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  • ‘Crowdfunding is a great way for new businesses to test the waters before launching product, going big’

    Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 12:01 PM IST | | Financial Express

    Credit and Finance for MSMEs: While there are several alternative financing sources such as equity crowdfunding, revenue-based financing, peer-to-peer consumers, reward-based and donation-based crowdfunding – most of these are either prohibited or have high entry barriers. Read More

  • Lights, camera, entrepreneurship: catch actor, entrepreneur Kunal Kapoor at TechSparks 2020

    Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 08: 26 AM IST | | YourStory

    At TechSparks 2020, actor-entrepreneur Kunal Kapoor will talk about building social tech platform Ketto.org, the challenges faced by social enterprises, and the future of crowdfunding platforms in India. Read More

  • Hrithik Roshan और Kunal Kapoor ने रिक्शेवाले के बेटे को पहुंचाया लंदन, बनना चाहता है बैले डांसर

    Sunday, 18 October 2020, 08:06 AM IST | New Delhi | Patrika

    नई दिल्ली। बॉलीवुड बेशक इन दिनों बुरे वक्त से गुजर रहा हो, लेकिन यह कहना भी गलत नहीं होगा कि इसी इंडस्ट्री ने कई लोगों की कला को निखारा है और उसे उसके सपनों की दुनिया से मिलवाया है। मायानगरी ने कई लोगों को इस कबील बनाया है कि वह दूसरों के सपनों को पूरा कर सके। अक्सर हमने यह होते हुए भी देखा है। ऐसा ही एक किस्सा इन दिनों खूब वायरल हो रहा है। जिसकी चर्चा विदेशी मीडिया में भी हो रही है। दरअसल, 6 साल पहले एक रिक्शेवाले के बेटे ने एक बेहतरीन डांसर बनने का सपना देखा था, लेकिन आर्थिक तंगी के चलते वह अप Read More

  • Delhi Ballet Dancer Chases Dreams In UK, Anand Mahindra Shares Inspiring Story

    Friday, 16 October 2020, 09:52 PM IST | | NDTV

    New Delhi: Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra took to Twitter today to shower praises on a young ballet dancer from Delhi who is chasing his dreams in the UK despite a number of challenges and hardships. Sharing a newspaper clip of the the man's journey, which the Chairman of the Mahindra group got from his friend, he tweeted that he applauds the man's talent. Read More

  • Indian dancer heads for English National Ballet School after crowdfunding his fees in 14 days

    Thursday, 15 October 2010, 06:00 AM IST | London | The Telegraph UK

    Kamal Singh, 20, from New Delhi, raised funds after being selected for a prestigious one-year trainee programme at the institute Read More

  • Indian crowd-funds his way to the English National Ballet

    Thursday, 15 October 2010, 03:58 PM IST | | Eastern Eye

    YOUNG Indian dancer Kamal Singh is successfully crowd funding his way to the English National Ballet in London and received a donation from Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan. The 20-year-old son of an e-rickshaw driver only took up ballet four years ago and has trained intensively at the IFBC school based in New Delhi, under the watchful eye of his mentor Fernando Aguilera. Read More

  • दिल्ली की गलियों से मिला भारत को 'कराटे किड', यूं अमृतपाल कौर बनीं चैंपियन

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 10:17am IST | New Delhi | Navbharat Times

    नई दिल्ली बैडमिंटन को इसका श्रेय देना चाहिए कि आज अमृतपाल कौर भारत में कराटे के मामले में जाना-पहचाना युवा चेहरा हैं। इसका श्रेय दिल्ली की सड़कों-गलियों को भी जाता है जिसने उन्हें मार्शल-आर्ट की क्लास लेने के लिए प्रेरित किया। यहां तक कि उनकी कहानी को सुजय जयराज द्वारा एक फिल्म के लिए चुना गया है, जिन्होंने पूर्व विश्व नंबर एक बैडमिंटन खिलाड़ी साइना नेहवाल पर एक फिल्म बनाने का अधिकार भी हासिल किया है, और केटो पर कराटे खिलाड़ी के लिए एक फंडिंग कैम्पेन शुरू किया है। Read More

  • Delhi's mean streets & badminton creates India's Karate Kid

    Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 03:08 PM IST | New Delhi | Vishva Times

    It's all thanks to badminton that today Amritpal Kaur is India's best known young face in karate. And it was Delhi's streets that pushed her to attend her first martial-arts class. Read More

  • Delhi's mean streets & badminton creates India's Karate Kid

    Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 09:29 AM IST | | English Lokmat

    New Delhi, Oct 14 Its all thanks to badminton that today Amritpal Kaur is Indias best known young face in Karate. And it was Delhis streets that pushed her to attend her first martial-arts class. Read More

  • Delhi's mean streets & badminton creates India's Karate Kid

    Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 09:30 PM IST | | Sify

    Even as her story has been optioned for a film by Sujay Jairaj, who also secured the rights for a movie on former world number one badminton player Saina Nehwal, and has started a funding campaign for the karate player on Ketto; Kaur, who won the Gold Medal in Commonwealth Karate Championship (2015) and has been walking away with the top slot at South Asian Championships for the last three consecutive years recalls that as a 13-years-old, travelling alone in Delhi's to the badminton court from h Read More

  • Delhi's mean streets & badminton creates India's Karate Kid

    Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 03:08 PM IST | New Delhi | The Tribune

    It's all thanks to badminton that today Amritpal Kaur is India's best known young face in karate. And it was Delhi's streets that pushed her to attend her first martial-arts class. Read More

  • Delhi’s mean streets & badminton creates India’s Karate Kid

    Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 03:08 PM IST | | National Chronicle

    New Delhi : It’s all thanks to badminton that today Amritpal Kaur is India’s best known young face in Karate. And it was Delhi’s streets that pushed her to attend her first martial-arts class. Read More

