Donations

  • Blood donation can help keep your heart healthy 04-07-2014 01:49 PM

    London: Shift workers, take note! Donating blood could be an easy way to reduce your risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. Austrian researchers have found that jet lag has severe effects on red blood cells, possibly explaining the high incidence of heart disease seen in shift workers. However,...
  • AIIMS report on Arian, suffering from Hunter Syndrome, to be submitted to Health Minister today 23-06-2014 08:15 AM

    New Delhi: The special panel of experts of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on 12-year-old Arian who is suffering from Hunter Syndrome is likely to be submitted to the Union Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan Singh on Monday. The 12-year-old's plight was highlighted by CNN-IBN and Change.org earlier this...
  • Health Minister refers Hunter Syndrome patient Arian's case to AIIMS, assures all help 20-06-2014 09:43 AM

    New Delhi: In a step which could help save the life of 12-year-old Arian, suffering from the deadly Hunter Syndrome, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan met the child's parents in New Delhi on Friday. The Health Minister has referred Arian's case to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences,...
  • Father of Arian, who is suffering from Hunter Syndrome, to meet Dr Harshvardhan 20-06-2014 08:17 AM

    New Delhi: The CNN-IBN-change.org campaign to save 12-year-old Arian has had an impact. And in not just the donations that have come toward this cause, but also now the Union Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan will be meeting Arian's family. Arian is fighting a rare genetic disorder called hunters syndrome and...
  • Visakhapatnam: Kidney racket busted, hospital director arrested 18-06-2014 08:34 AM

    Visakhapatnam: A kidney racket has been busted in Visakhapatnam and the Director of a hospital has been arrested in connection with the case. The Odisha Police arrested Seven Hills Hospitals director Dr N Prabhakar Babu after his hospital allegedly carried out a kidney transplant without following rules. However, the police...
  • 'Game of Thrones' creator George RR Martin promises 'grisly death' to top donors 10-06-2014 07:53 AM

    Washington: George R.R. Martin, author of the books that were made into the cult TV saga 'Game of Thrones', has promised a "grisly death" to two donors who give $20,000 to a wolf sanctuary. In a video and statement on the crowdfunding site Prizeo.com, the author calls for donations to...
  • Tata Steel donates Rs 10 lakh to Subarnarekha Burning Ghat 22-05-2014 09:21 PM

    Tata Steel on Thursday donated a sum of Rs 10 lakh to Subarnarekha Burning Ghat, a non-profit organization providing funeral facility for the residents of the steel city. Aimed at upgradation of the existing anti-pollution units, the private steel major already donated Rs 49 lakh towards installation of third Electric...
  • Veena Malik offers her kidney to prominent social worker 14-05-2014 09:36 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's controversial actor Veena Malik on Wednesday offered to donate her kidney to the ailing prominent social worker and philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi. Malik, 30, made the offer during her visit to Edhi's residence with her husband Asad Khattack. Edhi, who has won numerous accolades and recognition for his...
  • AAP received donations from 116 countries, including Rs 10 from Kyrgyzstan, Rs 201 from Monaco 28-04-2014 06:03 PM

    The donation drive by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) touched a milestone as total collections crossed the Rs 30 crore mark. The donation drive was started on December 12, 2013. We decided to do a quick visualisation of the 116 countries from where AAP has received donations. (see map) A significant...
  • Not paid for donating kidney, medicial techician commits suicide 06-04-2014 10:41 PM

    The body of a man, who allegedly committed suicide after being upset over not being paid for donating his kidney, was found at a bus stand in Nawabganj area in Kanpur district. The body of 46-year-old medicial techician, Anand Swaroop was found under mysterious circumstances near Rawatpur bus stand in...
  • Rishi Kapoor appeals to the public to donate organs, pledges his own 23-03-2014 06:26 PM

    Chandigarh: Actor Rishi Kapoor pledged to donate organs. After distributing prizes to the winners of 'Transplant Games 2014' at PGIMER in Chandigarh, the 61-year-old veteran actor signed the pledge to be an organ donor. Rishi appealed to the general public to come forward for this noble cause and donate organs...
  • AAP won't accept donations from Goa mining firms 12-03-2014 07:06 PM

    Donations and contributions from private mining companies are taboo for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Goa, a party leader said on Wednesday. The party, which will contest both Lok Sabha seats in Goa, unveiled its two candidates on Wednesday. Dattaram Desai will contest from the North Goa seat, while...
  • Website to be launched on Jan 26 to promote organ donation 09-01-2014 05:51 PM

    A website in English and Hindi would be launched from January 26 in Indoreto promote organ transplantation and its donation after death. The bilingual website would make available a detailed database regarding organ transplant and its donation after the death of a person, official sources said on Thursday. Information about...
  • For 2014 battle, AAP seeks Rs 2,014 donations 02-01-2014 08:17 PM

