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Magic Bus India Foundation appoints Madhulika Singh as CHRO
Posted on 02 Nov, 2023

Magic Bus India Foundation appoints Madhulika Singh as CHRO

In her new role, Singh will oversee Magic Bus’ human resources function...

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MEPSC and Magic Bus India Foundation signs MoU to Equip and Empower Youth
Posted on 27 Oct, 2023

MEPSC and Magic Bus India Foundation signs MoU to Equip and Empower Youth

Arun Nalavadi, Executive Director - Sustainability and Livelihoods, Magic Bus...

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Jayant Rastogi on why he left the corporate life
Posted on 17 Oct, 2023

Jayant Rastogi on why he left the corporate life

Magic Bus India Foundation’s CEO says he drawn to working in a sector w...

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Magic Bus India Foundation Launches Phase 2 of ‘Future X’ – A Livelihood Programme
Posted on 10 Oct, 2023

Magic Bus India Foundation Launches Phase 2 of ‘Future X’ – A Livelihood Programme

Magic Bus India Foundation, a leading non-profit organisation in the educatio...

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MP govt partners with Magic Bus India Foundation to introduce life skill education programme in govt schools
Posted on 26 Sep, 2023

MP govt partners with Magic Bus India Foundation to introduce life skill education programme in govt schools

Magic Bus India Foundation, a non-profit organisation that provides education...

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Social Entrepreneurs: The Change-Preneurs of Tomorrow
Posted on 10 Sep, 2023

Social Entrepreneurs: The Change-Preneurs of Tomorrow

Magic Bus India Foundation’s Global CEO, Jayant Rastogi joined the pane...

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Revolutionising Social Impact: Magic Bus India Foundation's Tech-Infused Approach
Posted on 28 Aug, 2023

Revolutionising Social Impact: Magic Bus India Foundation's Tech-Infused Approach

Non-profits have been at the forefront of addressing societal challenges and ...

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Haryana govt partners with Magic Bus India Foundation to introduce life skills in government schools
Posted on 10 Aug, 2023

Haryana govt partners with Magic Bus India Foundation to introduce life skills in government schools

Through its teacher-led programme, Magic Bus India Foundation will train appr...

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Transforming Non-Profits Through Technology: Insights from Industry Leaders
Posted on 09 Aug, 2023

Transforming Non-Profits Through Technology: Insights from Industry Leaders

At a virtual panel discussion hosted by AWS Bharat Innovators Series, senior ...

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The CSR Universe: Interview with Jayant Rastogi, Global CEO
Posted on 27 Jul, 2023

The CSR Universe: Interview with Jayant Rastogi, Global CEO

Read the full interview as Jayant Rastogi talks about our ambitious plans and...

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Bridging the Skill Gap to Build Future Readiness
Posted on 13 Jun, 2023

Bridging the Skill Gap to Build Future Readiness

With 50% of our population under 25 years old, India will have the largest wo...

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Odisha Government Join Hands with Magic Bus India Foundation
Posted on 07 Jun, 2023

Odisha Government Join Hands with Magic Bus India Foundation

In an effort to introduce aspirational curriculum in all transformed high sch...

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Digital Vocational Skilling Can Make Youth Workplace Ready
Posted on 29 May, 2023

Digital Vocational Skilling Can Make Youth Workplace Ready

India is considered to be a hotbed of knowledge and skills, the vast majority...

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How a Touch of Magic Can Change Lives
Posted on 02 Apr, 2023

How a Touch of Magic Can Change Lives

Matthew Spacie founded Magic Bus when he discovered the magic of sports-based...

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On the Road to a Sustainable Future
Posted on 01 Mar, 2023

On the Road to a Sustainable Future

Magic Bus was featured by Insight Success in an in-depth article about our ev...

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Empowering Adolescents with Life Skills for the 21st Century
Posted on 22 Feb, 2023

Empowering Adolescents with Life Skills for the 21st Century

Magic Bus India Foundation aims to take life skills education to nearly 2 mil...

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SCALE Selected Among Top 100 Education Innovations
Posted on 28 Oct, 2022

SCALE Selected Among Top 100 Education Innovations

School Completion and Livelihood Enablement (SCALE) trains teachers to delive...

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Magic Bus: Breaking The Cycle Of Poverty With Skills
Posted on 29 Jun, 2021

Magic Bus: Breaking The Cycle Of Poverty With Skills

With a vision to bring children and young people out of poverty, Magic Bus en...

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Magic Bus among the leading NGOs of India
Posted on 03 May, 2021

Magic Bus among the leading NGOs of India

The CSR Journal has acknowledged Magic Bus as one of the top NGOs that are br...

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Magic Bus wins the prestigious Mahatma Award for Social Good 2020
Posted on 02 Feb, 2021

Magic Bus wins the prestigious Mahatma Award for Social Good 2020

Magic Bus India Foundation received the prestigious Mahatma Award for Social ...

