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COVID-19 impact is massive, but other social causes need CSR funding too, say NGOs
India

COVID-19 impact is massive, but other social causes need CSR funding too, say NGOs

With a major chunk of CSR funding having gone towards the PM-CARES Fund, there are few resources left with corporate organisations to fund new initiatives

Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas, Hugh Jackman among others feature in at-home remake of The Princess Bride for charity
Entertainment

Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas, Hugh Jackman among others feature in at-home remake of The Princess Bride for charity

The Princess Bride at-home reimagination, available on Quibi, is aimed at raising funds for World Central Kitchen, which has provided food relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former England wicket-keeper Matt Prior to attempt Tour de France, calls it 'biggest physical challenge'
First Cricket News

Former England wicket-keeper Matt Prior to attempt Tour de France, calls it 'biggest physical challenge'

Former England wicket-keeper batsman Matt Prior on Thursday informed that he would be attempting to ride the full Tour de France

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington's fans raise over $45,000 for charity he supports, amid his treatment
Entertainment

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington's fans raise over $45,000 for charity he supports, amid his treatment

Kit Harington checked into a luxury health retreat in Connecticut to receive treatment for stress, exhaustion and alcohol use, weeks before the Game of Thrones finale aired on 19 May

Kerala, After The Flood: Malayali expats in the Gulf take out major collection drives for victims back home
India

Kerala, After The Flood: Malayali expats in the Gulf take out major collection drives for victims back home

Acts of kindness by the Kerala diaspora are extending much-needed relief to the state as it struggles to overcome the worst natural calamity in its history

Donation to Kerala floods: Mobile wallet firms have their heart at the right place but taxpayers inconvenienced
Business

Donation to Kerala floods: Mobile wallet firms have their heart at the right place but taxpayers inconvenienced

A few other mobile wallet companies have swung into action to mobilise funds for the beleaguered people of Kerala devastated by heavy rains, but how convenient is it for making donations

'Roti Bank', former Maharashtra top cop's 'food rescue organisation', feeds Mumbai's poor with leftovers from restaurants
India

'Roti Bank', former Maharashtra top cop's 'food rescue organisation', feeds Mumbai's poor with leftovers from restaurants

Maharashtra's former director general of police D Sivanandan launched Roti Bank in Mumbai in December last year.

Sunil Bharti Mittal's family to pledge Rs 7,000 cr for philanthropy; backs setting up of telecom school
Business

Sunil Bharti Mittal's family to pledge Rs 7,000 cr for philanthropy; backs setting up of telecom school

Bharti Foundation also announced its plans to set up Satya Bharti University for Science and Technology under its philanthropy plan

Met Gala 2018: Rihanna, Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace to chair event
Entertainment

Met Gala 2018: Rihanna, Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace to chair event

Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace will co-chair Met Gala 2018 along with Anna Wintour. The theme for 2018 is Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.

16-year old from United States breaks the record for most retweets on a single Twitter tweet
News & Analysis

16-year old from United States breaks the record for most retweets on a single Twitter tweet

A 16-year-old boy's plea for a year of free chicken nuggets has become the most retweeted message on Twitter.

World Cancer Day: Meet Mumbai's Cancer Messiah
Life

World Cancer Day: Meet Mumbai's Cancer Messiah

Businessman Harakchand Savla started his journey to help Cancer patients in 1985 when he happened to misguide a Cancer patient, this is his story.

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO donates  more than $100 million to donor advised fund
News & Analysis

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO donates more than $100 million to donor advised fund

Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has donated more than $100 million to the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Fund.

Apple pay makes it easy to donate to nonprofits
News & Analysis

Apple pay makes it easy to donate to nonprofits

Apple Pay support for charitable donations kicked off on Tuesday with nonprofits ranging from global organisations such as Unicef and WWF.

Sachin Tendulkar wishes kids on the occasion of Children's Day
First Cricket News

Sachin Tendulkar wishes kids on the occasion of Children's Day

Sachin Tendulkar brought in Children's Day by playing street cricket with school children who are part of the 'Make-A-Wish-Foundation' at the M I G cricket club in Mumbai.

BJP government misusing foreign funding law to harass charities, say human rights groups
India

BJP government misusing foreign funding law to harass charities, say human rights groups

India's refusal to renew foreign funding licences of 25 charities is a violation of their right to freedom of association, and appears to be a move to quell criticism, two rights groups said on Tuesday

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala donates Rs 5,000 cr in charity, but Dalal Street has poor score on philanthropy
Business

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala donates Rs 5,000 cr in charity, but Dalal Street has poor score on philanthropy

Compared to the number of people and companies that are doing well on the bourses, the amount spent on charity by the successful firms is actually minuscule, said an analyst.

Mark Zuckerberg sells $95mn worth of Facebook shares for charity
News & Analysis

Mark Zuckerberg sells $95mn worth of Facebook shares for charity

In the first gesture to fulfil his pledge that he and his wife made last year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has sold $95 million of the social networking giant’s shares.

Five OnePlus 3 smartphones up for charity auction on Droom before launch
News & Analysis

Five OnePlus 3 smartphones up for charity auction on Droom before launch

OnePlus 3, the latest flagship device set to launch on June 14 is up for auction even before the launch event on Droom.