  • Amritpal Kaur: Delhi's Mean Streets and Badminton Creates India's Karate Kid

    Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 03:08 PM IST | | Yahoo News

    Its all thanks to badminton that today Amritpal Kaur is India's best known young face in Karate. And it was Delhi's streets that pushed her to attend her first martial-arts class. Read More

  • Amritpal Kaur: Delhi's Mean Streets and Badminton Creates India's Karate Kid

    Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 10:46 AM IST | | News 18

    How walking back home as a 13-year-old spurred a 13-year-old Amritpal Kaur to take up karate as self-defense and now she is a 3-time South Asian Champion. Read More

  • Amritpal Kaur - How Delhi's Mean Streets And Badminton Created This Karate Kid

    Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 03:08 PM IST | New Delhi | Mid-day

    Despite beating all odds, the fact that she could not make it to the Tokyo Olympics left her heartbroken. "All qualifying matches that started two years back were held in Europe, how could I afford it?" she asks Read More

  • A Helping Hand - Karnataka Students Are Crowdfunding For Classmates Who Can't Afford Fees

    Sunday, 11 October 2020, 11:12 AM IST | | India Times

    Be it a student whose family lost the source of earning, or one whose whole family is in hospital, the student council of St Joseph’s College got a bunch of emails and messages from those who could not pay the fees, as per a TOI report. Read More

  • Tightrope walk

    Saturday, 10 October 2020, 02:15 PM IST | | The Week

    Sujit Dilip from Maharashtra knows the game of survival in the circus industry. After all, his father managed their Rambo Circus company in the UAE, competing for audiences alongside Russian and Italian troupes—until infighting among sponsors forced them to shift base to India in the 1990s. On the phone from Mumbai, sounding a little tired and disconsolate just a week before the debut of Rambo Circus’s ‘digital show’ on September 25, Dilip rues the slings and arrows suffered by the Indian circus Read More

  • BGS Gleneagles doctors approach Ketto an Indian crowd funding platform to perform a complex liver transplant

    Friday, October 9, 2020, 12:30 PM IST | Bengaluru | Pharma Biz

    BGS Gleneagles Global Hospital, Kengeri, a pioneer of transplants, successfully performed a complex liver transplant on a 26 year old patient, suffering from decompensated cirrhosis of the liver. The team of doctors raised money through Ketto is an Indian crowd funding platform and made the surgery possible at the right time. Read More

  • Karnataka: Students crowdfund to help classmates who cannot afford fees

    Friday, 09 October 2020, 09:15 AM IST | Bengaluru | The Times of India

    BENGALURU: From a first-generation learner, whose family lost their means of income, to a student whose entire family is in hospital, the student council of St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) was flooded with distraught emails and messages from pupils unable to pay fees. Read More

  • On track, for a cause

    Thursday, 08 October 2020, 05:00 AM IST | Bengaluru | The New Indian Express

    BENGALURU : Here’s your chance to test your fitness and contribute towards a good cause. Canadian International School, Bangalore (CIS), is hosting the Terry Fox Run 2020, in association with the Terry Fox Foundation. The event will take place virtually from 8.30 am onwards on Saturday, Oct. 10. Read More

  • Bengaluru: Doctors go for crowdfunding to given lease of life to liver patient

    Thursday, 08 October 2020, 11:46 PM IST | Bengaluru | The Hans India

    Bengaluru: BGS Gleneagles Global Hospital, Kengeri successfully performed a complex liver transplant on a 26-year-old patient, Harish, suffering from decompensated cirrhosis of the liver. His condition was deteriorating rapidly, by the time he arrived at the hospital. Harish's mother lost her elder son a few years ago to the same disease because the family could not afford the treatment. They were facing the same problem and were on the verge of losing their second son. Read More

  • Virtual run for cause of cancer

    Tuesday, 06 October 2020, 10:22 PM IST | | Bangalore Mirror

    Canadian International School (CIS), Bengaluru, in association with the Terry Fox Foundation is hosting the Terry Fox Run virtually from 8.30 am onwards on Saturday, October 10. Read More

  • Run Virtually For A Cause: ‘The Terry Fox Run’ For Cancer Research

    Tuesday, 06 October 2020, 08:25 AM IST | | BW Education

    Hundreds of participants from various schools, colleges and organizations across the country are expected to take part in this 5k run that is free to all who register. Read More

  • The circus comes home

    Friday, 02 October 2020, 06:24 PM IST | | Telangana Today

    The story of how Rambo Circus has managed to survive through every curveball life threw at them is one that talks of an indefatigable spirit. First established in 1991 by PT Dilip by merging three circuses — Arena Circus Kozhikode, the Great Oriental Circus and Victoria Circus from Thalassery, the circus which has been around for two decades faced its biggest challenge during this pandemic. Read More

  • Aqua, daffodil yellow outfits help Ketto.org CEO feel positive

    Friday, 02 October 2020, 08:04 AM IST | | The Economic Times Panache

    Dressing up for work helps maintain a sense of normalcy and influences my mood for Varun Sheth. He feels bright, solid colours send a message of confidence to his team. Read More

  • School saved by a fundraiser

    Friday, 20 September, 2020 06:00 AM IST | Pune | Pune Mirror

    Principal of Emmanuel Public School has raised Rs 5 lakh from online exercise after parents were unable to pay fees Read More

  • Sonu Sood launches ‘ILAAJ India’ initiative

    Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 03:15 PM IST | New Delhi | Goa Chronicle

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood has launched the ‘ILAAJ India’ initiative, to extend support for the medical care and treatment of the children. ILAAJ India is a helpline number developed by Ketto.org, Asia’s most visited and trusted crowdfunding platform with the aim to support paediatric patients with medical care and treatment. Read More

