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British Sikh jailed for sex attack was guest at queen’s programme


June 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A 52-year-old Sikh, who was jailed in 1986 for posing as a doctor and sexually assaulting women, was a guest among many VIPs on the Royal ... Read more...

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Malaika hopes budget will improve living conditions


March 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora Khan has high expectations from the budget to be presented in parliament Friday and hopes it will improve living conditions."The budget should favour ... Read more...

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Gul Panag to launch 12-city marathon


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Actress and social activist Gul Panag is set to launch a 12-city marathon, A Joy Run, organised by her NGO Social Outreach Accreditation Program (SOAP), ... Read more...

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Ludacris honoured for charity work


December 21st, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (IANS) Singer Ludacris has been honoured for his charitable work in his homeland, Georgia.The "Area Codes" hitmaker founded the Ludacris Foundation in 2001 and he has ... Read more...

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UAE president gets humanitarian award


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Friday received a humanitarian award at a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi.Sheikh Khalifa received the Sheikh Rashid ... Read more...

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Fans give makeover to school that Rajinikanth attended


August 26th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Fans and friends of Rajinikanth have decided to give a makeover to the Model Primary School, in which the Tamil superstar studied five decades ago.The Government ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta lived a double life: report


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Rajat Gupta, a former Indian American managing director of the global consulting firm McKinsey & Co, accused by US regulators of inside trading "has lived a ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner honored for his charitable work at Playboy Mansion


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): It turns out that Hugh Hefner has been doing a lot for charity, in between all the parties, private jet rides and marriages.The Thalians, a group that ... Read more...

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Sai Baba’s death leaves question mark on Rs.40,000 crore empire


April 24th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) The death of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba has left a question mark on the future of the Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust ... Read more...

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Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba passes away (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh) April 24 (IANS) Sathya Sai Baba, one of India's most famous spiritual leaders with thousands of followers in the country and abroad, died here Sunday after ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni says she has role in international politics


April 18th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Former supermodel and now French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy says she has a "very real role" in international politics.Until now, the first lady has been ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s condition critical, say doctors


April 5th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 4 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition has turned critical, said doctors Monday."Sathya Sai Baba continues to be on ventilator support for helping his respiration ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s condition stable, say doctors


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 3 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition is stable, doctors at the Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences said Sunday. However, the 85-year-old ... Read more...

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Sai Baba devotees concerned over his health


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 2 (IANS) Reports of godman Sathya Sai Baba's deteriorating health Saturday caused concern and anxiety to millions of his devotees in India and abroad.Hundreds of ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s condition stable


March 29th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba remained hospitalised in the pilgrim town Puttaparthi in Anantapur district for the second day Tuesday. His condition is stable, hospital ... Read more...

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G.M.Rao to create $340 mn fund for charitable activities


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) In a major philanthropic act, G.M Rao, chairman of Bangalore-based infrastructure major GMR Group, Tuesday said he will create an endowment fund worth $340 million (Rs.1,540 ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole meets Prince Charles to discuss charity work


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Cheryl Cole recently met Prince Charles at Clarence House to discuss the Cheryl Cole Foundation, set up to help disadvantaged young people.It is due to be launched in ... Read more...

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A.R.Rahman Receives WEF Crystal Award


January 27th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Indian music maestro A.R.Rahman has bagged yet another prestigious honour in the form of Crystal Award for his contribution in the field of art and music. On Wednesday, the award ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow to be honoured for human rights work


January 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Mia Farrow will be honoured for her dedication towards human rights causes.The "Rosemary's Baby" star is a campaigner for refugee causes, particularly those affecting children in war-torn ... Read more...

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Prince Harry reveals how mum’s charity work inspired him


December 19th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Prince Harry has spoken about the influence his late mother Diana, Princess of Wales, and father, the Prince of Wales, have had on his charity work.His comments came ... Read more...

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President, PM to attend Sai Baba birthday celebrations


November 16th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Andhra Pradesh's Puttaparthi town - the abode of Sathya Sai Baba - to take part in the ... Read more...

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Action Replayy Team In KBC 4 Sans Aishwarya


October 28th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aishwarya and Akshay Kumar were supposed to be on the hot seat of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 4’ to promote their upcoming film Action Replayy. But when ... Read more...

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Bruni camp releasing own biography to scupper scathing unauthorised version


September 16th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Carla Bruni's supporters are planning to release a positive biography of the French first lady in a bid to negate the effect of another "unauthorised" biography of the ... Read more...

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Bruni camp releasing biography to clash with scathing unauthorised version


September 16th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Carla Bruni's supporters are planning to release a positive biography of the French first lady in a bid to negate the effect of another "unauthorised" biography of the ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown offers to lecture at $100,000


August 19th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Former British prime minister Gordon Brown is offering his services as a public speaker at a sum of $100,000 per lecture. Brown has asked an agency to put ... Read more...

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‘Pavitra Rishta’ Team Joins ‘Big Money’ On Independence Day Special Episode


August 14th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The team of Zee TV's popular show "Pavitra Rishta' joins NDTV Imagine's "Big Money' with host R. Madhavan. The episode will see Madhavan in traditional ... Read more...

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Log on to www.beautifulpeople.com to have ‘good-looking’ babies!


July 27th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): A dating website made purely for beautiful people has created a fertility forum that aims at creating beautiful babies as a solution for parents who worry about having ... Read more...

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Humanitarian Award For George Clooney


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest sources reveal that George Clooney would receive Humanitarian Award. He was aptly nominated for this award, since he financially assisted the victims of Haiti. ... Read more...

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Actor Edward Norton named UN Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity


July 9th, 2010 - 4:47 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – Actor Edward Norton on Thursday was named United Nations (UN) Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Norton, who is also known for his conservation activism, ... Read more...

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Oprah’s Employees Receive $10,000 And An Ipad


June 18th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Oprah’s staff had the happiest day of their professional lives yesterday. The host of the popular ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ was celebrating ... Read more...

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More companies turning to nude celebs to sell products


May 7th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): It has emerged that more and more companies and organisations are opting to use pictures of naked celebrities in order to sell their products or to promote a ... Read more...

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Piers Morgan blasts Madonna’s charity work in Malawi


May 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan has said that Madonna's charity work in Malawi makes him "uncomfortable".The 45-year-old former journalist said that he feels 'uncomfortable' when celebrities ... Read more...

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Piers Morgan slams Madonna’s ‘charity work’


May 1st, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) "America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan lashed out at pop singer Madonna's charity work in Malawi, as he accused some celebrities of treating charity work like ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands CBI probe into ‘IPL-Gate’


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): The Shiv Sena on Thursday demanded a Central Investigation Bureau (CBI) probe into the Indian Premier League (IPL) controversy.Interacting with scribes outside parliament, senior Shiv ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey donates $1.5 m to Atlanta school


December 18th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey recently donated 1.5 million dollars to an inner-city school in Atlanta, Georgia.Her donation will be used to expand the school's campus with plans to build ... Read more...

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