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Airtel Delhi Half Marathon raises Rs 16.6 crore social cause

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Thursday raised a record-breaking Rs 16.60 crore for social causes, which was 105 per cent increase from the amount that was raised in 2017.
66 companies fielded 91 corporate cares teams and 195 individuals reached out and received contributions from 8,010 family members, friends and colleagues. Incidentally, many CSOs got the confidence to reach out to networks and individuals on their own and this has generated 61% of the total funds!
Expressing his happiness over the achievement, Murray Culshaw, Chairperson and Founder, India Cares Foundation said, "Delhi amazes us.When we think there is no more room to push, it streches! Our emphasis on encouraging individuals to raise funds, is now well established with 82 pc of contributions this year coming from individuals and raised by individuals."
The funds raised by the CSOs will focus on creating a positive impact for different sections of our society-children in homes and schools ,youth skill development, environment protection and saving animals ,special care for differently abled and health services.
So far, Airtel Delhi Half Marathon has raised Rs 67.16 crore through charity in its history.
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25 May 2019 | 12:25 PM

Guhawati, May 25 (UNI) Athlete Hima Das, also known as Dhing Express, cleared her class 12th board exams and secured first division in the Assam HSLC examination result which was declared on Saturday.

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Vijay Shankar suffers injury during net session

Vijay Shankar suffers injury during net session

25 May 2019 | 10:30 AM

London, May 25 (UNI) Ahead of India's first World Cup warm-up match against New Zealand on Saturday, all-rounder Vijay Shankar has suffered an injury to his hand while batting in the nets.

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US women's soccer stars hope 2019 World Cup inspires girls to "believe in themselves"

25 May 2019 | 7:53 AM

Washington, May 25 (Xinhua) The women's national team of the United States is just days away from heading to France for the 2019 Women's World Cup, and the team's top stars said on Friday that they hope the tournament could inspire young girls.

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Dijon win chance to stay in Ligue 1, Caen relegated

25 May 2019 | 7:51 AM

Paris, May 25 (Xinhua) Dijon came from behind to beat Toulouse 2-1 at home in the final round of Ligue 1 on Friday and took the playoffs spot at the expense of relegated Caen, who lost to Bordeaux 1-0.

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Djokovic feels extra motivation in contention for French Open glory

25 May 2019 | 4:32 AM

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