  • Sonu Sood launches ILAAJ India Initiative

    Friday, 25 September, 2020 07:50 pm IST | Mumbai | Cinestaan

    Those in need of aid for their children's medical care or treatment can call the helpline number, 02067083686. Read More

  • Sonu Sood Launches ILAAJ India; A Helpline Number To Support Medical Care For Children

    Thursday, 24 September 2020, 08:08 pm IST | | Republic World

    Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood has recently launched the 'ILAAJ India' initiative. The aim of the initiative is to extend support for medical care and treatment of children. ILAAJ India is a helpline number initiative that is aimed to bridge the affordability gap and make healthcare accessible to everyone. Any patient who is in need to undergo any medical treatment can give a missed call at the helpline and the organisation will help patients arrange financial support for them to u Read More

  • Sonu Sood launches 'ILAAJ India' initiative

    Thursday, 24 September 2020, 07:41 pm IST | New Delhi | UNI

    New Delhi, Sep 24 (UNI) Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood has launched the 'ILAAJ India' initiative, to extend support for the medical care and treatment of the children. Read More

  • Sonu Sood launches ‘ILAAJ India’ initiative

    Thursday, 24 September 2020, 10:04 pm IST | | Daily Excelsior

    NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood has launched the ‘ILAAJ India’ initiative, to extend support for the medical care and treatment of the children. Read More

  • Actor Sonu Sood launches 'ILAAJ India' initiative

    Thursday, 24 September 2020, 10:04 pm IST | | MNS

    New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood has launched the 'ILAAJ India' initiative, to extend support for the medical care and treatment of the children. Read More

  • Actor Sonu Sood launches 'ILAAJ India' initiative

    Thursday, 24 September 2020, 10:04 pm IST | New Delhi | India Blooms

    New Delhi/UNI: Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood has launched the 'ILAAJ India' initiative, to extend support for the medical care and treatment of the children. Read More

  • Hrithik Roshan donates Rs 3 lakh to power the ballet dreams of e-rickshaw driver’s son

    Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 05:51 pm IST | | News Live Nation

    Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has come ahead to assist an aspiring ballet dancer get into the dance faculty of his selection. Hrithik’s HRX Films has donated Rs 3 lakh to 20-year-old pupil, Kamal Singh. Son of an e-rickshaw puller who lives in Delhi’s Vikas Puri, Kamal desires to be a part of The English National Ballet School of London, England. Read More

  • Hrithik Roshan donates Rs 3 lakh to power the ballet dreams of e-rickshaw driver's son

    Tuesday, 22 September 2020 05:51 pm IST | | Daily Hunt

    Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has come forward to help an aspiring ballet dancer get into the dance school of his choice. Hrithik's HRX Films has donated Rs 3 lakh to 20-year-old student, Kamal Singh. Read More

  • Mumbai tea-seller who saved lives during 26/11 terror attack struggles to make ends meet

    Tuesday, 22 September 2020 01: 26 pm IST | Mumbai | Deccan Herald

    A chaiwala who had helped several people escape the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus is finding it difficult to make ends meet due to Covid-19 and the ensuing onslaught on the economy. Read More

  • Hrithik Roshan donates Rs 3 lakh to power the ballet dreams of e-rickshaw driver’s son

    Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 05:51 pm IST | | Hindustan Times

    Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has come forward to help an aspiring ballet dancer get into the dance school of his choice. Hrithik’s HRX Films has donated Rs 3 lakh to 20-year-old student, Kamal Singh. Son of an e-rickshaw puller who lives in Delhi’s Vikas Puri, Kamal wants to join The English National Ballet School of London, England. Read More

  • Helping Hand! Rs 21 Lakh Raised For Actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya's Medical Treatment So Far

    Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 10:39 AM IST | Mumbai | Mid-day

    Character actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, best remembered in the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Vicky Donor (2012), has been diagnosed with lung cancer. He is undergoing treatment in Ahmedabad and is in need of funds. Read More

  • फेफड़ों के कैंसर से जूझ रहा 'विक्की डोनर' का ये एक्टर, इलाज कराने तक नहीं है पैसे, मांग रहा मदद

    Monday, 21 September, 2020 04:25 pm IST | Mumbai | Hindi Asianet News

    मुंबई. हजारों ख्वाहिशें ऐसी, विक्की डोनर जैसी फिल्मों के एक्टर भूपेश कुमार पांड्या (bhupesh pandya) फेफड़े के कैंसर से जूझ रहे हैं। भूपेश को ट्रीटमेंट के लिए 25 लाख रुपए की जरूरत है। भूपेश की पत्नी छाया पांड्या ने एक इंटरव्यू में कहा- बदकिस्मती से यह सच है। मेरे पति स्टेज चार के कैंसर से जूझ रहे हैं। वह सपोर्टिव केयर में हैं। उनकी अपोलो अस्पताल अहमदाबाद में कीमोथेरिपी चल रही है। मनोज बाजपेयी, गजराज राव, राजेश तेलंग सोशल मीडिया पर उनके लिए फंड जुटाने की कोशिश कर रहे हैं। रिपोर्ट्स के मुताबिक गजरा Read More

  • विक्की डोनर' का यह अभिनेता कैंसर के चलते जूझ रहा है आर्थिक संकट से, मनोज बाजपेयी आए मदद के लिए आगे

    Monday, 21 September, 2020 01:48 pm IST | | Punjab Kesari

    बॉलीवुड अभिनेता भूपेश कुमार पांड्या ने विक्की डोनर और हजारों ख्वाहिशें ऐसी इन हिट फिल्मों में काम किया है। बीते दिन पहले सोशल मीडिया पर भूपेश कुमार पांड्या को लेकर एक खबर सामने आई जिसमें पता चला कि वह फेफड़ांे के कैंसर से ग्रसित हैं और इलाज करवा रहे हैं। गुजरात के अहमदाबाद के एक अस्पताल में वह एडमिट हैं और वहां उनका इलाज चल रहा है। Read More

  • Vicky Donor's Bhupesh Kumar Pandya diagnosed with lung cancer, need 25 lakh; Manoj Bajpayee, others offer help

    Monday, 21 September, 2020 03:48 am IST | Mumbai | Pinkvilla

    Actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, known for his role in Vicky Donor and Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi, has been diagnosed with lung cancer recently and is need of Rs 25 lakh for his treatment in a hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. His colleagues Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao and Rajesh Tailang have come forward to extend help to the actor's family for his treatment. Manoj shared the kept link of a fundraiser started by one of Bhupesh's classmate Kashish Agnihotri. Read More

  • PV Web Exclusive: ಬೀಸುವ ಕಲ್ಲು, ಕೆಂಪಕ್ಕಿ ರವೆ....

