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Indian Vidhisha Baliyan Wins Miss Deaf World Pageant, Becomes First Indian To Win The Title

Story by; N Dhingra

INDIA, (Uttar Pradesh,)

Vidisha Baliyan, a 21-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh, was crowned the Miss Deaf World pageant. She became the first Indian to win this crown.

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Baliyan was chosen the winner among 11 finalists from 16 participating countries in the final. She is a former international tennis player and also represented India in the Deaflympics. She participated in the beauty pageant after a severe back injury.

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She even won a silver medal for tennis at the international deaf Olympics“I was inspired to participate in the pageant to gain confidence and develop my personality. Baliyan completed her bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and was always interested in choosing sports as her career. She has 100% hearing impairment in her right ear and 90% in the left.

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Twenty contestants from 11 countries competed for the title of Mr and Miss Deaf World in Mpumalanga, the first time the pageant has taken place on South African soil.

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A man from Uttar Pradesh bit a snake into pieces after the reptile attacked him

Story by: Monu Singh (Radhe)

INDIA, (Uttar Pradesh) An unusual incident happened in Uttar Pradesh state of India. A man from Uttar Pradesh bit a snake into pieces after the reptile attacked him on Sunday night. Rajkumar who hails from Etah district in Uttar Pradesh was in an intoxication condition when he bite the snake. Father( Babu Ram) of Raj Kumar told that my son was drunk, When snake entered in house and bit him but my son took a revenge and he torn the snake into pieces. Raj kumar is in serious condition,

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family told that they are unable to afford the treatment. Doctors also said that Rajkumar’s condition is serious.”A patient came to me and said that he bit a snake. I misunderstood as the snake bit him. His condition is serious. He has been referred to another hospital,” the doctor treating the man said. Father of Rajkumar tod that they even cremated the snake with rituals.

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India, (Uttar Pradesh)Sudhir Makkar popularly known as ‘Golden Baba’ in India, attends Kanwar Yatra with 16 Kilogram Gold. 

Story by: Monu Singh (Radhe)

INDIA, (Uttar Pradesh)Sudhir Makkar popularly known as ‘Golden Baba’ in India, attends Kanwar Yatra with 16 Kilogram Gold. The Kawar Yatra sees bare-footed devotees of Lord Shiva also known as Kawars travel to Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in

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Uttarakhand to fetch holy waters of the River Ganga during the holy Hindu month of Shravan. Makkar has reduced 4 kilograms of gold on his body due to ill health, he is still pulling crowds with gold ornaments like chains, lockets, bracelets, and rings. He has been participating in this Yatra for the last 25 years.at Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday

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Angry villager trap & Mercilessly Beat Tigress to Death In Uttar Pradesh,India

Story by: Suman Preet

Indai,Uttar Pradesh(Pilibhit) An adult Tigress that injured nine persons in Mataina village in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit district was trapped and beaten to death by villagers on Thursday. The tigress died of broken ribs and injuries to her body. She was cremated after a post mortem. FIR have been registered against 31 identified villagers for the incident and four people have been arrested.Pilibhit District Magistrate Vaibhav Srivastava said: “Some of the attackers have been identified, while efforts are on to identify others.”Srivastava has also ordered a magisterial inquiry to probe the role of forest officials in protecting the life of tigress.

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According to Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) field director H Rajamohan, “The tigress” age was assessed between five and six years. She had sustained fractures and injuries from sharp-edged weapons like spears on almost every part of her body. She also had broken ribs. The tigress was cremated after the autopsy.”

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1.6 kg ornaments, 90 coins, watch removed from Bengal woman’s stomach

Story by : Navdeep

INDIA, West Bengal, (Birbhum)

Ninety coins in the denomination of Rs 5 and Rs 10 and ornaments such as chains, nose rings, earrings, bangles, anklets, wrist bands and watches were found in the stomach of the 26-year-old woman.Jewellery weighing 1.68 kg, 60 coins and a wrist watch were removed from the stomach of a 22-year-old woman at Rampurhat Government Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday.The operation in Bengal’s Birbhum district lasted 1 hour and 15 minutes.

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Sharmila Moulik, the deputy superintendent of the hospital said that woman, Runi Khatun, is mentally unstable and she has been referred to a psychiatrist.“Her condition is stable since the surgery was performed. She will be under psychiatric treatment,” Moulik said.

Family members brought Khatun, a resident of Margram in Rampurhat sub-division of Birbhum district, to the hospital a week ago when she complained of stomach pain and nausea.After radiological tests, doctors found metal objects in her stomach. “We found various types of imitation jewellery, including chains and rings, weighing 1.68 kg. There were 60 coins and even a wrist watch,” said doctor Siddhartha Biswas, a professor and head of the surgery department.

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Khatun later told doctors that she swallowed those items. Her family members said that she used to sit in her brother’s costume jewellery shop and possibly swallowed the coins while she was alone.

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The woman’s mother said she noticed ornaments disappearing from their home in Margram village but whenever the family questioned her, she used to start crying. “My daughter is mentally unsound. For past few days she was throwing up after having every meal,” the mother said.“She swallowed jewellery and coin whenever she felt hungry,” said a doctor who was part of the operating team and spoke to Khatun.

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The doctor spoke on condition of anonymity as he is not authorised to speak to the media.

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EXTRAORDINARY PASSION OF INDIVIDUAL WHOSE WORLD’S LONGEST SERVING PROTEST STILL CONTINUES EVEN AFTER 23 YEARS.

 Story by; Monu Singh (Radhe)

INDIA,Uttar Pradesh (Muzaffarnagar )

57 years old Vijay Singh’s protest entered in 23rd year has earned him a place in different record books. His protest is longest on going protest which is still continue even after two decades. But his goal remains as gloomy as ever. The teacher-turned activist sat on a dharna on the premises of Muzaffarnagar collectorate office on this day in 1996, to free 4,000 bighas of ‘gram sabha’

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land from the clutches of land grabbers in his native village in Uttar Pradesh. Singh was 34 year old when he sat on dharna. He makes food, wash linen and do household jobs himself. He made temporary shed in collectorate office as his permanent address.  Because of his longest serving protest, he got a place in the Limca Book of Records, the India Book of Records, the Asia Book of Records, and the Unique World Records.His long-protest, however, failed to push into action successive state governments. Failing to convince the district administration to act against the alleged land grabbers, Singh undertook a 610km march from Muzaffarnagar to Lucknow in 2012 to meet the newly elected young chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav.

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On his part the CM assured to form a high-level committee to look into the matter. “Nothing happened even after the CM’s promise,” he said. The experience has left him disillusioned with the politicians and administration. “In this election season, all prominent political parties are promising a corruption-free society and good governance. But I don’t believe in any of their promises anymore,” he said. So, how long will he continue with his protest? The former school teacher has no answer to this. Singh told that he did not go to his house for last 23 years and he has not intouch with family for last 18 years. When asked about his source of income and his daily routine requirements, he told that his group of friend have been helping him financially for a long time.

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A Multi-Storey building collapsed in Himachal Pradesh

INDIA(Himachal Pradeshs) Solan Thirteen people, including Army personnel, were killed after a multi-storey building collapsed in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan, around 45 km from capital Shimla, on Sunday. Seventeen people – 12 civilians and five soldiers – have been rescued from the debris till now.

