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World Sight Day 2022: Expanding Access to Eye Care and Healthy Vision Starts Locally

World Sight Day 2022: Expanding Access to Eye Care and Healthy Vision Starts Locally

November 11: Just like a fingerprint, every person’s eyes are unique. And throughout our lifetimes, our eyes go on their own unique journey: whether a child needs their first pair of corrective eyeglasses to an older person being cured of their once-debilitating cataracts. At a young age, I was prescribed to spectacles. Initially, wearing these was a bit uncomfortable. Once I got used to it, it was as though I could distinguish the colors on the leaves of the tree. The quality of my life improved across all aspects. Carrying out various activities was easier compared to without glasses and…
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Nisha Kumari, An Athlete From Vadodara To End The Year By Climbing Mt Everest And Mt Lhotse In Traverse Style With Crowd-funded Support

Nisha Kumari, An Athlete From Vadodara To End The Year By Climbing Mt Everest And Mt Lhotse In Traverse Style With Crowd-funded Support

Nisha is also building a self-defense team of girls to empower them to pursue their dreams Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], November 10: Nisha Kumari, an athlete and adventurer from Vadodara, Gujarat, is set to climb Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse in traverse style with crowd-funded support. The peaks of Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse are located at 8,848.48 and 8,516 meters above sea level respectively. By climbing in the traverse style, Nisha will end the year by climbing the mountains in a sideways fashion instead of climbing straight up. Nisha has adventure engrained in her DNA. Her father served the Indian…
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Producer Jay Patel Pays Homage To Noted Social Worker & Educationist, Ms Elaben Bhatt

Producer Jay Patel Pays Homage To Noted Social Worker & Educationist, Ms Elaben Bhatt

New Delhi (India): This world lost an inspirational legend and Gandhian revolutionary, Ms. Ela Bhatt, fondly called “Ela-ben” (sister in Gujarati). The leading women empowerment activist has left people whom she worked with or was closely associated with in tears, including noted producer Jay Patel. The well-known film producer expressed his sadness over her sudden departure. “I feel extremely emotional remembering Elaben. She is an immortal soul, and death is just the exit of a physical being. News of her demise just gave me a moment of emptiness. Only recently, I got the opportunity to meet the most unassuming and…
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Small act, big efforts and even a bigger heart is all one need- Rajdeepsinh Jadeja (Ribda)

Small act, big efforts and even a bigger heart is all one need- Rajdeepsinh Jadeja (Ribda)

November 08: Know about a selfless person, who with all his heart and soul devoted his time and life for the welfare of the people, the recent example is of the Morbi tragedy. The town of Morbi suffered from a horrific event on Sunday evening with the collapse of a pedestrian bridge which is one of the worst tragedies counted in the state of Gujarat.  Many people suffered because of this tragic incident. Owing to this unfortunate event taking place in the town, yuva leader Rajdeepsinh Jadeja (Ribda) rose to immediate steps and came forward to help the families who lost their…
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Ahmedabad to host Rakshak – Ek Shaam Gujarat Police Ke Naam to salute efforts of police personnel

Ahmedabad to host Rakshak – Ek Shaam Gujarat Police Ke Naam to salute efforts of police personnel

Himachal police band and 20 artists from the Gujarati film industry and Bollywood will perform at the evening. Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], November 7: “Rakshak – Ek Shaam Gujarat Police Ke Naam”, a unique programme dedicated to Gujarat police, will take place at Karnavati Club in Ahmedabad on November 19. It is the first time such a programme is being organised dedicatedly for the police in Gujarat. Himachal Pradesh Police’s famous band, “Harmony of the Pines”, will perform at the event. To make the evening even more special, more than 20 noted artists from the Gujarati film industry and Bollywood will…
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FSL India Conducts Capacity Building Workshops for Youth to Combat Cyber Bullying

FSL India Conducts Capacity Building Workshops for Youth to Combat Cyber Bullying

November 07: FSL India recently conducted a series of workshops on Cyber Bullying called CTRL + ALT + DEL – “Combating Cyber Bullying, through Alternative Safe Space & Deleting Hate Speech”. The workshops were conducted for students and faculty members of various institutions including Bhandarkar’s Arts and Science College, Kundapur, on 29th October; St. Joseph’s University, Bangalore on 3rd November and CMR University on 4th November 2022. A total of 220 students and teachers from all these reputed universities attended the workshop in their respective universities where the keynote speaker – Dr. Shubhra Punetha, a renowned psychiatrist addressed the current situation of cyberbullying globally, and also listed…
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Jury Announcement for Born To Shine

Jury Announcement for Born To Shine

Clockwise from top: Rupak Mehta, Founder, Brahmnaad Cultural Society; Samara Mahindra, Founder & CEO, CARER; Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, Zee Entertainment; Dr. Bindu Subramaniam, Co-Founder & CEO, Subramaniam Academy of Performing Arts (SaPa); Zarina Screwvala, Managing Trustee & Director, Swades Foundation Born To Shine, a CSR initiative of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL), in association with GiveIndia, recently announced its panel of 5 judges. Mumbai, November 3: Born To Shine, a CSR initiative of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL), in association with GiveIndia, announced its panel of 5 judges to identify the top 30 girl child prodigies. The esteemed judges, who have…
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Eastern India’s largest Cow Shelter, The Calcutta Pinjrapole Society takes care of 7000 + cows

Eastern India’s largest Cow Shelter, The Calcutta Pinjrapole Society takes care of 7000 + cows

New Delhi (India), October 31: India has the largest population of dairy cattle in the world, unfortunately very little has been done so far for their welfare. Cow Service (Gaumata Seva) holds a very important and religious significance in the India psyche, still once they stop giving milk they become unviable to the owner. In general the practise is, either they are sent to the slaughter house or left on the street which gives rise to stray animals across the streets. Gaushalas are considered to be the best option for the management of ever-growing stray cattle. One such shelter is…
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‘Gujarat Gyan Guru Quiz’ makes it to the World Book of Records London

‘Gujarat Gyan Guru Quiz’ makes it to the World Book of Records London

Chief Minister:- Under the leadership and guidance of Shri Narendra Modi beneficiaries are getting due benefits through all the schemes of the state government Under the guidance of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Gujarat will move forward at double speed in years to come Education Minister Shri Jitu Vaghani:- Under the guidance of Shri Bhupendra Patel, this quiz has turned out to be the largest quiz in the world which is  a matter of pride for the Education Department Combined efforts of knowledge and technology were evident in this Gujarat Gyan Guru Quiz Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel extends his…
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Pratidin Media Network (Assam) Organizes The Conclave 2022 In Delhi

Pratidin Media Network (Assam) Organizes The Conclave 2022 In Delhi

Union Defense Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated ‘The Conclave 2022’ In Delhi India, October 29: Union minister for defence Shri Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated the two-day Conclave event at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantonment, New Delhi. The Conclave 2022 was hosted by Pratidin Media Network of Assam. It was organized with the aim of taking the issues of Assam and Northeast India and having meaningful discussions on them in the power corridors of the national capital. Pratidin Media Group Chairman Shri Jayanta Baruah felicitated the Union defence minister. He addressed the gathering and welcomed everyone to the conclave. Jayanta Baruah…
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