    Monday, 21 September, 2020 08:28 am IST | | Prajavani

    ಅಂಗವಿಕಲರು, ಬುದ್ಧಿಮಾಂದ್ಯರ ಬದುಕಿನ ಭರವಸೆಯಾಗಿರುವ ‘ಚೇತನಾ’ ಕೊರೊನಾ ಕಾರಣಕ್ಕೆ ಸಂಕಷ್ಟದ ಸುಳಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿಲುಕಿದೆ. ‘ಚೇತನಾ’ದ ಅಸ್ಮಿತೆ ಉಳಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಕೊನೆಯ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನಕ್ಕೆ ಮಹಿಳೆಯರು ಹೆಗಲು ಕೊಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಬೀಸುವ ಕಲ್ಲಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯನ್ನು ಮತ್ತೆ ಕಟ್ಟುವ ಕನಸು ಅವರದು. ಕೈಗಳಿಗೆ ಕೆಲಸ ನೀಡುವ ಸಾಂಪ್ರದಾಯಿಕ ಪದ್ಧತಿಯ ಬೀಸುವ ಕಲ್ಲಿನಲ್ಲಿ ‘ಸಾವಯವ ಕೆಂಪಕ್ಕಿ ರವೆ’ ಸಿದ್ಧಪಡಿಸಿ, ಮಾರುಕಟ್ಟೆ ಮಾಡಲು ಅಣಿಯಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಈಗ ‘ಚೇತನಾ’ಕ್ಕೆ ಬೇಕಾಗಿದೆ ಸಮುದಾಯದ ಪ್ರೋತ್ಸಾಹ. Read More

  • Bollywood Actors Come In Support Of Bhupesh Kumar Pandya As He Battles Cancer

    Monday, 21 September, 2020 05:06 pm IST | | Republic World

    Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, who is well known for his performance in Ayushmann Khurran's Vicky Donor, is currently being diagnosed with lung cancer at Ahmedabad's Apollo Hospital. He is in need of ₹25 Lakhs for his treatment as his family is falling short of finances to fund his treatment. After the actor's batchmate Kashish Agnihotri started a fundraiser on Ketto for Bhupesh's treatment, actors Manoj Bajpayee, Rajesh Tailang and Gajraj Rao came in support of the Hazaaron Khwahishen Aisi fame and requ Read More

  • How Rambo Circus overcame COVID-19 challenges by going digital

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 10:57 am IST | | Your Story

    While the entertainment industry has taken a big hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s popular Rambo Circus is set to go online with its show ‘Life is a Circus’. Read More

  • कैंसर से जंग लड़ रहे विकी डोनर एक्टर भूपेश कुमार पांड्या, इलाज के लिए चाहिए पैसे

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 10:48 am IST | New Delhi | Aaj Tak

    फिल्म विकी डोनर में बेहतरीन काम कर सभी के दिलों में अलग जगह बनाने वाले एक्टर भूपेश कुमार पांड्या इस समय अहमदाबाद के अस्पताल में कैंसर से जंग लड़ रहे हैं. उन्हें फेफड़ों का 4th स्टेज कैंसर हुआ है और इलाज के लिए काफी पैसे चाहिए. कोरोना काल में भूपेश की आर्थिक स्थिति ज्यादा अच्छी नहीं चल रही है, उनकी पत्नी की भी जॉब छूट चुकी है, ऐसे में इलाज के लिए पैसे इकट्ठा करना बड़ी चुनौती है. Read More

  • फेफड़ों के कैंसर से जूझ रहे हैं विक्की डोनर के एक्टर भूपेश पांड्या, इलाज के लिए चाहिए 25 लाख रुपए

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 01:45 pm IST | Mumbai | Times Now Hindi

    मुंबई. हजारों ख्वाहिशें ऐसी, विक्की डोनर जैसी फिल्मों के एक्टर भूपेश कुमार पांड्या फेफड़े के कैंसर से जूझ रहे हैं। भूपेश को ट्रीटमेंट के लिए 25 लाख रुपए की जरूरत है। मनोज बाजपेयी समेत कई एक्टर्स इसके लिए फंड जुटाने की कोशिश कर रहे हैं। Read More

  • Vicky Donor actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya needs money for treatment of lung cancer: Manoj Bajpayee, Rajesh Tailang, Gajraj Rao offer help

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 10:57 am IST | | Hindustan Times

    Theatre actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, who has been working in films for decades now, was recently diagnosed with lung cancer and is in need of financial assistance. Production house Sikhya Entertainment has offered Rs 2 lakh while Gajraj Rao donated Rs 25,000. Read More

  • Vicky Donor Actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya Diagnosed With Stage 4 Lung Cancer; Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao & Others Help As He Needs Money For Treatment!