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Those rescued from the debris have been taken to local hospitals. A woman, who was the wife of the restaurant owner and two army personnel, who were pulled out from the rubble, Two teams of National Disaster Response Force or NDRF  reached the site of the accident to carry out rescue operations. A third team has also been dispatched to help with the operations. Rescue operations continued through the night, according to the police. Orders have been given to investigate the cause of the collapse.

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As per information received till now, the building structure was not as per specifications.” The building, which housed a restaurant, collapsed because of heavy rain in the area. A case of negligence has been registered against the restaurant owner under the Indian Penal Code.The army personnel and their family members were on their way to Uttarakhand and had stopped at the restaurant for lunch. The entire stretch from Parwanoo to Solan has become a permanent landslide zone.

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More than 29 Killed in Agra After Bus Falls off Yamuna Expressway

India,Uttar Pradesh(Agra)

A bus accident on the Yamuna Expressway near Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India killed at least 29 people and injured more than 15. The accident occurred after a government-run AC bus from Lucknow to Delhi fell off the Yamuna Expressway into a drain near Agra on Monday morning. District magistrate NG Ravi Kumar said the accident took place at 4:30am when the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus from Avadh depot in Lucknow was heading towards Delhi’s Anand Vihar depot.

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Kumar said the bus driver probably fell asleep and lost control over the vehicle as it fell 30 feet into the Jharna Nullah between two roads near Etmadpur on the outskirts of Agra. The dead include a one-and-a-half-year-old girl and 15-year-old girl as well as 27 men, he said. The bodies have been sent for post mortem examination, according to the district magistrate.Eighteen people, who were injured, have been shifted for treatment till now, he added. The bus conductor was amongst those injured and has been admitted to a hospital in trans-Yamuna locality of Agra.Rescuers were seen fishing out the bodies from the drain as an earth-moving machine pulled out the mangled remains of the bus.

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District magistrate Kumar said the rescue operation was almost complete and the focus now is on the treatment of the injured and informing their family members. Officials of Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation have said it will pay an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those who were killed in the accident. The 165-km Yamuna Expressway with six lanes connects Delhi with Agra.

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6-Foot-Long Tapeworm Removed From Man’s stomach,

News By, Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma

INDIA(Haryana) A terrible sight of a tapeworm, being taken out from a man’s stomach by doctors’ team in haryana state of India. The man was suffering from stomach ache for nearly fifteen days and was clueless as to what might have caused this severe pain. Through the help of a CT scan and minute examination,

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the doctors discovered a live tapeworm, crawling in his intestine, potential enough to kill him. After an immediate operation, the doctors could finally remove 6 foot-long worm from the man’s intestine. Worms can easily get into a human’s body very easily and this incident is not something unheard. Doctors often suggest cleaning the vegetables, meat and many kinds of food, as any insect present in them (in case) could be harmful to the human body. Dr Devender Panwar, a surgeon, who conducted the operation stating,

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“During sanitization of his intestine, the worm having a length of around 6.3 feet was taken out alive. Such kind of worms nurture in the body by consuming food like half-cooked pork and unwashed vegetables.”
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Private bus rolls down in to deep gorge,25 Dead

Story By: Pardeep Kumar

INDIA(Himachal Pradesh) Kullu,Private bus carrying over 50 people fell into a gorge in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, India.

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Superintendent of Police Shalini Agnihotri informed that 25 people were killed and 35 have been severely injured. Rescue operation is being conducted with the help of the police force and locals.

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The private bus (bearing registration number HP 66-7065) fell into the over 300-metre-deep gorge near the Dhoth Morh in Banjar tehsil of the district Kullu.
The upper part of the bus has been completely destroyed.

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,If a child lives in a mother’s stomach, then how much pain she has to endure

Story by; Navdeep Kumar

INDIA,If a child lives in a mother’s stomach, then how much pain she has to endure. In exactly the same way, this poor woman has had a tumor of 40 kilograms. resident of Jamshedpur, Maid worker was wandering in the absence of treatment. She went to hospitals in other states like Orissa, West Bengal and other places, but money was hampered everywhere.If it was longer and longer then the tumor could burst and the patient would die.

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The women went to Ganga Memorial Hospital . it was discovered that there is a huge stone (tumor) in the stomach, which is very difficult to remove. Blood was very small in the woman’s body. Hemoglobin was just six grams. Given this, she was recruited and six unit blood was donated. This increased the female’s hemoglobin to 10 grams. After this, Dr. Nagendra Singh formed a team of five specialist doctors for the surgery. For the last four and a half hours on Saturday, the teams of experts have succeeded in successful surgery. Doctors of surgery said- The first time such a big tumor was seenThe woman was wandering with tumors in her stomach for 22 years. For the past two years, their troubles have increased greatly. Were used to stand by the support of a person. Walking and eating was completely closed Some food was also vomited. She was cutting his life with the help of liquid matter. The woman said that she had been asked to deposit more than one lakh rupees even when she was going to get treatment. I did not have such an amount. I am doing some kind of wages.

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Doctors of surgery say that he has seen 40 kilograms of stones coming out of the stomach in life for the first time. He claims that under the Ayushman scheme for the first time such a large surgery has been successful in the country.Tumor was larger than the patient’s weightThe weight of the patient is 35 kg. While the tumor weighs 40 kg The tumor was so large that the intestine, the mistyry and the ovary had become one. It did not know where the tumor was located. At the same time, the two nerves that bleed the heart were also shrinking. After surgery, the woman is healthy.My priority is to serve patients, not earn money. If you saw money, then this patient’s treatment was not possible. Under the Ayushman scheme, tens of thousands of rupees have been fixed for tumor surgery only, while it has cost a lot more than that. Life should live in such a way that the example should be created. This surgery was quite complex.

 

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Surprising number of ingested foreign bodies found in stomach

Story by: Harpreet Kaur

India,( Rajasthan) Few days ago the young man named Gajendra from Udaipur, Rajasthan had come to the Maharana Bhupal Govt. hospital, made X-ray, then some things appeared in the stomach. Doctors performed surgery in which 50 types of things found in stomach. These include keys, nailcutters, coins, pots of pieces, wooden beads, rings, pins, clips, etc.

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Dr. DK Sharma, the president of the surgery department told that the youth was addicted. He used many types of drugs, including alcohol, pills. Intoxicated he had swallowed all these things.

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The patient came to the hospital 15 days ago and told about the problems of stomachache, vomiting and eating food. The X-ray of the young man showed some things in the stomach. Then doctors did CT scan by  pen management. Gajendra’s operation lasted for 90 minutes. According to Dr. Sharma, most of the things were found in their stomach and some large intestines.

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Dr. Sharma told that Gajendra is suffering from psychiatric medication. In this situation the patient ate all those who are not fit to eat. It was surprising that in this case, the sharp things like a nail cutter were also swallowed, which remained in its stomach. Dr. Sharma said that he witnessed this type of case first time in his life.

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Indian doctor Navnath Dudhal coated his SUV car with cow dung.

Story By : Navdeep Kumar

Indian doctor Navnath Dudhal coated his SUV car with cow dung to beat the heat. Doctor claims that cow dung keeps his car cool in the scorching Pune heat and helps in preventing pollution as the air conditioner is not used much. Three coats of cow dung have been applied over the car and it stays on the car for a month.

