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Mrs. Minu Kalita Pursues Her Dream of Becoming a Teacher after Graduating With a B.Ed. Degree at the Age Of 44
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Mrs. Minu Kalita Pursues Her Dream of Becoming a Teacher after Graduating With a B.Ed. Degree at the Age Of 44

Defying conventional norms, she graduated from MIT World Peace University as the Top Ranked with Scholarship June 29: While one would find a plethora of people preaching about age being just a number, only a handful of them end up following the saying with all their hearts. Mrs. Minu Kalita is one such dreamer who pursued her dream of becoming a teacher by completing her graduation in B.Ed. at the age of 44 from MIT World Peace University, Pune. While the COVID crisis wreaked havoc across the country in 2020, it came as a blessing in disguise for Mrs. Kalita. When the pandemic struck the country, Mrs. Kalita was preparing her son for getting admission to the first year of college. Little did she know that college admission would not be restricted to her son. With international travel comin...
Producer Mayur Gharat sheds light on impact of cinema and screen on youth
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Producer Mayur Gharat sheds light on impact of cinema and screen on youth

June 28: Since the inception of existence, humans have been discovering different ways for recreation. The power of audio-visuals has been exploited politically, socially, and economically throughout history. Out of which, cinema has continued to be an extremely popular source of entertainment worldwide. Generically, the first few thoughts that comes to the mind on this topic are the negatives like stereo types, gender roles, objectification and many more. However, like everything, there are two sides to it. Producer Mayur Gharat, who is popularly known for his movie Shivamrut and has co-produced several other Marathi movies shares insights on this topic. Cinema is an excellent source of entertainment that fuels imagination and is highly instrumental in giving us a break from our routine l...
Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign: Dr. Sohini Sastri
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Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign: Dr. Sohini Sastri

Kolkata, June 28: To curb the growing number of drug abuse cases in Kolkata, the city police has chalked out a plan to raise awareness among people in the run-up to June 26, International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This year, the theme is #unitedagainstdrugs. The Kolkata Police has planned to reach out to maximum people through a rally. Kolkata Police Club has organised an awareness programme on this occasion. Sourav Ganguli, the BCCI president, was the chief guest. Dr. Sohini Sastri, philanthropist, and famous astrologer was invited as the guest of honour. Both actively participated in the programme and express their concern about effect of drug abuse, especially in the young generation. Other sports personalities like Laxmirattan Sukla, Alvitoh D’Kunha were also pres...
How adopting technology in its working helped Smile for All become one of the most transparent NGOs ever
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How adopting technology in its working helped Smile for All become one of the most transparent NGOs ever

June 27: India runs the most extensive free education program for children under 14. India has also implemented a right to education act for underprivileged children to enjoy inclusivity and study in a private school. Yet, according to the union education minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, approx. Fifteen crore children were out of school as of 2021. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/15-cr-children-out-of-school-atpresent-union-education-minister/articleshow/85268637.cms For a long time, NGOs have been frowned upon for lacking transparency in the utilisation of their funds. One of the reasons most NGOs have only been able to do a little good is that there is limited public participation from those outside the NGO’s Ecosystem. Keeping this in mind, We keep transparency and accounta...
How Poonam Vishal Vidhate Has Made A Mark In Politics While Taking Care Of Her Family
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How Poonam Vishal Vidhate Has Made A Mark In Politics While Taking Care Of Her Family

June 24: Even in the 21st century, if you think women are meant to only manage the house, family and children, then you are probably living under a rock. There’s no profession or industry where modern women haven’t shown their potential. Poonam Vishal Vidhate is one of the powerful Indian women who has made a huge name in politics thanks to her hard-working and futuristic attitude. Poonam from the National Congress Party (NCP) is trying to socialise through politics shoulder to shoulder with her husband. Poonam Vishal Vidhate is a resident of Baner, Pune who has done B.Com from Appasaheb College of Arts, Commerce and Science. Originally from Ambegaon, Poonam’s father was a wrestler and had an excellent reputation in the village. Poonam’s husband, Vishal Vidhate has ...
75% Indian population never goes for diagnostic tests due to a lack of diagnostic testing culture, leading to the rising incidence of CVDs in youth
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75% Indian population never goes for diagnostic tests due to a lack of diagnostic testing culture, leading to the rising incidence of CVDs in youth