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Talktime | ‘No alternative to hard work & honesty’
Posted on 13 Dec, 2020

Talktime | ‘No alternative to hard work & honesty’

ANUPAM KHER - The actor speaks with Shalini Saksena about his recent...

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Guwahati students present 'Charter of Demands' seeking better safety measures in schools amid COVID-19
Posted on 17 Nov, 2020

Guwahati students present 'Charter of Demands' seeking better safety measures in schools amid COVID-19

As many as 659 students from Guwahati presented a Charter of Demands asking f...

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Magic Bus – Lifting Children Out of Extreme Poverty
Posted on 26 Oct, 2020

Magic Bus – Lifting Children Out of Extreme Poverty

The Magic Bus programme is one of the largest poverty alleviation programmes ...

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Creating Job Opportunities from Educational Scholarships
Posted on 12 Oct, 2020

Creating Job Opportunities from Educational Scholarships

From providing scholarship to adolescents to placing them in organized sector...

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17-Year-Old Rabeya Wants To Be A Doctor, But Will She Get A Chance To Chase Her Dream?
Posted on 08 Sep, 2020

17-Year-Old Rabeya Wants To Be A Doctor, But Will She Get A Chance To Chase Her Dream?

Jaynagar is 2 hours by road from Kolkata. For girls living here, secondary ed...

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First sporting event in India since lockdown raises funds for COVID relief
Posted on 21 Jul, 2020

First sporting event in India since lockdown raises funds for COVID relief

After months of lull, last Saturday, the iconic Delhi Golf Course was teeming...

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Magic Bus joins hands with Maha govt, pvt sectors to provide relief
Posted on 04 Jul, 2020

Magic Bus joins hands with Maha govt, pvt sectors to provide relief

Non-profit organisation Magic Bus on Saturday said it has joined hands with t...

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Godrej & Boyce And RPG Foundation Partner With BMC, NGOs To Launch 'Milkar For Mumbai'
Posted on 29 Jun, 2020

Godrej & Boyce And RPG Foundation Partner With BMC, NGOs To Launch 'Milkar For Mumbai'

Godrej & Boyce and FromU2Them has announced a new partnership with Brihan...

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Marginalised families lost 73% of their income in April due to the lockdown: Survey
Posted on 06 Jun, 2020

Marginalised families lost 73% of their income in April due to the lockdown: Survey

There was a 73% loss of income for marginalised families in April over the pr...

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Magic Bus from Childhood to Livelihood
Posted on 02 Jun, 2020

Magic Bus from Childhood to Livelihood

Magic Bus India Foundation nurtures children to grow up into self-reliant, co...

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Usha Uthup's virtual concert
Posted on 28 May, 2020

Usha Uthup's virtual concert

Usha Uthup will perform at the Music for Magic virtual concert on Friday to a...

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Composer Amaal Mallik to aid COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Music for Magic’
Posted on 09 May, 2020

Composer Amaal Mallik to aid COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Music for Magic’

Every day there is something or the other happening in the entertainment indu...

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Lockdown Heroes: Poverty-Alleviation NGO Magic Bus Offers A Helping Hand
Posted on 05 May, 2020

Lockdown Heroes: Poverty-Alleviation NGO Magic Bus Offers A Helping Hand

From cooked meals to relief kits, on-ground youth leaders of Magic Bus are go...

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Magic Bus Finds Tech Magic
Posted on 18 Apr, 2020

Magic Bus Finds Tech Magic

Effective usage of a host of technology tools has enhanced the efficiency of ...

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Lockdown extension may be inevitable but we hope to emerge stronger: Industry leaders
Posted on 10 Apr, 2020

Lockdown extension may be inevitable but we hope to emerge stronger: Industry leaders

As the number of positive Corona virus cases in India continues to climb, a l...

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COVID19 awareness campaign in rural areas by Magic Bus
Posted on 01 Apr, 2020

COVID19 awareness campaign in rural areas by Magic Bus

Magic Bus 'Youth Mentors are continuously visiting communities to sensiti...

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COVID19 awareness campaign in rural areas by Magic Bus
Posted on 01 Apr, 2020

COVID19 awareness campaign in rural areas by Magic Bus

Magic Bus' Youth Mentors are continuously visiting communities to sensiti...

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Creativity for a cause: how these artists deliver social messages and impact
Posted on 23 Feb, 2020

Creativity for a cause: how these artists deliver social messages and impact

A range of activists are using arts to showcase the rights of children and yo...

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Magic Bus among the top 5 nonprofits in India
Posted on 14 Jan, 2020

Magic Bus among the top 5 nonprofits in India

Magic Bus's constant endeavours to operate at its best and channel its en...