    Determined to spread its wings, the AAP has stepped up fund collection and is urging supporters to donate Rs.2,014, marking the year when the Lok Sabha election will be held. Letters have gone out to supporters soliciting Rs 2,014 or more, add to the election kitty. "We will be contesting...
  • AAP achieves Rs 20 crores target, says no more money needed for polls 17-11-2013 05:31 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Sunday that it had collected the Rs.20 crore it had targeted for the Delhi assembly polls and said it needed no more money for this election. "AAP had set a target of Rs 20 crores to ensure that the party has all the...
  • Project 'Vision' seeks to make Bangalore the eye-donation capital 11-11-2013 09:04 AM

    Bangalore: Eyes are too precious to be buried or burnt because they are eye sight to somebody else. It is with this belief that Father George is aiming to gift sight to hundreds of visually impaired people in Bangalore. Father George launched Project Vision in October to get volunteers to...
  • Kerala: Parents donate organs of brain dead son 13-10-2013 07:21 PM

    In a noble gesture, parents of a 19-year-old youth, who was declared brain dead after a road mishap two days ago, have donated their son's organs to five persons. Prajeesh, a second-year college student, met with the tragedy when a car collided with the bike he was travelling at Chandavila...
  • Long monsoon spreading dengue, says Ghulam Nabi Azad 01-10-2013 06:30 PM

    Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday attributed the rise in the number of dengue cases, which have already crossed 2,000, to the long monsoon in the capital. "This year the monsoon has been going on since June, and we have had rainfall even in September....
  • Health Minister calls for organising frequent blood donation camps 01-10-2013 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: In view of widening gap between demand and supply of blood for transfusion, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday encouraged people for voluntary donation while stressing on the need to organise frequent donation camps. "The increased number of surgeries conducted in super speciality hospitals has led to...
  • Aam Aadmi Party gets Rs 12 crore as donations 30-09-2013 12:27 AM

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has claimed to have received donations ranging from Rs 10 to lakhs from rickshaw pullers to traders to NRIs to help it fight the Delhi assembly polls and bring a corruption-free administration. It said it has so far received over Rs 12...
  • Arunachal Pradesh to deal strongly with extortion demands 16-08-2013 05:38 PM

    The Arunachal Pradesh government has taken a serious view of the practice of forceful donations and contributions from government officials, contractors and businessmen by various organisations and decided to deal strongly with such illegal activities as per existing law. Citing receipt of several complaints from government officials against these organizations...
  • Aamir Khan keen on donating organs, says Kiran Rao 14-08-2013 03:53 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who has taken a pledge to donate her organs, reveals that her actor-filmmaker husband Aamir Khan is also keen to follow in her footsteps. "Aamir is definitely keen to donate his organs as well," Kiran told reporters at an organ donation camp Tuesday. She was present...
  • Govt directs 5-star hotels to donate leftover food, offer half portions to guests 13-08-2013 04:23 PM

    Top hotels could soon be donating leftover untouched food and partially used toiletries, allowing guests to order half portions and buying toilet tissue and towels made from recycled paper, besides re-using all their waste under the government's green agenda. Amid concerns that posh hotels generate a lot of wastage and...
  • India Positive: Stories of good work and pride 10-08-2013 06:56 PM

    At a time when more than 3,000 patients die every year for want of organ donors, a family in Delhi has saved 35 lives by pledging its son's organs. The Junejas who lost their only son Anmol in an accident, have saved 35 lives so far by harvesting their son's...
  • Delhi: Parents pledge brain-dead son's organs, save 35 lives 06-08-2013 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: At a time when more than 3,000 patients die every year for want of organ donors, a family in Delhi has saved 35 lives by pledging its son's organs. The Junejas who lost their only son Anmol in an accident, have saved 35 lives so far by harvesting...
  • Government to introduce landmark bill on surrogacy in Cabinet 04-08-2013 10:01 PM

    New Delhi: Women in India cannot act as surrogates for more than three successful births, including of their own children, and it would be mandatory for surrogate mothers to have a minimum two-year interval between two deliveries to ensure they remain healthy. These landmark provisions are part of the proposed...
  • MP: Meet Sharad Kumre, the man who has donated blood 50 times 29-07-2013 10:08 AM

    Hoshangabad: A 42-year-old man in Madhya Pradesh has donated blood 50 times and has organised almost 90 blood donation camps. Sharad Kumre is also an environmentalist who carries out plantation drives in the remote villages of Madhya Pradesh. "I have motivated many people to donate blood. Those who feared earlier,...
  • Tihar inmates donate Rs 10 lakh for Uttarakhand 25-06-2013 05:33 AM

    New Delhi: A section of prisoners along with the staff of Tihar Jail in Delhi on Monday donated Rs10 lakh for the Uttarakhand flood victims, an official said. Director General (Prisons) Vimla Mehra handed over the cheque amounting Rs 10 lakh to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. "The amount collected...
  • CISF to contribute 1 day's salary for Uttarakhand victims 23-06-2013 01:52 AM

    New Delhi: More than 1.35 lakh personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Friday announced that they would contribute a day's salary to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund to assist those affected by the Uttarakhand devastation. CISF Director General Rajiv had written to the Prime Minister Office (PMO)...
  • CJ Video Blog: Dr. Shubham Pant on donating bone marrow 20-05-2013 02:24 PM

    A doctor turns CJ to offer easy steps on donating a bone marrow. ...