48% of people are either hypertensive or at risk of becoming hypertensive, and 30% of people have a high Waist Hip Ratio (WHR) – an early indication of the onset of CVDs: Study New Delhi [India], June 23: Neglecting preventive care leads to high cases of preventable diseases. And this applies to cardiovascular diseases as well. Currently, in India, there is a lack of preventive care ecosystem, which is the reason why the majority of the people don’t go for preventive screening leading to a host of diseases. When they go for tests, it’s too late. Lately, the incidence of heart attacks amongst Indian youth has increased significantly. While speaking during a press conference on a study — Preventing Heart Diseases in Youth: Growing evidence of a link between Waist Hip Ratio (WHR),...
From A Humble Background To A Respected Politician, The Journey of NCP Leader Baburao Chandere Is Inspiring
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From A Humble Background To A Respected Politician, The Journey of NCP Leader Baburao Chandere Is Inspiring

June 20: A good politician is a blessing to society and the NCP leader from Pune, Baburao Chandere is sure one of those. The intention of doing good for the community and experience of doing that are the most important traits of a  good politician and Chandere boasts of both. Baburao Chandere comes from a humble background and no one in his family had any experience in politics. But since Baburao always loved to help the needy, his every step brought him closer to politics. Baburao Chandere, a native of Sus, 2.5 km from Pune has a family of five brothers. The father supported the family by selling ice cubes at various places. Taking care of the poor in such a situation, Baburao developed an interest in social work. He completed his education up to the 10th standard and then did ITI. He use...
Rajasthan’s famed Dhoad Band of Rahis Bharti invited to perform live on the National Day of France on July 14
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Rajasthan’s famed Dhoad Band of Rahis Bharti invited to perform live on the National Day of France on July 14

Rajasthan (India), June 17: Rahis Bharti and his Dhoad Band from Rajasthan have been invited to perform at France’s National Day on July 14th for the first time. The Dhoad Band, which is famed for spreading Indian culture and tradition through music around the world from the last 22 years, will perform live in France to commemorate India’s 75 years of independence. “We are overwhelmed to be invited to perform live on the National Day of France on July 14,” Dhoad Band’s Rahis Bharti remarked. “A delegation from the Indian Embassy in France will accompany us.” The performance will be part of our dedication to Indian patriotism and celebrating the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.” The Dhoad band, which is currently touring Europe ...
Hyderabad’s Landvision launches the LVE Foundation to promote women and girl child education
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Hyderabad’s Landvision launches the LVE Foundation to promote women and girl child education

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 17: Women’s empowerment and girl child education are gaining traction in Hyderabad. Thanks to Landvision, a leading real estate company, for establishing the Land Vision Eshwaramma Foundation as part of its CSR initiative to engage in various social activities ranging from empowering women and girls to assisting old age homes and providing employment for youths, among other things. The Landvision real estate group on Wednesday released the logo for the LVE Foundation, where the owners pledged 2 per cent of the company profit to be infused as a CSR fund for taking up various social activities across Hyderabad. According to the LVE Foundation, the aim is to facilitate training for the women to make them self-sufficient, support girl child education b...
An MOU signed to create a Miyawaki forest at Pandesara as a part of the “Satyagraha Against Pollution” movement
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An MOU signed to create a Miyawaki forest at Pandesara as a part of the “Satyagraha Against Pollution” movement

Surat (Gujarat) [India], June 16: A vast Urban Forest is planned in the industrial zone at Pandesara near the newly made office of Gujarat Pollution Control Board. A Memorandum of Understanding between Hearts at Work Foundation, GPCB and Pandesara Infrastructure Limited was signed. The tree plantation for the 1st Phase was also executed therein. During the Signing of the MoU and plantation program, the Chairman of Pandesara Infrastructure Kamalvijay Tulsian, the President of South Gujarat Processors Association, Jitubhai Vakharia, other employees of PIL and officers of GPCB were present.  Kamalvijay Tulsian Chairman of Pandesara Industries Limited, the Regional Officer of GPCB Jignasha Oza and, known as the Greenman and founder of Hearts at Work Foundation, Viral Desai were the signatories...