World  /  Published 31.07.22

Charity: Laden, Charles link

A Charitable Fund founded by Britain's Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, accepted a donation from slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's family in 2013, a UK media report claimed on Sunday...
By PTI in London

India  /  Published 17.07.22

Break rules, donate blood

People caught overspeeding and driving under the influence of alcohol in Punjab will have to deliver a lecture to school students and perform community service at a hospital or donate blood besides pa...
By Our bureau and PTI in Chandigarh

News  /  Published 02.04.22

IIT Gandhinagar alumni donate nearly Rs 50 lakh for student welfare this fiscal

1,375 alumni (50%) have donated about Rs 47.50 lakh towards student and community welfare activities of the institute, taking the average contribution per alumnus to Rs 3,453 ...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Time to allow gays to donate blood

Blood bonds Sir — The road to equality is long and arduous. More than two centuries after homosexuality became legal in France, the country has allowed gay and bisexual men to donate blood on a...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 25.12.21

Modi donates Rs 1000 to BJP fund

The BJP launched a "special micro-donation campaign" on the birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Saturday, seeking to raise funds through small contributions fr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 18.11.21

Charitable trusts to pay tax on grants

Charitable trusts are liable to pay 18 per cent GST on grants and non-philanthropic donations received by them, the Maharashtra AAR has ruled. Jayshankar Gramin Va Adivasi Vikas Sanstha Sangamner, a ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.11.21

Puri shrine gets Rs 28 lakh in cash

The Jagannath temple in Puri, Odisha, received a record Rs 28 lakh in cash in the Hundi — a secret donation chamber in the 12th-century shrine, an official said on Saturday.  Total Rs 28,1...
By PTI in Puri

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Botanical Survey of India on path to revive natural dye patterns

The Botanical Survey of India (BSI) has been trying to replicate the natural dye patterns that were compiled by 19th century English silk dyer Thomas Wardle. In 1875, Wardle compiled 3,000 samples of...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 12.10.21

Honour the dead: Organ donation

India ranks 78 among all countries when it comes to the deceased organ donation rate. India’s 10-year average (2009-2019) is 0.42 per million compared to 40 in Spain, 33.7 in Croatia, 30.23 in P...
By Bappaditya Mukhopadhyay

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.21

Heartless: Organs aren't criminal

Ignorance and the prejudice it begets need not be blissful. They almost cost a life recently when an organ transplant authorization committee in Kerala rejected the application for a kidney transplant...
By The Editorial Board


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