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Not many game for voluntary blood donation


Thiruvananthapuram: Despite boasting of health indicators comparable to the West and high literacy levels,  the track record of the state where  voluntary blood donation is concerned, is quite dismal

Chennai gears up for the Joy of Giving week


A saree of actor Suhasini Maniratnam was auctioned for a price higher than a fancy saree of Aishwarya Rai here last year. The money generated went to charity. Perhaps, the rich in Chennai have valued

Pakistan expels Save the Children foreign staff

Pakistan has ordered all Save the Children's foreign staff to leave the country within four weeks in the wake of accusations linking the aid agency to a fake vaccination programme used in the hunt for

Warren Buffett ups remaining gift to his kids' charities


Warren Buffett is celebrating his 82nd birthday by giving each of his three children a big present: about $600 million worth of his company's stock for their charitable foundations.

Buffett announced

Rotarians boost cancer facility


The General Hospital, which is basking in a new image with a slew of renovation projects, is set to become a relief point for cancer patients, as a project is in the pipeline to give the cancer care s

Pak's well-known charity worker faces Taliban abduction threat


Pakistan's well-known social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi is facing abduction threat from Taliban, prompting the authorities here to provide him round-the-clock police protection.

Policemen had been dep

Cost to lunch with Warren Buffett: USD 3.5 million


The cost to dine with investor Warren Buffett has apparently spiked in value, with one deep-pocketed bidder forking over nearly USD 3.5 million during a charity auction.

The annual auction for a pri

Students bring smiles, financial assistance


A group of students of institute of Road & Transport Technology, Erode, visited an old age home and found that the home needed money to shift their premises.

The students organised a grand charity s

In Bengaluru, Bill Gates’ way to the future


He may not be the world’s richest anymore, but he has deep pockets. And a conscience!

In the IT capital on Friday for a closed door brainstorming session with the Who’s Who of industry, Bill Gates,

USAID to give $155 mn for education in Pakistan


The US government's aid agency USAID has pledged $155 million for enhancement of education in eastern Pakistan's Sindh province that is currently reeling under a severe flood.

US Consul General Willi

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.