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TBI Bulletin: 85,115 Cows Get A Home + Microwaveable Areca Leaf Plates + Soft Skills Training For Underprivileged Students + More! (14.06.2012)

In today’s round up of positive news, you will find compassion, empathy and a progressive attitude bubbling in every aspect of Indian life. Are you seeing it around you as well? 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. Cows were respected as mothers in ancient India. Nevertheless, the animal lovers will be happy to know that as many as 85,115 such ‘mothers’ in Punjab will not only be rescued from knives of butchers but they will also get a home!

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2. Jesus Christ is quoted in The Holy Bible saying “The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth” means only gentle (and strong) people will be able to live peacefully! The message seems to have reached the Madurai-based ‘Aparajitha Foundation’ that determined to create a generation of confident citizens. It will give students lessons on soft skills relating to emotional and social intelligence that prove to be the deciding factor to move ahead in a competitive world later on!

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3. ‘AWAKE’ awakens the inner strength of women! It is an institute that helps rural as well as urban women to stand stable on their own feet. It has helped K. Aravindavalli start a company that manufactures areca leaf plates which are eco-friendly and microwaveable!

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4. It is said that the Knowledge is an Endless Ocean and if one wants to learn anything deeply, he/she must remain a student forever. If you are a Teacher, you may learn something from your own Student! The Jadavpur University has decided to get its teachers assessed by students, following a model the UGC has long been advocating to ensure objective appraisal of teachers.

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5. Follow me and you will have a better life! – that’s the mission of 23-year-old Abdul Razique Khan, a blind MBA student from Jamshedpur.

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6. 120 monsoons! Yes she has seen 120 monsoons and will see many more, we hope. The secret of India’s oldest grandmother is just a healthy eating habit!

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Compiled by Devdutt.

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