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Laureus Awards – the ‘Oscars of Sports’ – and Its India Connect
Posted on 23 Dec, 2019

Laureus Awards – the ‘Oscars of Sports’ – and Its India Connect

The 20th edition of the Laureus World Sports Awards is headed to Berlin and t...

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How to successfully navigate organisational change
Posted on 18 Dec, 2019

How to successfully navigate organisational change

Periods of organisational change are never easy. Here are some things nonprof...

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Top 5 Nonprofits in India for Education and Skill Development of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children
Posted on 18 Dec, 2019

Top 5 Nonprofits in India for Education and Skill Development of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children

Nonprofits in India for education and skill development have a gargantuan tas...

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The Power Of Play: Magic Bus' Game-Changing Movement
Posted on 17 Dec, 2019

The Power Of Play: Magic Bus' Game-Changing Movement

For 29-year-old Matthew Spacie, it seemed like the most natural thing in the ...

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We are working with 3.75 lakh children and young people
Posted on 04 Dec, 2019

We are working with 3.75 lakh children and young people

Founded by Matthew Spacie in 1999, Magic Bus is one of the largest poverty al...

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Using data to improve programme efficiency
Posted on 09 Oct, 2019

Using data to improve programme efficiency

The development sector has accepted and understood the importance of effectiv...

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A portion of the exclusive Varun Dhawan x Fossil watch sales will be donated to Magic Bus
Posted on 01 Oct, 2019

A portion of the exclusive Varun Dhawan x Fossil watch sales will be donated to Magic Bus

FOSSIL has announced an all-new limited-edition watch designed in partnership...

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Courage Doesn’t Come With An Age Limit
Posted on 01 Oct, 2019

Courage Doesn’t Come With An Age Limit

A story from Mysore, Karnataka, South India 12-year-old Ramya is an informer....

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First lady of New Jersey, Tammy Murphy, interacts with Magic Bus children during her historic visit to India
Posted on 30 Sep, 2019

First lady of New Jersey, Tammy Murphy, interacts with Magic Bus children during her historic visit to India

Tammy Murphy is on a historic first visit to India as the First Lady (wife of...

Magic Bus celebrates the Global Day of Parents across India
Posted on 02 Jun, 2019

Magic Bus celebrates the Global Day of Parents across India

Magic Bus, with its presence in 22 states of India, celebrated the Global Day...

We need different ways of looking at problems
Posted on 20 May, 2019

We need different ways of looking at problems

Matthew Spacie, founder of Magic Bus and Cleartrip, explains why the social s...

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Magic Bus Kids to participate in Street cricket world cup
Posted on 29 Apr, 2019

Magic Bus Kids to participate in Street cricket world cup

Children living in slums who used to play cricket in the street are going to ...

Magic Bus and Prince’s Trust International take Nilam on a Journey from Bhandup, Mumbai to Buckingham Palace
Posted on 09 Apr, 2019

Magic Bus and Prince’s Trust International take Nilam on a Journey from Bhandup, Mumbai to Buckingham Palace

Royal Palace of United Kingdom, Buckingham Palace, and prestigious red carpet...

Mumbai slum-dweller gets UK’s Prince’s Trust award
Posted on 18 Mar, 2019

Mumbai slum-dweller gets UK’s Prince’s Trust award

The first Indian recipient of the Prince’s Trust Award — which pr...

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What corporates can learn from nonprofits
Posted on 13 Mar, 2019

What corporates can learn from nonprofits

Nonprofits are often expected to be more business-like in their operations, b...

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Meet the girls hoping to fire India to Street Child Cricket World Cup glory
Posted on 09 Mar, 2019

Meet the girls hoping to fire India to Street Child Cricket World Cup glory

Shama, alongside Bhavani, 15, are two participants in the Magic Bus India Fou...

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The Magic Bus journey: from childhood to livelihood
Posted on 22 Feb, 2019

The Magic Bus journey: from childhood to livelihood

As it celebrates its 20th anniversary, NGO Magic Bus aims to lift millions of...

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Renuka A Chartered Accountant On A Roll: A Journey Determined To Override Obstacles
Posted on 27 Dec, 2018

Renuka A Chartered Accountant On A Roll: A Journey Determined To Override Obstacles

 She was determined to follow her dreams and become a Chartered Accounta...

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Magical journey through the Magic Bus way
Posted on 18 Dec, 2018

Magical journey through the Magic Bus way

Founded in 1999 by visionary Matthew Spacie, Magic Bus has touched numerous l...

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Charity benefit raises funds for impoverished children
Posted on 31 Oct, 2018

Charity benefit raises funds for impoverished children

A charity benefit on October 26 raised funds for impoverished children and yo...

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Childhood to Livelihood
Posted on 31 Oct, 2018

Childhood to Livelihood

Founder of Magic Bus, Matthew Spacie, talks about his programme that aim...