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Sun radiations do not harm the car’s roof directly therefore, the temperature inside the car is 5-7 degree Celsius less than the outside temperature. The cow dung is removed by water and rubbing it with a cotton cloth. Cow dung stains do not stick to the car’s body and neither the car paint is affected. For some time, the smell of cow dung is felt inside the car, but after a while, no smell remains inside the car.

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Docyor Navnath Dudhal is a senior doctor at Tata Cancer Hospital in Mumbai. He claims to have stumbled upon this idea as he regularly studies cow urine’s benefit for cancer patients. As of now, there has been no proven study or any other such verification which states that cow dung does help in keeping a car cool.Traditional mud houses in Indian villages get a cow dung coating regularly for keeping it cool in the summer. It is also said to have anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties but its latest use on cars sounds a bit bizarre. Maybe, paint companies could conduct some tests and come out with new cow-dung paint to keep the heat down in cars.  They could even provide different colour options to choose from. On a more serious note, the claim of cow dung making a vehicle cooler seems dubious. Technically speaking, the major factor in heating up a car’s interiors is the large glass area which acts as a greenhouse and traps sunlight/heat which enters inside.

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What could be a possibility is that adding cow dung adds an extra layer of insulation to the car’s surface which could affect its temperature. However, nothing could be said for sure as of now. What we do know though is that layering our beloved car with cow dung is something which we’ll choose not to do, ever.

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Variety of articles found in man’s stomach

The strange case has emerged in Lal Bahadur Shastri medical institute of mandi district in Himachal pradesh state of India. Where 35-year-old youth from Sundernagar named Karan Sen suffering from schizophrenia for last 20 years.

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He admitted in hospital due to severe pain in stomach. Doctors’ team conducted scans which were astonishing for doctors when they found eight steel spoon,  a spiked knife, two toothbrushes, two screwdriver and one door latch. In Medical college Surgeon

Dr. Suraj Bhardwaj, Dr. Nikhil Soni, Dr. Ranish and Anesthesia doctor

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Monica Pathania and staff nurse Anjana after 2 hours of hard work performed successful surgery

Dr Suraj Bharadwaj said,” He and his team never seen or heard of this type of case before. This case is unique in itself, the patient who has successfully operated is recovering fast. Though it was life threatening for patient but now he is out of danger and he will discharge soon.

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Goddess Girl

Story By: Manoj Aligarhia

INDIA,(uttar pradesh )Lakshmi aged 8 years belongs to aligarh district off uttar pradesh born in poor family of casual labourers. Her facial feature were so strange that people have not stopped coming to see the divine baby.

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lakshmi is the fourth child in the family but she was different from other siblings. Accding to doctors, protrusion is result of genetic mutation which can caused by malnutrition and increased Pollution levels. Vicky, father of lakhsmi and sarvesh kumari, mother of child told that lakhsmi was born with trunk over her face which attracted public to take her glimpse. People started to think her as incarnation of Lord ganesha and it was the people who gave her a Goddess name

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“lakhsmi “( goddess of wealth and prosperity ) People offer money and gifts to Lakshmi on festivals and take her blessings for their better life. Soon after her birth family took her to doctor and doctors suggested surgery to get rid of protrusion. Doctor got success in removing her trunk but her nose and nostrils were not corrected like other normal children. Doctor advised the family to wait untill see grows so that they can perform cosmetic surgery. Family is so poor that they are unable to manage both ends well.

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Father Vicky showed reluctance for cosmetic surgery because of lack of money. Mother sarvesh usually get emotional while talking about little girl. She thinks how she will manage herself to look in the mirror when she will get self conscious. Parents are looking for enomic aid so that little girl can be cured.

 

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Iron rod patient

The 20-year-old pickup driver, unnamed, who is a resident of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh has came to Uttar pradesh state of India in connection with the election campaign when his high speed pickup truck  collided with  another truck. Professor Siddharth Lakhotia, Head of the Department, Cardio Thoracic Surgery,

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Banaras Hindu University, who led the operation team, told that  the accident was so severe that  two feet long and a two-and-a-half-inch thick iron rod penetrated the right chest through & through & came out from  the lower part of the neck in back side. Because of this, there was a serious injury in the right lungs. Air  and blood flooded the chest cavity.

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He also had a severe injury in the brain. Right face, eye and right foot suffered injuries, after the accident. When this patient came to us in the Trauma Center Banaras Hindu University, he was unconscious. It seemed almost impossible that he will survive in such a critical condition, the only way to save him was to remove  the  Rod  by surgery. Since patient was Bhopal resident, so there was no one with him. In such a situation hospital staff provided all the facilities for his treatment. Professor S.K. Mathur, Head of the Department of Anaethesia and Superintendent Sundarlal Hospital informed that in such a situation, it is a challenge and complicated work to give anaethesia to the patient.

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Due to the intensity of the accident, iron rod got bent after piercing the patient’s chest, due to which it was not possible to remove  without the help of staff of the emergency department of the hospital, with great skill they cut the curved portion of the iron rod and then Dr. Siddharth Lakhotia and his team carried out the operation. The operation lasted for nearly 3 hours. The patient has now  recovered and will be discharged within a few days. After such accidents, most of patients die at accident  site only due to  bleeding and shock. Obeying traffic rules and speed limit are the only ways to prevent them. BHU hospital is the only place in eastern Uttar Pradesh where facilities for such surgery are available

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Removed 115 iron nails

RAJATHAN( INDIA): Doctors at the Bundi government hospital removed 115 iron nails, a long wire and an iron pellet from the stomach of a 42-year-old man. Dr Anil Saini, a surgeon at the hospital, said most nails measured 6.5 cm and it took an hour-and-a-half to remove the objects from the man’s body. “I was stunned after noticing the

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objects in his X-ray report after which I recommended for a CT scan. That, too, confirmed the same after which the patient was operated upon on Monday,” said Dr Saini. The patient, identified as Bhola Shankar, had come for a medical check-up on Sunday following pain in the stomach for the last few days. The condition of the patient is normal and he was speaking properly post operation,

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Dr Saini further said.”However, he is not being able to narrate as to how he happened to swallow such a huge quantity of objects. The iron nails could have proved fatal if any of these had entered his intestine,” the doctor added. The patient worked as a gardener and his family members were also not able to tell as to how he swallowed the objects, the surgeon said.
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A Historic hotel of Shimla gutted in fire

 

A century-old Grand Hotel was destroyed in a massive fire that broke out late on Monday night in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla. Three floors of the recently-renovated Mayo Block was gutted in the fire, which broke out at the heritage Grand Hotel’s reception at about 12:30am. The fire was extinguished at around 3am on Tuesday morning. “The fire incident was first noticed by the constables on night duty and they immediately reported it the fire department, There was no staff in the building when the fire broke,” Sources said. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot from the Mall Road, Chotta Shimla and Boileauganj fire stations 15 minutes later. The Grand Hotel is 250 metres from Scandal Point of the main Mall Road near the historic Kali Bari temple.

The fire tenders had difficulty in reaching the building because of narrow roads and the low water pressure in their hydrants added to the problem. The police are also probing the cause of fire at the building, which houses many central government offices and is managed by the Central Public Works Department. The Mayo Block was a VVIP wing of the hotel and was recently renovated and lavishly furnished. It is usually fully occupied on weekends but as the building was under renovation, there were no guests in the wing.

