TBI Bulletin: Law University Bends Law for Good + Preferential Land Allotment For Disabled in Delhi + London Olympics’ Chennai Connection + More! (21.06.2012)

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1. In a worthy initiative, the Aid Without Religion Trust gifted umbrellas and school bags to needy children in Mangalore. The trust aims at promoting scientific temperament and removing superstitious beliefs that prevail in the society.

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2. A University that teaches Law bends its own Law?! Not bad, as it is done to admit students who were not admitted previously just because they could not clear Class X or Class XII examination in the first attempt!

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3. It is heartening to know that disabled persons will get preference in house allotment in Delhi. There will be one per cent reservation of industrial plots, housing flats & built-up sheds; five per cent in shops & kiosks with immediate effect.

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4. Despite being polio-hit since the age of 7, 52-year old Bishnu Charan Sahoo has donated blood 100 times! Quite deservedly, he is vice-president of the Paralympic Committee of India.

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5. A 30-year old Tamil song composed by Ilayaraja, sung by S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, is part of the 90-track play-list for the opening ceremony of the upcoming Olympics event in London!

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Compiled by Devdutt.

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