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City girl becomes Brit diplomat for a day
Posted on 12 Oct, 2018

City girl becomes Brit diplomat for a day

To celebrate the #InternationalDayoftheGirlChild, the British Deputy High Com...

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Magic Bus Enabled This Youth To Break Out Of The Poverty Cycle
Posted on 18 Sep, 2018

Magic Bus Enabled This Youth To Break Out Of The Poverty Cycle

Vikas’ story is a story of hope, a face of India’s future that is...

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A champion on and off the field: Sadhna Daud
Posted on 22 Jul, 2018

A champion on and off the field: Sadhna Daud

She lives across the road from the stadium, in the Rajiv Gandhi Nagar slum. S...

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Lisa Haydon teams up with MyGlamm to talk about women’s challenges
Posted on 13 Jun, 2018

Lisa Haydon teams up with MyGlamm to talk about women’s challenges

Model-actress Lisa Haydon all set to launch #TurnOnYourEyes campaign urging w...

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DJ Hardwell & Shailendra Singh to release Festival Anthem today
Posted on 08 Jun, 2018

DJ Hardwell & Shailendra Singh to release Festival Anthem today

All proceeds from the streams & sales of Anthem4Good song go to the Magic...

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Magic Bus celebrates World Environment Day with a Plogging Party
Posted on 07 Jun, 2018

Magic Bus celebrates World Environment Day with a Plogging Party

This World Environment Day, Magic Bus India Foundation organised a three-day ...

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Magic Bus marks World Environment Day as Plogging Party
Posted on 07 Jun, 2018

Magic Bus marks World Environment Day as Plogging Party

Jacob Cherian, a renowned plogger, lead a group of over 950 Magic Bus childre...

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Plogging Party on World Environment Day
Posted on 05 Jun, 2018

Plogging Party on World Environment Day

Jacob Cherian and Magic Bus children supported by Hero MotoCorp have plogged ...

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Matthew Spacie wins the Business Standard Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Posted on 03 May, 2018

Matthew Spacie wins the Business Standard Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

The Business Standard Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award was won by Matthe...

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8th Annual Magic Bus Gala Dinner
Posted on 02 May, 2018

8th Annual Magic Bus Gala Dinner

A private Gala dinner aimed at raising funds for Magic Bus’s goal of gi...

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Ranbir Kapoor & Abhishek Bachchan dance during a Celebrity Football Match in Singapore
Posted on 27 Apr, 2018

Ranbir Kapoor & Abhishek Bachchan dance during a Celebrity Football Match in Singapore

Ranbir Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan with other B-town and TV celebs were in S...

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Magic Bus in association with ImpactGuru.com to raise funds for underprivileged children
Posted on 27 Apr, 2018

Magic Bus in association with ImpactGuru.com to raise funds for underprivileged children

Magic Bus Foundation, one of India’s largest poverty alleviation progra...

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Ranbir Kapoor to play football to help 2000 underprivileged children
Posted on 18 Apr, 2018

Ranbir Kapoor to play football to help 2000 underprivileged children

While he might not a global football star, he sure is the rockstar of the All...

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The Road to Wimbledon
Posted on 20 Mar, 2018

The Road to Wimbledon

How the road to Wimbledon has already started and offers tennis’ very o...

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HGS to distribute Re-usable Sanitary Pads to adolescent girls on Women's Day
Posted on 08 Mar, 2018

HGS to distribute Re-usable Sanitary Pads to adolescent girls on Women's Day

Hinduja Global Solutions has tied up with Magic Bus India Foundation and Jata...

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Making every penny count
Posted on 27 Feb, 2017

Making every penny count

Participants say that larger NGOs such as Akshaya Patra, Magic Bus and Teach ...

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Maneka Gandhi to host special screening of LION
Posted on 20 Feb, 2017

Maneka Gandhi to host special screening of LION

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi will host a special ...

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Kutch to Kanyakumari in 100 days
Posted on 28 Jan, 2017

Kutch to Kanyakumari in 100 days

Through the expedition, which started from Gujarat's Dwarka beach on 17 N...

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Creating a social impact and uniting the world through music
Posted on 28 Jan, 2017

Creating a social impact and uniting the world through music

It educated 18,200 children on the Magic Bus programme. The second event, DJ ...

Sunburn Festival Founder Shailendra Singh launches Guestlist-for-Good Charity event
Posted on 27 Jan, 2017

Sunburn Festival Founder Shailendra Singh launches Guestlist-for-Good Charity event

"Entertainment with a heart, in India, for India, by uniting world,"...

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Jabong joins hands with Danish sportswear brand hummel for 'Jabong Turf War Season II'
Posted on 24 Jan, 2017

Jabong joins hands with Danish sportswear brand hummel for 'Jabong Turf War Season II'

The Jabong Turf War Season II is supported by many partners including Panason...