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The Grand Hotel was the first hotel to be built in Shimla after Chevalier Federico Peliti, confectioner to the viceroy, acquired the property in 1892 for Rs 2 lakh. In 1922, three buildings of the hotel were entirely destroyed but rebuilt in stages at around 1930. They, however, were accounted for in government books in 1942. Since then the Union ministry of urban development has the administrative control of the heritage hotel.

The Grand Hotel was the most sought after holiday home till the 1960s but gradually lost its charm due to the shortage of water. The Union ministry of urban development drew plans for its restoration and refurbishing by using in-house expertise in 2000 to its past glory.

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Doctors remove huge 15kg tumour from inside 16-year-old girl’s womb

INDIA, Punjab: A team of doctors of Sarin Hospital in Punjab state of India removed 15 kg of lactose from the child of a 16-year-old girl and gave her new life. The team included cancer treatment specialist Dr Vivek Gupta, head of the hospital Dr. Sanjeev Sarin, Dr. Vivek Mahajan, Dr. Geetanjali Sarin and Dr. Sudhir. girl’s father Ravidarpal Singh, resident of ferozpur district of Punjab, India told that her daughter had a problem of having a menstruation for a long time,

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due to which she was quite unwell. She did not recover after treatment. Her family members suggested treatment in Sarin Hospital, located at Batala Road, Amritsar. During treatment, it was revealed that there is cyst in uterus.  The doctors team has done a successful operation. Dr. Sarin told that this nausea could have been fatal for the patient. Operation done under the leadership of

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Dr. Vivek Gupta has been successful. It is amazing to get 15 kg of neoplasm.

 

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Man assaulted with large knife on head, saved by doctors

Story by; Harpreet Kaur

India (Bhopal) Patient named Ravi 25 yr / male belongs to Rajgarh district of Madhya pradesh was  assaulted  with a gupti(large knife) which entered from the left frontal region just above the left eyebrow and reached upto the right subtemporal region. It was four and half inches inside the skull. The patient was in a bad shape. Dr. I.D Chaurasia of hamidia Hospital of Bhopal along with team planned to operate the patient.

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The inherent dangers associated with surgery were that it was life threatening, the patient might have loss of vision in the left eye, might have developed changes in higher mental functions and there were fair chances of intracranial infection. Doctor along with the team completed the surgery in one and half hour and successfully removed

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the dangerous weapon. Presently, the patient is conscious and doing well without any loss of vision and sensorium. Hospital staff has started liquid diet from today morning. But patient will keep under observation for few more days.

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Five leopard cubs died

India,(Maharashtra) Five leopard cubs died after farmer sets fire in field to smoke out snake in Pune district of Maharashtra state in India. The incident was reported to forest department officials on Wednesday following which a team of rangers was dispatched to the spot in Ambegaon taluka.
Officials with the forest department in Pune asserted that the farmer in question suspect a snake in the trash and decided to set that part of his field ablaze. The five leopard cubs were ten days old, said the rangers, adding that farmers usually burn their fields before the harvesting of sugarcane. We have reason to believe that the mother of the cubs could have gone in search of food after leaving them there.However, the incident has sparked terror amongst locals who fear that the cubs’ mother will return in search for them and may turn violent upon not finding them anywhere. Owing to these concerns, range forest officer of Ambegaon Prajot Palve has deployed rangers for night patrolling in order to watch out for the villagers. Locals have also been asked to be watchful of the mother leopard.  This is not the first time leopard cubs were found in sugarcane fields in the area. In March of this year, two leopard cubs were rescued by forest department from a sugarcane field in the area. Forest rangers said that decreasing forest cover has prompted more and more leopards to deliver cubs in sugarcane fields and leave the spot once the cubs grow up
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1070 Stones removed from gall bladder

 

Hussain sehlati Lami, 42 year male from Baghdad city of Iraq came to Jamnagar city of Gujraat for bussiness purposes. Suddenly he felt severe pain then he consulted Dr. Avinash Tank (Gastro and obesity surgeon) at dwarka clinic Ahmedabad. Blood tests and ultrasound revealed that he is suffering from stones in gall bladder

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and few stones migrated to common bile duct along with bile. Initially his stones of CBD was removed by endoscopy. But 1070 stones of gallbladder removed by leproscopeic surgery according to Dr. Avinash,” it was a difficult surgery but our team made it possible in 30 minutes”.Hussain was kept under observation and discharged on next day. Hussain is contended with his treatment and soon he will left for his country.

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Farmer wakes up to find crocodile under his cot

VADODARA(INDIA) 30-year-old farmer Babubhai Parma from Vadodara city of Gujarat went to rest after the routine exercise of tying his cattle to the tethers. But at 1.30 am, Paramar was woken up by the sound of dogs barking in his neighbourhood. The luck was on his side as he sported an eight-feet-long female pregnant crocodile under his cot. Parmar somehow managed to escape and raise an alarm that brought the neighbours to his house. The giant crocodile reportedly sneaked into Parmar’s house from the nearby Malataj lake in Anand district of Vadodara. The lake is just 500 metres away from Parmar’s house.

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The locals took the help of forest department officials for safely rescuing the pregnant crocodile who apparently had come out of the lake to lay her eggs. “It was an eight-feet crocodile that was pregnant. On any given day, I would have rescued the crocodile myself, but since she was pregnant, we didn’t want to take chances,” Malataj’s Sarpanch Durgesh Patel told. The presence of crocodiles in and around the lakes of several Vadodara districts such as Anand and Kheda is no big deal for the residents.

The locals say they are used to living at peace with the giant reptiles and would often rescue them. As per official figures, there are nearly 159 crocodiles living in various lakes of the twin districts. Their count has reportedly gone up in the past several years owing to zero human interference in the ecology of the lakes.

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“The wetlands of Malataj, Deva and Petli villages have a healthy population of crocodiles. They come out of the lakes in the nesting season to safely lay their eggs and are often searching for such places. A unique citizen initiative is also held to ascertain the count of crocodiles in the lakes of these three villages.

 

 

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An 18-month-old boy who fell into a 60-feet deep borewell, rescued

INDIA ( Haryana) An 18-month-old boy who fell into a 60-feet deep borewell on Wednesday evening in Haryana’s Hisar district was rescued by on Friday. The toddler was fine after he was rescured from borewell, where he was trapped for around 47 hours.Indian Army and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel and local authorities were involved in the rescue operation in Balsamand village after Nadeem Khan( Child) fell into the borewell near his house while playing on Wednesday evening.

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Nadeem Khan, the son of labourer Azam Khan, was fine and that the rescue team had dropped oxygen tubes inside the borewell to help him breathe. A GPS tracker had been sent inside the borewell to track the exact location of the child. As soon as the team got the location, the process to rescue the child was expedited. Closed-circuit television or CCTV cameras lowered into the well showed the boy sitting with his back to screen.Sources said that the NDRF team and army personnel dug another 70-ft hole about 17-ft away from the main borewell where the child fell. Earthmovers and tractors have been pressed into service as two ambulances could be seen near the site.“On Wednesday, it was about 5.15 pm when the child was playing and he suddenly fell inside the borewell,” a local resident and panch of village Khursheed Ahmed said.His parents, who were also near the spot, informed the village sarpanch who then contacted the police and local administration. The local police had a tough time as the villagers from nearby village crowded the spot and gathered to see the rescue process. The accident has once again brought into focus the dangers posed by uncovered borewells, which have turned into death traps for children in the past

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Sisters With Fading Beauty

Story By: Umesh Saxena

INDIA (Madhya Pradesh) Three real sisters Palak, Aaliya and Alisha are suffering from xeroderma pigmentation (XP) – a rare genetic disorder that strikes one in 250,000 people.

