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Only one percent Indians donate organs: Experts

 Only one percent of Indians donate their organs after death while in western nations around 70-80 percent of the people pledge their organs, according to health experts.

Donating for a cause: Organ donation on rise in India

Organ transplantation has been one of the superlative advances of modern science that has resulted in many patients acquiring a renewed lease of life with cadaver organ donation fast developing into a major treatment protocol.

Rs 26 lakh pours into Aam Aadmi Party's coffers

A day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sought donations for the AAP, the party got more than Rs.13 lakh on Wednesday, with a leader saying it was "just the beginning".

Leonardo DiCaprio donates USD 15 million
Leonardo DiCaprio donates USD 15 million

Superstar Leonardo DiCaprio has donated USD 15 million to help save the planet.

Former Olympic champion Claudia Pechstein appeals for donations to clear name
Former Olympic champion Claudia Pechstein appeals for donations to clear name

Former Olympic speed-skating champion Claudia Pechstein has made an appeal for private donations from fans to help clear her name in the on-going legal dispute with the International Skating Union (ISU).

Programme on cow protection in Gujarat collects Rs 4.50cr donation

A folk songs event held for the cause of protection of cows at Kalavad taluka here has generated donation of around Rs 4.50 crore.

Ozzy Osbourne donates $10K to school kids band for 'Crazy Train' cover
Ozzy Osbourne donates $10K to school kids band for 'Crazy Train' cover

Ozzy Osbourne showed his appreciation for the Louisville Leopard Percussionists by donating 10,000 dollars after the kids' band covered his single 'Crazy Train' on YouTube.

Rare 15th century books donated to Australian library

A collection of rare books dating back to the 15th century was donated to the State Library of Victoria, Australia.

Indian ice hockey team asks for help to participate in Asia Cup
Indian ice hockey team asks for help to participate in Asia Cup

It was not a surprise when the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI) went online and appealed to supporters on social media for donations to finance the Indian team to compete in an international competition.

Tiger Woods launches scholarship fund for Charlie Sifford
Tiger Woods launches scholarship fund for Charlie Sifford

Tiger Woods has made a $10,000 donation to launch a scholarship fund at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in tribute to Charlie Sifford, who broke the US PGA Tour color barrier.

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.

Clinton Foundation defends foreign donation; to review policy

A charity founded by former US president Bill Clinton has said it would review its policy of accepting foreign donation if former First Lady Hillary Clinton decides to seek presidential bid in 2016.

China donates $3 mn for Sri Lanka's flood affected

 The Chinese government has donated $3 million for flood relief in Sri Lanka, an official has revealed.

Army gives over Rs 100 cr to Prime Minister's Relief Fund

 The 1.3 million strong Indian Army on Thursday donated over Rs 100 crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund after forgoing their one-day salary.

Google to donate $2 million to San Francisco homeless groups

Google Inc, which has been criticized for exacerbating income inequality in San Francisco, on Thursday said it will donate $2 million to help the city’s large homeless population.

Ranbir, Anushka offer movie costumes for charity
Ranbir, Anushka offer movie costumes for charity

: Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma have pledged to give their movie costumes to help raise funds for redevelopment of flood ravaged Kashmir and Assam.

Nobel laureate Malala donates $50,000 for Gaza schools

 Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Pakistani girl once shot by Taliban for promoting girls' education, has decided to donate her $50,000 prize to the UN to help rebuild Gaza schools damaged by Israel during the recent conflict.

Southern film actors donate for cyclone-hit victims
Southern film actors donate for cyclone-hit victims

 Popular Tamil actors such as Suriya, Vishal Krishna Reddy and Kajal Agarwal as well as Telugu stars Chiranjeevi, Rana Daggubati and Nandamuri Balakrishna Wednesday announced donations to the Chief Minister's relief fund for the victims of cyclone Hudhud, which struck Andhra Pradesh coast Sunday.

Tollywood stars reach out to help cyclone-hit victims
Tollywood stars reach out to help cyclone-hit victims

Top stars of  Telugu film industry Tuesday announced donations to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the victims of cyclone Hudhud which battered Andhra Pradesh coast Sunday.