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UK lottery winners buy a prosthetic limb for teenage boy


August 1st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 13 year old teenager was found to be infected with a cancer disease famously known as Ewing’s Sarcoma. This is a sickness that affects nearly 30 ... Read more...

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Hudson, Hendricks honoured for charity work


September 16th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Actresses Jennifer Hudson and Christina Hendricks were honoured for their charity work at the Women Doing Good Awards.The 4th edition of awards felicitated women who ... Read more...

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2012 Republican election is most wide-open GOP race in 50 years: Gallup


March 8th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.8 (ANI): The Republican presidential contest for 2012 is going to be most wide open GOP race in 50 years, according to Gallup analysis.For more than half-a-century, the race for ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor honoured for AIDS charity


February 11th, 2011 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Elizabeth Taylor has been conferred with a special honour for her longstanding AIDS charity work.Taylor who is the founding international chairman of amfAR, The Foundation ... Read more...

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Facebook turns into hot investment property after raising $1.5bn


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Facebook has raised 1.5 billion dollars from investors making it the world's most popular social networking site at about 50 billion dollars.Goldman Sachs turned out be the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz-England ODI to be Queensland floods fundraiser


January 5th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.5 (ANI): Cricket Australia has announced the one-day international against England in Brisbane on January 30 will be a fundraiser for those affected by Queensland's floods.Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland ... Read more...

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Australian bowlers need to be consistent: McGrath


January 4th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Former Test paceman Glenn McGrath Tuesday backed Australia's battered fast bowlers but said they needed to be more consistent. McGrath, who was at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) ... 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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UK Muslim mob threatens to fly black flag of Islam over Downing Street, White House for jailed cleri


November 16th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.16 (ANI): Hate-filled Muslim extremists have vowed to fly the black flag of Islam above Downing Street, the official residence of the British Prime Minister, and the White House, the official ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sonic Boom In Seattle Puzzles Corporate Workers


August 18th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Seattle, Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent visit of President Barack Obama to Seattle created headlines as expected from any of his activities. He came to the place for fundraising ... Read more...

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Democratic Candidate From Colorado Vends His Abode To Sponsor His Senatorial Bid This Year


July 27th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, July 27, 2010 (Just Flashed): Andrew Romanoff happens to be a prominent constituent of the Democratic Party from Colorado. Romanoff also happens to be a senatorial aspirant in the American ... Read more...

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CRA annuls Ottawa Tamil organization’s charitable status


July 18th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, July 18 (ANI): The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has revoked the charitable registration of the Tamil (Sri Lanka) Refugee-Aid Society of Ottawa.According to The Globe and Mail, in a letter ... Read more...

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Armed gang defiles Sikh temple in Glasgow


April 27th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Glasgow (Scotland), Apr.27 (ANI): An armed gang stole thousands of pounds from a Sikh temple in Glasgow after posing as worshippers.According to The Scotsman, an Asian man entered the common prayer room ... Read more...

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British singer Susan Boyle to star at Haiti benefit gala


January 20th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 20 (DPA) British singer Susan Boyle is to appear at a Danish televised fundraising gala in aid of the quake victims in Haiti, media reports said Tuesday. The Jan 30 event ... Read more...

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Madonna lands in Brazil with her rabbi


November 11th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Madonna's rabbi is accompanying her to Brazil, where she would do some charity work.The Pop Queen flew into South America on a private jet on Monday.But despite ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cobra Beer seeks 4.5mn pounds to develop India business


November 1st, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Cobra Beer founder Karan Bilimoria is on a drive to raise 4.5 million pounds for his Indian business after partly selling the British arm in a pre-pack administration ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jessica Biel to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for charity


September 25th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel will join her boyfriend Justin Timberlake to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to raise money for charity. The actress has joined the team of celebrities recruited ... Read more...

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Former Clinton fundraising chief charged with bank fraud


August 26th, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (DPA) A Democratic Party fundraiser and former finance chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential run was arrested Tuesday for an alleged attempt to defraud Citibank of $74 million. Hassan Nemazee, ... Read more...

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Rowling’s departure from MS charity leaves gaping hole, says new boss


July 20th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' creator J.K. Rowling's decision to resign as the patron of MS charity has left a gaping hole in the organisation, says new head of the MS ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin, Queen Latifah, TLC to headline Mandela Day Celebration


June 9th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 9 (ANI): Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, rapper Queen Latifah and hip-hop band TLC will be headlining The Mandela Day Celebration, scheduled to take place on July 18 in New ... Read more...

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Prince Harry’s charity income falls by 84 percent


April 7th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Prince Harry's charity for orphaned and vulnerable children has seen its fundraising and donations income fall by 84 percent.Sentebale, which operates in Lesotho, paid out tens of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

STAR Plus announces the LAADLI WEEK in association with the Mahindra’s Nanhi Kali Project, for educating the underprivileged girl child


March 18th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, March 17, 2009: With the launch of its new show "Sabki Laadli Bebo', STAR Plus now extends its support to educate underprivileged young girls and announces an annual property Laadli Week. ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda may vacate FATA due to loses suffered in 2008: US report


February 16th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Al Qaeda may vacate Pakistans Federally Administered Tribal Areas where it has found safe haven due to sustained loses the terror outfit has suffered since 2008.A US ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US freezes assets of Tamil charity for supporting LTTE


February 12th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) The US has frozen the assets of US-based Tamil Foundation, a charity organisation accused of supporting rebel Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, and prohibited Americans from engaging in ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin calls Ashley Judds ad reprehensible and hypocritical


February 5th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has struck back at the Defenders of Wildlife ad, featuring actress Ashley Judd, that accuses her of encouraging the aerial hunting of wolves.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barclays seeks to reassure markets after share price slide


January 26th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (DPA) Britain's Barclays Bank Monday sought to reassure shareholders that its finances are sound despite a steep fall in its share price last week, and said it expected write-downs ... Read more...

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Internet game generates enough rice to feed 50,000 people for 1 day


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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