27-year old Usha Kiran is the first CRPF woman officer to be posted in the insurgency-impacted Bastar region of Chhattisgarh and she wants to help in the development of tribals which is hampered due to Maoist violence.
Dr Prakash Amte and Dr Mandakini Amte, of Hemalkasa in Maharashtra, have rescued several wild animals including jackals, leopards, sloth bears, antelopes, snakes, crocodiles and more at their shelter Animal Ark.
500 free public wifi spots have been installed across Mumbai – at tourist places, railway stations, bus depots etc. – with 700 more to set up by May, which makes the city one of the world’s largest public WiFi services.
Sashi G, a 59-year-old coconut tree climber, who has a paralysed right side, dug a 200 mtr road through a plateau for three years, hoping to convince the panchayat to help him with a three-wheeler for a business.
The worst snowstorms since 2009 recently hit Istanbul, and local business owners have been opening their doors for stray animals, while strangers provided pieces of cardboard inside a local mall for stray dogs, with blankets to keep them warm.