Hindustan Times (Lucknow)
Six shots of life
We’re back to spreading positivity and chasing away the gloom. Our editor picks shots of life that bring a smile
REAL HEROES ARE AMID US
When doctors go beyond their call of duty, they are often rightfully called living Gods. In order to make medical care affordable and accessible to poor people, Dr Victor Emmanuel treats Covid-19 patients and people with other ailments for ₹10 at his clinic in Hyderabad. There’s more, for soldiers, the treatment is provided free of cost.
Rinku Hooda, a Paralympian, took to Twitter to post a heartwarming picture of an officer with the Uttar Pradesh Police feeding an old and homeless woman. This humane act of the cop has touched many hearts and netizens cannot stop praising the gesture. Hooda wrote, “Police ka ek chehra aisa bhi hota hai.”
The most heartwarming stories by doctors in just 280 characters on Twitter can help brighten up your day. Dr Sourav Sarkar posted a picture of himself smiling after successfully resuscitating five patients in one shift, with the help of his nursing staff. Explaining the feat, he wrote, “That adrenaline rush...that dopamine surge.” He cheekily mentioned that he never got so happy while receiving a paycheck.
EVERY BIT MATTERS
Actor Gurmeet Choudhary has been tirelessly working to procure resources required to overcome the second wave of the pandemic. He has arranged oxygen concentrators from Indonesia with the assistance of India Club Jakarta and Medscape India for Covid-19 patients in rural areas of the country.
RAKT DAAN MAHA DAAN
Raman Gulia, a constable with Delhi Police, came to the rescue of a pregnant woman who urgently needed O negative blood. Upon one call from the National Commission for Women’s team, he reached the hospital and donated blood, thus saving the lives of the mother and the newborn.
A HEARTFELT REQUEST
In a viral video, a six-year-old girl from Kashmir is seen complaining to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the long duration of online classes. She explains how she has English, Maths, Urdu, EVS and computer class to attend everyday and urges the PM to ease the burden. Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha took note and a policy is being formed to reduce load.