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50,000 Palestinians attend UAE’s iftar programme


August 20th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) Over 50,000 poor Palestinians participated in iftar programmes organised by the UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation in the West Bank.Thousands of Palestinian families ... Read more...

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Khalifa Foundation distributes food in Africa


July 17th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dakar, July 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation has distributed over 2,000 food parcels to needy families in the African nations of Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea ... Read more...

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UAE to launch campaign to raise donations for Yemen


June 21st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 21 (IANS/WAM) A nationwide campaign to raise donations to counter food shortage in Yemen will be launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) June 29.The campaign will ... Read more...

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Make CSR mandatory, says philanthropist Sitaram Jindal


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The idea of legislation for corporate houses to make charity mandatory might sound pushy, but veteran industry warhorse Sitaram Jindal, who set up his ... Read more...

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Brett Lee launches music therapy school in Delhi (With Image)


May 7th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Australian cricket star Brett Lee Monday donned the mantle of a healer when he inaugurated his Music Therapy Academy as one of the core initiatives ... Read more...

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Gomez named ambassador of Seacrest’s charity


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez has been appointed ambassador of "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's charity foundation.Seacrest announced the news on his Los Angeles radio show. He ... Read more...

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UAE charity sends five tonnes of dates to India


March 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent five tonnes of dates to India as part of ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria shares perfume profits for charity


March 29th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria is giving her charity work a boost by deciding to donate a dollar from every sale of her new perfume, EVAmour.The star is ... Read more...

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UAE team continues Pakistan relief work


September 30th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates relief team is continuing to distribute aid in the Sindh province, which was the most affected by the floods earlier this month ... Read more...

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UAE launches relief programme in Somalia


July 31st, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, July 30 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Saturday launched first phase of an urgent massive humanitarian programme to assist victims of drought in the Horn of Africa, especially SomaliaThe UAE relief ... Read more...

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Cole splits from long-term manager


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Cheryl Cole has split from long-term manager Hilary Shaw and asked rapper friend Will.i.am to guide her for future projects.With her job on the US "X ... Read more...

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UAE to assist Tunisia’s deaf and dumb


March 30th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 30 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates (UAE) charity has offered assistance to a Tunisian institution for the deaf and dumb.The Khalifa bin Zayed Charity Foundation has provided the ... Read more...

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Katy Perry And Russell Brand To Start Charity Foundation


December 24th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Newlyweds Katy Perry and Russell Brand have announced in a statement to the media that as celebrities they need to give to the society more than mere entertainment. And it ... Read more...

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US blacklists Pak charity foundation as “alias” of banned terrorist group LeT


November 25th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): The United States has added Pakistan's Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, a charity group closely associated with banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, to its official list of blacklisted terror organisations."On November ... Read more...

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MCGrath’s charity poll ‘to gauge public opinion bowler’s love life!’


November 9th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): Glenn McGrath's own breast cancer charity foundation has conducted a poll to find people's general opinion on his engagement to Sara Leonardi.The McGrath Foundation - set up by ... Read more...

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McGrath’s own charity foundation question his new relation


November 9th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Glenn McGrath's own breast cancer charity foundation has raised a question against the bowler's engagement to Sara Leonardi.The McGrath Foundation - set up by the former cricketer and ... Read more...

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Salman Says No To Ash-Hrithik For Guzaarish Promotion On Bigg Boss


October 30th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Salman Khan probably has not heard of the proverb “let bygones be bygones”, because he just cannot seem to forget his torrid romance with Aishwarya Rai ... Read more...

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2,395 Palestinian racers break Guinness World Record in marathon


October 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Gaza, Oct 24(ANI): Over 2,000 Palestinian racers have successfully broken the Guinness World Record for "Most people running hundred meters in a 12-hour relay continuously".The Gaza-based Al-Jazeera Sports Club in coordination with ... Read more...

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Libya releases 37 militant Islamists


September 1st, 2010 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 1 (DPA) An ex-Guantanamo detainee and 36 other militant Islamists were released from prison in Libya, according to a charity organisation Tuesday. The release was announced in the capital by the ... Read more...

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UAE sends 500 tonnes food aid to Somalia


September 1st, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 31 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 500 tonnes of food to Somalia as part of its humanitarian assistance to the poverty-stricken country during the holy month ... Read more...

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Finally Rush Limbaugh shares his wedding photos on Facebook


August 12th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Outspoken and popular radio presenter Rush Limbaugh has uploaded his wedding pictures on his Facebook page at last. It may be recalled that he ... Read more...

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UAE families to get free dry fruits during Ramadan


July 1st, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 1 (IANS/WAM) Around 45,000 families in the United Arab Emirates will get free dry fruits and other food items that are consumed by Muslims observing the month-long fast during ... Read more...

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Ex-official In Prince Charles’ Charity Arrested For Fraud


May 2nd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) George Gray and his wife Gillian have been arrested by the authorities of Scotland Yard over charges of laundering with money worth 300,000. These activities ... Read more...

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Abdullahs host glitterati in aid of Kashmir’s children


April 25th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Charity, glamour and a dash of politics rustled up a potent mix to promote the cause of children in Jammu and Kashmir affected by the 2005 ... Read more...

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UAE charity sends 200 tonnes of aid to Haiti


February 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 7 (IANS) A charity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 200 tonnes of relief materials to quake-hit Haiti, WAM news agency reported Sunday. The Khalifa bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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Drew Brees Looking Forward To Super Bowl XLIV


January 24th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Drew Brees has a good fan following for sure. Some of the New Orleans Saints fans are so excited about the player that they are planning ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean Refutes Allegations Against His Foundation


January 17th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Wyclef Jean has brushed away allegations that claimed that the Grammy award- winning artist was profiting off his foundation, which has been associated with providing ... Read more...

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Miss World 2009 Finalists Questions & Answers


December 13th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The prestigious beauty contest Miss World 2009 is in progress now, and it is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa. It features 112 beautiful contestants from ... Read more...

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Miss World 2009 Finalists revealed


December 12th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The prestigious beauty contest Miss World 2009 is in progress now, and it is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa. It features 112 beautiful contestants ... Read more...

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Miss World website missworld.com crashes as the event is in progress


December 12th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The prestigious beauty contest Miss World 2009 is in progress now, and it is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa. It features 112 beautiful contestants from ... Read more...

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Hospital trysts inspired Amithabh’s health endorsements


October 25th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) His numerous trysts with hospitals at various stages of his career inspired Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan to espouse campaigns linked to health issues. The actor, who has in ... Read more...

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UAE charity helps Sumatra quake victims


October 23rd, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sumatra (Indonesia), Oct 23 (WAM) A charity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started distribution of emergency relief supplies among the quake victims in the Sumatra island of Indonesia, WAM news ... Read more...

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T20 in a honeymoon period, says Waugh


October 9th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Former Australian captain Steve Waugh believes the fate of One-day International (ODI) cricket, facing a survival threat from the Twenty20s, will be known in another year. With Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Shunning hate baggage, BJP poster boy Varun Gandhi talks about India’s potential


September 21st, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Sep.21 (ANI): Varun Gandhi has learnt his lessons fast. Rising to prominence with his reported venomous hate speech against Muslims in his political pocket borough Pilibhit during ... Read more...

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UAE charity funds Iftar programmes in Switzerland


August 22nd, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 22 (IANS) The permanent mission of United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the UN office here is hosting Iftar programmes for the Muslim community in Switzerland. The Iftar programmes, being funded ... Read more...

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