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Bullock to be honoured for charity


May 10th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock is being honoured for her charity work.The actress has been selected to be admitted into 2012 Warren Easton Hall of Fame ... Read more...

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China saw 80 bn yuan in public donations in 2011


May 7th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) About 80 billion yuan ($12.6 billion) in public donations were made in China last year, a minister said Monday, citing a preliminary tally.Xinhua said the estimate ... Read more...

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Samsung sets up fund for poor kids’ education


February 16th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) As a gesture of philanthropy, electronics major Samsung Thursday committed to spend Rs.100 from the sale of every Galaxy Note, the company's latest android phone, ... Read more...

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Fonda calls for more women in showbiz


December 9th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Veteran actress Jane Fonda has urged Hollywood bosses to offer more behind-the-camera jobs to women in the showbiz industry."Until more women wield the power ... 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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Cameron, Penn honoured at Cinema for Peace Gala in Berlin


February 17th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Director James Cameron and Sean Penn have been honoured for their philanthropy at the Cinema for Peace Gala in Berlin.'Milk' star Penn was handed the event's Honorary ... Read more...

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Penn, Cameron honoured in Berlin


February 17th, 2011 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Actor Sean Penn and director James Cameron have been conferred with a special honour for their philanthropy in Berlin, Germany.Penn received the Honorary Award at the ... Read more...

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Arizona Boy Sells Toys To Raise $2.85 For Gabrielle Giffords


January 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nine year old Isaac Saldan from Craycroft Elementary school might not have made a big contribution for the treatment of congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot ... Read more...

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Hindu businessman to build mosque in Kozhikode


January 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Jan 19 (ANI): To promote communal harmony in the state, a Qatar-based Hindu businessman is building a mosque in Kerala.The mosque in Kozhikode will be the first to be built in ... Read more...

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Gulf-based Hindu builds mosque in Kerala


January 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A Qatar-based Hindu businessman is constructing a mosque in Kerala with the aim of promoting communal harmony. He claims it will be the first ... Read more...

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Ashok Kumar used to sketch in the nude: Granddaughter


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Ashok Kumar, better known as ‘Dadamoni' and an iconic figure in Indian cinema, used to sketch paintings in the bathroom in the nude, his granddaughter Anuradha Patel said ... Read more...

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UAE seeks to improve nursing care


November 7th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a study to improve nursing care in the hospitals, it was announced Sunday.The study will be conducted by the UAE Nursing and ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar to auction his art


September 24th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Doing his bit to contribute towards the flood relief in Pakistan –singing sensation Ali Zafar is soon to auction his art- proceeds of which would go towards ... Read more...

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Karan in New York for ‘My Name Is Khan’ English release


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. JhaMumbai, May 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is currently in New York for the release of the English version of "My Name Is Khan", which he says is ... Read more...

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Karan Johar in New York For Non-Diaspora Release of My Name is Khan


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Karan Johar is currently in New York for the release of the English version of My Name Is Khan in two theatres of New York on ... Read more...

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Hollywood Calling For Tiger Woods: Wanted For “Hangover” Sequel


December 21st, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just like "every cloud", the Tiger Woods' scandals have come up with their own silver lining. The golfer's numerous affairs seem to have stirred a little ... Read more...

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Tyler Perry donates $1 million to NAACP


November 26th, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, filmmaker Tyler Perry has given away $1 million to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to commemorate the 100th anniversary ... Read more...

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Abe Pollin Passes Away After Long Run At Wizards Proprietorship


November 25th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Nov. 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owner of the Washington Wizards, Abe Pollin, passed away yesterday. He was 85 years old at the time of death. The news was delivered ... Read more...

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MJ, Naomi Campbell honoured at African-American college gala


October 28th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 28 (ANI): Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige and Naomi Campbell have been feted by a leading African-American college for their achievements in the world of fashion and entertainment.The late ... Read more...

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Will, Jada Pinkett Smith to host Nobel Peace Prize Concert


September 30th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Hollywood actor Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett are set to host this year's Nobel Peace Prize Concert.The star couple said that they are both humbled and ... Read more...

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UAE charity to fund civil society organisations


September 28th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Emirates Foundation for Philanthropy has announced that it will offer substantial funding to civil society organisations working on social and educational development issues in the United ... Read more...

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IGNOU to start course in philanthropy


August 17th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is set to start a Master's programme in philanthropy so that trained people work for "the destitute, orphans, streetchildren, social ... Read more...

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Six members of NRI family killed, father rushes to US [Fourth Lead]


March 31st, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/Chennai, March 31 (IANS) An apparent case of murder-suicide has left six Indians dead and one critically injured in Santa Clara, California, with US police believing that financial distress may ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni donates proceeds of latest album to charity


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) French first lady Carla Bruni has done her bit of philanthropy by donating all proceeds of her latest album to charity.“I'm pleased that music can be used for ... Read more...

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JK Rowling gets Edinburghs top honour for contribution to literature


September 19th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Harry Potter creator JK Rowling has been honoured with Edinburgh''s most prestigious civic award for her contribution to literature.The prestigious Edinburgh Award was earlier won by Rankin, ... Read more...

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UN ecology experts look to new nature-given technologies


May 28th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bonn (Germany), May 28 (DPA) New technologies gleaned from observing nature are set to provide exciting applications in the decades ahead that will supersede current environmentally destructive practices, UN experts said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Kerala to host international conference on responsible tourism


March 1st, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 1 (IANS) Around 400 Indian and foreign delegates will get together in Kerala March 21-24 to learn about latest developments and practices in responsible tourism. Speakers from over 20 countries ... Read more...

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Google donates $3.5 mn to curb polio cases


February 21st, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Google Foundation, the social arm of Internet search engine Google, has donated $3.5 million to the Rotary International to curb polio from India and elsewhere in the ... Read more...

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Brangelina inspired Christian Slater to do more good


January 10th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): American actor Christian Slater is said to have been inspired into increasing his involvement with charities by humanitarian couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.The True Romance star has ... Read more...

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BAFTA to honour Richard Curtis


November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin
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