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When 50 taxi drivers in China helped an ailing colleague


September 8th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) A group of 50 taxi drivers in east China's Zhejiang province are selflessly driving an ailing co-worker's cab to help his family fight poverty and disease.When ... Read more...

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Kerala to foot ailing actor Thilakan’s medical bills


August 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) Kerala will take care of the medical bills of veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan, 74, who in a critical condition after suffering two heart attacks, Health Minister ... Read more...

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A.K.Hangal: Once an actor, always an actor (Obituary)


August 26th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) He faced the cameras first when he was 50. At 96, he took to the fashion runway on a wheelchair. At 97, he gave ... Read more...

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Human hockey puck sues organisers


August 10th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nashville, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A radio personality in Nashville is suing hockey team the ‘Nashville Predators’ over an alleged injury after their ‘human hockey puck’ stunt. Radio Presenter Adam Davis agreed ... Read more...

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Hilton donates $5,000 to struggling fan


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton has donated $5,000 to a fan suffering from a muscle disease.She met Mike Oliveri, who has muscular dystrophy, in a nightclub ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton donates $5,000 to struggling fan


July 31st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paris Hilton touched the hearts of many when she donated to her sick fan namely, Mike Oliveri $5000. The fun was struggling from an illness which ... Read more...

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Donations pour in for Chinese keeping hospitalised wife alive


July 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) A Chinese man who avoided paying medical bills to keep his wife alive has evoked an emotional response among netizens who have donated over 330,000 yuan ... Read more...

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Usher’s ex-wife cannot afford life support system


July 16th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond will soon be forced to take off her 11-year-old son Kyle Glover from the life support system as the insurance ... Read more...

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Rural restaurants for food security - and jobs too (Comment)


May 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
In every religion, culture and civilization, feeding the poor and hungry is considered amongst the most noble deeds. In the Hindu religion, for instance, one is able to do one's ... Read more...

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DCW meets CM, offers to rehabilitate baby Falak


January 29th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Sunday met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and offered to rehabilitate the two-year-old battered baby Falak, if she survived ... Read more...

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Hundreds step forward to pay Anna’s medical bills


August 31st, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Hundreds of Anna Hazare supporters have stepped forward to pay the activist's hospital bill if the 74-year-old is charged. The help poured in a ... Read more...

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USAA sued over car crash claims


May 19th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) USAA Insurance Co. has been sued for the way that they handle car crash claims. The suit claims that USAA uses fraudulent means to deny beneficiaries ... Read more...

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Most Americans think health care system needs change: Survey


April 7th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): Nearly 72 percent of Americans taking part in a Commonwealth Fund survey think the country's health care system needs change.The survey also reveals strong support for more patient-centered ... Read more...

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Californian woman sues after slipping on banana peel


March 7th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Californian woman is claiming undisclosed amount in damages after she slipped on a banana peel. The 58-year-old woman was shopping in one of the shops of ... Read more...

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Anhalt to sell Gabor’s clothes to pay bills


February 17th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt is reportedly planning to sell the 94-year-old's $600,000 collection of fur coats to pay for her ever-increasing medical ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor’s hubby selling off her clothes to pay for her medical bills


February 16th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband is apparently planning to sell the 94-year-old star's 600,000-dollar collection of fur coats to pay for her mounting medical bills.Prince Frederic von Anhalt - ... Read more...

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Parents put up for auction in Pakistan


February 11th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Five handicapped siblings, suffering from a degenerative disease, put up their old parents for auction in Pakistan's Punjab province as the family had nothing to eat and had ... Read more...

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A.K. Hangal becomes showstopper for designer Riyaz Ganji


February 8th, 2011 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) It was a sight never seen before as ailing veteran actor A.K. Hangal 'walked' the ramp in a wheelchair for fashion designer Riyaz Ganji for his summer ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor will remain in mansion after sale, says hubby


January 29th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt may have decided to put their Los Angeles mansion up for sale, but he has a "non-negotiable condition" for potential ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan Extends A Helping Hand Towards The Ailing A. K. Hangal


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A. K. Hangal, the actor of yesteryears, is in a pitiful state at 95-year. He has been suffering from age related illness and his family, which consists of his 75-year ... Read more...

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Amitabh offers support to A.K. Hangal


January 21st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After Aamir Khan, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has come forward to offer support to ailing veteran actor A.K. Hangal, who is languishing in penury."It has been sad ... Read more...

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Aamir assures his support to A.K. Hangal


January 20th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Aamir Khan says he will do the needful for 95-year-old character artist A.K. Hangal who is languishing in penury. "Certainly we need to do something. ... Read more...

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Actor A.K Hangal: Given Help By MNS Cine Workers Association Chief


January 20th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A.K Hangal, the veteran actor who has worked in more than 200 films in Bollywood in the past 50 years is going through quite a tough time in real life ... Read more...

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Bollywood ignores ailing, broke veteran A.K. Hangal


January 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) He played onscreen father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle to many top notch Bollywood actors, but today 95-year-old A.K. Hangal - the famous 'Rahim Chacha' of "Sholay" - lies ... Read more...

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US wary of China’s military, intelligence support to Kenya: Wikileaks


December 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9(ANI): The United States believes that China was providing military and intelligence support to Kenya with the help of a corrupt official, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by ... Read more...

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Struggling Mom Sells Her Handwritten Obama Letter To Meet Her Needs


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At times poverty prompts us to part with some of our most important assets, with which we are emotionally connected. The notion holds true for Jennifer ... Read more...

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Struggling Mom Sells Handwritten Obama Letter


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A mother in Michigan who is struggling financially has sold a handwritten letter from none other than the President of the United States, Barack Obama, in order to ... Read more...

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Woman sells Obama’s letter for $7,000 to pay for house


November 1st, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 1 (ANI): A woman who received a letter from US President Obama in a response to a complaint she had sent him, is now selling the letter to an ... Read more...

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Woman Who Perpetrated Cancer Scam Gets 15 Years in Prison


October 30th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman from Maryland who scammed money from her friends and good Samaritans has been sentenced to a fifteen year prison term today by a judge who deemed ... Read more...

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McDonald’s not dropping health benefits


October 1st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve Russell, Senior Vice President of popular fast food chain McDonald’s has refuted earlier speculation that the company was thinking about scrapping some employee health care ... Read more...

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‘Dumb bank robber’ busted after boasting of raid on Facebook


September 27th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): A bank robber dubbed the 'Where's Waldo' is as dumb as they come - the bandit was arrested after boasting about his raid on Facebook.FBI agents seized ... Read more...

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Dell’s 7-Inch Tablet Computer Set To Rival iPad


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what can best be described as healthy competition between computer giants Della and Apple, the gadget freaks are sure to rejoice as Dell gave ... Read more...

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26/11 victim’s wife fights for survival


September 17th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Two years ago, she would relax after her children left for school. But now she has to take her husband - a victim of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Edwina Rogers Finds Herself In Awkward Position On ‘Real Housewives Of DC’


September 10th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the latest episode of 'Real Housewives of DC', Cat was seen meeting up with the Republican political lobbyist Edwina Rogers for tea. The awkward conversation ... Read more...

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American Female, Who Underwent Avoidable Mastectomy, To Attain $198,000 As Part Of A Resolution


August 11th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 11, 2010 (Just Flashed): A female named Ana Jimenez-Salgado had submitted herself to a double mastectomy. Nevertheless, to her dismay, she subsequently understood that she was not plagued by breast ... Read more...

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