Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Anecdotes from Mother Teresa's life

Mother Teresa, who passed away on this day (September 5) in 1997, is always in my heart. I cannot forget the times my wife and I had the opportunity to be in her presence at Mother House and while ac...
By Pratapaditya Mazumdar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Fears surface as charity flood starts to dry up

As the world changes in response to Covid-19, philanthropic organisations are facing the heat.When the lockdown first started for the 21 days, people donated generously, but in its second and third ex...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 29.10.18

Mother Teresa’s order back in adoptions fold

The Missionaries of Charity, which had pulled out of adoptions three years ago because of reservations over new guidelines allowing single, divorced or separated individuals to adopt, has agreed to re...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

People  /  Published 25.08.19

Mother Teresa: The tiny nun with a large heart

When I asked for her blessings in one of our meetings in 1994, Mother Teresa gave me a compassionate look and thrust a Rosary (a string of prayer beads) into my palms and said, “Pray for me and my w...
By J. Felix Raj, SJ in Calcutta

Bollywood  /  Published 04.11.19

Boney Kapoor's daughter strives to make fans feel special

Fankind, an online platform that strives to provide fans with a forum to meet their favourite celebrities all the while raising funds for charity, is the brainchild of Anshula Kapoor. The 26-year-old ...
By Priyanka Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.19

Elon Musk wants to erase the line between philanthropy & fantasy

The old-school philanthropist favoured benefaction. The legacies of Alfred Nobel, Henry Ford or even Alexander Graham Bell continue to be burnished by their singular charitable contributions. But the ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

Mother. Mati. Mughlai

The lone tangerine wall of Raj Spanish Cafe is scribbled over with messages from customers in different world languages. As the gaze travels through a jungle of strange words, smileys, hearts and stic...
By Manasi Shah in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

TSK: Rs 98 lakh for charity

The race to help the needy reached new heights in the course of Calcutta’s biggest road run. The 2019 edition of Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, partnered by The Telegraph, has raised Rs 98.41 lakh for cha...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 18.07.19

Environmental impacts of fashion

In the West, awareness of the environmental impacts of fast fashion are slowly becoming popular knowledge and high-end ethical fashion companies are becoming increasingly popular and particularly glor...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 10.01.20

Shane Warne’s baggy green beats Don’s

Shane Warne’s baggy green cap was sold at an auction for more than A$1 million (nearly $700,000) on Friday, with all funds going to help victims of bushfires raging in Australia. The spin legend wo...
By Agencies in Sydney


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