humanitarian work

Sri Sri gets Paraguay’s highest civilian award


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been honoured with Paraguay's highest civilian award.He was conferred the National Order of Merito de Comuneros Thursday in the ... Read more...

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Longoria admires Jolie’s charitable acts


August 15th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says she admires Angelina Jolie for the humanitarian work she does as a UN special envoy and the charitable acts she ... Read more...

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Ban backs UN presence in Syria


August 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Security Council to support continued UN presence in Syria as it would facilitate a peaceful resolution ... 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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Now gold coins in honour of M.S. Subbulakshmi (With Image)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A limited edition of engraved gold coins has been launched as a tribute to legendary Carnatic musician M.S. Subbulakshmi. A part of the proceeds from ... Read more...

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Jolie grateful to humanitarian deeds


February 11th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says she would have led a "very shallow, horrible life" if she hadn't thrown herself into humanitarian work to keep her grounded ... Read more...

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‘The Burma Conspiracy’ a muddled mess (IANS Movie Review)


December 11th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Largo Winch II - The Burma Conspiracy"; Director: Jerôme Salle; Cast: Julien Rappeneau, Jerôme Salle and Sharon Stone; Rating: **When it comes to art, the secret to being truly ... Read more...

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Somalia hails UAE’s humanitarian efforts


September 16th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) Somalia has lauded UAE government's support to the people of Somalia who are affected by the drought in the Horn of Africa.Receiving the UAE medical delegation ... Read more...

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UAE lauded for its work in Afghanistan


August 25th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS/WAM) Afghanistan is now involved in a strenuous nation-building process that requires consistency and commitment, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been helping the country ... Read more...

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Fergie wants to set up cancer charity


August 7th, 2011 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Hip hop group Black Eyed Peas' star Fergie wants to set up her own charity to help cancer survivors.The singer is a committed philanthropist and was ... Read more...

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Indian envoy to receive Liberia’s highest award (With Images)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Monrovia, July 24 (IANS) India's Honorary Consul General to Liberia Upjit Singh Sachdeva will receive the West African nation's highest award, the Knight Grand Commander, from President Ellen Johnson ... Read more...

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UN seeks $4 bn aid fund


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 22 (IANS/WAM) The UN needs $4.3 billion in the next six months to carry out humanitarian work, the world body says.Valerie Amos, the UN under secretary general ... Read more...

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Clooney feels unclean after award functions


July 11th, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actor George Clooney feels unclean after award functions because he has to campaign so much during such events."I had just come out of Oscar season and ... Read more...

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Fergie honoured for charity work


June 25th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Hip hop group Black Eyed Peas' star Fergie has been honoured for her humanitarian work at an AIDS charity event.The singer was the guest of ... Read more...

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Franco honoured for charity work


June 16th, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Actor James Franco has been honoured for his humanitarian work at an AIDS charity event.Franco received the Piaget award of inspiration for his philanthropy and contributions ... Read more...

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Salman shakes a leg with spastic kids


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan, known for his humanitarian work, Tuesday went out of his way to entertain a group of about 30 spastic children by ... Read more...

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George Clooney Recovered From Malaria, Sources Report


January 21st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Talented Hollywood actor George Clooney has recovered from an attack of Malaria and it was the second bout. Piers Morgan revealed the news on Twitter last ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro station to be named after Mother Teresa


January 15th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday announced that a proposed Metro railway station in New Barrackpore municipality of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district will be named after ... Read more...

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Douglas Perlitz Gets Sentenced For Prolonged Sexual Molestation Of Boys In Haiti


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A school founder in USA who was once hailed as a savior by Haitian young men was given a sentence of 20 years of imprisonment for ... Read more...

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‘Huge amount of humanitarian work still remains to be done in Pak’: UN official


December 11th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 11(ANI): UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, has said that humanitarian aid organizations have made significant headway in helping victims of the floods that ... Read more...

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Chelsea Handler And Jennifer Aniston: A Lethal Combo


December 7th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
At a comedy show in Newark, NJ that was telecast over the weekend, Handler found an accomplice in Jennifer to vent their bitterness on Ange. Choicest of expletives and abuse were ... Read more...

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Secretary of State is my last public position, says Hillary Clinton


December 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Dec.4 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is currently on a visit to Bahrain, has said she will not run for president in 2012, and will most likely ... Read more...

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Sean Penn to get lifetime award at Dubai film fest


November 24th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 23 (IANS) Veteran American actor Sean Penn will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) to be held Dec 12-19.The actor, ... Read more...

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George Clooney honoured for humanitarian work


November 19th, 2010 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney was honoured for his philanthropic works at a function in New York.The "Up In The Air" star attended the Ripple of Hope Awards ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom, Beth Ditto among big winners at Bambi Awards


November 13th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Orlando Bloom and Beth Ditto ruled Bambi Awards in Germany.A UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2009, 'The Pirates of The Caribbean' actor Bloom was honoured with the Charity Bambi ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta To Receive The Honorary Doctorate From The University Of East London!


November 6th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): University of East London (UEL) bestows Leading Bollywood actress Preity Zinta with an honorary doctorate of the Arts for her contribution to cinema and ... Read more...

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Jon Voight calls Time Magazine as ‘Anti Semitic’


September 16th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Angelina Jolie’s father – Jon Voight has managed to stir up a controversy with his statement that Time Magazine is ‘anti-Semitic’.The acclaimed actor thinks that the ... Read more...

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JuD among jihadi outfits openly involved in flood relief operations in Pak, finds survey


September 9th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 9 (ANI): Banned terrorist organisations such as Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT), Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and Harkatul Islami have been actively involved in flood relief operations in Pakistan, a survey has found.Banned Jihadi outfits ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Darfur biggest failure of my life: Clooney


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney, who recently received an Emmy for his humanitarian work to raise awareness about the crisis in Darfur, admits that his campaign has failed ... Read more...

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Mother was for immediate relief of poor, neglected: Reaseachers


August 26th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Mother Teresa believed in providing immediate relief to the poor and wanted to rub off the sufferings of the deprived and ailing, say researchers, rubbishing the claim that ... Read more...

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Mother Teresa’s birth centenary celebrations begin


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The official birth centenary celebrations of Mother Teresa began here Monday even as a clergyman said the Nobel Peace Prize winner's elevation to sainthood may take some more ... Read more...

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I am very goofy: Angelina Jolie


July 24th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie insists she is not as serious as she is perceived to be -- in fact she feels she is very goofy. The actress who ... Read more...

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Clooney to receive Emmy for charity work


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney will be honoured with an Emmy award for his humanitarian work, including hosting a telethon that raised $50 million for earthquake-hit Haiti. The "Up ... Read more...

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Vivek to teach dance to autistic children


July 14th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi continues his humanitarian work by associating himself with a social cause where he will interact with autistic children and teach them dance steps. Arts in ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart doesn’t want to be the next Angelina Jolie


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Kristen Stewart doesn't want to be the next Angelina Jolie, even though she finds her amazing.The 20-year-old 'Twilight' actress respects Jolie for her acting talent and commitment ... Read more...

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