Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchnan (L) poses with children as she celebrates on the eve of her father Krishnaraj Rai's 76th birthday by gifting 100 surgeries to children born with cleft palates through 'The Aishwarya Rai Foundation' at Godrej Memorial Hospital in Mumbai

Act of charity

Aishwarya sponsors cleft surgeries for children

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United Nations staff install a 15-door-high inflatable toilet to mark the World Toilet Day in front of the UN headquarters in New York on November 19, 2014. The UN on November 19 called for an end to defecation in the open, with fears growing that it has helped spread the deadly Ebola virus ravaging west Africa.

Sanitation for all

‘World Toilet Day’ spotlights sanitation crisis

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