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  • Actor Pawan Kalyan says given its "negative" image, nobody in his right mind would align with the BJP now
  • Rahul says BJP spreading anger, only Congress can show the way forward
  • Congress wants voting machines to be dumped and paper ballots to return
  • Sonia Gandhi tears into NDA "misrule", calls Modi "dramebaaz."
  • Rahul Gandhi inaugurates the two-day plenary session of the Congress
  • An a/c mechanic, posing as doctor, accompanies a patient from Burdwan to Kolkata in West Bengal leading to the death of the patient
  • Commercial vehicles' life placed at 20 years, after which they will have to be scrapped
  • SC asks govt to place status of investigations in the PNB scam before the court in a sealed cover, govt protests
  • War in BCCI comes out in the open as CoA does not allow the acting secy to go to Sri Lanka
  • SC rejects GJM leader Bimal Gurung's plea for probe by central agency
  • Harsh Vardhan, science and tech minister, says Stephen Hawking had put Vedas above Einstein
  • Actor Irrfan Khan has rare tumour, goes abroad for treatment
  • Lt. Gen. Sarath Chand, vice-chief of army staff said that the budget dashed all hopes of modernizing the army by not providing resources
  • SBI cuts penalty on non-maintenance of minimum average monthly balance in savings accounts by more than 70%
  • Despite India developing Chabahar port, Iran offers Pak and China a role in it
Shahrukh Khan: True Ambassador of India

By India Commentary

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By our team of in-house writers.

People are talking about the multi-faceted Shahrukh Khan and his endless interests. The award he has won at Davos is as much a recognition of his selfless service for humanity, especially children afflicted with cancer and women traumatized by acid attacks and major burn injuries, as it is of his inherent nature of giving back the community something in return for all the love it has given him.

Through Meer Foundation, Khan has been striving to bring cheer in the lives of cancer-stricken children by paying their medical expenses and more importantly, making it less painful for them to live with the disease. If the end comes, the foundation ensures it is dignified. For women victims of acid attacks, the foundation has a multi-pronged strategy that first takes care of treatment and recovery and then helps them in overcoming the trauma and works for their rehabilitation. It is extremely important work that the foundation is doing.

At Davos, Khan was given the Crystal Award for “his leadership in championing children’s and women’s rights in India.” Those who know Khan will testify that life for him is not just acting, producing content, hosting shows, owning sports teams and other businesses. It is also being of value to society. In that sense, Shahrukh Khan, people say, is the true ambassador of India and its people.

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