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School for visually-impaired:Seva

20 September 2009, 11:07pm IST Source: TOI 

Seva Bharati, an organization working for the welfare and empowerment of special children will start a school for visually-impaired children in the school.
The school to be set up in association with Roman and Catherine Lobo Endowment Institute will work for the empowerment of visually-impaired children of Dakshina Kannada and neighbouring districts.
Parents can contact school trustee U V Shenoy at 9845047785.

Rotary Club celebrates platinum jubilee

Source; Express buzz


Express News Service
First Published : 22 Sep 2009 04:50:00 AM IST
Last Updated : 22 Sep 2009 07:35:37 AM IST

BANGALORE: To mark its platinum jubilee, the Rotary Club in Bangalore unveiled numerous public service initiatives that laud its contribution to society and community on September 21.

Ray Klinginsmith, the Rotary International President elect, reaffirmed the organisation’s aim to better living conditions of the under-privileged, while spreading awareness and literacy. Klinginsmith was here to inaugurate the Platinum Jubilee block at Seva Bharathi School, which is run by the Bangalore Rotary Club in Nagadevanahalli for children from poor families. He also released a book Platinum Club - a compendium of how civil society initiatives have helped shape the city of Bangalore.

Seva bharati Feeds piligrims at Katra for the Nav ratra festivities

by Vijay Kumar September 24, 2009
Katra(Jammu), (Vijay Kumar) -   With over 1.70 lakh pilgrims from within and various parts of the country at holy town Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaisnhodevi Ji Cave Shrine during the first five Navratras, Navratra Festival is gaining popularlitywitheach passing day.  The festival is being organized fourthly by Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board, Katra and J&K Tourism Department, is gaining momentum on the passing of each Navratra.

As many as 60897 devotees had darshans of the Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Shrine during first five Navratras last year and this year there is an increase of over 1,09,144 pilgrims.

In the All India Devotional Song competition being organized As part of the ongoing Navratra Festival, Vijay Kumar Malhotra of Jammu, Vinod Kumar of Aitsar and Vipon Gill of Ludhaina were adjudged first, second and third respectively. The Minister of State for Tourism, Housing and Urban Development, , Nasir Aslam Wani was the chief guest o…