10 Oct 2015
Kolkata: Following revision in guidelines on adoption by the Center, the Missionaries of Charity, set up by Mother Teresa, today said it had stopped adoption at their orphanages two months ago.
22 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The decision of Mother Teresa's orphanages not to offer children for adoption over ideological differences with the new adoption guidelines has kicked off a debate whether single parents should be allowed to adopt a child with Women and Child Development Ministry not willing to bend the revised rules.
23 Jun 2015
Kolkata: Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Mother Teresa as the head of the Missionaries of Charity founded by the Nobel laureate, died here this morning. She was 81.
15 Jan 2016
New York: After Facebook CEO and his wife making a pledge in December to give away 99 percent of their stock over their lifetime, the social networking giant's COO Sheryl Sandberg has decided to donate USD31 million in Facebook stock to charity.
09 Jan 2016
Washington DC: A recent study has claimed that valuing time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness.
05 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who was last seen in filmmaker Nikhil Advani's "Katti Batti", on Friday said she does not believe the film business is "a platform for charity".
16 Nov 2015
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was spotted singing in a Mumbai local train to raise money for cancer patients.
13 Nov 2015
Washington: Parents' charitable giving is affected by the sex of their first child, with parents whose first-born is a son more likely to donate to charity than those whose first child is a girl, a new study has claimed.
21 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has requested the Uttar Pradesh government to donate the monthly pension announced for him, his wife Jaya and actor son Abhishek as Yash Bharti awardees of the state, to charity.
02 Sep 2015
London: India ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will join compatriot Virender Sehwag and a host of other international cricketers for a charity match at the Kia Oval here on September 17.