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  • As unconventional as it gets

    The Hindu, Sunday, November 26, 2017

    A new-age couple, who went for registered marriage, donated their eyes, organs and body just 48 hours after their wedding. Bodapally Avanish Kumar and Neelima entered the wedlock on November 24 and had their reception on Sunday.

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    • There is music in the air at Vadapalani Metro station

      The Hindu, Monday, November 20, 2017

      Traditions are often only context-driven. In a largely feudal society, Carnatic music thrived in royal courts and the precincts of temples because patronage was available there. With the march of modernity, sabhas in cities became concert platforms for artistes, and the December music festival was born.

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      • Dr Gupta for encouraging cadaveric organ transplantation in State

        The Hitavada, Friday, November 10, 2017

        More than ten thousand patients in Chhattisgarh require both dialysis and transplantation per year, but only 250 kidney transplantations have been done in the state so far in the past ten years.

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        • A third chance at life

          The Hindu, Sunday, November 5, 2017

          Eight years ago, Reena Raju, 36, replaced the heart she was born with. Frequent bouts of illnesses and tests back in 2006 revealed that her birth-heart worked at only 15% of its capacity. Since her heart transplant in 2009, however, she’s skydived, para-sailed, run, cycled and in June, participated in the World Transplant Games — an athletic meet for those with successful transplants.

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          • NRHA celebrates Diwali Milan with noble cause

            The Hitavada, Tuesday, October 31, 2017

            Nagpur Residential Hotels Association (NRHA), a registered NGO under Societies Act celebrated Diwali get-together at Hotel Darshan Towers, which was attended by members in large numbers. However, this year NRHA decided to celebrate Diwali Milan with a noble cause so that society is benefited in long run.

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            • Brain dead youth’s organs transplanted in Jaipur, Delhi

              The Times Of India, Sunday, October 15, 2017

              After 21-year-old Manan Jain was declared brain dead, his family donated his heart, liver and two kidneys to save the lives of four patients suffering from the failure of various organs in a private hospital in Jaipur as well as a hospital in Delhi.

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              • Father donated blood 50 times, now donated organs of his son to save life of others

                The Times Of India, Saturday, October 14, 2017

                After being declared brain dead, twenty one-year-old Manan Jain's family donated his heart, liver and two kidneys for saving life of four patients suffering from different organ failures in a private hospital in Jaipur on Saturday. The family, which resides in Malviya Nagar, took a brave decision of donating organs of Manan, who recently joined a job in a telecom company after completing his graduation.

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                • Include brain death as 'a definition' for death' in central At: Transplant experts

                  The Times OF India, Saturday, October 14, 2017

                  Transplant experts on Saturday gave a call for including brain death as one of the definitions of 'death' in the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, claiming that it will solve various legal hassles doctors face in their practice.

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                  • Harvesting new rules for better organ transplants

                    The Times Of India, Saturday, October 7, 2017

                    Nearly a decade after Tamil Nadu launched the cadaver organ programme and became a role model in the country, senior transplant surgeons and activists are pushing for an overhaul of the rules. The demand is to establish a common wait list for each of the organs and allotment solely on the basis of medical emergency or seniority on the list.

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                    • Experts get to the heart of organ donation

                      The Times Of India, Tuesday, September 12, 2017

                      Times Organ Donation Drive, a Times of India initiative for organ-donation awareness among schools, continued here on Monday. The campaign running in partnership with Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, reached Ajit Karam Singh International Public Sschool (AKSIPS), Sector 41.

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