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Becauseof XP the girls, born with ‘milky-white’ skin, have layers of sunburn in their skin, turning their face and body into dark and patchy layers. Mother Zuvi Bano said,”Doctors give a long list of lotions, creams, shampoos and soaps for use. But even after regular use for the recommended period, we see no improvement. Zuvi who has three other daughters without XP added: ‘Their condition is only getting worse with time.

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Girls were born very fair, like milk. But as they grew their skin started turning dark. Family had exhausted all the money they had but when they saw no improvement, they stopped taking them to doctors. Parents are worried for their little girls and think what will happen to their daughters. No-one will marry them. They are hoping for miracle so that children get cured and live normal life.

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118 yrs old’, world’s oldest woman to get pacemaker

India, Punjab( Ludhiana) 118 years old, a woman from Ferozepur has become one of the oldest persons in the world to have a pacemaker fitted. Kartar Kaur,

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who had never been to a doctor all her life, underwent surgery to implant the device at SPS Hospital here after being found to have a weak heartbeat. Doctors claimed she had become the oldest person to undergo the procedure, the last record being of a 107-year-old.We used to have a diet full of desi ghee and butter and would work strenuously to digest the fats. As such, we never landed in a doctor’s clinic. It’s at this age that I had to go under the knife and all went well as I had taken good care of myself when I was young,” the centenarian quoted .Dr Ravninder Singh Kuka,

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interventional cardiologist said,” Kartar Kaur’s case was unique but they took it as a challenge. “When she was admitted, she was unconscious and her blood pressure was low too. We used a temporary pacemaker to tide over the immediate threat and started

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preparing for the bigger challenge (of a permanent implant),” said Dr Kuka. “But a coordinated effort and her strong will helped us pull it off.

 

 

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Terrorists Attack

INDIA, SRINAGAR (Pulwama ) 
Aproximately 45 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel

were killed and many others injured when terrorists targeted a convoy with a car bomb at Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday. It is a worst terror attack in Kashmir

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since the start of the century.Acording to the sources, the vehicle used by terrorists was a Mahindra Scorpio carrying more than 300 kg of explosives.The injured have been moved to the nearby army base hospital in Srinagar.  Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility for the attack. Home Ministry sources said that terrorists triggered the car bomb while more than 70 vehicles with over 2,500 CRPF men were on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.

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The Govt. authorities have termed it as a “serious breach” of security.

Official sources said that the attack was carried out by a Adil Ahmad Dar alias “Waqas Commando” a resident of Kakapora, who had joined the terror outfit last year.According to sources, army personnel were being transported at one go because the Srinagar-Jammu highway

had been shut for the last two days due to bad weather. The convoy had left Jammu around 3:30

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am.The National Investigation Agency will probe the attack along with the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

 

 

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Leopard attack in densely populated village of Punjab

INDIA ( Punjab) Jalandhar villagers in Punjab, India witnessed leopard attack amid dramatic chase to corner it The leopard was first spotted by Paramjit Kaur in the courtyard of her house at around noon of 31st january. Police was informed immediately and a team of around 12 people from Wildlife Department was rushed to the spot.Panic gripped when an adult leopard strayed into the densely populated village.

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The lone big cat attacked six people and drew the rescuers into hours of cat-and-mouse chase, with a 12-member team from the Wildlife Department managing to corner it outside the toilet of a locked house in the evening. It was finally caged post 11 pm after an 11-hour struggle, and sent to Chandigarh’s Chhatbir Zoo under medical supervision.

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Earlier people gathered on rooftops, making videos and pelting stones at the animal and in turn delaying the operation by several hours. “Police tried to disburse people but they did not move and hindered the operation,” said District Forest Officer (Wildlife) Khushwinder Singh.  As the leopard entered one of the resident’s house named Jaswinder Singh. He tried assisting the wildlife team in trying to trap it in a net. The animal attacked Jaswinder while escaping from the house. Later,

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it was spotted roaring in a nearby street amid screams of bystanders, all of whom rushed inside houses to save themselves.Sukhwinder Kumar, another villager who was attacked and sustained injuries on his hand, said that the leopard was moving in the area since last night. After evading capture for around four hours, the leopard first went to the open fields in the village, and later entered a house that had its main gate locked. It was at this spot that the team managed to administer tranquilizer to it for the first time.“We managed to corner it inside the house. But it could not be immediately caught as it was big and agile,” said DFO Khushwinder Singh, adding that two injections were administered on the animal, but after few minutes of unconsciousness the leopard again became active. With several people pelting stones on it, animal became aggressive and attacked them, including an employee of wildlife department, he added.Khushwinder said that a team of doctors from Chhatbir Zoo, led by Dr M P Singh, reached the spot after 8 pm and administered another injection to the leopard. The DFO added

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that the leopard was conscious till 11 pm, three hours after being administered a tranquilizer by the team of doctors from Chandigarh. Later on leopard sent to chhatbir zoo near chandigarh.

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World’s Longest Moustaches

Story By: Madhusudan Acharya

INDIA,Girdhar Vyas, 58, belongs to Bikaner, Rajasthan. He started growing his moustache in 1985 and is confident that his wonderful moustaches are the longest in the world. He told,

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“I have been doing a lot for my moustaches to make them large and strong and I know for sure that I have the longest moustaches in the world.” Hesaid: “It was very difficult for me to get it to 22 feet. This is not easy at all. It takes two to three hours grooming daily.” “As soon as I wake up, the first thing I do is spread my moustache on the bed. Once I have done that I put some oil in a cup and I massage it with the oil. It takes around two hours to apply the oil.

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“After that, I add lemon, and black pepper powder to it, and massage it in every evening. All this helps to keep my moustaches soft.” AndVyas claims he will continue growing his fantastic facial fur forever. He said: “I haven’t shaved my moustaches for the last 33 years and till the time I am alive, I won’t shave them.” He said: “I am not able to eat everything. I have to eat selectively. I can’t even have an ice cream or I won’t be able to eat food without a spoon. I can’t eat a variety of things”

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Girdhar Vyas has been dubbed the ‘Moustache Man of India’ by locals at his village. People do call me with different names. At my village people call me ‘Moustache Man’.” “Most of people do respect me. They love seeing me. Some people come to see me everyday.” He said: I have a friend who is a barber.

He is the only person who takes care of my moustaches. I get some hair ends trimmed. I don’t let others do it.” That is why the moustache doesn’t look scraggly.” Shiv vyas(Girdhar’s son) said: People ask about our father. We definitely feel proud of him. “No matter where I go am treated like V.I.P, just because of my father’s moustache.” “Having long moustaches is the cultural trait of Rajasthan and our dad is keeping it.”

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Girdhar said: “I don’t believe in using chemicals at all. I only apply curd and lemon.“ In order to keep my moustaches dry, I put them in a bag when I take a shower.” Becauseof his long moustaches, people gather outside his house everyday. He said: “People wait outside my house and once

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I leave, they come to take pictures with me. I don’t mind taking pictures with people.” “They click pictures with me as if I am a celebrity. I feel good about it.

