Kitab Ghar

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Bhopal Civic Body's 'Kitab Ghar' Initiative Betters Underprivileged Students

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation’s unique 'Kitab Ghar' initiative is collecting books from residents and redistributing them to underprivileged children. Partnering with Kabadiwala – a doorstep scrap collecting portal, the civic body provides the books and notebooks collected to BMC-run libraries, and also recycles some of them for environmental cause. Started under the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, the initiative garnered huge support from Bhopalis… read-more

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 03:25 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Good News, better india, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, BMC

Chess

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Chennai: International Player Teaches Chess To Underprivileged Children

In an inspiring initiative, international chess player R Raghavan is teaching the game to underprivileged children in Chennai. Raghavan travels to Thiruvanmiyur and Korrukupet to take chess classes in orphanages and has taught over 200 children. Born in a middle-class family, Raghavan is inspired by Vishwanathan Anand and wants to be a Grandmaster. He also bagged a UNICO World Record for holding an event where 200 players played 2000 rounds… read-more

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 04:02 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Good News, Chennai, R Raghavan, Chess

Javed Ahmad Tak

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Militant Attack Survivor Kashmiri Man Teaches Specially-Abled Children

Source of inspiration to many disabled, 45-year-old paralysed Kashmiri man Javed Ahmad Tak is educating specially-abled kids for free. Hit by militant’s bullet in 1997, the wheelchair-bound Javed opened a school for specially-abled kids in 2006. With donations from NGOs and locals, Javed teaches 120 differently-abled students and owns two busses to ferry them. Interestingly, some of the students have also participated and won medals in… read-more

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 09:42 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Good News, Inspiration, kashmir, specially-abled children

Walk for Humanity

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Mysuru Man Walks Kanyakumari To Kashmir In Honour Of COVID Heroes

Mysuru-based Bharath PN has walked barefoot over 4,000 kilometres to pay tribute to the COVID-19 heroes and frontline workers. Bharath realised the importance of paying back to the heroes while he was stuck at home during the lockdown. Terming it a 'Walk for Humanity', the 33-year-old started on December 11, 2020, from Kanyakumari to reach J&K’s Dal Lake. He covered 11 states while planting over 150 saplings, creating awareness about… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 09:42 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Good News, Covid-19, Coronavirus, Bharath PN

Man Reunited with his family

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ITBP Soldiers Help Kannada Man To Reunite With Family After 3 Decades

Being apart for three decades, a 70-year-old man has reunited with his family with the help of ITBP soldiers. Knowing only Kannada, Kenchappa Govindappa from Karnataka was stuck in Uttarakhand where he worked at a roadside eatery, earning only a meal and sleeping at a bus stop in bone-chilling cold. Using the social media, the ITBP personnel reunited Kenchappa with his family. Later, the ITBP recognized the 36th battalion jawans for the… read-more

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 02:29 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Good News, ITBP, Reunited, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Kenchappa Govindappa

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Bihar

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Bihar Migrant Labour Who Went Jobless In Pandemic, Now Runs LED Unit

Bihar migrant worker Pramod Baitha, who went jobless amid the pandemic, has started an LED bulb factory from home today. Taking inspiration from 'vocal for local,' Pramod started manufacturing LED bulbs by investing Rs 40,000 for raw materials. Besides, he has given employment to local labourers by imparting formal training to them. Interestingly, Baitha got appreciation in PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'. Currently operated by 8 employees, Baitha… read-more

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 06:55 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Good News, Human Interest, Mann Ki Baat, Migrant Worker, LED

Organ transportation via green channel

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12 Kms In Just 15 Minutes! HYD Police Helps Ambulance In Organ Transportation

In a successful attempt, Hyderabad traffic police played an active role in helping an ambulance to transport a live lungs to 12 kms in just 15 minutes, which usually takes 45 minutes in traffic. Interestingly, the police still managed to provide 'green channel' while being busy with traffic diversions due to the Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu’s visit. Reportedly, in last 50 days, this was the eighth effort made by Hyderabad police.

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 08:28 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Hyderabad, Good News, Organ Donation, Hyderabad Traffic Police