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Whether it is the army,the navy or the air force,courage and commitment perhaps rules them all. The same is true for our fire-department workers who passionately give their energies and even time with family to save lives of people.

Written by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE |
October 25, 2009 1:50:37 am

Hail saviours
Whether it is the army,the navy or the air force,courage and commitment perhaps rules them all. The same is true for our fire-department workers who passionately give their energies and even time with family to save lives of people. With this feeling in mind,the Bhaidooj festival was celebrated by the Shankar Rao Bhoye Smriti Pratishthaan. As a gesture of honoring these great and promising men,the holy tilak and raksha sutra were tied and wishes of their long lives were hoped for by its members. Another promising and exemplary task was the collection of funds that was done for the families of fire workers who had lost their lives in the recent Thane mishap. Activities like these surely seem to lighten the festive season more and add a whole load of good will and cheer to these hardworking men.

Healthy spirit
The Punjabi Cultural association is organising a free medical check up camp on October 25 at Salisbury Park. The timing of this check up will be from 10 am to 12 noon. In this camp they preferred a special treatment for backache,dental,eyes,gynec,and other general illness. The specialist Doctors will attend the patients. Not only MBBS doctors but also Homeopathy and Aryuvedic doctors will available for the treatment. After treatment free medicine will be issued to the patients.

Workshop for youth
Indian Catholic Youth Movement (ICYM) organised a four-day workshop for youth named “U Turn-2009,Diocesan Youth Convention” at St. Andrews School. Each day was designed to address the issues youngsters face in their day-to-day life such as,”Why settle for less”,”Flash Your Faith”,”Be the change you want to see” and “Tiny seed,great harvest”. The theme for the convention was “The Road less Travelled” where internationally renowned speakers shared their views with the youth in an interactive session on topics like ‘What Next?’ ‘Boy-Girl Relationships’,’Addiction’ etc. The objective of the event was to gather youth and enable them to realise their responsibility towards themselves,their and the society at large and to help them build a better tomorrow.

Guru Nanak Jayanti celebration
A three-day programme has been scheduled at city based Gurudwara Gurunanak Darbar to celebrate Gurunanak Jayanti on Novermber 2. The programme would start on October 31 and conclude on November 2,and would include events like Kirtans,Katha Vachna,and Langar. Devotees will witness Kirtan Mandalis from Delhi,Punjab and South as well,who would perform at the Gurudwara. “The head Granthi of gurudwara,Satnam Singh and Pandit Mangal Singh Vendanti from Punjab would also address the gathering,” sais Ranbir Singh Duggal,secretary of the gurudwara.

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