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Mel B goes topless for breast cancer awareness


September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Singer Melanie Brown has gone topless in a bid to promote breast cancer awareness.The former Spice Girl recreated Janet Jackson's iconic Rolling Stone cover with only ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man in Britain dies in house blaze


September 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A 57-year-old Indian-origin man in Britain died when his wife left a hot hairdryer on his bed, starting a fire, a media report said Tuesday.Beautician Bina ... Read more...

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‘British kids don’t find reading interesting’


September 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A study in Britain has warned of children increasingly viewing reading as not so interesting an activity possibly due to their involvement with the internet and ... Read more...

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Kiwi rescuers free baby seal entangled in a thong


September 6th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A seal pup in New Zealand had a lucky escape after getting entangled in a thong which rescuers found wrapped around its neck.The creature was swimming ... Read more...

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Cumberbatch not dating Russian model


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British TV actor Benedict Cumberbatch has played down reports that he is dating Katia Elizarova."We're just old friends. I can't say any more than that," contactmusic.com ... Read more...

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Gaga releasing charity stationery


August 31st, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is releasing a limited edition stationery line to raise money for her Born This Way Foundation.She launched the charity earlier this ... Read more...

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Watson supports Africa schools charity


August 25th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson has shown her support for a charity supplying vital equipment to schools in Sub-Saharan Africa.Back to School Shop work to raise ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee greets nation on Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, which will be celebrated Monday, saying the festival reminded people of their ... Read more...

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UAE charity helps poor Palestinians


August 19th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) The Human Appeal International (HAI), a non-governmental aid agency based in the UAE, has given zakat money and clothes to poor Palestinian families ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.Ibrahim ... Read more...

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Gaga plans to meet British Prime Minister


August 13th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is reportedly planning to meet British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss her charity plans.The 26-year-old had launched her Born This ... Read more...

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Marc Anthony supports charity for orphans


August 11th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Marc Anthony hosted a fundraiser event in New York for an orphanage.The 43-year-old hosted the event for Maestro Cares Foundation, which supports a ... Read more...

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UAE charities help Myanmar refugees in Thailand


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 9 (IANS) Food, clothes and 34 tonnes of dates donated by UAE charities have been distributed to displaced Myanmar Muslims in Thailand.The effort is aimed at helping the ... Read more...

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Gary Barlow thanks fans for support


August 9th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow has thanked fans for their lovely messages of support following the loss of his fourth child Poppy.The 41-year-old and his wife Dawn are ... Read more...

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UAE embassy in Australia holds iftar


August 5th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Gold Coast, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE embassy in Australia organised an iftar banquet for 1,500 Muslims in Queensland's Gold Coast city.The iftar was held Friday in coordination with the ... Read more...

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When do we turn adult - at 21 or 30?


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) For many people it may remain a puzzle throughout their lifetime but Australian researchers feel the traditional belief of many individuals viewing age 21 to be ... Read more...

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Holmes cancels red carpet appearance


July 29th, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes was set to make her first planned public appearance since filing divorce from Tom Cruise, but she cancelled it.She was to ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum volunteers for food charity


July 26th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 26 (IANS)Super model Heidi Klum donned an apron and chef's cap as she assisted in the kitchen for the God's Love We Deliver organisation, which delivers ... Read more...

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Stone breaks down on stage


July 24th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS)Actress Sharon Stone was overwhelmed with emotions during a speech at the charity aids event and was filled with tears on stage.The 54-year-old was on stage ... Read more...

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UAE distributes food for Iftar in Senegal, Nigeria


July 20th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's embassies in Senegalese capital Dakar and Nigerian capital Abuja Friday distributed food baskets to destitute families to help them cook the Iftar meal ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Zambia bus accident


July 20th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, July 20 (IANS) At least nine people, included three children, have been killed and eight others injured in Zambia in a head-on collision of a minibus and truck, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Jessie J wants to shave her head


July 20th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Singer Jessie J is excited to see her natural hair colour when she shaves her head for charity.The 24-year-old has previously claimed she would get rid ... Read more...

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400 offenders in Britain raped again after release


July 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Over 400 sex offenders carried out rapes after being freed from British jails, say official statistics.Of 3,263 rapists convicted in last three years, 409 had previous ... Read more...

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Garfield named ambassador of orphans


July 1st, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actor Andrew Garfield has been roped in as the ambassador for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO).Garfield, who played orphaned Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spider-Man", ... Read more...

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Spice Girls to auction iconic clothes


June 29th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Famous girl band Spice Girls are planning to donate some of their iconic costumes to two children's charities."I've got all my costumes still. I can't ... Read more...

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UAE charity to distribute food aid in Yemen


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 23 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has bought food supplies from markets in Yemen to distribute them among the needy ... Read more...

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Mulligan to lead Memory Walk


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan, the ambassador of Britain-based Alzheimer's Society, will join thousands of people in a Memory Walk in support of a dementia charity.The walk will ... Read more...

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Barlow awarded OBE


June 17th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth for his services to the entertainment industry and charity.His work ... Read more...

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Darsheel woos Madhuri, Priyanka (TV Snippets) (With image)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Darsheel Safary is already learning the nuances of wooing Bollywood ladies. Recently, the "Taare Zameen Par" child star serenaded Priyanka Chopra and Madhuri Dixit on ... Read more...

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Moss to enter movies?


June 11th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss may soon make her debut in movies.She did a cameo in "Absolutely Fabulous" special charity episode and impressed the show creator Jennifer ... Read more...

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Djokovic to play charity match in Rio


June 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 5 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has agreed to play an exhibition match here in November against retired Brazilian star Gustavo Kuerten. This ... Read more...

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Early release for ‘Jism 2′


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) It seems that the makers of "Jism 2" are excited to show the film, which stars Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone and Randeep Hooda, to the ... Read more...

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Lily, Victoria donate designer bags to charity


May 31st, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen and pop star-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham are among the stars who have donated their designer handbags to a charity.Lily, Victoria, model Daisy ... Read more...

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Calling someone ‘fat’ could become a hate crime in UK


May 30th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The leading charity Central YMCA is supporting the plans of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image, which could soon make the use of words like ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama meets British girl with brain tumour


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) The Dalai Lama has met a terminally-ill British girl suffering from brain tumour.Maya Skippen, 11, met the 76-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader after her shoe-shiner father Steven ... Read more...

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Doherty to auction Winehouse painting


May 6th, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) A painting created by late singer Amy Winehouse and her rocker friend Pete Doherty by using their own blood is set to fetch 80,000 pounds ... Read more...

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