5,000 pledge to donate eyes
With more than 2,200 persons registering to donate eyes at the Aiims eye bank, the grand total has crossed the 5,000 mark.delhi Updated: Aug 23, 2011 23:35 IST
With more than 2,200 persons registering to donate eyes at the Aiims eye bank, the grand total has crossed the 5,000 mark.
On Tuesday, foreigners also pledged to donate their eyes. Francois and Katarzyn Stamm from Switzerland were among the eight foreigners who registered with Drishti-Lok Foundation and Social Research Society. htc
Railwaymen threaten strike
New Delhi: On Tuesday, four railway unions came forward to express solidarity with the agitation. “We will go ahead with 'Rail Roko' if the government doesn’t agree to Team Anna's demand,” was the common call by All India Railway Men's Federation, National Federation of Indian Railway Men, All India Railway Suraksha Bal and Indian Railway Promotee Officers' Federation. htc
Fast unto death not
New Delhi: Archbishop VM Concessao of Delhi said he is in favour of fasts “to make a point but fast unto death is not acceptable.” Concessao is a founder member of IAC. htc