While others distribute essential food items to needy amid COVID lockdown, Irfana Zargar is doing her bit that is to provide free sanitary kits to women and girls in Srinagar. She launched an initiative called ‘Eva Safety Kit’ to distribute the kits. Irfana has invested half her salary in purchasing menstrual products and provided it to unprivileged.
Richa Dubey, the wife of killed gangster Vikas Dubey, said she would have killed Dubey for the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur. The destruction of eight families cannot be forgiven, she said. Richa left Bikru village with their kids on the instruction of Dubey after the incident. Dubey was killed in an encounter by the STF of UP on July 10.
Telangana Govt has appointed Santoshi, the wife of Col Santosh Babu who died in the recent clashes on Indo-China Border, as a Deputy Collector. CM K Chandrashekhar Rao handed over the appointment letter to her. CM also wanted her posted in Hyderabad and its surroundings. He also assured the family that the Govt would stand with the family at all times.
The lockdown has led to a growing number of women taking up organic farming in Kerala. The restrictions have left people with a lot of free time in hands. Around 150 women participated in a webinar organised by the aegis of the High Range Organic Women Fair Trade Farmers’ Association. They discussed ways to ensure a steady income with small investments.
Praises pours in on the 10-year-old Sindhuri from Karnataka for doing her bit to safeguard society from COVID. The differently-abled Sindhuri, who was born without fully developed left arm and a student of Class 6, stitched masks and distributed it to SSLC students who appeared for board exams. Reports said she wishes to stich one lakh masks for people.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that the 'Black Lives Matter' movement reflects that society is on the tipping point when it comes to racial injustice. "People are starting to realise that we cannot keep looking away from these things," she said. Swedish activist added that racism and discrimination cannot be swept under the carpet.