Palestinian children play with colored parachutes at an event organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) seeking to achieve a world record for the largest number of people flying parachutes from the ground, at a sports stadium in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. The event was part of the 'Summer Games,' a six-week summer camp organized by UNRWA to provide a recreational outlet for children in the Gaza Strip.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has quickly become one of the largest and most efficient nonprofits in the world, serving 330 million hot meals to schoolchildren in India each year.
In Pune, India, a city that suffered a waste disposal crisis in 2010, an alliance of waste pickers has established an inclusive, sustainable model for solid waste management that presents a potential blueprint for the future.
A bomb blast near the BJP party headquarters in Bangalore on Wednesday left 16 people injured, including eight policemen.
The Indian government said that it had received intelligence indicating an attack was in the works, and informed local police in several cities, among them Hyderabad, two days before the bombing.