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 10:57 am IST | | ABP News

    With the actor undergoing treatment for his Lung cancer,celebs like Manoj Bajpayee, Badhai Ho actor Gajraj Rao and others from the film industry extend their help and support to the actor’s family Read More

  • Tried Tripura’s bamboo biscuits yet? They help boost immunity, battle diabetes

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 09:45 am IST | | MNS

    In case you haven’t tasted bamboo cookies yet, Tripura is the place you would like to look at. Tripura has launched the first-ever ‘bamboo cookies’, made from crushed and processed bamboo shoots, which is already a highly sought after delicacy across Northeast India and many other nations like Nepal, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Japan, China and Taiwan. Read More

  • Tried Tripura’s bamboo biscuits yet? They help boost immunity, battle diabetes

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 09:45 am IST | Agartala | The Indian Express

    In case you haven’t tasted bamboo cookies yet, Tripura is the place you would like to look at. Tripura has launched the first-ever ‘bamboo cookies’, made from crushed and processed bamboo shoots, which is already a highly sought after delicacy across Northeast India and many other nations like Nepal, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Japan, China and Taiwan. Read More

  • 'Vicky Donor' actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya diagnosed with cancer, Bollywood stars raise funds for his treatment'Vicky Donor' actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya diagnosed with cancer, Bollywood stars raise funds for his treatment

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 12:09 pm IST | New Delhi | Zee News

    New Delhi: Actors such as Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao and Rajesh Tailang have come together to raise funds for their colleague Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, who is fighting lung cancer. Bhupesh, who is best known for his role in Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Vicky Donor'. He is admitted to a hospital in Gujarat and is in need of money. Hence, Bollywood has extended a helping hand to him Read More

  • Vicky Donor actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya needs money for lung cancer treatment, Bollywood actors extend help

    Saturday, 19 September 2020, 08:22pm IST | New Delhi | India TV News

    Actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya of Vicky Donor and Hazaaron Khwahishen Aisi fame has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Bollywood stars like Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao and others took to Twitter to seek financial help for the actor who is an NSD graduate. Read More

  • Manoj Bajpayee And Others Help Out Vicky Donor Actor Bhupesh Pandya For Lung Cancer Treatment

    Saturday, 19 September 2020, 09:12 pm IST | | Daily Hunt

    Actor Bhupesh Pandya, who has featured in films like Vicky Donor and Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi, is currently battling lung cancer. He is admitted to Apollo Hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and is in need of Rs 25 lakh for his treatment. Actors Gajraj Rao, Manoj Bajpayee and Rajesh Taliang have come forward to help Bhupesh out. Read More

  • Bhupesh Kumar Pandya diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, fellow theatre artistes come forward to raise funds for his treatment

    Sunday, 20 September 2020, 05:09 pm IST | | The Times of India

    Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, known for his roles in films like 'Vicky Donor' and 'Hazaaron Khwahishen Aisi', among others, has been diagnosed with metastatic carcinoma of lungs, stage IV cancer. Confirming the news, his wife Chhaya Pandya, says, “Unfortunately, this is true, and my husband is suffering from stage IV cancer. He has undergone supportive care, palliative chemotherapy and palliative RT at Apollo Hospital of Ahmedabad Read More

  • Delhi e-rickshaw driver’s son crowdfunds for fees at London ballet school

    Friday 18 September, 2020 7:44 pm IST | London | The Week

    London, Sep 18 (PTI) A 20-year-old ballet enthusiast, who is the son of an e-rickshaw driver in Delhi, is using a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to pay the fees for a training course at the famed English National Ballet School in London. Read More

  • This Indian Ballet Dancer Beat All the Odds and Crowdfunded His Way to His Dream Dance School

    Friday 18 September, 2020 3:45 pm IST | | Vice

    Four years ago, Kamal Singh first saw ballet in a Bollywood movie. Today, the moving story of the son of an e-rickshaw driver discovering and pursuing his passion for dance has seen hundreds of people raise funds to send him to a top school. Read More

  • Son of Delhi E-rickshaw Driver Crowdfunds for Admission Fees at a Famed London Ballet School

    Friday 18 September, 2020 9:00 pm IST | | News 18

    A 20-year-old ballet enthusiast, who is the son of an e-rickshaw driver in Delhi, is using a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to pay the fees for a training course at the famed English National Ballet School in London. Read More

  • E-rickshaw driver's son crowdfunds for fee

    Friday 18 September, 2020 7:56 pm IST | London | The Tribune

    A 20-year-old ballet enthusiast, who is the son of an e-rickshaw driver in Delhi, is using a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to pay the fee for a training course at the famed English National Ballet School in London. Kamal Singh dreams of representing India at an international dance platform after he won admission to the school's one-year Professional Trainee Programme. Read More

  • Delhi e-rickshaw driver's son crowdfunds for fees at London ballet school

    Friday 18 September, 2020 7:56 pm IST | London | The New Indian Express

    Kamal Singh dreams of representing India at an international dance platform after he won admission to the school's one-year Professional Trainee Programme. Read More

  • Delhi e-rickshaw driver’s son crowdfunds for fees at London ballet school

    Friday 18 September, 2020 7:56 pm IST | London | Outlook

    London, Sep 18 (PTI) A 20-year-old ballet enthusiast, who is the son of an e-rickshaw driver in Delhi, is using a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to pay the fees for a training course at the famed English National Ballet School in London. Read More

  • Wah Ballet: From Vikas Vihar to London

    Thursday, September 17, 2020 08:26 PM IST | New Delhi | Lokmat English

    New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Four years back, the first class made him uncomfortable -- an alien dance form, rich kids all around, those sleek uniforms and shoes... The then sixteen-years-old Kamal Singh, son of an e-rickshaw driver could not wait for it to get over. But the teacher, Fernando Aguilera, director of a ballet school and company in New Delhi knew immediately there was something special about the young boy. Read More