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How a 20-Year-Old Went from Selling Newspapers to Working at a Multinational Company
Posted on 18 Jan, 2017

How a 20-Year-Old Went from Selling Newspapers to Working at a Multinational Company

“I follow Babasaheb’s writings. They are remarkably insightful, e...

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2 Kannagi Nagar tenement girls flying to US for special training
Posted on 11 Jan, 2017

2 Kannagi Nagar tenement girls flying to US for special training

Magic Bus Foundation, an NGO, has picked these students of the government hig...

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David Guetta to perform in India; raising funds for underprivileged kids via #Guetta4Good
Posted on 05 Jan, 2017

David Guetta to perform in India; raising funds for underprivileged kids via #Guetta4Good

All the funds raised from the performance (via the sale of donor passes) will...

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Now, superheroes go to school, fight social perils
Posted on 26 Dec, 2016

Now, superheroes go to school, fight social perils

"....These materials include comics in India, based around two new Super...

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Maidan Summit 2016 opens dialogue on youth-focused education and livelihood interventions in India
Posted on 19 Dec, 2016

Maidan Summit 2016 opens dialogue on youth-focused education and livelihood interventions in India

Driven by Magic Bus and supported by Laureus, Maidan Summit 2016 had organiza...

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Role Model
Posted on 19 Dec, 2016

Role Model

Bollywood actor Rahul Bose was the centre of attraction at an event to mark s...

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A Mother-Daughter Duo from Delhi’s Tughlaqabad Are Turning the Tables on Gender Discrimination
Posted on 12 Dec, 2016

A Mother-Daughter Duo from Delhi’s Tughlaqabad Are Turning the Tables on Gender Discrimination

Priyanka, her four siblings, and her parents live here in a one-room house ov...

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Kutch to Kanyakumari, in a Kayak!
Posted on 09 Dec, 2016

Kutch to Kanyakumari, in a Kayak!

A resident of Mumbai, Kaustubh who is a 2009-batch Delhi IITian in computer s...

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Akshaya Patra, MagicBus tie-up with FreeCharge in the season of joy
Posted on 06 Dec, 2016

Akshaya Patra, MagicBus tie-up with FreeCharge in the season of joy

The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Magic Bus India Foundation, Maitri India, Found...

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Etihad Airways and Magic Bus in Mumbai: How does it fit together?
Posted on 05 Dec, 2016

Etihad Airways and Magic Bus in Mumbai: How does it fit together?

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has partner...

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Kayaker-Cyclist Duo Travel To Move Children Out Of Poverty
Posted on 25 Nov, 2016

Kayaker-Cyclist Duo Travel To Move Children Out Of Poverty

In an adventurous mission to move children out of poverty, a kayaker-cyclist ...

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Microsoft Google hop onto the Bus
Posted on 20 Nov, 2016

Microsoft Google hop onto the Bus

Magic Bus founder Matthew Spacie is excited about their next chapter. The Ind...

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It’s not a Coldplay concert (it’s much more)
Posted on 15 Nov, 2016

It’s not a Coldplay concert (it’s much more)

But there's an important addition. Mr. Bishnoi says GCI has also partnere...

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The Pride of Bhalaswa: The Story of One Girl’s Rise from Destitution to Inspiration
Posted on 14 Nov, 2016

The Pride of Bhalaswa: The Story of One Girl’s Rise from Destitution to Inspiration

Pooja started working the day she completed her higher secondary education. &...

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Magic Bus launches maiden TVC 'You can save her'
Posted on 08 Oct, 2016

Magic Bus launches maiden TVC 'You can save her'

Magic Bus has launched its first-ever public appeal TVC ‘You can save h...

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How This School Dropout Is Working Hard to Provide Her Sister With a Good Education
Posted on 07 Oct, 2016

How This School Dropout Is Working Hard to Provide Her Sister With a Good Education

Sara Fatima was forced to drop out of school at 13. Today, the brave young wo...

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Magic Bus kids savour their Ponting moment
Posted on 07 Sep, 2016

Magic Bus kids savour their Ponting moment

It was a dream come true for the kids of the organisation ‘Magic Bus&rs...

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Samantha Nayar on family matters
Posted on 30 Aug, 2016

Samantha Nayar on family matters

Fast forward to today, and Samantha plays a role as Board Member of Magic Bus...

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Magic Bus
Posted on 23 Aug, 2016

Magic Bus

When you first meet Parvati Pujari, there are two things you notice almost im...

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Being Indian celebrates the relentless spirit of young volunteers from Magic Bus this 'International Youth Day'
Posted on 19 Aug, 2016

Being Indian celebrates the relentless spirit of young volunteers from Magic Bus this 'International Youth Day'

A new video featuring children of Magic Bus motivates people on how they can ...

