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TBI Bulletin: Ambulance Service For Delivering Babies + MBA At 50 + Success Stories In Literature, Theatre + MORE! (16.06.2012)

India is not defined by its politicians and scams. It is defined by its people – who are out there receiving accolades in research, education, literature or arts! 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. Delivery of a child in an ambulance is not an ideal medical condition, nonetheless, 12,500 babies and their mothers have survived only due to such deliveries – thanks to ‘Arogya Kavacha – 108’ in Karnataka!

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2. And now after the success story of emergency ambulance service – ‘108’, the Karnataka government will offer ‘104’ service under which patients who cannot even move away for treatment, will have to just dial the phone number 104 and they will receive medical help.

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3. Despite joining the Army at the age of 19 and having fought in the battle-field for the country during 29 long years of defence service, he never forgot his desire to have a Master’s Degree! And he won his ‘educational war’ too at the age of 50!

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4. It is a delight to see that Indian talent shines everywhere in the world! An Indian-origin researcher led a team of scientists and for the first time successfully replaced a major blood vessel in a 10-year-old girl with a vein grown in a lab using her own stem cells.

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5. K.R.A. Narasaiah, a marine engineer, not only became a writer but an internationally acclaimed writer, when he wrote a book on his professional experiences.

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6. Two Bengaluru-based stage artistes, Abhishek Majumdar and Sandeep Shikhar, have been selected for an international event, Global Directors’ Lab in New York. Both are also among the select few to represent India at the first ever festival of contemporary Indian Theatre in Paris.

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Compiled by Devdutt.

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