  • Keep Them Happy

    Friday 18 September, 2020 7:48 am IST | Mumbai | Mid-day

    We have all been so caught up in the fear that an inexplicable virus has spread that people suffering from other diseases that are equally, if not more, life-threatening seem to have disappeared into the shadows. But their needs are more critical than ever before, and a case in point is Happy Feet Home, a palliative day care centre in Sion that is struggling to take care of the children under its wings. Read More

  • 20-year-old Kamal Singh after getting admission into the English National Ballet School, London: Didn’t even know what ballet was till I was 17 years old

    Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 06:57 PM IST | | The Times of India

    After practising day and night and toiling hard to balance his studies and dance training schedule for more than three years, Kamal Singh is now just one step away from realising his dream to be a professional ballet dancer. The 20-year-old Vikaspuri resident has been selected for the prestigious one-year professional training programme at the English National Ballet School, London, this year. Read More

  • Rickshaw driver's son gets invite from UK's National Ballet School, aims to represent India on international stage

    Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 04:22 PM IST | | Money Control

    20-year-old Kamal Singh says he is the first dancer from India to be accepted in the English National Ballet School of London. Read More

  • Rickshaw Driver's Son Gets Admission To Ballet School In London, But Needs Your Help To Get There

    Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 04:35 PM IST | | Scoop Whoop

    This 20-year-old by the name of Kamal Singh is a ballet dancer from Vikaspuri, Delhi. He is an e-rickshaw driver's son who studied at a local government boys school. He didn't even know about ballet or had the money to attend a class until fate had some other plans for him. Read More

  • Millennials’ strong desire to learn & innovate bound to bring change in the work culture: Ketto CEO

    Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 08:28 AM IST | | ET HR World

    “While an academic certificate can make you employable it does not define your personality. We want to work with individuals who demonstrate emotional values and want to create a difference in society through their work,” says Varun Sheth, Co-Founder & CEO, Ketto.org. Read More

  • Riya Sen launches online fund-raiser for underprivileged children

    Sunday 13 September 2020 09:37 pm IST | Kolkata | MNS

    In the wake of the COVID pandemic, actor Riya Sen has come forward to support the underprivileged and marginalised children in need of proper healthcare, to ensure that they have access to a happy, healthy, creative and safe childhood. Read More

  • Riya Sen launches online fund-raiser for underprivileged children

    Sunday 13 September 2020 09:37 pm IST | Kolkata | India Blooms

    In the wake of the COVID pandemic, actor Riya Sen has come forward to support the underprivileged and marginalised children in need of proper healthcare, to ensure that they have access to a happy, healthy, creative and safe childhood. Read More

  • Actress Riya Sen Has Launched Fundraiser for Underprivileged Children

    Sunday 13 September 2020 09:37 pm IST | | News Sense

    In the wake of the COVID pandemic, celebrated actor Riya Sen has come forward to support the underprivileged and marginalised children in need of proper healthcare, to ensure that they have access to a happy, healthy, creative and safe childhood. She has launched a crowd-funding campaign on the popular portal ketto.org urging people to support her campaign by donating towards the cause. In this venture, she supported the leading child rights organisation, CRY – Child Rights and You. Read More

  • Ranveer Takes To The Streets

    Tuesday, 08 September, 2020 07:53 am IST | Mumbai | Mid-day

    If you think that the organised F&B sector has had it bad during the pandemic, spare a thought for small-time vendors who have been a source of sustenance for millions of Indians over the years. These people are now faced with abject penury, but some help has now arrived in the form of Ranveer Brar. The celebrity chef recently crossed 1 million followers on Instagram, and he's launched a campaign called #MakeMillionCount to celebrate that milestone. Read More

  • Chess coach reaches out to public for treatment funds

    Wednesday 09th September 2020 06:17 AM IST | Bengaluru | The New Indian Express

    BENGALURU: Chess, to Durgesh K, was his life and livelihood. But now at Sakra World Hospital after a brain haemorrhage, his family wonders the road ahead. He has coached several budding chess players including Sanjana Raghunath and Komal Srivatsav Sajja. But now the right side of Durgesh’s body has been paralysed. Doctors have said recovery – which includes neurological rehabilitation, physiotherapy, psychological support to name a few – could take at least a year. Read More

  • Mumbai Diary: Monday Dossier

    Monday 07 September, 2020 07:17 am IST | Mumbai | Mid-day

    Even as India unlocks in various phases, the impact of the past six months will be felt for a long time. One of the worst-hit in this regard is the already marginalised transgender community, who are mostly dependent on alms, skin trade and celebrations, shared trans rights activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi. Through her initiative Kin-eer, Tripathi has launched a fundraiser to support the community members. Read More

  • Impact On Social Entrepreneurship

    Thursday, 04 September 2020 IST | | Business World

    Covid-19 created a situation that the world has not seen before, when the normal pace of life and work came to a halt and millions of people needed help and access to food and shelter. Read More

  • The Quint Impact: Blind Couple Receives Rs 4 Lakh Donations, Toys

    Tuesday, 01 September 2020, 09:25 PM IST | Chennai | The Quint

    Relying on small loans from friends, Dharman and Uganthai were struggling for the next meal. Read More

  • Home alone in Bengaluru, Mexican student turns to public to fund surgery

    Tuesday, 01 September 2020, 04:25 AM IST | Bengaluru | The New Indian Express

    BENGALURU: As a final-year undergraduate student pursuing business administration, Maria Fernanda Garcia Gonzalez has been looking forward to the next phase of life – graduating, getting a job and starting a career. But things have been rough for the 27-year-old student from Mexico who has recently been diagnosed with a tumour in her left ovary. She has been taking treatment from Dr Sreenivasa Rao at Ayaansh Hospital, Indiranagar. Read More

