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Sulabh promises to help widows of Brindavan


August 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Sulabh International has pledged to give a life a dignity to the 1,700 odd widows of Brindavan who spend their sunset years in pain.Responding ... Read more...

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Marc Anthony supports charity for orphans


August 11th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Marc Anthony hosted a fundraiser event in New York for an orphanage.The 43-year-old hosted the event for Maestro Cares Foundation, which supports a ... Read more...

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UAE charity group launches iftar project in Pakistan


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched its iftar project in Pakistan through which food and clothes will be ... Read more...

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Rockers are treated like orphans: Suraj Jagan (With Image)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Singer Suraj Jagan, one of the pioneers of the Indian rock scene, says the genre is not readily accepted by masses and rockers all ... Read more...

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Syko to compose song for Enrique Iglesias disc


July 7th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Rapper Syko, who records for Don Omar's Orfanato Music Group label, was brimming with satisfaction Friday at being given the chance to write a song ... Read more...

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UAE to have special village for orphans


July 5th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 5 (IANS/WAM) A special village for orphans, abandoned children and those of unknown parentage is being built in Umm Al Qaiwain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ... Read more...

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Garfield named ambassador of orphans


July 1st, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actor Andrew Garfield has been roped in as the ambassador for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO).Garfield, who played orphaned Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spider-Man", ... Read more...

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Poor HIV/AIDS infected to get financial aid in Delhi


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The capital Saturday became the first state in the country to provide a life-long financial assistance ranging from Rs.1,000-2,500 a month to poor people infected ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin returns to Broadway


June 29th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin is set to return to Broadway in a new production of 1983 play "Orphans". He will play a wealthy gentleman in the show.The ... Read more...

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Hazare celebrates 75th birthday with underprivileged kids


June 15th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar, June 15 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Friday celebrated his 75th birthday with hundreds of children at a rehabilitation centre in Ahmednagar, around 40 km from his hometown ... Read more...

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Japan to help J&K; in social welfare schemes


June 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Japan is keen to share its experience and technology linked to the field of social welfare with Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Wednesday.A Japanese delegation met ... Read more...

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Highlights of Delhi budget


May 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Highlights of the Delhi budget for 2012-13 presented Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit:- Scholarships for students belonging to th Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes(ST), other backward classes (OBCs) and ... Read more...

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‘Loving moms’ of Shanghai women help out orphans


May 26th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 26 (IANS) Ten Shanghai women have established an organisation called 'Loving Mom' that collects donations to send sick and poverty-stricken children from other provinces to the city for ... Read more...

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Oman industrialist good Samaritan for Vidarbha farm widows


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 23 (IANS) Widows of Vidarbha farmers who ended their lives unable to bear the stress of high debt have found a good Samaritan in an Oman-based industrialist. ... Read more...

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India to mount ‘all-out efforts’ for NRI children’s return


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Incensed by Norway's move to extend residence permits of two Indian children under foster care, India Thursday said it would make "all out" efforts to ... Read more...

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India protests Norway move on NRI couple’s children


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) An enraged India Wednesday protested Norway's move to make efforts to extend residence permits of two Indian children under foster care, despite efforts from their ... Read more...

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Welfare homes themselves violate child rights: Agnivesh


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The institutions responsible for the welfare of children themselves violate child rights, activist Swami Agnivesh said Monday, referring to the alleged abuse of inmates in ... Read more...

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Pakistan pushing drugs into Punjab: Kuldip Nayar


January 12th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Columnist Kuldip Nayar Wednesday blamed Pakistan for supplying drugs across the border in Punjab.Talking to IANS after a meeting with election commission officials over the ... Read more...

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Ashram owner held in Rajasthan, charged with sexual exploitation


January 4th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) Rajasthan police have arrested the owner of an 'ashram' on charges of sexually exploiting children belonging to poor families, police said Wednesday.Ram Singh, 35, the owner ... Read more...

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Dubai ruler wants to honour mothers on accession day


January 1st, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 1 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has asked officials not to celebrate his accession day but ... Read more...

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Bringing positive life to positive children (With Image) (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 29th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) They sit on a mat in a modest building, innocent eyes wandering while a blackboard in the background reads "all is well". Parvati and Amar ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton visits orphans in Bali


November 18th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton took time out from her week-long vacation in Indonesia to visit two orphanages in Bali.The 30-year-old posted a photo of herself with ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills 10 at Burmese orphanage


November 14th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by BNO News
MYITKYINA, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people were killed on late Sunday evening when a bomb exploded at an orphanage in northern Burma (Myanmar), two Burmese news organizations in exile ... Read more...

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10 killed in Myanmar bomb blast


November 14th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Nov 14 (IANS) At least 10 people, including two women, were confirmed dead and 23 as injured in a bomb blast that occurred in Myanmar's northern Kachin state Sunday ... Read more...

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Pact signed to sponsor 5,000 Indonesian orphans


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has signed an agreement with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to jointly sponsor 5,000 Indonesian children orphaned by ... Read more...

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Four girls flee from Delhi observation home


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Four minor girls escaped from an observation home in west Delhi, police said Monday.The girls, aged between 14 to 16, escaped early Sunday, eluding the ... Read more...

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Gerard Butler receiving death threats


September 14th, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scottish actor Gerard Butler increased his security team at the ongoing Toronto Film Festival after receiving death threats.The 41-year-old was promoting his role in controversial ... Read more...

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40 orphans honoured in Dubai


September 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 9 (IANS/WAM) A total of 40 orphans have been honoured in Dubai for their outstanding academic performance.Minister of Social Affairs Maryam Al Roumi honoured them as part of ... Read more...

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UAE Red Crescent hosts Iftar parties in Jerusalem


August 31st, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent hosted massive Iftar parties in different parts of Jerusalem during last days of Ramadan.Over 6,000 poor men, women, orphans and people with ... Read more...

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China to crack down crimes that violate minors


August 21st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) China has ordered a crackdown on crimes that "violate the interests of minors" in a bid to "safeguard social stability", a top official said.Chinese vice minister ... Read more...

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Women awarded for exemplary work for marginalised kids


August 19th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Three women have been awarded by the ministry of women and child development for their exemplary work for the welfare of marginalised children in different ... Read more...

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Iftar hosted for 35 orphans in UAE


August 19th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) An Iftar was hosted Thursday for 35 orphans in collaboration with Action Care Organisation and the UAE Red Crescent Authority at the Emirates Palace ... Read more...

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UAE charity hands out food aid in Palestine


August 13th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) A charity from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has distributed thousands of food parcels to people in Palestinian camps.The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation, as ... Read more...

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26-year-old wins Mrs. Russia beauty pageant


July 31st, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 26-year-old married woman from Rostov city has won the Mrs. Russia 2011 beauty pageant and will represent the country at the Mrs. Universe next ... Read more...

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Adopted Chinese Americans begin root-seeking journey


July 28th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Adopted Chinese children from 90 American families have begun a journey to their native country in search of their roots.The China-born children - aged four to ... Read more...

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