On the eve of International Women's Day, 4th women's car rally was organised in Odisha's Bhubaneswar. It began from Janata Maidan and will culminate at Utkal Kanika Galleria in Bhubaneswar on March 07. The theme of women's car rally was 'Choose To Challenge'. Women's rally was organised by Seva Prayas Foundation and Carnival Initiative. Cars were also decorated with different kind of social messages on this occasion.
Nirajalaxmi Mohapatra, a lady from Odisha is running a hostel in Bhubaneswar for the children of convicted persons since 2003. Through this unique initiative, more than 200 convicts' children are now leading a social life with good jobs. A safe home to children of different age groups, the 'Madhurmayee Adarsha Siksha Niketan' hostel has truly transformed many lives. "We take responsibility for education, health and overall development of children, we bring them here with permission of jail authorities," said Mohapatra to ANI. "I came here in 2003, now I'm pursuing MCA and also working with a company. Niraja madam is both mother and father for us. Whatever we are today is because of her. 200 of us have grown up here and are working now," said Alumnus to ANI. At present, 55 students are staying and studying in the hostel.
The '69th Senior National Volleyball (Men and Women) Championships' started at Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium in Bhubaneswar on March 05. Over 1200 volleyball players (both men and women) are participating in the tournament from 28 states and 8 Union Territories. For the first time, players from Union Territory Ladakh also participated in the championships. The Championships are being held under the aegis of the parent body Volleyball Federation of India (VFI). The tournament started on Mar 05 and will end on Mar 11.
The BJP has swept the municipal polls in Gujarat with a winning performance in elections to six municipal corporations of Gujarat, winning Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Surat. Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old climate activist arrested February 13 was granted bail by a Delhi Sessions Court on Tuesday afternoon with two sureties of ₹ 1 lakh each. A meeting was held at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a surge in cases over the past few days. Lakha Sidhana, who is wanted in connection with the violence in Delhi on Republic Day, attended a public meeting in Punjab's Bathinda on Tuesday in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation.
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Shah Rukh Khan visits parent's grave in Delhi. Pictures of the same have been doing the rounds on social media. He was seen wearing a white shirt and black pants. He also covered his head. Shah Rukh’s father, Taj Mohammed Khan, died of cancer when the actor was just 15 years old. Shah Rukh lost his mother Lateef Fatima Khan after a prolonged illness in 1990.
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An Air France flight en route from Paris to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria on Friday at about 5 pm because of a disruptive passenger. The passenger, an Indian citizen, began to act up soon after take-off, quarrelling with other passengers, assaulting a flight attendant and pummeling the cockpit’s door.
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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.
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