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TBI Bulletin – Positive News From All Around (24.05.2012)

Enjoy a bunch of positive stories our team has searched all over the web for you. Hope they not only make you feel happy, but also inspired to create your own little impact. To share any positive news that you came across lately just write to us at contact[at] or tweet @thebetterindia or leave a comment on our facebook page.

1. S.S. Radhakrishnan, senior advocate and former IRS officer, toils hard to make Chennai a “Kitchen Garden City”! To begin with he has helped create as many as 37 terrace-vegetable farms for which he distributed 10,000 potted plants, 716 saplings, and countless free-of-cost seeds. Most deservedly, he has been invited to speak at UNESCO’s 13 Annual Bioethics Conference to be held at Malaysia, later this year.

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2. In a welcome departure from their usual mud-slinging at rival political parties, the Congressmen of Rajkot city in Gujarat have launched a ‘Gundagiri Bhagao, Rajkot Bachao’ (Remove criminal activities to save Rajkot) agitation. They wish to free Rajkot from money-lending fights, land-grabbing and liquor and gambling dens.

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3. An institute in Kolar, Karnataka enables rural, unemployed youths to make a living out of their small but OWN business, by providing not only business-training but also business-loans.

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4. Why wait for governmental help when you can build up your own water stock for farming, as guided by a retired geologist, Suresh Khanapurkar in Maharashtra. His simple technique of check-dams prevents water from flowing away or seeping down underground. No need to worry about droughts and floods! The Government is also waking up and taking note.

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5. Scientists in Nagpur-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) have developed a technique for the safe storage, transport and supply of hydrogen to be used as fuels for vehicles.

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6. In a nice way to promote the Anti-Female-Foeticide Campaign, scientists of Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology have decided to name 7 rice varieties after girls.

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Compiled by Devdutt.

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