The woman’s family, which is based in Gulshan, called up CRPF’s distress helpline “Madadgaar” after the woman started losing a lot of blood. “Madadgaar” is a facility extended to Kashmir residents who are facing medical emergencies; it is managed by the reserve force. The unit was established in 2017 by the CRPF. The 24/7 helpline was set up to help any Valley resident in distress or in need of assistance. … [Read more...] about In Kashmir: CRPF jawan donates blood to save pregnant woman
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The schemeSBI Magnum Children’s Benefit Fund (Investment Plan) would look to invest at least 65 per cent in domestic stocks. The remaining portion will get allocated to international equities (maximum up to 35 per cent) and gold exchange traded funds (up to 20 per cent).Your funds are locked-in for five years, or till the child turns 18, whichever is earlier. You can invest only in the minor’s name from the minor’s bank account or from a joint account with the minor. … [Read more...] about SBI Magnum Children’s Benefit Fund (Investment Plan) NFO: Should you invest?
WHY WE CARE: Most of us, thankfully, will never know what it’s like to be lying injured and alone in a war zone. Or struggling to escape from under a collapsed building. Or, stricken underwater. This powerful film from the Swedish Red Cross plunges the viewer straight into these scenarios in such a realistically panic-inducing fashion, it takes the breath away. The sheer relief when the hand of a Red Cross volunteer appears! The organization needs to say nothing else about why its work is important. … [Read more...] about Frantic Swedish Red Cross PSA Shows Exactly What Being Saved Feels Like
With the onset of winter not far away, Unicef is hoping to raise awareness of the grim conditions being faced by Syrian children. The organization says that more than 8 million are affected by the conflict, some losing their homes, and, possibly their families, and are about to face the bitter winter in dreadful circumstances. Unicef is working in Syria and across the region to provide blankets, clean water, and medicine. The campaign asks people to donate via a webpage. … [Read more...] about As Temperatures Drop, Unicef Highlights The Plight Of Syrian Children
A history of working together Local governments have formed several kinds of partnerships with community land trusts. In June, the city of Seattle announced it would transfer a decommissioned fire station to the Africatown Community Land Trust, saying “we understand the urgency behind making bold investments in the Black community and increasing community ownership of land.” Community members hope the site will play a key role in a city development plan that highlights Black entrepreneurs. It’s one of several proposals in the region for Black-led community organizations to acquire underutilized public property. … [Read more...] about This old but innovative form of real estate deal could help heal segregated cities