Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 861 for query «donations»

14 February, 2018 5:08 PM U.K. aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal

Same message to ‘any organisation or partner receiving our aid’ Britain warned on Wednesday it would cut off ties with foreign aid charities that cover up sex scandals after revelations involving Oxfam, which has seen a spate in cancellations of donations. “Unless you report every serious incident or allegation, no matter how damaging to your reputation 29

8 February, 2018 2:27 AM IT firm campaign for menstrual hygiene

Aim is to create more gender sensitivity, break taboos Navigant India, a Technopark company, has begun a campaign to promote menstrual hygiene. Titled the #PADAID campaign, it seeks to create more gender sensitivity and to break the taboos around menstruation. A pad bank is being created within the organisation by common donations from employees and will be donated 21

31 January, 2018 2:35 PM Maghi Purnima Celebrated In Allahabad

Maghi Purnima is celebrated in the Hindu calendar month, Maagha. As per the Gregorian calendar, it corresponds with January/February. Devotees take the holy dip in Ganga before the sun rise and also chant 'Surya Mantra'. After this, water is offered to the sun. Devotees keep fast for the rest of the day as it is considered rewarding and also offer food to the poor. Donations 41

29 January, 2018 10:18 PM 9 Electoral Trusts Donated Rs 637.54 Crore To Parties In 4 Years

New Delhi: Nine electoral trusts donated Rs 637.54 crore to political parties between 2013-14 and 2016-17, with the BJP receiving Rs 488.94 crore and the Congress Rs 86.65 crore, a report said Monday. Five national parties received 92.30 per cent (Rs 588.44 crore) of the total donations from electoral trusts, while 16 regional parties got only 7.70 per cent (Rs 49.09 crore) 62

16 January, 2018 9:12 PM Buy One, Give One: British Business Tackles "Period Poverty"

London: The first business in Britain aiming to address period poverty with a "buy one, give one" model has launched. For every pack of sanitary pads purchased, another will be given to someone who can't afford one. Hey Girls, a social enterprise that aims to turn a profit as well as doing good, helps girls from low-income families across the country 61

7 January, 2018 4:47 AM After Trump Rap, Pak To Jail Those Who Fund Hafiz Saeed's "Charities"

New Delhi: Pakistan today warned people against donating funds to what Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed calls "charities", as they may be sent to jail for up to 10 years along with paying a heavy fine. The move came days after US President Donald Trump in a strong statement accused Islamabad of providing "safe haven" to terrorists, despite the US giving 42

6 January, 2018 12:01 PM Hafiz Saeed slaps Rs 100 million ‘defamation’ notice on Pakistan Minister

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has served a Rs 100 million legal notice to Pakistan’s Defence Minister for “defamation”, days after the government banned the Jamaat-ud- Dawah from collecting donations following U.S. President Donald Trump’s outburst against Islamabad’s sheltering of terrorists. “I call upon you [minister Khurram Dastgir] to send a written apology 47

4 January, 2018 7:47 AM IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Contributes Rs 50 Lakh Towards Faculty Club

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) has received a funding support of Rs 50 lakh from its PGP Batch 2007. IIM alumni have been supportive towards multiple initiatives on campus. Mr. Ashwin Balasubramaniam, batch representative PGP 2007 said, "The two years in IIMA have enriched our lives in so many ways it's tough to enumerate in a few words 43

30 November, 2017 9:20 AM Over 40 Lakh Indians Sign Up As Blood Donors: Facebook

feature in October, the first in any country, the social media giant has announced. At its second annual Social Good Forum yesterday in New York, Facebook said it will roll out the blood donation feature in Bangladesh early next year, as it unveiled a host of new tools and initiatives for communities to help people. Facebook had in October launched a new blood 47

27 November, 2017 9:02 AM AAP gets notice from Income Tax Department, asked to explain discrepancies in donations

The I-T notice said AAP has not disclosed donations worth Rs 13 crore. NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been slapped with a notice of Rs 30.67 crores by the Income Tax Department. The taxman wants AAP to explain alleged discrepancies in donations by December 7. The notice for tax assessment for financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16 has pegged the AAP's 92