Melissa McCarthy regrets donating to anti-abortion charity

Melissa McCarthy has apologised to her fans for giving a donation to a charity group with a history of anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion activism.

published on : 14th November 2020

'Mayakottaram': Riyaz Khan’s next a satire?

A new poster featuring actor Riyaz Khan as a social worker, in a film titled Mayakottaram, is doing the rounds on social media.

published on : 6th November 2020

Terror funding case: Day after raiding scribe, activist, NIA searches six NGOs, trusts in Kashmir, Delhi

Those whose premises were searched include Falah-e-Aam Trust, Charity Alliance in Delhi, Human Welfare foundation, JK Yateem Foundation, Salvation Movement and JK Voice of Victims.

published on : 29th October 2020

'Not Plan A': Charities are stepping up to pay for US elections

The cash comes with a new set of questions about donor transparency, motivations and the influence of groups and figures that are not democratically accountable.

published on : 16th September 2020

Fake Covid charity: Two held for collecting Rs 1 crore

Following Salman’s appeal, many donors deposited money totalling several lakhs into the account within three days.

published on : 30th July 2020

Charity crowdfunding comes under a cloud

According to experts, such charity workers exploit loopholes in the law to raise money through crowdfunding.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Brad Pitt donates USD 1 million to anti-racism charity

The news comes almost a week after it was reported that Pitt's former wife, actor Jennifer Aniston, has donated USD 1 million to the organisation after being "deeply affected" by Floyd's death.

published on : 15th June 2020

Madurai salon owner’s coronavirus lockdown charity wins PM Modi’s praise

Meanwhile, an ecstatic Mohan has his daughter, studying in eighth grade, to thank for, as it was she who urged him to serve the needy.

published on : 1st June 2020

These apps will keep your fitness schedule 'on track' in corona times

The last two months have seen a spike in the number of people opting for fitness programmes online, but how effective and safe are they?

published on : 31st May 2020

Here's your chance to go on a virtual date with Arjun Kapoor

The actor has partnered with his sister Anshula's online fundraising platform, Fankind and non-profit organisation Give India for the initiative.

published on : 7th April 2020

Silencing critics, sports stars donate millions in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Star athletes including Ronaldo, Messi and many others across sports have donated millions to charity in the fight against COVID-19.

published on : 28th March 2020

Tendulkar to bat for one over during innings break of Bushfire charity match

The proceeds of the match will help victims of the blazes which began in September and have left at least 33 people dead and thousands of homes destroyed.

published on : 9th February 2020

Pakistan bans 26/11 Mumbai attacks' mastermind Hafiz Saeed's charities

Pakistan's interior ministry issued a notification against the Saeed-founded Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) charity, as well as its associated organisation, the Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation.

published on : 15th February 2018

Pressured Pakistan mainstreaming Hafiz Seed and Jamaat-ud-Dawa in hope of reining it in: Editorial

The government of Pakistan appears to be making an effort of mainstreaming terror organisations politically in the hope of reining in their militant activities, the editorial said.

published on : 5th January 2018

Private debt in Britain reaches $1.9 trillion: charity

The average debt for each person, said the charity, means that the amount owed on property mortgages, loans and credit cards is now 82 per cent of what the entire economy produces in a year.

published on : 8th November 2016