launched under the banner of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), this village is now prospering and self-reliant.

Christian-Buddhist-Jewish Leaders Support Hindus Upset Over Lord Shiva Beer

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian-Buddhist-Jewish leaders have backed Hindus upset over Indian Pale Ale beer brewed in Asheville (North Carolina, USA)  carrying the name-image of Hindu deity Lord Shiva.

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