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Carmen Tal Shares Moroccanoil's Secret
Posted on 19 Aug, 2016

Carmen Tal Shares Moroccanoil's Secret

Most recently, the Inspired By WomenT program honored Marchesa designer and c...

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Magic Bus named Charity of the Year in UK
Posted on 21 May, 2016

Magic Bus named Charity of the Year in UK

Magic Bus, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) set up in Mumbai to work wit...

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Skilling India, one youth at a time
Posted on 09 Apr, 2016

Skilling India, one youth at a time

Like Suryakant, there are 400,000 children from 2500 of India's poorest n...

BBC interviews Usha, one of our mentors from Delhi, India
Posted on 25 Mar, 2016

BBC interviews Usha, one of our mentors from Delhi, India

Usha, who has been with us for the last five years, talks about her unique jo...

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Laureus Ambassador Rahul Dravid inspired by Magic Bus children and youth
Posted on 13 Mar, 2016

Laureus Ambassador Rahul Dravid inspired by Magic Bus children and youth

“It was a really good day and terrific to spend time with the Laureus-s...

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Datsun teams up with Magic Bus for a special campaign in India
Posted on 09 Mar, 2016

Datsun teams up with Magic Bus for a special campaign in India

Datsun teamed up with Magic Bus for a special campaign in India. The Flag Bea...

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When ex-Wimbledon semifinalist Henman introduced Delhi kids to tennis
Posted on 08 Feb, 2016

When ex-Wimbledon semifinalist Henman introduced Delhi kids to tennis

Former British No.1 tennis player Tim Henman and the British Davis Cup captai...

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Be the change generation
Posted on 23 Oct, 2015

Be the change generation

Matthew was in his early 30s, chief operating officer of travel company Cox &...

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Vodafone Foundation partners with Magic Bus
Posted on 17 Oct, 2015

Vodafone Foundation partners with Magic Bus

Kovalam, Oct 17 (IBNS) Vodafone Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Vodafone...

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When Freida Pinto met Sangita Pal, a teen from the village portrayed in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’
Posted on 29 Sep, 2015

When Freida Pinto met Sangita Pal, a teen from the village portrayed in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

New York: Actress Freida Pinto got to interview Sangita Pal, a teenager who c...

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Magic Bus builds on Indian model to become a global NGO
Posted on 15 Sep, 2015

Magic Bus builds on Indian model to become a global NGO

Mumbai: When Cleartrip co-founder Matthew Spacie founded Magic Bus in 1999, i...

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Meet Matthew Spacie of Magic Bus
Posted on 07 Jul, 2015

Meet Matthew Spacie of Magic Bus

I want people to remember Magic Bus, and not me. It's always been about m...

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Nikitha catches the ‘magic bus’ at the right time
Posted on 04 Jul, 2015

Nikitha catches the ‘magic bus’ at the right time

Three years after she left the school for financial reasons, Magic Bus, a vol...

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Education vital to shaping a child's future, says Saina
Posted on 09 Jan, 2015

Education vital to shaping a child's future, says Saina

“Youngsters and kids are doing well in the sports circuit and represent...

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Magic Bus named as official charity partner for Aircel Chennai Open 2015 edition
Posted on 09 Jan, 2015

Magic Bus named as official charity partner for Aircel Chennai Open 2015 edition

The organisers of the Aircel Chennai Open have announced that Magic Bus India...

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Herbalife partners with Magic Bus India Foundation to support the development of 3000 children in Bengaluru, Chennai and Pune through sports and education
Posted on 08 Jan, 2015

Herbalife partners with Magic Bus India Foundation to support the development of 3000 children in Bengaluru, Chennai and Pune through sports and education

Herbalife International India Pvt Ltd, a leading nutrition company today anno...

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Arming the youth with attitude set for success
Posted on 17 Dec, 2014

Arming the youth with attitude set for success

In India, without education, it's very tough for the extremely poor to fi...

Nestle in pact with Magic Bus for health and nutrition awareness
Posted on 17 Dec, 2014

Nestle in pact with Magic Bus for health and nutrition awareness

FMCG major Nestle today signed an agreement with Magic Bus India Foundation t...

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Boys at play: Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, and Aditya Roy Kapur seen playing football
Posted on 14 Dec, 2014

Boys at play: Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, and Aditya Roy Kapur seen playing football

The Barclays Premier League exhibition charity football match took place betw...

Samaritan Samantha talks about the Magic Bus Mumbai benefit
Posted on 14 Dec, 2014

Samaritan Samantha talks about the Magic Bus Mumbai benefit

Samantha Nayar, Board member of Magic Bus, has been involved with myriad char...

Magic Bus: Changing lives through sports
Posted on 04 Sep, 2014

Magic Bus: Changing lives through sports

For Englishman Mathew Spacie it all started in the bylanes of Mumbai's Pa...

