Angelina Jolie visits flood-hit Pakistan, offers support

Hollywood star promises to use her influence to push the international community to do more about climate change

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Angelina Jolie, actress, humanitarian and special envoy to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, urged the international community to do more as millions of people are in trouble in the flood-hit areas of Pakistan.

During her visit to the National Flood Response Coordination Centre (NFRCC) late Wednesday, Jolie said that she has never seen anything like this disaster before.

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UNICEF Bangladesh Ambassador Mim visits children affected by the floods

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UNICEF National Ambassador for Bangladesh Bidya Sinha Mim is visiting Sylhet this week to meet children whose lives have been upended by floods that ravaged northeastern Bangladesh in May and June this year, according to a press release Thursday.

The widespread flooding affected the lives of 7.2 million people, including 3.5 million children, and caused a food, water and sanitation crisis. Families have been forced to abandon their belongings and seek shelter as hundreds of schools and medical facilities have been destroyed.

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Princess Anne to be awarded by Durrell trust after 50 years of wildlife charity work

The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust will celebrate Princess Anne for her 50 years of contributions and effort. The only daughter and second child of Queen Elizabeth II, Anne, 72, will be recognized for her “commitment to charity” over many years to save wildlife species. The philanthropic trust is creating a turtle sculpture for its Art … Read more

Priyanka Chopra breaks down hearing the refugees’ stories

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Priyanka Chopra, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, uploaded a video from her trip to Poland, where she met refugees from Ukraine who had to abandon their country because of the Russian invasion. She spent time with women and children, and posted information on social media about the biggest global refugee issue. In … Read more

Naomi Campbell receives honorary doctorate

Naomi Campbell is one of the most influential people in the fashion world. She has officially earned her doctorate. The University for the Creative Arts recently conferred an honorary doctorate on the former supermodel.The University for the Creative Arts awarded him this award for his outstanding contribution to the world of international fashion over several … Read more

Bill Gates is donating his foundation a new amount of $20 billion to address global concerns

News Desk : dhakamirror.comTo confront the “massive global challenges” the world is experiencing, Bill Gates announced on Wednesday that he will donate $20 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.In a statement, Gates said that the foundation, which he and his ex-wife Melinda French Gates founded in 2000, now aims to spend $9 billion … Read more

Taylor Swift gets honorary doctorate from New York University

Taylor Swift, an American singer-songwriter, has received an honorary doctorate from the New York University in fine arts. Ms Swift turned up at New York’s Yankee Stadium in a cap, blue gown, and a black dress.
The singer, 32, was in attendance for the ceremony at the Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, where she joined the other graduates in a purple and black gown and matching cap

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Actress Mim appointed UNICEF national ambassador in Bangladesh

National Film Award winning actress Bidya Sinha Saha Mim has been appointed UNICEF’s newest national ambassador in Bangladesh.
As a UNICEF National Ambassador, Mim joins prominent personalities around the world who use their voice and prominence to advocate for the rights of children, said a press release.
‘Across our country, UNICEF is there with us to

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Rihanna Debuts On Forbes Annual Billionaires List

Rihanna has officially joined Forbes’ billionaire list for the first time in her highly successful career.
The singer and Fenty Beauty founder was named a billionaire by the outlet in August, and still retains that status. She has a net worth of $1.7 billion, according to Forbes, and is the 1,729th richest person in the world. The outlet called her a “self-made” billionaire and credited her

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Bruce Willis ‘stepping away’ from acting following aphasia diagnosis

The family of Bruce Willis has announced the actor is set to retire after being diagnosed with aphasia, a language disorder typically occurring after a stroke or brain injury, significantly affects a person’s ability to communicate. On March 30, the 67-year-old actor’s family announced the news via an Instagram post with an update on Willis’s health.
“To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we

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Bhumi Pednekar collaborates with UNDP for gender equality campaign

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar will be collaborating with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to promote gender equality campaign.
The year-long campaign titled “‘Women at Work – Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Future Tomorrow’ will help to raise awareness regarding the challenges women face in career paths and how a sustainable future can be created for women in

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Angelina Jolie Makes Impassioned Plea for equal treatment for Ukranian refugees

Special Envoy to the United Nations’ High Commissioner for Refugees and actress Angelina Jolie has shared a message of support for Ukrainians who have had to flee their homes due to Russia’s invasion, as well as refugees worldwide.
Turning to her Instagram on Thursday, the actor and UNICEF ambassador noted that one million people have now fled from Ukraine and are looking for a new home. Jolie’s post featured heart shattering

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Britney Spears to write book detailing her conservatorship

Popular singer Britney Spears has reportedly signed a lucrative $15 million deal to write a tell-all book.
She will address her career, personal life, and family in the memoir, as she reportedly signed a landmark deal with known publishers Simon & Schuster.
According to reports, Simon & Schuster reached the deal during a bidding war with multiple publishers

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Naomi Campbell ends rumours, reveals her daughter isn’t adopted

While Naomi Campbell tends to be private about her personal life, she’s decided to get candid about the joys of being a mom to her daughter, whom she welcomed in May 2021.
Though Campbell has yet to reveal the name of her daughter, she did disclose other details about her little one. “She wasn’t adopted – she’s my child,” the model told British Vogue, which the two posed

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Rihanna pledges $15 million to climate justice

Pop singer Rihanna’s foundation, the Clara Lionel Foundation, is donating $15 million to organizations combating climate change and striving for social justice.
“Climate disasters, which are growing in frequency and intensity, do not impact all communities equally, with communities of color and island nations facing the brunt of climate change,” the pop singer said in a statement.
The damaging effects of climate change threaten

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Celebs in support of Emma Watson following Palestinian solidarity post

Celebrities have extended their support for Emma Watson who faced backlash for sharing ‘solidarity’ with Palestinians.
Around 40 stars have shared a joint statement to condemn the accusations of anti-Semitism, raised by a former UN envoy from Israel, against Watson last week.
“We join Emma Watson in support of the simple statement that ‘solidarity is a verb’, including meaningful solidarity with

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Aishwarya Rai to attend Expo 2020 Dubai

Bollywood actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is going to attend the Expo 2020 Dubai-mega event this week in an initiative to empower women, according to a report on an Indian entertainment website.
According to Khaleej Times, Aishwarya Rai is currently in Paris to participate in several brands that she represents. She was also recently seen at the Mumbai airport along with her husband, Abhishek

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Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding dies of breast cancer

Sarah Harding, singer with the English chart-topping band Girls Aloud, has died aged 39 following a battle with breast cancer. The singer’s mother Marie confirmed the news on her daughter’s official Instagram account on Sunday.
“It’s with deep heartbreak that today I’m sharing the news that my beautiful daughter Sarah has sadly passed away,” her mother wrote. “Many of you will know of Sarah’s battle with cancer and

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Maradona laid to rest

Huge crowds bade a grief-filled farewell to Argentina’s favourite son Diego Maradona before the football legend was buried on the outskirts of Buenos Aires after a chaotic public wake.
The 1986 World Cup winner widely regarded as one of the greatest players in history was laid to rest on Thursday after a ceremony attended by family and close friends in the

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Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies of heart attack

Bollywood actress Sridevi, whose acting prowess and beguiling eyes helped her rule Bollywood in 1980s, died of cardiac arrest in Dubai at the age of 54 plunging the Indian cinema industry into mourning.
Sridevi who had gone to Dubai along with her family to attend the wedding of her nephew a few days ago, passed away late on Saturday night after a cardiac arrest, confirmed her brother-in-law

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