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2019 edition of International Day of Charity

The International Day of Charity is observed every year on 5th of September to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world for individuals, charitable, philanthropic and volunteer organizations for their own purposes on the local, national, regional and international level.

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TCS gives largest Corporate Donation to US University for Research Facility

The Indian IT sector behemoth, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) has agreed to provide a sum of USD 35 million to the prestigious US educational institute, the Carnegie Mellon University. What has happened? The IT firm TCS which gets a major portion of its business from American clients has decided to fund the construction of a ..

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a modern business practice. It aims to achieve a medium of self-regulation in which the company or the corporation is encouraged to be more socially accountable to the public. What is CSR? CSR is the practice whereby a corporate invests some of its profits back into the social development projects ..

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Microsoft launches e-platform under Project ReWeave to help Handloom weavers

Microsoft India launched a new e-commerce platform ‘re-weave.in’ under project ReWeave to aid handloom weavers. Benefits of e-commerce platform The e-commerce platform would provide the following benefits: The e-commerce platform would connect artisans to the buyers directly enabling them to expand to newer customers and markets. Provide a platform to showcase signature collections created by ..

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2018 International Day of Charity (IDC)

The International Day of Charity (IDC) is observed every year on September 5 to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world for individuals, charitable, philanthropic and volunteer organizations for their own purposes on the local, national, regional and international level. The day also recognizes the efforts of ..

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