President Gives Away National Sports Awards
Posted on 29 Aug, 2014

President Gives Away National Sports Awards

NEW DELHI: With a Khel Ratna missing for the first time in two decades, Presi...

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Abhishek Bachchan to advertise an NGO on official jersey of his Kabaddi team
Posted on 17 Aug, 2014

Abhishek Bachchan to advertise an NGO on official jersey of his Kabaddi team

The buzz is that the Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has decided to give so...

Steve Waugh in Mumbai to visit the Magic Bus project
Posted on 21 Jul, 2014

Steve Waugh in Mumbai to visit the Magic Bus project

Legendary cricketer and Laureus Academy member, Steve Waugh was in the city o...

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Magic Bus: driving change in India one game at a time
Posted on 14 Jul, 2014

Magic Bus: driving change in India one game at a time

Through the use of a mentoring model and sport-based curriculum, non-profit o...

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Board this ‘bus’ and equip yourself with soft skills
Posted on 12 May, 2014

Board this ‘bus’ and equip yourself with soft skills

Charting out a 45-day free training module to equip unemployed youth with sof...

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Mumbai Multiplex | Level playing field
Posted on 26 Apr, 2014

Mumbai Multiplex | Level playing field

“I would see my brother play football, and I wanted to play too. So I a...

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Firm grounding
Posted on 11 Apr, 2014

Firm grounding

Looking back at a two-decade long engagement with children in a bid to help t...

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Indian organisation bags the Laureus 'Sport for Good' Award
Posted on 01 Apr, 2014

Indian organisation bags the Laureus 'Sport for Good' Award

At the Laureus World Sports Awards, Indian non-profit organisation ‘Mag...

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Indian NGO Magic Bus gets recognition at Laureus awards
Posted on 27 Mar, 2014

Indian NGO Magic Bus gets recognition at Laureus awards

Magic Bus, an India-based NGO that is transforming the lives of hundreds of t...

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Vettel, Franklin, Bayern Munich & Magic Bus Win Laureus World Sports Awards
Posted on 26 Mar, 2014

Vettel, Franklin, Bayern Munich & Magic Bus Win Laureus World Sports Awards

The Laureus World Sports Academy presented two additional discretionary Award...

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Magic Bus wins Laureus Sport for Good Award
Posted on 25 Mar, 2014

Magic Bus wins Laureus Sport for Good Award

The great success achieved by Magic Bus, an innovative project that is transf...

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Conquering Stage After Stage
Posted on 20 Mar, 2014

Conquering Stage After Stage

"We have collaborated with Magic Bus and will be travelling to all major...

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Magic Bus to carry children to better future
Posted on 13 Mar, 2014

Magic Bus to carry children to better future

“Our objective is to educate the underprivileged through our approach o...

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The ball’s in our court: Using sport for social change
Posted on 15 Feb, 2014

The ball’s in our court: Using sport for social change

What we're trying to present to the world, and to individuals, corporates...

We caught up with Ashok Rathod who made a difference through football
Posted on 27 Dec, 2013

We caught up with Ashok Rathod who made a difference through football

Rathod started volunteering for a NGO known as Doorstep School (DSS), which c...

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Posted on 27 Dec, 2013

"The playing field is the best learning field"

The Magic Bus India Foundation is an organization that aims to change the cou...

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Magic Bus from US cheers slum kids
Posted on 14 Dec, 2013

Magic Bus from US cheers slum kids

The Magic Bus, a non-governmental organization (NGO) started in Mumbai in 199...

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Manchester City's four-day coaching clinic ends in Mumbai
Posted on 04 Dec, 2013

Manchester City's four-day coaching clinic ends in Mumbai

"We don't come here to just conduct the clinic but we have also work...

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Sport gives girls a chance in India: case studies
Posted on 22 Nov, 2013

Sport gives girls a chance in India: case studies

Four people who have discovered the life-changing potential of playing sport....

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Sport gives girls a chance in India
Posted on 22 Nov, 2013

Sport gives girls a chance in India

Initiatives across India are using games to engage communities with health an...

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Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Mandira Bedi attend Magic Bus Mumbai Benefit 2013 at the Palladium hotel
Posted on 27 Oct, 2013

Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Mandira Bedi attend Magic Bus Mumbai Benefit 2013 at the Palladium hotel

Magic Bus, an NGO, hosted its third annual auction. The funds raised from the...

Youngsters enjoy a day with Formula One star Nico Rosberg
Posted on 25 Oct, 2013

Youngsters enjoy a day with Formula One star Nico Rosberg

Young people from the Laureus-supported Magic Bus project in India have enjoy...

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Play it again, Sam
Posted on 24 Oct, 2013

Play it again, Sam

The lovely Samantha Nayar is hosting a charity Halloween bash for kids with P...