  • Here are 10 Mumbai-based startups that raised funding during the lockdown

    Tuesday, 01 September 2020, 07:48 AM IST | | Your Story

    Even as the coronavirus pandemic caused investors to become risk-averse, Indian startups continued to raise funding. However, the deal sizes shrank, pointing to the fact that investors put in less money in more startups to spread their risks. Read More

  • Chennai activist seeks funds to take care of abandoned animals in shelter

    Monday, 31 August 2020, 02:45 PM IST | Chennai | The Times of India

    CHENNAI: Animal shelters, which often rely on contributions, are affected badly by Covid-19 and lockdown. The Almighty Animal Sanctuary in Tiruvallur, started by 19-year-old animal activist Sai Vignesh, is no different. Read More

  • Mumbai Diary: Monday Dossier

    Monday, 31 August 2020, 07:11 AM IST | Mumbai | Mid-day

    It's a case of going from the frying pan into the fire. One of the biggest problems that migrants who have returned to their villages during the lockdown are facing is that they have no source of employment there either. Actor Rajshri Deshpande of Sacred Games fame, who recognised the need, is doing interesting work through her non-profit called Nabhangan Foundation in Aurangabad. Read More

  • కూతురి చికిత్స కోసం సాయం కోరుతున్న భార‌త దంప‌తులు

    Sunday, 30 August 2020, 12:30 PM IST | Chennai | Andhra Jyoti

    అరుదైన కాలేయ సంబంధిత వ్యాధితో బాధ‌ప‌డుతున్న త‌మ ఆరు నెల‌ల కూతురి ఆపరేష‌న్ కోసం ఆర్థికంగా స‌హాయం చేయాలంటూ కువైట్‌లోని భార‌తీయ దంప‌తులు వేడుకుంటున్నారు. వివరాల్లోకి వెళ్తే... ఉత్త‌ర‌ఖండ్‌కు చెందిన అహ్మ‌ద్, షిరీన్ ఖురేషి దంప‌తులు గ‌త కొంత‌కాలంగా కువైట్‌లో Read More

  • We have seen four times growth in fundraiser campaigns during the lockdown: Varun Sheth

    Friday, 28 August 2020, 13:30 PM IST | | Express Healthcare

    With increasing internet penetration and the rise of online payments, the crowdfunding market in India is witnessing considerable growth. Varun Sheth, CEO and Co-founder Ketto.org explains how the crowdfunding platform has helped needy people during COVID-19. In an email interaction with Usha Sharma, he also mentioned that the number of donors returning back to the Ketto platform has increased significantly against the previous year Read More

  • Ketto.org, Round Table India Trust host fundraiser for HOPE initiative to support front-line healthcare workers

    Friday, 28 August 2020, 13:30 PM IST | Mumbai | Pharma Biz

    Round Table India Trust Bengaluru a Public Charitable Trust and Ketto has come together to support the cause by fundraising for the efforts of Heroes of Planet Earth (HOPE). Read More

  • Chennai animal rescuer raising funds to buy ambulance

    Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 12:35 PM IST | Chennai | The Times of India

    CHENNAI: Having independently worked in animal welfare for the last 15 years, Chennai-based rescuer Ashwath P is now on a mission to buy a fully equipped animal ambulance, which will be used for immediate medical attention of rescued animals, minor surgeries and birth control surgeries. Read More

  • Make A Bow-Wow Effort

    Monday, 24 August 2020, 08:20 AM IST | Mumbai | Mid-day

    It's not just humans who are dealing with the blow of the pandemic and the lockdown. Over 200 dogs, cats, horses and ducks, among other animals, at Navi Mumbai-based Phoebe's Farm might be displaced if the animal homestay is not able to raise enough funds to stay afloat. Ever since founder Manoor Sachdev and his wife posted that they might be forced to wind up operations by October-end, social media groups of animal lovers in the city have been abuzz, trying to gather support. Read More

  • Over 200 animals could be homeless unless adopted

    Saturday, 22 August 2020, 06:00AM IST | Mumbai | Mumbai Mirror

    Pandemic-induced losses and Cyclone Nisarga have brought a Khopoli shelter to the verge of closure; animal lovers appeal to donate and adopt Read More

  • It takes a village: How Sacred Games actor Rajshri Deshpande is uniting a village near Aurangabad to build an eco-school

    Saturday, 22 August 2020, 08:30 AM IST | | Edex Live

    Rajshri Deshpande, best known for her role in Sacred Games, is rebuilding Zilla Parishad School in Pandhari, which is about 30 km from Aurangabad, to help the whole community Read More

  • Medical crowdfunding bridges affordability gap to cater to medical needs of people in times of COVID-19 pandemic

    Friday, August 21, 2020, 08:00 IST | Mumbai | Pharma Biz

    Even as COVID-19 pandemic has left millions of people from the underprivileged communities vulnerable, medical crowdfunding has seen four times growth in the fundraiser campaigns during the time of lockdown Read More

  • Ketto.org launches ‘ZERO Platform Fee’ initiative to mark our successful 8 year anniversary

    Sunday, 16 August 2020, 12:30pm IST | Mumbai | India Med Today

    Ketto.org, Asia’s most visited and trusted crowdfunding platform has waived-off all its platform fees to celebrate its 8-year anniversary. There will be zero platform fees for all future campaigns — ensuring maximum benefits for the causes and campaigners. Read More

  • బాలకృష్ణ ఆస్పత్రిలో పవన్ కల్యాణ్ ఫ్యాన్.. సీఎం జగన్ సాయం

    Sunday, 16 August 2020, 02:30 PM IST | | Telugu News 18

    పవన్ కల్యాణ్‌ అభిమానికి సీఎం జగన్ సాయం చేయడం పట్ల నెటిజన్లు ప్రశంసలు కురిపిస్తున్నారు. పార్టీలు, కులమతాలు, వర్గాలతో సంబంధం లేకుండా అందరినీ ఆదుకుంటున్నారని మెచ్చుకుంటున్నారు. Read More