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Bendy Sai Priest

News by, Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma

INDIA (Madhya Pradesh) Bharat Tiwari, from Madhya Pradesh, suffers from a rare condition that is yet to be diagnosed by doctors.

 

The locals in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, have dubbed Bharat ‘The Ashtavakra’ The53-year-old told,” I don’t know what this condition is but I’ve been like this since childhood, after a wall fell on me when I was five years old. “My parents tried all sorts of treatments but nothing worked.” He said,” I believe in God and I know everything comes from him. This too is from God and it shouldn’t make me sad or depressed.“I haven’t got a disease, I’m not sad so it’s no problem.

“People from different villages come to see me and they pay me respect.” “Nobodytaunts me and everyone respects me and I bless them. They are all very helpful to me. Hesaid,“I haven’t faced any problem as such. I always find ways to take care of myself. I travel like normal people and I can travel anywhere without any issues.”Also I am able to do the daily chores like I wash my clothes and I go to the market myself.


I make tea for myself and for others too.” Temple owner, Sadhavi Pragya Bharti said, “In our Hindu culture there were disabled priest and people believe he is a reincarnation of him. People here don’t make fun of him, they greet him and think of him as a respected figure in the community.“Tiwari doesn’t take any help in any form. He is proud of himself and does all his work himself. Local doctor, Dr J.K Narula has been looking after Tiwari for the past seven years and believes it is too late to begin treating the condition now. Hesaid, “He stays fit generally and the problem is related to his bones. Nobody in his family knows about his disease. He doesn’t have any past records.“Because of his age I don’t think there is any chance of him getting better but any further deterioration can be avoided and taken care of.” Bharat said,”I am happy that due to this condition people come to see me, and I am happy to bless them.”

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A Helicopter Made Out Of Scrap

INDIA (Himachal Pradesh) Vijay aged 49 years lives in palampur distt in himachal pradesh state of India. He works in his own denting & painting workshop for last 35 years. From his childhood he always dreamt of flying an aeroplane or helicopter but he belongs to very poor family so he could not afford to fulfill his childhood dream. But inspite of this he continued to dream. He was fond of making models of helicopters, aeroplane and missiles for school.

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From there one such idea struck in his mind and he started making helicopters, aeroplanes from wreckage. Though it was a tough task and needed lot of hard work but it was nothing in front of his passion. He searched different places for wreckage and started making his dream project i.e : making helicopters and aeroplane. Gradually his work was getting appreciated by local and people from far flung areas. Hotel Raj Golden purchased one of his Aeroplane. Deepak Kumar does painting for him and was working with him from last 16 years. Vijay made an aeroplane which costs Rs 1, 30,000 and it’s height is 32 feet and height 8 feet and it weighs 10 qtls.

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He made helicopter length is 23 foot and its weighs 8 qtls and has seats for 5 person. He says,” children of area are keen to watch these models, they come with their parents to take selfie with it and enjoy sitting in it.” He has order of missiles models for local school. He didn’t take any formal training to make it but he follow his passion of making models while watching discovery channel.

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He says,” I earn around 100 pounds per month but I save few money for my passion and collect scrap from different places to make my models.” These models are replica of actual aeroplanes and helicopters but it can not fly due to absence of engine and non clearance by govt. authorities. Vijay wants to continue his passion if he gets order consistently.

 

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Big Head Girl

Story By:- Sanjeev Dutta
INDIA( Himachal Pradesh) Shivani aged 15 years having 27 inches head being held up by her mother as she can no longer support its weight independently.

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Shivani Kumari from Himachal Pradesh, India has been suffering from hydrocephalus disease for the last three years after she fell. Shivani was born normal but one day she fell down while playing with her friends,” said her mother, Kushla Devi.“We carried her to the local doctor but he referred us to the higher medical institute.

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”Hydrocephalus is a condition in which there is an accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) within the brain. This typically causes increased pressure inside the skull.Older people may have headaches, double vision, poor balance, urinary incontinence, personality changes, or mental impairment.

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In babies there may be a rapid increase in head size. Other symptoms may include vomiting, sleepiness and downward pointing of the eyes. Hydrocephalus can occur due to birth defects or be acquired later in life. Associated birth defects include neural tube defects and those that result in aqueductal stenosis. Shivani is unable to walk or sit independently due to the size of her head.

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Doctors’ at the region’s biggest government hospital explained disease is caused by the presence of water. Doctors suggested surgery which would cost around Rs. 100000 but Shivani’s father Gurmeet Singh (40) only works as a casual labourer and is unable to afford this amount.Villagers are sympathetic towards Shivani and nobody makes fun of her but they think that her condition is predestined. The family, unable to afford treatment, are hoping for a miracle so that one day she will get better.

 

 

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NASEEBA- A COURAGEOUS GIRL

INDIA,(Haryana) Nasseba,12 belongs to Haryana state of India. She was born with just one leg and no other limbs, is a living example of resilience and determination. When no one thought she would amount to anything she went ahead and proved them wrong.

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Naseeba suffers from a rare congenital deformity called phocomelia. The symptoms of the syndrome are undeveloped limbs and absent pelvic bones. But this did not stop or break her spirit. She is a diligent student and a loving and kind person

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What is more important is that she has taught herself to perform all her daily chores with the help of her only leg. She can eat, comb, write, paint and even create mehendi designs with her sole leg

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Naseeba has been attending Renu Vidya Mandir, a school for Children with special needs.

 

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After school, she spends her time tutoring kids in her neighbourhood. The little girl dreams of becoming a teacher in future. A choice she made after she experienced the love and support of her teachers.

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Tallest Policeman of the world

 

News by Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma

INDIA ( Punjab) If you wanted to snap a selfie with possibly the world’s tallest traffic cop, you might be best to bring a ladder, because Jagdeep Singh is a whopping 7 feet 6 inches tall. So it would pay not to breach any laws in Punjab, where he works with the local police.

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In fact, Singh is so big that he has to have his uniform especially made by a personal tailor, and import his size 19 shoes from abroad. The towering constable is a local celebrity with much-shorter locals who stop him for selfies while he is on duty. he also face difficulties in his everyday life.His height proved no hurdle for his wife, Sukhbir Kaur, however, who is not exactly short herself, reaching a more modest 5ft 11in. She said she felt ‘proud’ being married to the tallest cop

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‘wherever I go with him we get a celebrity-like respect.’People come and take photos with us, it’s great. I don’t think there’s anyone that’s taller than him in India or the entire world.’Even as a child Jagdeep towered over his classmates, and his mother, Gurshinder Kaur remembers other children laughing at his colossal height.She said: ‘Jagdeep was born different. From his childhood,

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we could see his height was different from normal children. People made fun of his height but he never argued.’ He added: ‘I never felt uncomfortable due to my height. This is a gift from God and I am enjoying it. I won’t be ashamed of my height.’

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The School Of Twins

Story by Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma

Green Land Public School is situated in a small town of Punjab state of India. School is known for its 17 pairs of twin who belongs to different age groups. These twins are studying here from nursery to class ninth. Some of these twins are identical ones, so teachers get confused to identify that who is who,” said Dr. Jyoti Thakur who is principal of the school. However, having so many twins in the school has its own problems. Many teachers say that they sometimes have trouble identifying kids in the class.

