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Justin Bieber to create fragrance for women


May 21st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber, who is all set to create a perfume specifically for his female fans, says the way a girl smells is very ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

TiE turning immigrants into millionaires


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in Canada is making its mark by turning struggling Indian immigrants into successful entrepreneurs.Under its mentorship programme, TiE Toronto has turned million-dollar ... Read more...

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Gaga to donate 625,000 pounds to help homeless youth


April 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Pop superstar Lady Gaga has teamed up with Robin Hood Foundations and she will donate 625,000 pounds to help homeless youth. She is asking her ... Read more...

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Samantha Cameron bakes ‘charity cakes’ for royal wedding street party


April 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Prime Minister David Cameron's wife Samantha is preparing scores of cupcakes along with four charity fundraiser children for the Downing Street royal wedding street party.The mother of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obamas’ tax return shows income drop to less than half in 2010 than 2009


April 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Income for US President Barack Obama and his family dropped to 1,728,096 dollars in 2010, almost less than half of 5.5 million dollars he earned in 2009.Most ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obamas made $1.72 million last year


April 19th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle made over $1.72 million last year, and paid about $453,000 in federal tax, the White House said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cameroon to discuss how migrant influx has divided Britain


April 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron will deliver a speech to Conservative Party members in Hampshire in which he will highlight how the migrant influx has divided the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Have fun at William’s wedding, Cameron tells Britons


April 11th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has asked his countrymen to shed their inhibitions and "have fun" at the royal wedding of Prince William, saying "Let's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drew Barrymore, Mandy Moore help out at food bank


April 5th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Actress Drew Barrymore and singer-turned-movie star Mandy Moore joined former US President Bill Clinton in helping students package food for the needy.Clinton, 64, ended the final ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna’s charity Success for Kids investigated over misuse of funds


April 5th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Another educational charity of Madonna's, Success for Kids, is being investigated by the FBI over claims of financial mismanagement.Madonna, 52, chairs the charity, but it is not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jenson Button seeks team permission to raise funds for Japan’s tsunami victims


March 27th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): British Formula One driver Jenson Button is seeking permission of his team to be allowed to go to Japan's disaster area as part of a personal effort to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wills, Kate ask guests for charity donations instead of gifts


March 17th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton have asked guests to their wedding to donate to their own special charitable fund instead of giving them presents.St James' Palace ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US feared UK backed “sharia banks” could become centre of terrorist funding: Wikileaks


March 15th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Thousands of secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Britain's support for "sharia banking" had raised concerns in America that London would ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit ITV drama’s executive producer suspended over racism in role selection


March 15th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Brian True-May, ITV drama Midsomer Murders' executive producer in Britain, has been suspended over his claims that he deliberately avoided using black or Asian people in the series ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Witherspoon campaigns against domestic violence


March 9th, 2011 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon has joined a campaign to stop violence against women.The 34-year-old star is lending support to cosmetic firm Avon's new empowerment charm bracelet, which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Usher donates Gaddafi gig money to charity


March 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Singer Usher has donated all the money he got for performing in a private party thrown by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son.The 2009 New ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bieber’s hair bid passes $12,000


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber's hair has reportedly become a hot item on auction website eBay.com as bids pass $12,000.The pop superstar had cut his famous hair ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UK likely to scrap aid to India, increase Burma’s share to fight for democracy


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): To support the struggle for democracy in Burma, British aid to the Southeast Asian country is all set to be increased sharply while aid to India is likely ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Jersey Shore’ star Jwoww admires Angelina Jolie


February 8th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 08 (ANI): In an interview, the prettiest member of 'Jersey Shore', Jwoww, has revealed that she admires Angelina Jolie and might even follow in her footsteps in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit school run by followers of Beatles’ yogi to teach meditation daily


January 31st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): A private school in Britain run by followers of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the spiritualist who taught The Beatles transcendental meditation, is set to daily impart the technique ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MJ ‘apologized to Elizabeth Taylor over diamond necklace mix-up’


January 25th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): Michael Jackson had to apologize to Elizabeth Taylor over a diamond necklace mix-up, according to the late pop star's former personal manager.Frank Cascio revealed that ... Read more...

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MJ’s dad to launch fragrance collection as tribute to son


January 17th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father Joe Jackson has teamed up with Julian Rouas Paris, a French perfume company, to launch a fragrance collection dedicated to the legendary King of ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Coming soon: Jackson fragrance line


January 15th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father Joe has teamed up with a French perfume company to launch a fragrance collection dedicated to his late son.They have collaborated to create male ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

People are more helpful ‘when positioned physically higher than others’


January 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that people become more generous, compassionate and helpful when they are physically higher than others - an indication that metaphors such as 'moral high ground' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jet Li’s One Foundation officially registered as public organisation


January 12th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Chinese actor Jet Li's One Foundation charity has officially been registered as a public foundation.According to experts, the move signals the start of a new era for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

YWCA drops Christian word from historic name after 156 years


January 7th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): The Young Women's Christian Association, which is one of UK's best-known charities, has dropped any mention of the word Christian from its historic name after 156 years.The organisation, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pope to issue new rules to counter financial crimes


December 30th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS) The Vatican plans to unveil new rules intended to counter financial crimes and make its financial activities more transparent, a media report said Thursday. The decision has been ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Purse Used At Panama School Board Shooting Auctioned On eBay


December 24th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The purse used by a woman to hit a gunman in a school board meeting in Florida was put on sale by eBay. It was sold ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wahlberg, Smith offered $1 mn for charity boxing match


December 21st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Actors Mark Wahlberg and Will Smith have been offered $1 million each to fight in a celebrity boxing match.Both actors have portrayed boxers on the big screen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in World |

Kate is the sister Prince Harry always wanted


December 18th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Prince Harry is "enormously pleased" with the engagement of his brother Prince William to Kate Middleton, and says she is like a sister he always wanted. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Frankie Boyle criticized for making fun of charities


December 16th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Frankie Boyle has been highly criticized for making fun of cancer and AIDS patients. AIDS activists and Cancer institutes have joined in the call to condemn the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘SWAGs’ pose for sexy calendar to support their men in Afghanistan


December 9th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Gone are the days when letters and calls from home used to motivate soldiers to stay strong in the battleground.A glamorous group of soldiers' wives and girlfriends ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince Harry to be feted with Golden Heart Award for charity work


December 7th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Prince Harry, known for having a heart of gold, will now have an award to prove it.The third in line to the throne is honoured for his charity ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Majority Chinese charities don’t disclose financial data


December 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A majority of charity organisations in China - 75 percent - handling billions of yuan in donations, do not disclose their financial information, a media report said Saturday.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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