Odisha Balasore Train Accident: Survivors Recalls Moment Of Train Derailed

Survivors of the tragic Odisha-Balasore train collision recall the moments when they felt the train derailed. Many passengers travelling in the Shalimar-Chennai Coromandel Express suffered brutal injuries, and witnessed blood baths, as over 240 people died in the accident, after a passenger train collided with other two trains, leading to a disastrous accident. "I was woken up when the train derailed. Some 10-15 people fell over me." said a… read-more

Sat, 03 Jun 2023 - 11:48 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Train Accident, Odisha Accident, survivors, interview, Horrific Train Collision

Courtesy: NDTV

Teen rescued from debris

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Teen Trapped In Earthquake Debris Survived After 96 Hours: Turkey-Syria Quake

In the Turkey-Syria earthquake, a 17-year-old boy, who got trapped under the rubble on February 6, was rescued after almost four days. The struggle of the teen boy identified as Adnan Muhammet Korkut was said to be very painful as he drank his own urine and ate his family’s flowers to survive. The disastrous earthquake which hit Syria-Turkey on February 6, claimed over 25,000 lives and feared thousands trapped.

Sat, 11 Feb 2023 - 03:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Turkey Disaster, Earthquake, Teen Rescued, survivors, Rescue Force

Courtesy: India Today

Project Dastaan

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Project Dastaan: Bringing Closure To Partition Survivors Through VR Videos

As India and Pakistan parted ways in 1947, 15 million people got displaced. Today, survivors still live with the hope of seeing their hometowns that they left behind 75 years ago. Project Dastaan, started by co-founders Sparsh Ahuja and Sadiya Gardezi, makes this wish possible through 360 degrees VR videos. The project aims at healing the old wounds of those parted by bringing them virtually close to the lost places.

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 09:45 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: VR video, Partition, survivors, Project Dastaan

Courtesy: BBC News


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Bumble Collabs With Bloom To Provide Online Trauma Support Therapy Globally

Bumble to provide complimentary online trauma support therapy to its members globally to create a more accepting and safe space for women. Teaming up with Bloom, the women-centric social networking app stated that six therapy sessions along with one-on-one chat opportunities with the Bloom team will be provided to sexual assault and relationship abuse survivors. Further, there will be resource collections created by survivors and trauma-… read-more

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 05:13 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Bumble, Bloom, Sexual Assault, survivors, therapy

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Cancer survivor Jayant Kandoi

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Tale Of Jaipur's 'Jayant Kandoi'; Who Fought Cancer 6 Times

Jayant Kandoi, a 23-year-old Ajmer-based man has fought cancer six times in the past few years. Kandoi was first diagnosed with cancer in 2013. He appeared for his class 10 board exam and became the class topper after beating cancer for the first time. "I have had to deal with cancer six times and each time a new body part was impacted. Today, I give motivational talks," Kandoi said.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 09:40 AM / by Manashaa Ganesan

Tags: Cancer, survivors, Jaipur, jayant kandoi

Courtesy: The Better India

2014 Taliban Massacre survivor gets elected as Oxford Treasurer

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Terror Attack Survivor Elected As Oxford Union Treasurer: Pakistan

Ahmad Nawaz, a survivor of 2014 terror attack on Army Public School in Pakistan has been elected as the treasurer of Oxford Union. The Taliban attack causing the death of 141 people including 132 children was witnessed by Nawaz at the age of fourteen. Nawaz's younger brother, Harris survived the attack by playing dead. Now, 20-year-old Nawaz is an activist and works for the cause of education.

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 07:33 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Taliban, terror attack, survivors, Oxford Union Debate

Courtesy: The Print

Actor Shah Rukh Khan Sings Song With Female Acid Attack Survivors

Actor Shah Rukh Khan has again showered his love towards his fans by singing a song with acid attack survivors in a virtual meet hosted by Meer Foundation. Ahead of the surgeries scheduled for victims, SRK had a virtual interaction to boost up their confidence, where he sung his chartbuster ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ title track. He also congratulated those victims who have become mothers, pregnant or got engaged recently.… read-more

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 09:05 AM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: srk, Shah Rukh Khan, Meer Foundation, Acid Attack, survivors, victim

Courtesy: Meer Foundation