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Meet The Man Who Is Inspiration Behind The Upcoming Movie ‘Padman’

New Delhi:  Akshay Kumar, who’s been really selective with his genre depicting India’s National Values and Incidences, has now come up with another important issue concerning Women’s health. And this is the first time ever in History of Indian Cinema, that a subject like Women menstrual Hygiene is decided as the subject of the movie. Hats off, to the team and the actors for such initiative!

Enough with Batman, Spiderman and Superman here comes the Padman, the real life hero. Arunachalam Muruganantham is the man who made our very own Mrs Funnybones to showcase his inspirational story in her production debut and Bollywood’s Khiladi to play the lead.

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Giant 910-Carat Diamond, The Fifth Largest In The World Discovered In Lesotho

New Delhi: One of the world's largest diamonds has been found in Lesotho, a small country surrounded by South Africa.

Diamonds and garments make up almost the entire export economy of Lesotho, an enclaved country with high rates of poverty and HIV infection. The country has a population of about 2 million and more than 40 percent of the population live below the poverty line of $1.25 per day.

The recent 910-carat glittering stone (to be worth over Rs. 254 crore), found in the Letseng mine in Lesotho, is the largest gem-quality diamond in Lesotho’s history. It weighs more than a regulation baseball (about 5 ounces), and more than half as much as the average male human heart (about 10 ounces).

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Organ Donation Gaining Awareness In Country But Need More Effort To Match West

New Delhi: Organ donation awareness in India has been on the increase ever since the government enacted a law called "The Transplantation of Human Organs Act" in 1994.

This was done to curb organ commerce and promote donation after brain death and brought about a significant change in the organ donation and transplantation scene in India.

India now has a fairly well developed corneal donation programme; however, donation after brain death has been relatively slow to take off. Most of the transplants done in India are living related or unrelated transplants.

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Woman From HP Gets Featured in WHO Calender 2018 For Her Work For Immunising Children

New Delhi: It is rightly said that dedication and hard work can make everything possible. In probably the first instance of its kind in the country, a woman health worker from Himachal Pradesh has figured on a World Health Organisation's calendar.
Geeta Verma's picture while riding a motorcycle and carrying a box of vaccines against measles and rubella has been put on the front page of the 2018 WHO calendar, for which she earned praise from Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
Hailing from Sapnot village of Karsog Tehsil, Verma found mention in the WHO calender for her efforts to ensure hundred per cent coverage of her area of operation under the measles and rubella programme.
Deployed at the Shakardehra health sub-centre in Jhanjeli block in Mandi district, Verma undertook the campaign to inoculate children living in remote areas of the district.
An official statement quoting the Chief Minister said that all government employees should show such commitment towards their jobs and impulse for serving the people with dedication.
Verma went to great lengths to immunise the children of shepherds and the Gujjars community in the remote areas of Raygarh.
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According to reports, she walked and rode her motorcycle to remote corners to immunize children belonging to nomadic communities, sometimes trekking through treacherous terrain in September last year
Geeta’s picture, riding a motorcycle on a bumpy road in the Seraj valley in Mandi carrying MR vaccine box to Raygarh, has gone viral on Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp
Geeta is getting a huge applause on the social media for her dedication to providing the service at the grassroots level

References:
http://www.india.com
http://www.business-standard.com
https://www.vagabomb.com
https://www.indiatoday.in

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Know Why We Celebrate This Festival of Transition; Makar Sankranti

New Delhi: With social festivities such as melas (fairs), kite flying, bonfires and feasts bringing the people together, Makar Sankranti is celebrated with pomp across the country.The Hindu festival that sees devotees praying to Sun God Surya is observed in January every year. In 2018, it falls on January 14. 

Makar Sankranti is one of the biggest festivals of Hinduism. According to Hindu religion, Sun travels in 12 zodiacs throughout the year. When the Sun enters the Capricorn, it is called Makar Sankranti. On this day, the Sun turns southward to Northward. This day there is a lot of importance in fasting and charity.