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Dr. Jyoti is teaching for last 25 years and five years back she took decisive step to open a school. She look it as her passion not profession. She says,” my husband who is also retired as physics professor helps me in my venture and my daughters are also understands my emotions.” School has nominal fee in its area and prime motive is to serve the society. She says,” My mother-in -law helped me a lot during my post-graduation and doctorate.” Children are very happy in this school. All twins share their food during break even their parents meet at weekends. One of the twin girl Naina said,” we all are family members now.

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We have big clan, we go for shopping and spent our vacations together.” Teachers get confused of identical twins but at the same time it is really amusing to deal with twins.

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Alien Boy

 

News by Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma

Boy,21, named Anshu presumed as Alien by Indian villagers after medical condition left him with enlarged head and deep set narrow eyes. There are several diseases which are undiagnosed till now, Anshu also sufferring from such disease which has not named yet. Anshu has two more brothers and two sisters. His father Kamlesh, 46, is casual labourer and mother Rajendri, 38, is also works in fields. Kamlesh said,”

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Anshu was born with different physical traits and we took him to the local doctor but doctor was unable to diagnose disease properly and we lost all hopes of his recovery.” Anshu has large head, narrow eyes and he struggles in walking and his standing posture is different from other normal individuals. He has no growth of hair over his head. Anshu said,’’ I look different, nobody likes me. I always face sarcasm by people. After one bollywood movie based on alien, people started to call me Alien. Whenever i go to my village by train, people and children frightens by my looks and maintain distance from me.” Anshu works as labourer in generator factory based in Punjab, India.

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. He earns around GBP 50 while total family income is around GBP 150. Family is unable to afford expensive treatment, so they never visited to specialist. They are seeking govt. aid so that his disease could diagnose. Anshu said,” I want to get normal so that i can marry soon.”

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Earlier Anshu did not know the meaning of Alien so he thought, people are abusing him but later on he came to know that extra-terrestrial creatures are known as alien. Anshu said,” I ignored people but i can not close my ears everytime. I feel myself unlucky and hope for normal physical shape.”

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Ghost Boys

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News By Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma

Two Indian brothers ostracised as ‘Ghost Boys’ by schoolmates because of their pointed teeth and thinning hair have finally been accepted in their remote village.Ashfaq and Mushtaq Khan, aged 11 and eight respectively, once hide behind walls in the village of Madhya Pradesh to escape the taunts and stares of others.The brave pair were treated as outcasts as residents failed to understand that they suffer from a rare genetic disease, hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED), which reduces the ability to sweat, and causes missing teeth and thinned-out hair. There has recently been a remarkable about-turn, however, after the intervention of a local NGO which launched a public awareness campaign to help local people understand their condition.

Heartwarming photographs show the siblings have been accepted as part of the community, as they can be seen playing with neighbouring children while being splashed with water from a bucket, to cool down. Another picture shows the brothers smiling, revealing their pointy teeth and fine, sparse hair. They appear to be living a more normal life, running around happily in a public area while other villagers watch and smile at them.It is a far cry from the children’s earlier years, when they were shunned by villagers because of their appearance.The genetic disease had manifested and resulted in four pointy teeth in the boys’ upper jaw, hair peppered with grey, flat noses, dark and cracked skin and thin, reedy voices. Bullying at school, however, has deterred the siblings from wanting to continue with their lessons, particularly as classmates taunted them for looking like “ghosts”. ‘Me and my brother are considered as ghost in school. Our classmates do not play with us, in fact, they call us names. We do not want to continue our study. We feel humiliated in school,’ said Ashfaq. With their father working as a casual farm labourer and earning just £50 a month, it has been very difficult for them to visit a family specialist due to expensive medical treatment.Their mother, Abila, said: ‘We are very poor, we do not even have basic amenities like a fridge, fan and cooler

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Children heat up very soon due to their disease, so they pour water over their heads every half an hour.’ Because the family lacks funds to pay for private treatment, and live in the remote village of Madhya Pradesh, where specialised medical facilities do not exist, their doctor, Mukesh, warned that their condition could get worse. Mukesh said: ‘I am the general practitioner, I cannot diagnose these children in an appropriate way. I have advised their family to visit a specialist doctor otherwise the problem can worsen with time.’Their parents are expecting a miracle for their children, they also hope that someone can come forward to help them.’ As a result of their teeth, dental treatment is often necessary in patients with some forms of ectodermal dysplasia, a large heterogenous group of inherited disorders, including HED. Some children may even need dentures as early as three years of age.

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Ravi Goyal, director of Shaktishali Mahila Sangathan Samiti, a charity which helps those marginalised in Indian communities, organised an awareness campaign to explain to the residents that the two boys were not suffering from a communicable disease.’We organised two seminars for villagers with the help of school teachers. We explained to them about the disease and also that if the villagers helped the kids, they could live a normal life,’ Ravi said,’The organisation is also helping children to get treated at Lucknow’s Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences which could pave the way for diluting the discrimination, children faced from villagers, who had been labelled the brothers “ghost boys.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UNIQUE TAILOR OF WORLD

News By Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma

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Madan Lal, 45, from Haryana in India was born without arms but learnt to adapt to the demands of everyday life by using his feet. He explained: “I was born without arms but that didn’t bother me during my childhood. But Madan did encounter prejudice towards his disability outside of his family circle. He said: “When I was young almost every school denied me admission because of my disability. The teachers refused to admit me into the school. “I was disappointed and thought that I will show them by achieving something. “My family couldn’t afford to educate me, and I thought that the government wouldn’t help me either. So I’ll have to do something to survive in this life.” Madan decided to take up tailoring, but found it very difficult to get any training.He said: “I went to many places and met many tailors. I requested them to train so that I can earn out of it. But all of them laughed at me.

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“They said I could not make clothes without arms. It’s not possible. I can’t ever run a stitching machine.He said: “I went to Fatehabad to learn stitching from a tailor. He initially refused to teach me. He said, ‘You don’t have any arms, how would you do stitching?’ “I said, ‘Just give me one chance’. He said okay and within few days my teacher started saying, ‘You will become successful.’

And I became very happy.” Within a year, proud Madan had learned the art of tailoring and had opened a shop in his village. The impact on his life was immediate.He said:

“That day I forgot all the sufferings. I saw people coming to my shop to greet me. But some potential customers were still initially dismissive of the idea of a man with no arms being able to stitch.Madan said: “People used to make fun of me. They never believed that I would learn tailoring using my feet.“They would say, ‘He stitches with his feet, he will ruin our clothes.’”

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“Then I slowly started to win their confidence. And then a lot people started to come to me for stitching.”Madan now practices all the techniques of tailoring using his feet. He cuts the cloth by holding his scissors with them and also uses them to take measurements and operate his sewing machine. Lal said: “Whatever I have to do in my life, it’s just with my feet. All the stitching work I do with my feet.

From cutting the cloth to measurement, I have to use my feet.”And now Madan’s talent has overcome even the most sceptical of his villagers, and his exploits have made him something of a local hero. He said, “I don’t want to remind my past anymore,I have won the confidence of everyone.”

