Showing posts from February 28, 2012

Mansa based NGO Sewa Bharti appeals handing over stray animals at local Gowshalas

The accidents caused by stray animals wandering aimlessly on roads are rising by the day in the absence of corrective measure. In such a terrifying accident, a stray bull on late Saturday night caused three deaths and getting serious injuries to three others. The stray bull coming in the way of family members returning from a marriage party resulted in two brothers dying at the moment whereas other breathed his last on the way to hospital. The family members of Bathinda’ Gora Lal on late Saturday night were returning from Ratia in Haryana in a Maruti car after attended marriage of a relative that the car hit a bull on Sirsa road. The car overturned after hitting the bull and Gora Lal’ sons Bittu and Sooraj died on the spot whereas Gora Lal’ other son Deepak, daughter Poonam Rani, relatives Sher Singh and Chhota Singh got injured. The injured were taken to Mansa civil hospital and going by the serious injuries, the injured were referred to Bathinda, where Sher Singh was declared broug…

Seva, for a better society

While most engineering students are bogged down with the weight of heavy textbooks and are confined to a tight academic schedule, here is Niveditha V who chose to live a different life. The final-year engineering student at Yellamma Dasappa Institute of Technology has been actively involved with the NGO, Youth For Seva (YFS) for the last six months, trying to make the society better. “In my sixth semester I saw a banner of YFS inviting volunteers. At the same time, I saw around me a society that was in need. I felt dutiful to approach the NGO and become a volunteer. That is how my acquaintance with YFS started,” says Niveditha. Starting with small-time community-based activities to more responsible ones, Niveditha believes that she has come a long way, in that she has become a better person. “I have observed that my confidence has improved, and my communication skills have become better. As for now, I teach computers at local government schools,” she says. According to her, the best …