  • Inspiring! How Manoj Bajpayee, wife Shabana are generating employment for migrant workers; read here

    Thursday,13 August, 2020 08:30 AM IST | | Daily Hunt

    New Delhi: Actor Manoj Bajpayee and his wife Shabana Raza Bajpayee have lent their support to an initiative called 'Shramik Sammaan' that aims to generate employment for the migrant workers who have returned to their home towns and villages during the lockdown. Read More

  • Manoj Bajpayee, wife lead the cause of generating livelihood locally

    Thursday, 13 August 2020, 12:53 PM IST | New Delhi | Telangana Today

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee and his wife Shabana Raza Bajpayee have lent their support to an initiative called ‘Shramik Sammaan’ that aims to generate employment for the migrant workers who have returned to their home towns and villages during the lockdown. Read More

  • Manoj Bajpayee, wife Shabana starts campaign to help migrant workers

    Thursday, 13 August 2020, 08:10 PM IST | New Delhi | The Indian Express

    Manoj Bajpayee and wife Shabana have launched a campaign called Shramik Samman in collaboration with Helping Hands Charitable. With the initiative, the Bhonsle actor plans to help migrant labourers who were left jobless after they returned home during the coronavirus-induced lockdown. Read More

  • Inspiring! How Manoj Bajpayee, wife Shabana are generating employment for migrant workers; read here

    Thursday, 13 August 2020, 08:10 AM IST | New Delhi | Orissa Post

    Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee and his wife Shabana Raza Bajpayee have lent their support to an initiative called 'Shramik Sammaan' that aims to generate employment for the migrant workers who have returned to their home towns and villages during the lockdown. Read More

  • Manoj Bajpayee, wife lead the cause of generating livelihood locally

    Wednesday, 12 August, 2020 12:30 PM IST | New Delhi | Freshers Live

    New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANSlife) Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee and his wife Shabana Raza Bajpayee have lent their support to an initiative called Shramik Sammaan that aims to generate employment for the migrant workers who have returned to their home towns and villages during the lockdown. Read More

  • प्रवासी मजदूरों की मदद के लिए आगे आए मनोज बाजपेयी और शबाना रजा बाजपेयी, शेयर किया ये वीडियो

    Wednesday, 12 August, 2020 12:30 PM IST | New Delhi | Navodaya Times

    नई दिल्ली/टीम डिजिटल। लॉकडाउन के कारण प्रवासी मजदूरों को बड़ी परेशानी का सामना करना पड़ा है। लॉकडाउन खत्म होने के बाद भी हजारों-लाखों ऐसे मजदूर हैं जिनके पास कमाई का कोई भी जरिया नहीं है। ऐसे में अब फिल्म अभिनेता मनोज बाजपेयी (Manoj Bajpayee) और उनकी पत्नी शबाना रजा बाजपेयी ने सोशल मीडिया के जरिए इन प्रवासी मजदूरों के लिए मदद का हाथ आगे बढ़ाया है। Read More

  • Manoj Bajpayee, wife lead the cause of generating livelihood locally

    Wednesday, 12 August, 2020 06:30 PM IST | New Delhi | Newsd

    New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANSlife) Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee and his wife Shabana Raza Bajpayee have lent their support to an initiative called ‘Shramik Sammaan that aims to generate employment for the migrant workers who have returned to their home towns and villages during the lockdown. Read More

  • Manoj Bajpayee, wife lead the cause of generating livelihood locally

    Wednesday, 12 August, 2020 12:30 PM IST | New Delhi | New Kerala

    New Delhi, Aug 12 : Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee and his wife Shabana Raza Bajpayee have lent their support to an initiative called 'Shramik Sammaan that aims to generate employment for the migrant workers who have returned to their home towns and villages during the lockdown Read More

  • Manoj Bajpayee, wife lead the cause of generating livelihood locally

    Wednesday, 12 August, 2020 12:30PM IST | New Delhi | TFI Post

    New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANSlife) Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee and his wife Shabana Raza Bajpayee have lent their support to an initiative called ‘Shramik Sammaan that aims to generate employment for the migrant workers who have returned to their home towns and villages during the lockdown Read More

  • Be ready for rejection, says actor Kunal Kapoor on acting, nepotism, entrepreneurship

    Saturday, 08 August 2020, 12:11 PM IST | | Your Story

    Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor’s talent is not just limited to the screen. A trained pilot, a rally car driver, a director, and more recently, an entrepreneur — Kunal has many feathers in his cap. Read More

  • एशिया के सबसे बड़े क्राउडफंडिंग प्लेटफॉर्म केट्टो के सह-संस्थापक और सीईओ वरुण शेठ से मिलिए

    Saturday, 08 August 2020, 12:11 PM IST | | Medi Circle

    केट्टो के सह-संस्थापक और सीईओ वरूण शेठ साल 2018 में भारत के 40 उभरते उद्यमियों में से एक थे। साथ वे फोर्ब्स के द्वारा चुने गए तीस सर्वश्रेष्ठ उद्यमियों में शामिल थे। पिछले आठ सालों से केटो कंपनी चला रहे हैं। इसके अंतर्गत एक-दूसरे की मदद की जाती है। इस कंपनी का मकसत है एक छोटा सा दान भी किसी को अपने सबसे बड़े दुख और जीवन की समस्या को दूर करने और मुस्कान लाने और कई जिंदगियों के लिए मददगार साबित हो सकता है। Read More

  • Meet the couple who exhausted their savings to rebuild lives

    Saturday, 08 August 2020, 12:11 PM IST | New Delhi | Telangana Today

    New Delhi: The lockdown caused several people to lose their source of livelihood, and battle with emotional, physical, and mental health issues. These concerns double up for the people who are underprivileged and have no access to proper food, healthcare and education. Read More