Topic: Charity
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September 08, 2014

Icy logic: Choosing a charity with your head and heart

Ben Carter and Keith Moore - One of your friends on social media takes a drenching from a bucket of icy water and suggests you do the same. The aim is to raise funds for the ALS Association, a US-based charity. Do you fill the bucket right away - or stop to ask if this is the charity you most want ...

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September 06, 2014

Brangelina give photo cash to charity

California They enchanted the world when photos were released of their beautiful wedding.But Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may have said ‘I do’ to a substantial number for the images before their walk down the aisle. Radar Online is reporting that the famous couple received a total of ...

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August 14, 2014

Early Test finish benefits homeless charity

LONDON - England's defeat of India inside three days in the fourth Test at Manchester's Old Trafford may not have been good news for ground authorities who lost out on two days' worth of takings and it certainly wasn't good for the tourists. But England's win, which put the hosts 2-1 up in the ...

DiCaprio raises $25m at French charity gala

AgenciesNICE, FranceHollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has raised more than $25 million at a charity gala in France for his foundation which aims at protecting the environment and endangered species.The fundraiser late Wednesday in the chic Riviera seaside resort of Saint-Tropez included an auction ...

Pilot circumventing globe for charity crashes off US coast

HAWAII - Seventeen year old Pakistani-American Harris Sulaiman who was circumventing the globe in a single engine turbo-prop to raise funds for charity met with an accident off the US coast, reported a private TV channel.According to the channel, Harris was on his final leg of the journey and took ...

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July 21, 2014

Applegate turns out for charity gala

BTGLOS ANGELES Christina Applegate was among the twinkle-toed celebrities who turned out for a charity gala to provide dance education to disadvantaged children.The Anchorman actress was joined by Dharma and Greg star Jenna Elfman, Modern Family starlet Sarah Hyland and singer Paula Abdul for the ...

Nawaz, Imran to play Afridi’s charity match

LAHORE - The Twenty20 charity match planned by Pakistan’s flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi to raise funds for the displaced people of North Waziristan, has been postponed.“The match will now take place after the tour to Sri Lanka and the good thing is that Prime Minister, Nawaz ...

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June 28, 2014

Charity Terrorism

It is no secret that many militant Islamic parties like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), responsible for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, use charity fronts to fund terrorist activities. As soon as one organization is banned, it changes its name and re-registers itself as a charity. The Let has many such names, the ...

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June 28, 2014

Afridi to stage charity T20 for refugees

KARACHI - Pakistan cricket legend Shahid Afridi said Friday he is planning a Twenty20 match to raise money for almost half a million people displaced by a military operation in the country's northwest.More than 470,000 have fled the offensive against strongholds of the Taliban and other militants ...

US names JuD a ‘foreign terrorist organisation’

Washington - The US State Department has named a self-proclaimed Pakistani charity as a ‘foreign terrorist organisation’, a status that freezes any assets it has under US jurisdiction.Jamaat-ud-Dawa calls itself a humanitarian charity but is widely seen as a front organization for the ...

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June 27, 2014, 8:14 pm

Afridi to stage charity T20 match for IDPs

KARACHI- Pakistan ace cricketer Shahid Afridi said that he is planning a Twenty20 match to raise funds for the people displaced by the military operation in Pakistan's northwest region. "I am in talks with the authorities and will soon announce a Twenty20 match in Lahore to raise funds," he told ...

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June 23, 2014

Charity at Taxila

WAH CANTT - A UK-based charity organisation on Sunday distributed dowry items and foodstuff among the poor and deserving people in Taxila.Assistant Commissioner Shahid Imran distributed dowry items among deserving as well as orphan girls while free food items were distributed among 175 families ...

Charity inspired by Prince Charles honours Pakistan's Mahmood

LONDON - Pakistan cricketer AzharMahmood has been honoured by a leading Anglo-Asian charity set up at the suggestion of Britain's Prince Charles.All-rounder Mahmood has become an official ambassador of the British Asian Trust, the first Pakistani cricketer to be given such an appointment. He joins ...

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June 04, 2014

Charity begins at home

The Culture Department of Sindh, through its endowment fund is helping numerous artists and writers, who are old and need financial aid, mostly for medical purposes. This is a very nominal sum which, does not cover all the treatment, but does help them, it is a good gesture and should be ...

High level vacancies Applicants must be Mir, Butt, Dar or Khawaja. Chaudrie may also apply 'Charity begins at home' Don't you know

High level vacancies Applicants must be Mir, Butt, Dar or Khawaja. Chaudrie may also apply'Charity begins at home' Don't you know

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May 27, 2014

Bieber donates $545,000 to charity

ShowCannesJustin Bieber isn’t all bad. The singer has donated $545,000 to charity. Justin attended the amfAR gala in Cannes, and matched another wealthy man’s pledge to AIDS research, TMZ reports.The singer did so without fanfare and confirmed the donation despite being asked if he was ...

