TBI Bulletin: Policemen Helping The Needy + Information Portal For Students + Govt. And Civil Society Come Together To Restore A Forest + More! (19.06.2012)

There is a lot that can be achieved by the government, by individuals, or by their combined efforts. Find examples of each of these in today’s links from all around. To share any positive news that you came across lately just write to us at contact[at]thebetterindia.com or tweet @thebetterindia or leave a comment on our facebook page.

1. Sometimes a policeman’s role goes way beyond his call of duty. Calcutta Police’s Community Policing Wing offered training and a job to Shaheen Parveen that changed her life forever!

Read more here.

2. Vaibhav Gupta, a third-year student in the Engineering Physics department at Delhi Technological University (DTU) has a solution to the problems faced by higher education students in India.

Read more here.

3. An old glorious English phrase said “The more the merrier!” to describe the multi-fold benefits of a joint effort! To demonstrate this, a joint effort by the government and the people restored a forest full of wildlife!

Read more here.

4. Age does not deter him from standing under scorching sun for hours since the last five years and smoothen the traffic jams, without any expectations – except self-satisfaction!

Read more here and read a TBI article about this citizen cop here.

5. One victory after another in global-level sports events! The second win within a week!! The third title this year and the third time win in the same championship! That’s Saina Nehwal (22), one of the world’s top 5 badminton players!

Read more here.

6. There is an initiative to highlight problems faced by farmers through a new book titled “Desam Kosam Rytu. Rytu Kosam Yevaru?” (Farmer is there for the country, but who is there for the farmer?). It is a compilation of essays on agricultural issues, penned by former agriculture minister Vadde Sobhanadreeswar Rao.

Read more here.

 

Compiled by Devdutt.

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