Pune: Retired bank employee to donate blood for 130th time

A 62-year-old retired bank employee would be donating his blood for the 130th time on Saturday. He first donated his blood in 1977, when he saw a young girl losing her life due to lack availability of blood. He then started working to create awareness on blood donation

Pune: Retired bank employee to donate blood for 130th timeToday, Ram Bangad is a retired employee of Bank of Maharashtra, and runs a voluntary group named ‘Raktache Nate’ which has 50,000 volunteers attached to it. Be it any kind of emergency, his group arranges blood in many parts of Maharashtra. Now, they have started the movement for ‘free supply of blood for the poor.’ […]

Journalism student donates hair to bring a smile on the faces of cancer patients

Hair is the crowning glory of any women. It is part of their identity and femininity. It plays an important part in showcasing their beauty. Far too many women end up being confined to their homes after they undergo chemotherapy. As they are afraid of societal stigma, they have to face after hair loss

Journalism student donates hair to bring a smile on the faces of cancer patientsHair donation was an unknown concept when it was launched in 2013, but today it has become a huge movement as ladies go bald for defying social norms and taboos, to avenge cancer for stealing the dignity of their loved ones. For many of us, our hair is part of our identity. Going bald or […]

His friend couldn’t reach to the hospitals, but ‘he’ ensures that other can

Getting a taxi or auto in Mumbai is close to impossible. This is a well-known fact amongst Mumbaikars. It is especially difficult for people to get a taxi in times of emergencies. A tragic incident inspired a Mumbaikar named Samir Ahmed Siddique to start a share taxi service of his own to ensure that patients aren’t refused

His friend couldn’t reach to the hospitals, but ‘he’ ensures that other canIf you think that it is hard to get a taxi when you are running late for work. Then you should consider that it is even more difficult for patients to get a taxi. As taxi or auto-drivers tend to bluntly refuse to ply passengers to a short distance, even if they are ill. This […]

Pune: Good Samaritan’s donation helps save infant’s life

The life of a newborn baby girl could be saved just because an individual donor came to Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) and expressed his wish to donate some money for a medical cause

Pune: Good Samaritan’s donation helps save infant’s lifeAnkita (name changed) a 22-day-old girl, who was suffering from a serious heart ailment, could not avail of any government scheme as her parents hailed from Karnataka. Prompt financial assistance was urgent for her to survive. In the meanwhile, a well-to-do family had shown interest in contributing money for a person who was in need […]

Maha: Leopard paralysed after road accident, learns how to walk again

A female leopard cub left paralysed after falling victim to a road accident near Igatpuri, Maharashtra was brought for medical care to the Wildlife SOS Leopard Rescue Centre by Forest Department officers.  After months of extensive medical treatment and physiotherapy with help from experts at Wildlife SOS, the young leopard was able to walk again and has safely returned to the wild

Maha: Leopard paralysed after road accident, learns how to walk againEarlier this year, a 7-month-old female leopard got into a dreadful road accident and was found critically injured near Igatpuri located in Nashik district, Maharashtra. The young feline was rescued by the Forest Department and later transferred to the Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center, run by Wildlife SOS in Junnar. Detailed X-ray reports revealed that the […]

Pune doctor helps woman deliver child in autorickshaw

A woman delivered a child inside an autorickshaw on Tuesday, October 23. This incident occurred around 2 p.m. in Pune’s Ghorpadi area

Pune doctor helps woman deliver child in autorickshawIt was a regular Tuesday afternoon for Neeta Kulhe, a resident of Panchsheel Nagar, when she suddenly her stomach started paining. She got outside her house and hailed a rickshaw, so that she could go to the hospital. During the course of her journey, Neeta went into labour. Due to the traffic jam ahead the […]

Meet an entrepreneur with Down’s syndrome overcame disability to start her own cafe

At first glance, ‘Aditi’s Corner’ in Bhoomi Mall, CBD Belapur, looks like any other eatery: a couple of chairs and tables neatly laid out; packets of chips hanging on one side; microwave atop a clean marble platform and a glass shelf displaying pastries and cupcakes. However, there is something unique about this stall

Meet an entrepreneur with Down’s syndrome overcame disability to start her own cafeHave you been visited Belapur in Navi Mumbai? Have you heard about Aditi’s Cafe? No? Then if you happen to be in Belapur, you must visit this place. Aditi Verma, 24, who runs the eatery, has Down syndrome, but it is barely evident, as she meticulously takes down lunch orders, greeting every customer with an […]

10-yr-old donates hair to cancer patients, sets an example

The cancer patients, during chemotherapy, lose their hair. After seeing the plight of the patients, ten-year-old, Aditi Jain, hails from Pune, Maharashtra, has donated her hair to an NGO

10-yr-old donates hair to cancer patients, sets an exampleUsually, how would a ten-year-old kid react? Mummy, I want this doll, or Papa I want that cycle. It is normal right. However, have you seen a ten-year-old pursuing her parents to donate her hair? No, then you must meet Aditi Jain. Aditi, who hails from Pune, Maharashtra, who convinced her parents, and donated her […]

Uttarakhand cop saves life of pilgrim by carrying him on back for 2 kms

Just when you have lost all your faith in humanity, along comes a story of hope. This is the story of a Uttarakhand police who went out of his way to help an ailing pilgrim

Uttarakhand cop saves life of pilgrim by carrying him on back for 2 kmsSub Inspector Lokendra Bahuguna’s heroic act not only proved to be blessing for 55-year-old Ranjhi Rajag but also earned him accolades for his commitment to his duty. According to a Facebook post by Uttarakhand Police, Bahuguna was part of a team trying to manage traffic in Bhairo Ghati – a track between Vaishno Devi and […]

Boy who appeared for SSC exams from hospital, secures 76%

Ganesh Hake, a 15-year-old boy residing in Chakan, Pune had severely injured his leg in an accident, during his SSC boards exams. Dr Vijay Gokule had helped him appear for his board exam from the hospital itself. Ganesh has scored 76 % in his board exams, and wants to be a doctor one day

Boy who appeared for SSC exams from hospital, secures 76%“My son, Ganesh, had met with an accident during the board exams, I had thought, it’s all over, my son is going to lose his year now. But, all thanks to Dr Gokule sir. Because of his efforts, my son could appear for the exams. And how, I am very happy that he has passed […]