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SHORTEST WOMAN TAILOR

Story By: Umesh Saxena

INDIA (Madhya Pradesh) Santosh Kumaribelongs to Madhya Pradesh state of India. She is 28 yrs.old and 33 inches tall. She makes her living as a tailor and known for stitching beautiful dresses for women and children in the village where she lives in India.Because of her cuteness and intelligence, villagers adores her. Santosh said: “Everyone loves me in the village. I don’t have to face criticism. “Most of the women in the village who are of my age are either married or about to get married but I know I can ever feel that happiness. Father and brother who work as casual labour in farms says they had tried finding a match for Santosh but no one was keen on marrying her after hearing about her height. Santosh’s younger brother Mahavir said: “She is a fantastic woman and can do everything on her own. She doesn’t rely on us for anything. She is a wonderful tailor and makes beautiful clothes. Santosh says,“I miss a companion in my life but have no hopes of finding one ever.

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I am too short and no one wants to marry me. Santosh’s desperation is matter of concern also because her younger brother Mahavir Meena, 23, is a married man with one child. Born to Ram Swaroop Meena, 51and Dwarka Bai, 46 from Madhya Pradesh in central India, Santosh suffers from an extreme case of dwarfism. She was born a healthy child and grew normally until the age of four.Mahavir said:

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“She was like any other child. Healthy and grew normally but when she reached at the age of four, her growth stopped. Family consulted a lot of local doctors but they recommended us to take her to big hospitals in cities for treatment.“But we have no money and somehow make our ends meet. Big doctors will ask for a lot of fee that we cannot afford,” added Mahavir. Santosh says: “I have accepted my fate. I understand I cannot grow tall anymore or get married. All I want is to continue living happily and my stitching work so I can open a shop someday

 

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26-pound tumor found inside stomach

INDIA, A woman is relieved after having a 26-pound tumor removed from her body. Shortly after the 70-year-old from India was admitted to the hospital with what appeared to be a pregnant-looking stomach, doctors discovered it was an enormous ovarian growth.Lila Bai was diagnosed with a grape-sized cyst two years ago,

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but didn’t have enough money to have the surgery to remove it.Scans show the tumor grew to be 14 by 16 inches, causing the woman so much pain she was rushed to the hospital where surgeons removed the 26-pound mass. Had the woman arrived any later at Indubhai Parekh Memorial Hospital, doctors said, the tumor could have burst.Even if it would have been a little delay in surgery, it might be burst inside the body,”

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said Dr. Indu Singh. The physician added the massive growth has been sent to pathological lab for testing.”If remnants are found in body, it may be treated by chemotherapy,” another doctor on the team, Dr. Jitender Singh, said. Mrs. Bai is recovering and should be discharged in three days.

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snake body man

Story By: Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma 

INDIA, (Madhya Pradesh) Om Prakash, 35 belongs to Madhya Pradesh state of India. He is suffering from a severe form of inflammatory skin disease called Erythroderma or ‘red man syndrome’.His condition is so severe that his skin has turned thick black and he has cracks all over his body.To keep it soft and flaking off, Om needs to moisturise his dry skin with water every two hour. The condition also means he cannot walk as the movements create friction and cause his thick skin to crack open and bleed profusely. However, despite his painful and pitiable ailment, the young man is loved by everyone in his village who see him as special and a kind man.Hailing from a tribal community, Om is lovingly called Tirki-meaning flaky skin in local dialect, by villagers who donate him oil and soft cloth to rub his itchy skin. Om says: “I have this disease since childhood. My whole body itches badly, at times my legs start bleeding. I have pain and inflammation all over my body.My skin is so dry that it is very thick and flaky.“I shed skin like a snake every ten days. This is why people have named me Tirki.“But I am fortunate as no one makes fun of me. Despite my skin resembling a snake skin,

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people behave with me nicely. They offer me tobacco, clothes and food. They treat me like a special person. Born into a tribal community to mother Gulabo, 50 and father Bhambhu, 55, from Sarjupura Bachedi village in Madhya Pradesh in central India, Om started showing the symptoms of the condition just five days after birth.His four elder brothers, all daily wage labours, are not affected. Umaid Prakash, 40, his eldest brother said: “When he was a kid my mother took him to ojha (faith healers) but his medicines never helped heal his wounds. They told us he is cursed by God and he would always suffer like this.“Later, we took him to various camps at different villages but we were told he is in need of proper medical treatment,

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But we had no money to take him to cities to pay for medicines and doctor’s fee. We took small loans from villagers for bus fare to visit these camps but the loan was not sufficient to go to cities.” Om says,“I hope one day I could save enough to see doctors who can give me medicines to treat my condition.”

 

 

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AIRPLANE RESTAURANT

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INDIA ( Haryana) Shruti Kakkar belongs to Haryana state of India, conceived an idea of converting Airbus A320 into a multicuisine restaurant. This airplane is parked at NH1(Ambala-Delhi) road. After collecting boarding pass from the reception on the ground, you will be led into the cabin of aircraft. Shruti, who was an air hostess with Jet Airways, and her husband Kshitij Kakkar came up with this idea. It took us almost a year to set this up as the aircraft came disassembled from Delhi. “We wanted to do this for those who don’t get a chance to fly to other destinations.

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The response has been overwhelming despite the fact that we did not advertise the launch of the restaurant. We got a lot of traction through social media and word of mouth. It gets so crowded during the evenings that guests have to wait for two hours sometimes,” says Mrs. Kakkar.They have staff of around fifty persons from different states. They are dressed in attire resembling ground staff and crew members. Shruti claims that they have the first virtual 3D flight simulation gaming set up in India inside the aircraft. The other one is in Switzerland.

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Progeria SINGER

 Meenakshi Chauhan Sharma

INDIA,( Madhya Pradesh) Shreyash Barmate, aged 11, who lives in Madhya Pradesh, India, has progeria – a condition which causes rapid aging in children.The condition leaves Shreyash suffering from baldness, heavy wrinkles and weakened limbs. The Progeria Research Foundation believe the syndrome is so rare it affects around 1 in 20 million people. But despite the challenges posed by the syndrome, Shreyash remains incredibly positive about his daily life and his future.He said: “I play instruments, I sing and I ride a bicycle and drive a car. I go swimming as well.”

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I know I have a condition called Progeria but I am okay with it. It’s not coming in my way at all. This condition is not affecting my dream of becoming a singer.” Shreyash has an older brother and a twin brother, neither of whom have the condition. While Progeria is caused by a genetic mutation, experts do not believe it is hereditary. Shreyash’s dad Arvind Barmate, a government employee said: “He has progeria but he never lets us feel that he has some disease. He always spends his time playing and singing.“He wants to become a singer and he is actively taking part in singing. His condition is not stopping him at all.” Doctor Girish Budhrani, the family’s paediatrician says that despite the rare medical condition, Shreyash is an energetic and positive boy. “I see him as one of the most positive children in our society. If you go to normal children you will see they wouldn’t be as jovial as Shreyash.” Shreyash said: “I know we can get bullied but all my friends respect me and play with me all the time. I have never been bullied by anyone”.

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Although Shreyash’s body shows signs of extreme ageing, he has the mental age of a regular 11-year-old. But his condition does require regular check-ups. Dr Budhrani said: “Progeria is not curable. Shreyash needs a regular check up and we have to monitor his every single problem. He is a very active boy but at the same time he is having a rare medical condition so he needs to get checked every week. “But he has a lot of talent. If you listen to his singing, he’s one of the most fabulous singers you’d ever come to know.”

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Shreyash said: “I have stopped thinking about progeria.I want to become a singer when I grow up, and I am going to get famous as well.