People should donate 10% of their incomes to charity: Dr Subhash Chandra

Essel Group Chairman Dr Subhash Chandra attended the inaugural session of 'Rashtriya Sewa Sangam' held in New Delhi and encouraged people to donate more and more to the poor.

Charity from foreign lands has hidden motives: RSS leader

Charity from foreign lands has hidden motives and such service is just like business, a top RSS functionary on Saturday claimed at a convention of nearly 800 Sangh-backed organisations that commenced here.

Rumble in the rectory: Irish priest takes to the ring

An Irish Catholic priest gave a whole new meaning to "white collar boxing" at the weekend after taking to the ring to battle a parishioner in a charity fight.

Robert Downey Jr. presents 'Iron Man' arm to disabled boy
Robert Downey Jr. presents 'Iron Man' arm to disabled boy

Actor Robert Downey Jr. became a real life superhero after he gifted a 3D bionic "Iron Man" arm to a little boy who was born with a partially developed right arm.

George Clooney to visit Sandwich chain for charity
George Clooney to visit Sandwich chain for charity

An Edinburgh sandwich shop owner is all set to welcome George Clooney later this year after the Hollywood star accepted an invite to support the business.

Alec Baldwin sings with Chance the Rapper for charity
Alec Baldwin sings with Chance the Rapper for charity

Actor Alec Baldwin rapped with Chance the Rapper at the Louder Than a Bomb youth poetry festival, which raises funds for an arts organisation that promotes youth literacy, leadership and storytelling.

Widows to play Holi in Vrindavan
Widows to play Holi in Vrindavan

  Breaking age-old barriers, thousands of widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan will sprinkle colours on each other as part of Holi celebrations beginning March 3 in the temple town.

Taylor Swift donates USD 50,000 to New York public schools
Taylor Swift donates USD 50,000 to New York public schools

Country star Taylor Swift has made a donation of USD 50,000 to New York public schools.

'People act wiser in scarcity'

Scarcity of resources can turn people wiser, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Farhan Akhtar set for 'Sounds of Freedom'
Farhan Akhtar set for 'Sounds of Freedom'

 Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar will enthrall music lovers at the Sounds of Freedom (SOF) concert here March 3.

Chriss Pratt visits kids' hospital in action hero costume
Chriss Pratt visits kids' hospital in action hero costume

 Actors Chriss Pratt and Chris Evans visited a children's hospital dressed up in different costumes.

Justin Bieber's shoes sold for over USD 62,000 at auction
Justin Bieber's shoes sold for over USD 62,000 at auction

 Pop sensation Justin Bieber's show has fetched more than USD 62,000 at a charity auction organised by eBay.

Angelina Jolie firmly opposed to child marriage

 Angelina Jolie, who is a human rights activist, has spoken about her stand against child marriage in a magazine interview.

Alia Bhatt joins charity fundraiser
Alia Bhatt joins charity fundraiser

Actress Alia Bhatt has joined a charity fundraiser to support proper nutrition for cancer-stricken children.

Naomi Campbell to open London Fashion Week with charity show
Naomi Campbell to open London Fashion Week with charity show

Supermodel Naomi Campbell will open the upcoming London Fashion Week by hosting a catwalk show, as a part of her Fashion for Relief charity, and as an auction to help raise money to fight Ebola disease.

Chris Evans, Chris Pratt make Super Bowl bet for charity
Chris Evans, Chris Pratt make Super Bowl bet for charity

Actors Chris Evans and Chris Pratt have agreed to a Super Bowl bet for charity.

Dansuese Alakananda Roy works with convicts again, this time on Christ

Danseuse Alakananda Roy, who introduced 'culture therapy' for prisoners with a Tagore dance drama about seven years ago, is back with a production on Jesus Christ to be performed again by inmates of correctional homes of West Bengal.

Akshay Kumar launches campaign to end poverty, inequality
Akshay Kumar launches campaign to end poverty, inequality

Actor Akshay Kumar, who is leading Indian celebrity online support for global Action/2015, says the campaign is all about taking action to end poverty and inequality, and providing equal opportunities for all.

Rihanna designs bags for charity
Rihanna designs bags for charity

R&B star Rihanna, actress Sarah Jessica Parker, comedienne Rachel Feinstein, model Jourdan Dunn and author Leandra Medine have teamed up with an Italian fashion brand to design bags for charity.

Ben Affleck receives humanitarian award at PCA
Ben Affleck receives humanitarian award at PCA

'Gone Girl' star Ben Affleck was named the favourite humanitarian at the People's Choice Awards.