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Inspiring Story Of Padma Awardee Subroto Das Who saved Lives Of People In Highway Accidents

In August 1999, Vadodara-based doctor Subroto Das‘s car hit a tree beside a highway in the dead of the night, leaving three persons injured. But help arrived only after a harrowing wait of nearly five hours. The helplessness that he and two of his co-travellers experienced on that day led to an initiative that has changed the way a highway …

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Inspiring Story Of Padma Shri awardee Karimul Haque, The Man Who Runs A Bike Ambulance For 20 Villages In Bengal

The Padma awards this year are being given to the “unsung heroes” of our country. Apart from famous figures like PV Sindhu, Virat Kohli, P Gopichand and Sakshi Malik, the awardees include many unknown heroes who have quietly been working for the betterment of society and people. One such inspirational man is Karimul Haque. 50-year-old Karimul Haque is the ‘Bike-Ambulance-Dada’ for …

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Meet Bipin Ganatra : Who Fought Fire & Helped Thousands, To Be Awarded Padma Shri

60-year-old volunteer firefighter, Bipin Ganatra, has been named a Padma Shri awardee by the Centre. The Padma Shri is the fourth highest civilian award in India. It is awarded for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. They are conferred by the President at ceremonial functions which are held at …

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Devendra Jhajharia Journey From A Small Village Boy To The Winner Of Gold At Paralympics

Millions of Indians revelled in joy as Devendra Jhajharia became the first paralympian from India who won two gold medals at the Rio Paralympics, 2016. What is more surprising, he broke his own records and received the honour at the Rio Games. Devendra Jhajharia also won gold for India at the Athens Games in 2004 and topped the men’s F46 …

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