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Shah Rukh Khan spoke virtually with acid attack survivors,

Shah Rukh Khan offers to help expectant mother with baby names

PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 01:29 PM IST
  • Shah Rukh Khan conducted a meet-and-greet with acid attack survivors recently, via his Meer Foundation.
The couple tied the knot on Monday and Roul described it as the "best day" of her life.(HT Photo)
The couple tied the knot on Monday and Roul described it as the "best day" of her life.(HT Photo)

Odisha acid-attack survivor marries long-time friend, recalls journey to best da

By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 11:44 PM IST
  • Roul shared her story from being a bedridden girl to the woman who chased the culprit and put him behind the bars.
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Punjab’s acid attack survivors join hands to overcome scarred past

Hindustan Times, Balachur | By Nirupama Dutt, Balachaur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 10:12 PM IST
A meeting for survivors of Punjab has been convened by the Human Rights Legal Network (HRLN) and the Ambedkar Students Association in Chandigarh on February 29 to find ways to overcome the extreme violence.
Deepika Padukone plays an acid attack survivor in Chhapaak.
Deepika Padukone plays an acid attack survivor in Chhapaak.

Chhapaak: Delhi HC restrains screening from Jan 15 over credit to acid attack survivor’s lawyer

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 02:30 AM IST
The restraint will be effective from January 15 for multiplexes and live streaming apps while for other platforms it would be effective from January 17.
Deepika Padukone in Chhapaak.
Deepika Padukone in Chhapaak.

Chhapaak: Deepika Padukone hopes ‘we won’t have to constantly tell stories on acid attack survivors to see change’

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 02:36 PM IST
Deepika Padukone, who stars in Chhapaak as an acid attack survivor, hopes that as cinema is a powerful medium, there will not be a need to constantly tell stories of such survivors.
Shah Rukh Khan wished newlyweds Anupama and Jagdeep Singh a lifetime of marital bliss.
Shah Rukh Khan wished newlyweds Anupama and Jagdeep Singh a lifetime of marital bliss.

Shah Rukh Khan wishes acid attack survivor on wedding: Congratulations and my love

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 04:31 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan congratulated acid attack survivor Anupama on her wedding with Jagdeep Singh. She is associated with his NGO, Meer Foundation, which rehabilitates acid attack survivors.
Varun Dhawan sent 14-year-old Muskan a video message, hoping to meet her in person very soon.
Varun Dhawan sent 14-year-old Muskan a video message, hoping to meet her in person very soon.

Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon video chat with 14-year-old acid attack survivor, struck for being good at studies

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 06:58 PM IST
Actors Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon reached out to a 14-year-old acid attack survivor, who was attacked by two boys in her school for being good at studies.
Allahabad high court(PTI)
Allahabad high court(PTI)

Allahabad HC seeks reply from Uttar Pradesh authorities on petition of acid attack survivors seeking eye treatment

Lucknow | By Manoj Kumar Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 11:36 PM IST
The order was passed by a division bench of justice Pankaj Kumar Jaiswal and justice Jaspreet Singh on a writ petition filed by the survivors, hailing from different districts of UP, through their counsel Prince Lenin.
Participants during Vividh which is First LGBTQ, Specially abled and acid attack survivors job fair at Nehru Centre,Worliin Mumbai, India, on Sunday, July 28, 2019.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Participants during Vividh which is First LGBTQ, Specially abled and acid attack survivors job fair at Nehru Centre,Worliin Mumbai, India, on Sunday, July 28, 2019.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

First job fair for LGBTQ and acid attack survivors in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2019 12:20 PM IST
Among the companies present at the job fair were Godrej, Ernst and Young, Dr Reddy’s, IBM and Standard Chartered. The policies of each company to make the workspace inclusive for all communities differed — some offered gender-neutral washrooms, medical benefits for same sex couples and stopping the practice of adding titles before a person’s name.
Acid attack survivors rehearsing for the Republic Day parade near the Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow on Thursday(Hindustan Times)
Acid attack survivors rehearsing for the Republic Day parade near the Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow on Thursday(Hindustan Times)

Acid attack survivors, Tharu girls to be part of Republic Day parade in Lucknow

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 10:28 AM IST
It was a moment of pride for the girls who walked along the armed contingent with full confidence. “It’s the first time acid attack survivors are taking part in the Republic Day parade. We walked past Vidhan Bhawan and Lok Bhawan with our head held high. It will boost our self confidence,” said Anshu and Preeti
The centre also organised an awareness programme in the café recently and informed the survivors about the importance of education and skill development.(HT File)
The centre also organised an awareness programme in the café recently and informed the survivors about the importance of education and skill development.(HT File)

IGNOU provides free admission to acid attack survivors

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2019 11:22 AM IST
The objective is to provide education to those from the deprived section so that they can be brought in the mainstream of development.
AIIMS, in an affidavit filed in court, sought dismissal of the woman’s plea against its June 13 notification on recruitment of staff nurses, saying it has acted in due conformity with the rules or notification of the government.(File Photo)
AIIMS, in an affidavit filed in court, sought dismissal of the woman’s plea against its June 13 notification on recruitment of staff nurses, saying it has acted in due conformity with the rules or notification of the government.(File Photo)

Dismiss acid attack survivor’s plea on nurse job: AIIMS to Delhi high court

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2018 04:37 AM IST
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday informed the Delhi high court that reservation under the disability category for the post of nurse was meant for persons with one leg, and sought dismissal of a plea by an acid attack survivor that she be considered for the job.
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