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TBI Bulletin: Gritty Girl Wins Gold In Weight-Lifting + Online Resource For Autism + Tablet PCs For Rs. 3000 + Orphan Deaf Girl Gets Home And Hearing + More! (20.06.2012)

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1. Two-year old orphan Vidya, was chosen twice for adoption and was left behind because she was deaf! She was ultimately adopted by a Mumbai couple, but what about Rs 5 lac needed for her medical treatment? A social worker, a foundation and social networking sites raised Rs 5.48 lac for Vidya!

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2. Some of the best things in life are free of cost, including online resources for children affected by Autism. The resources are developed by those who work directly with the affected children and are available on a simple registration process!

Read more here.

3. As many as one lakh ‘penta’ tablet Personal Computers will be distributed at a subsidized prices of just Rs 3000/- each, in rural areas by P.N. Panicker Foundation in a tie-up with Bharat Sanchar Nigalm Ltd – as part of Reading Week celebrations.

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4. We have seen construction of irrigation dams, but re-birth of a lake? The Mysore civic body is restoring not one but six lakes!

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5. Daily cycling for an hour to Habibpur station, 20 minutes by train to Ranaghat and then a 10-minute walk and finally four hours of weight-lifting practice weights. She eats fish only when her father nets something. She won a gold medal for India!

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Compiled by Devdutt.

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