Art for Charity

The Rotary Club of Thane Uptown, D 3142, organised a two-day exhibition, ‘Art for Charity’, in an art gallery in Thane. Forty-six artists displayed their paintings which were appreciated by over 250 visitors. Thirty-seven paintings were sold for a total Rs 2 lakh. The proceeds were shared

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Sewing hope

What do the inmates of the Central Model Jail Kanda, Shimla, find in sewing a flower, stitching a button, fixing a loose hem or putting together patches for a quilt? “Calmness and hope,” says Pramod, a 32-year-old convict serving a life sentence here. A tailor by profession,

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Power to heal

The RAHAT healthcare camp organised by RC Jabalpur, D 3261, touched the lives of almost 10,000 people in a single day. The camp venue at Katangi, a town 35 km from Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, overflowed with villagers from three neighbouring hamlets. “All these villages lack proper

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