The Rashtriya Rifle Battalion in collaboration with an NGO has set UP a bakery unit in Rajouri's Lam village. Unemployed women were trained on baking skills for three weeks by the coordinator of Assem Foundation. Based on self sustainment model, bakery unit has modern machinery installed for smooth functioning. Project aims to generate employment, make woman self-reliant and self-dependent. Total of 12 women were trained for running this bakery. Earlier also Rashtriya Rifle battalion has carried out various projects like Tailoring cadre, driving cadre, computer classes in order to empower local women.
Amnesty Internaional has revoked its 'prisoner of conscience' status previously given to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. It relates to past comments he's made that the NGO say qualify as advocacy of hate. Adam Reed reports.
On International Women's Day, meet the elite all-women forces of Delhi Police who are trained to swing into action in the event of a terror attack in the national capital. While the SWAT team has their guns, on the other hand, the all-women band of the Delhi police's choice of instrument is the bagpipe. Tough and talented, these women show that one can be all that one wants to be.
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A bus conductor in Tamil Nadu, who has planted over 3 lakh saplings in the last 30 years using his own money, is garnering appreciation on social media. Marimuthu Yoganathan is a bus conductor in the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation. Yoganathan in Coimbatore distributes saplings for free of cost to passengers travelling in his bus. He spends 40% of his salary to take care of these plants. Seeing his dedication, a friend from US donated 3 acres of land to Marimuthu where he works daily after duty. A known eco activist, Yoganathan has been awarded "Eco Warrior" award by Vice-President of India, 'Unsung Hero' award by wildlife film-maker Mike Pandey and film actor John Abraham in "Timberland" function held in Delhi.
In a shocking development that highlights India's pollution and stray cattle problem, veterenarians in Haryana's Faridabad have extracted about 70 kgs of waste from a pregnant cow. The vets noticed the cow struggling and decided to undertake a surgery when they discovered 70 kgs of plastic, iron nail, marble and other waste in the cow's stomach.
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Veterinarians in Haryana's Faridabad extracted over 70 kilograms of plastic, iron materials and other garbage from a pregnant cow, but both the animal and her baby died. The pregnant cow was rescued after it met with an accident, it underwent abortion later. This case has highlighted the country's twin problems of pollution and stray cattle. "A pregnant cow was rescued after it met with an accident, it underwent abortion later. We operated the animal and removed over 70 kgs of garbage from its body including plastic, glass and iron materials. However, we couldn't save it," said Veterinarian Atul Maurya, Faridabad to ANI.