'Obesity leads to more cases of cancer than smoking'

Excess weight causes around 1,900 more cases of bowel cancer than smoking in the UK each year, the charity said in a statement.

published on : 3rd July 2019

'Food 42 - Feed the Hungry' campaign feeds 600 destitute children in Chennai

The campaign was started last year, following which numerous celebrities, hotels, NGOs, influencers, organisations and individuals came forward to serve the cause.

published on : 28th May 2019

Azim Premji set an example, others must follow suit

The Azim Premji Foundation has announced that with the increased fund flow, plans are afoot to open a university campus in three years.

published on : 17th March 2019

Prince Charles charity strikes new pact for girls' education in India

Prince Charles with British Telecom (BT) will launch a three-year programme to use digital technology to help improve education and life skills for adolescent girls in India.

published on : 6th March 2019

Frugal social worker leaves surprise donations of USD 11 million before losing battle to cancer

No one who knew Alan Naiman could have guessed he had amassed a fortune.

published on : 29th December 2018

Secret Santas: American charity that erased USD 475 million medical debt

RIP Medical Debt, a New York-based nonprofit organisation uses money from donors to eliminate crushing medical debt that threatens the financial well-being thousands of Americans.

published on : 25th December 2018

Australian billionaire leaves bulk of USD 2.8 billion fortune to charity

Before his death Perron had written in a statement that he would leave the "greater majority" of his wealth to his namesake organisation, the Stan Perron Charitable Foundation.

published on : 14th December 2018

Maneka Gandhi asks Missionaries of Charity to return to government adoption system

Maneka Monday met a MoC delegation led by Sister Mary Prema Pierick, who heads the organisation after Mother Teresa, and requested them "to come back into" the CARA system of adoption.

published on : 29th October 2018

Aussie gesture to Kerala flood hit: From our village to yours charity dinner

It was no surprise that when the Teixeiras heard that the resort had gone under six feet of water in the floods, they offered to send some financial assistance.

published on : 15th October 2018

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