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Make CSR mandatory, says philanthropist Sitaram Jindal


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The idea of legislation for corporate houses to make charity mandatory might sound pushy, but veteran industry warhorse Sitaram Jindal, who set up his ... Read more...

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Gaga, Bieber named most charitable stars


December 29th, 2011 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga and teen sensation Justin Bieber have been named the most charitable stars of 2011.Gaga, who is a vocal campaigner for gay ... Read more...

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First generation entrepreneurs give more than traditional rich: Gates


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Self-made billionaire Bill Gates Thursday said it is the dynastic rich, and not first-generation entrepreneurs, who have reservations about parting with their wealth for charitable ... Read more...

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Gates, Buffet in Indian capital with their ‘Giving Pledge’


March 24th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Two of the world's richest people, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and legendary investor Warren Buffett, arrived in the Indian capital Thursday to a packed ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg & Dustin Moskovitz pledge half of their fortunes to charity


December 11th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The co-founders of the popular social networking site Facebook – Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz have pledged half of their fortunes to charity. They are ... Read more...

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Microsoft co-founder to donate fortune to charity


July 16th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 16 (DPA) Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has pledged to donate the majority of his $13.5 billion fortune to charity. Allen's pledge came just weeks after his former business partner, Bill ... Read more...

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India native sentenced in California for international drug conspiracy


March 31st, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A Bakersfield, California resident and Canada national was sentenced to 23 and a half years in prison for drug trafficking charges, prosecutors announced on Tuesday.Harjeet Mann, 51, ... Read more...

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Third crasher wanted to dance with Michelle Obama, Hillary


January 16th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Carlos Allen, the third White House crasher at President Barack Obama's State Dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, says he wanted to dance with Michelle ... Read more...

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Lohan to visit Guatemala for charity work


December 28th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan is planning a trip to Guatemala for charity work after returning from a visit to India, said her mother Dina Lohan. The "Mean Girls" ... Read more...

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Jolie to be honoured at Arab Children’s Congress


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie's will be honoured at the Arab Children's Congress for her philanthropic efforts. The "Tomb Raider" star flew out to Amman, Jordan, with her seven-year-old ... Read more...

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Halle Berry says daughter made her a better human being


February 21st, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Hollywood actress Halle Berry, who won the Powerful woman award, at Essence magazines black woman in Hollywood luncheon, revealed that it is her daughter Nahla, who has ... Read more...

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Prince Harrys charity fails to deliver promised money to orphanage


October 26th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 26 (ANI): Prince Harrys Sentebale, a charity set up to help vulnerable children and young people in Lesotho, has landed in a feud over finances promised to an orphanage ... Read more...

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Matt Damon wants daughters to follows his philanthropic ways


October 25th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Hollywood actor Matt Damon wants his daughters to grow up into humanitarians without celebrity lifestyle going to their head.The The Talented Mr. Ripley actor, who is very ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio honours inspirational Paul Newman


October 1st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has said that the late legendary actor Paul Newman will remain a mentor to all actors for leading an inspirational life.The Titanic heartthrob remembered ... Read more...

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Paul Newman leaves behind extraordinary legacy


September 30th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): Legendary actor and humanitarian Paul Newman, who passed away at 83 after longed cancer battle, has left behind an extraordinary legacy.The generous philanthropist, who died at his ... Read more...

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Paul Newman ”Was My Hero”, says Julia Roberts


September 29th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): Pretty Woman Julia Roberts has revealed that the Hollywood legend Paul Newman, who recently passed away at 83, was her mentor.The Oscar-winning actress, who had recently attended ... Read more...

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