philanthropy

Watch: Mulund couple provides free food to needy every day

Tanna family provides free tiffin services from Mulund, Mumbai to more than 100 needy people everyday in the memory of their son.

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Dec 07, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

Bill and Melinda Gates thank India for Padma Bhushan

Philanthropist couple Bill and Melinda Gates Wednesday thanked the Indian government for naming them for Padma Bhushan, one of the country`s top civilian honours, saying they were excited to see the progress India was making.

Jan 28, 2015, 18:59 PM IST
Brad Pitt inspires Shia LaBeouf?

Brad Pitt inspires Shia LaBeouf?

Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt has reportedly inspired his 'Fury' co-star Shia LaBeouf to do more charity work.

Oct 27, 2014, 09:28 AM IST
Thaman's concert to raise funds for Hudhud victims

Thaman's concert to raise funds for Hudhud victims

Composer S.S. Thaman will perform here Sunday at Thaman Unplugged - Music for a Cause. The proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Chief Minister's relief fund for the victims of Hudhud cyclone in Andhra Pradesh.

Oct 18, 2014, 14:28 PM IST
Leonardo DiCaprio donates $2 mn for marine cause

Leonardo DiCaprio donates $2 mn for marine cause

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has announced that his foundation will donate $2 million to an international collaborative funding organisation, Oceans 5, which works to establish marine reserves and stop overfishing in the world's oceans.

Oct 17, 2014, 16:33 PM IST

Bill Gates in bid to boost charity amongst India's rich

US billionaire Bill Gates will dine with some of India`s wealthiest people this weekend in a bid to encourage them to give more to charity, in a country where the rich are still seen as relatively tight-fisted.

Sep 20, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

Infosys Foundation to spend Rs 249 cr in fiscal 2015

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of India's second largest IT firm Infosys, will spend Rs 249 crore during fiscal 2015 through various initiatives aimed at promoting education, improving health and assisting rural development.

Sep 15, 2014, 22:52 PM IST
'Satyamev Jayate' an emotional journey for me: Aamir Khan

'Satyamev Jayate' an emotional journey for me: Aamir Khan

From inviting stars to using social networking sites to having live interaction with the people, the third season of 'Satyamev Jayate', going on air Sep 21, will have many new elements. The show's host Aamir Khan said it has been an emotional journey for him.

Aug 27, 2014, 20:58 PM IST
Scarlett Johansson designs T-shirt for a cause

Scarlett Johansson designs T-shirt for a cause

Actress Scarlett Johansson has teamed up with women's group, Planned Parenthood, to design a T-shirt for one of their fundraising campaigns.

Aug 27, 2014, 18:51 PM IST

"I have a competitive drive," says Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova recently revealed the secret behind her success is her `competitive drive`, which helped her achieve triumph in every aspect of life.

Aug 23, 2014, 13:47 PM IST

Eva Longoria credits sister for philanthropy

Actress Eva Longoria has credited her "developmentally disabled" sister Elizabeth for inspiring her to get involved with charity work at a young age.

Nov 27, 2013, 14:25 PM IST

Azim Premji tops philanthropy list with donation of Rs 8,000 cr

When it comes to philanthropy, Indians don't share the table with the likes of Bill Gates but still there are a few who do really donate and the latest list is topped by Azim Premji of Wipro.

Nov 13, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

My son is heaven on toast: Charlize Theron

Actress Charlize Theron, who is heavily involved with her charity works, says her work became even more meaningful after adopting Jackson.

Oct 10, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

Ex-CEC Quraishi to start innings in philanthropy

After a six-year tenure in the poll body, former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi is set to launch another innings in philanthropy.

Nov 11, 2012, 13:49 PM IST

Natives remember Satya Sai Baba for philanthropy

The demise of Satya Sai
Baba came as a deep shock for those are engaged in various
social programmes launched by the godman through his trust in
Andhra Pradesh.

Apr 24, 2011, 23:48 PM IST

Portman, Holmes to be honoured for philanthropy

Natalie Portman, Jennifer Garner and Katie Holmes are set to be honoured by Variety for their involvement with charitable causes.

Sep 09, 2010, 10:29 AM IST

4 Indian women among Forbes `Heroes Of Philanthropy`

Four Indian women corporate leaders have made it to the Forbes` list of Asia Pacific`s 48 "Heroes Of Philanthropy".

Mar 05, 2010, 23:58 PM IST

‘Philanthropy in India needs to be more strategic’

Donors giving in India are not
making the most of their money and philanthropy market in
India is not working effectively, a new research has claimed.

Sep 27, 2009, 18:21 PM IST

Now, a course in philanthropy

IGNOU is set to start a Master`s programme in philanthropy so that trained people work for `the destitute, orphans, streetchildren and physically challenged`.

Aug 18, 2009, 10:51 AM IST