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Fareed Zakaria quits Yale board

August 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Haven (Connecticut), Aug 22 (IANS) Hit by plagiarism charges, celebrated Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria has resigned from the board of Ivy League Yale University, citing the need to focus ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington donates $2.25 million to Fordham University

October 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Denzel Washington has made a generous contribution to his alma mater, Fordham University. The actor has given the university $2.25 million towards diverse projects.The ... Read more...

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Bill Gates discusses polio, other health related issues in Pakistan with Zardari

April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): Microsoft Corporation Chairman Bill Gates has discussed health related issues in Pakistan with President Asif Ali Zardari, particularly the progress made on the polio eradication campaign in the country.Gates ... Read more...

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Year of India in Canada to kick off in March

January 26th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 26 (IANS) India has unveiled year-long activities and programmes for its Year of India in Canada with the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Carleton University ... Read more...

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UN thanks India for aid to Pak flood victims

October 8th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): The United Nations has thanked India for its generous contribution of US $ 25 million for the victims of the massive floods in Pakistan describing it as ... Read more...

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UN thanks India for Pakistan flood aid

October 8th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Describing India as one of the top donors for Pakistan's flood relief, United Nations has said that it was a demonstration of the country's solidarity with the ... Read more...

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Cuba, Russia reiterate strategic nature of their ties

February 12th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Russian and Cuban foreign ministers have emphasised here the "enormous potential" and the "strategic" nature of relations between their two countries. Sergei Lavrov arrived in Cuba for a three-day ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama gives Swiss Francs 100,000 to Haiti victims

February 4th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 4 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has contributed Swiss Francs 100,000 to facilitate relief efforts for the victims of last month's earthquake in Haiti. "The Dalai Lama has ... Read more...

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Crowe shocks cancer charity with $1,500 donation

July 29th, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe shocked staff at a British charity shop recently after he walked in and made a $1,500 (£1,000) donation. The "Gladiator" star is currently in ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie donate $1 million to hospital

June 15th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt and his partner Angelina Jolie have donated $1 million to a US hospital to establish an endowment fund to pay for children's cancer ... Read more...

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Warney cozies up to TV bikini babe, but only for charity!

September 12th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.12 (ANI): Spin king Shane Warne is rubbing shoulders with one of TV''s hottest women, bikini babe Jodhi Meares. A generous contribution to The Shane Warne Foundation on behalf of the ... Read more...

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