The Times Of Bengal
The Times Of Bengal

Student from Kolkata produces 150 hand sanitisers for the marginalised community

Student from Kolkata produces 150 hand sanitisers for the marginalised community
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Amidst the widespread COVID 19 crisis worldwide , Simar Sharma from
Kolkata, a 3 rd year biotechnology student from Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) at
MAHE has brought about a ray of hope to the under privileged. Simar has prepared and
distributed hand sanitisers to daily wageworkers, vegetable/ fish vendors, quarantine
homes and people living in the slums, who do not have access to proper hygiene /
cannot afford to buy the expensive sanitisers and also cannot wash their hands
frequently.

While under the confines of a lockdown, Ms Simar Sharma realized the gravity of the
situation during these unprecedented times, which has inflicted havoc in all our lives.

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News18
News18

Army, IAF Struggle to Exhaust Capital Budget, Defence Minister Asks to Expedite Spending

Army, IAF Struggle to Exhaust Capital Budget, Defence Minister Asks to Expedite Spending
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The defence services have recorded an unusually slow pace of expenditure of their capital budgets so far for 2021-22, even as the financial year draws to a close in little more than two months, News18.com has learnt.

Defence sources told News18.com that, so far, the Army has spent the lowest - approximately 40% - of its capital budget for the ongoing financial year, while the Indian Air Force (IAF) has had a capital expenditure of around 70%. The Navy has spent the highest among the three services at around 90% of its capital outlay.


Read all the latest updates on COVID-19 here.

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India Today

This vegan guest was served a plate of leaves and fruit at a wedding. Internet is not happy

This vegan guest was served a plate of leaves and fruit at a wedding. Internet is not happy
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Veganism and plant-based diets are the latest fad and several people are adopting the new dietary regime furiously. A vegan diet is actually a diet that doesn't include animal-sourced products.

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