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May 06, 2014

Beckham, 1D give millions to charity

DMLondon-David Beckham, author J K Rowling and boyband One Direction were among 165 donors who gave away more than £1 million each. Overall Britain’s super-rich gave more than £2 billion of their cash to charity last year. The 13th annual philanthropy survey among those who appear ...

Dying Britisher raises record sum for charity

BBC London -A teenage blogger with terminal cancer has raised £1m for charity and posted a final message to his followers. Stephen Sutton, 19, from Burntwood, in Staffordshire, was diagnosed with bowel cancer aged 15 and started raising funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust.On Tuesday, he posted ...

Charity linked to Erdogan’s son received $100m in aid

ISTANBUL : A charity at which Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s son sits on the board, received more than $100 million of aid over a four-year period, the government said on Thursday amid graft claims roiling the government. In a written answer to a parliamentary question, Deputy ...

Elite umpires donate $10,000 to Operation Cleft charity

PARBATIPUR- The Elite Panel of ICC Umpires Thursday made a donation of US$10,000 to the Operation Cleft charity, a unique Rotary project that provides free cleft repair surgery for underprivileged children in Bangladesh.  Members of the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, Kumar Dharmasena and Richard ...

Canadian High Commission organises charity cricket event

ISLAMABAD  - Canadian High Commission in Pakistan arranged a four-team cricket tournament for the noble cause at Marghazar Cricket Ground to raise funds for a charity organisation.Led by Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Greg Giokas, the Canadian High Commission cricket team, the Maple ...

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February 10, 2014, 11:52 pm

Charity campaign for burnt baby raises £ 10,000 in three days

Peshawar-A charity campaign to bring a seriously burned baby boy from Pakistan to Scotland for treatment raised almost £ 10,000 in three days. Three-month-old Mohammad Sudais suffered third degree burns in a gas explosion at his home in Peshawar seven weeks ago. The accident claimed the ...

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December 23, 2013

Couple goes green for charity

SNLOS ANGELES-A couple painted themselves green and dressed as movie characters Shrek and Princess Fiona to get hitched in a fairytale wedding. Amanda and Nathan Gibbs used their big day to raise money for charity.The pair had planned a small ceremony but after losing several friends to cancer, ...

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December 21, 2013

Butler in charity trip to Liberia

Liberia (BT): Gerard Butler has swapped Hollywood for the kitchen as he became a volunteer for a charity which provides a daily meal for hundreds of thousands of the world’s poorest children. During a four-day trip to Liberia in Africa this month, the big screen star helped cooks prepare and ...

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December 14, 2013

Nadal wins Prague charity poker event

PRAGUE - Rafael Nadal showed he was not tired of dethroning world number one players when he saw off Daniel Negreanu to win a charity poker tournament. The 100,000-euro tournament was the first-ever live poker event for Nadal, who has been a fervent poker player since a knee injury sidelined him ...

Christmas charity bazaar attracts visitors

ISLAMABAD - Islamabad-based non-governmental organisation, Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (PODA), organised a two-day Christmas Charity Bazaar, which attracted visitors from far-flung areas.“Women’s economic empowerment can help improve their social status and needs to be ...

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November 26, 2013

Paying back the charity

US President Barrack Obama pledged to released the long-awaited US$ 1.6 billion aid to Pakistan, during the visit of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Evidently, the amount says a lot about the future mutual relationship between Pakistan and US. Pakistan’s administration during the All ...

Fun City organises baking activities for charity

ISLAMABAD (PR): Fun City organized baking activities under the Mayor’s Little Workers Union-CSR programme. Among the participants were students of Liberal Arts High School Islamabad and Hillsdale School Islamabad, who under the guidance and supervision Nuna Adnan at Mrs Mayor Cafeon ...

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November 09, 2013

Sia gives Eminem money in charity

BBCCANBERRA -Australian singer Sia will donate proceeds from her recent collaboration with Eminem, a track called Beautiful Pain. She recorded the duet for the rapper’s new album, which features a series of homophobic slurs on the song Rap God.  Sia, who identifies herself as ...

October 22, 2013

In the name of charity

The collection of sacrificial hides has been a lucrative business on Eid-ul-Adha as religious, political and welfare outfits spring into action to generate funds for their vested interests in the name of charity. On the pretext of charity, these outfits collect sacrificial animals' hides but do not ...