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We work with 2.5 lakh children, that's the best motivation to keep going: Matthew Spacie
Posted on 24 Oct, 2013

We work with 2.5 lakh children, that's the best motivation to keep going: Matthew Spacie

Magic Bus founder and executive chairman Matthew Spacie talks about how his o...

Muthoot lends helping hand to 1,000 underprivileged kids
Posted on 22 Oct, 2013

Muthoot lends helping hand to 1,000 underprivileged kids

The Muthoot Group launched Muthoot Haathi Mera Saathi – educational ini...

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Dhoni, Baichung seek soccer talent hunt
Posted on 21 Oct, 2013

Dhoni, Baichung seek soccer talent hunt

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has often evinced a strong desire to...

Captain MS Dhoni rides the Magic Bus
Posted on 21 Oct, 2013

Captain MS Dhoni rides the Magic Bus

Indian captain MS Dhoni on Sunday (October 20) said success begets success as...

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Right kick for empowering youths - Mumbai-based NGO to launch leadership training for rural lads
Posted on 20 Oct, 2013

Right kick for empowering youths - Mumbai-based NGO to launch leadership training for rural lads

It’s Hip, Hip Hurray for Jharkhand’s youths. They can hope to mee...

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Footloose
Posted on 14 Oct, 2013

Footloose

Everyone says Hasina is too young to play football. But this four-year-old is...

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The Women of Madanpur Khadar want jobs – and to play football
Posted on 24 Sep, 2013

The Women of Madanpur Khadar want jobs – and to play football

Since Magic Bus has been involved in the community the women have noticed cha...

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Matthew Spacie's Magic Bus uses sports-based activities to transform underprivileged children's lives
Posted on 25 Aug, 2013

Matthew Spacie's Magic Bus uses sports-based activities to transform underprivileged children's lives

In a modest office in the narrow bylanes of Parel in central Mumbai — s...

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Happy feet in Mumbra
Posted on 21 Aug, 2013

Happy feet in Mumbra

Encouraged by NGO Magic Bus, these Mumbra girls began their kicking pastime i...

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Magic touch for kids
Posted on 07 Aug, 2013

Magic touch for kids

Magic Bus India Foundation, a Mumbai-based NGO that promotes education throug...

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From sports to social causes, Dharavi’s girls make big strides
Posted on 02 Aug, 2013

From sports to social causes, Dharavi’s girls make big strides

Every Sunday morning, 18-year-old Gulafsha Ansari dons her shoes, hurries dow...

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Mall of fame
Posted on 28 Jul, 2013

Mall of fame

How the daughter of a mason at Phoenix Mills, became a rugby champ.

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Mumbai Diary: Life in a metro
Posted on 21 Jul, 2013

Mumbai Diary: Life in a metro

Jill Beckingham, wife of the British Deputy High Commissioner Peter Beckingha...

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Malala is not alone: Five inspirational young women standing up for their rights
Posted on 16 Jul, 2013

Malala is not alone: Five inspirational young women standing up for their rights

It's the story of the young girl that captured the hearts of so many acro...

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Keeping chivalry alive in India: Men respond to rape crisis
Posted on 16 Jul, 2013

Keeping chivalry alive in India: Men respond to rape crisis

"Young people in India don't have good role models aside from Bollyw...

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Reducing poverty, one child at a time
Posted on 13 May, 2013

Reducing poverty, one child at a time

Thirteen years ago, I was playing rugby at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan when I ...

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Stars set for the footie fun
Posted on 29 Apr, 2013

Stars set for the footie fun

Their eyes twinkled with excitement, and the faces wore big smiles as young f...

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Magic Bus the Game-Changer
Posted on 26 Apr, 2013

Magic Bus the Game-Changer

Fourteen years ago, Matthew Spacie, then COO of Cox and Kings, was playing ru...

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Muthoot Group, Delhi Daredevils pledge to bat for education of needy kids
Posted on 11 Apr, 2013

Muthoot Group, Delhi Daredevils pledge to bat for education of needy kids

The Delhi Daredevils team sponsor, Muthoot Group has introduced four initiati...

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NBA Cares programme launched in Mumbai
Posted on 10 Apr, 2013

NBA Cares programme launched in Mumbai

The National Basketball Association (NBA), Multi Screen Media, NBA's broa...

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Ranbir Kapoor plays a fun match with the kids from Magic Bus
Posted on 29 Mar, 2013

Ranbir Kapoor plays a fun match with the kids from Magic Bus

Continuing with the football mania, Ranbir Kapoor who is also a founder of th...

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Children from Delhi charity get surprise football lesson from Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir
Posted on 28 Mar, 2013

Children from Delhi charity get surprise football lesson from Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir

Children from the Magic Bus Charity Foundation in the city were in for a doub...

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Reaching out to slums with sport
Posted on 13 Mar, 2013

Reaching out to slums with sport

I’m 46!” gasps Matthew Spacie , as if he had revealed himself to ...

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