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Canadian girl donates bird aviary to forest department’s TTC in Nagpur

Canadian citizen Binny N (centre) along with Vinit Arora (in blue) and wildlife officials ?

Canadian citizen Binny N (centre) along with Vinit Arora (in blue) and wildlife officials ?

Canadian citizen Binny N, who has been staying in Nagpur since the lockdown was first imposed in March 2020, has donated a bird aviary to the transit treatment centre (TTC) run by the forest department at Seminary hills. Recognising her contribution, the aviary has been named after her.

The aviary was inaugurated by Sunil Limaye, PCCF, wildlife, in presence of CCF Nagpur territorial circle Kalyan Kumar, DCF Nagpur Bharat Singh Hada, Pramod Panchbhai, DFO, Gorewada, RFO Rescue GN Jadhav, Kundan, Hate Member of wildlife advisory board and Vinit Arora.

Binny, who has been an animal lover since childhood, has been instrumental in rescuing birds, wild animals and other animals in distress. In one of the most noble endeavors, she stepped forward again to help the speechless creatures by donating the bird aviary.

Vinit Arora, wildlife conservationist and secretary of NGO named Srushti Paryawaran Mandal, informed that on two occasions Binny had come forward to save an Indian rock pigeon and three-striped palm squirrel babies in the past. This time she has donated the aviary to treat injured birds, which are rescued by the TTC team for treatment and then are released in the natural habitat.

Binny said: “Mostly, the birds are kept in cages and small makeshift enclosures where they are deprived of flight practice. The bird aviary will help the injured birds get good flight practice before release in their natural habitat.” She added, As long as I am in Nagpur, I want to help the birds and other animals here.”

 

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Priyanka Nahata Jain launches kid’s journal ‘THE LIL LUCKY FEET’ as she turns 30 | Nagpur

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As Nagpur resident Priyanka Nahata Jain turned 30, she took her friends by surprise with the launch of a kids journal titled ‘THE LIL LUCKY FEET’ – for kids aged between four to eight and eight to 13 years – launched by her daughter Krisha.

The journal focuses on how kids can develop fresh prospective and help them create a thinking pattern that will make them want to explore and question life. Priyanka said, “It’s a self reflection and self assessment journal, in which kids learn about themselves that make broadens their prospective.”

A sneak peek into the birthday party of Priyanka Nahata Jain that recently took place at Pablo The Art Cafe’ & Lounge. 

Also read: Mahima Chaudhry graces Miss and Mrs India Queen of Nation beauty pageant in Nagpur

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Mahima Chaudhry graces Miss and Mrs India Queen of Nation beauty pageant in Nagpur

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Mahima Chaudhry graces Miss and Mrs India Queen of Nation beauty pageant in Nagpur…

Magenta Arts & Entertainment organised Miss and Mrs India Queen of Nation Season 2 2022 at Hotel Le Meridian in Nagpur on Tuesday. While actress Mahima Chaudhry was the judge, actor Aman Verma hosted the pageant show.  

Speaking about the event, organiser of the pageant show, Monica Ganvir said that she aimed to encourage every woman who dreamt big. She said she wanted to provide a platform to such women in Central India so that they could showcase their hidden talent. 

Post auditions, around 18 contestants across India got qualified. The event that lasted for three days in Nagpur included various activities like talent round, fitness round, photoshoot, personal interview and ramp walk.

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India’s longest surviving tiger passes away in West Bengal

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Raja, India’s longest surviving tiger, passed away on July 11 (Monday) at South Khairbari (SKB) Tiger Rescue Center in West Bengal.

Forest officials pay their respect to ‘Raja’ after his demise

Raja, India’s longest surviving tiger, passed away on July 11 (Monday) at South Khairbari (SKB) Tiger Rescue Center in West Bengal. Raja was 25 years 10 months old.

Forest department informed: “With a very sad heart, this is to inform you that ‘Raja’ the tiger from SKB Rescue Center, died today morning around 3 a.m. He died at the age of 25 years and 10 months making him one of the longest surviving tigers in the country.”

Raja was brought to the SKB Tiger Rescue Center in North Bengal in August 2008, after being injured by a crocodile in a territorial fight. Veterinary doctor Pralay Mandal along with Wildlife Guard Partha Sarthi Sinha and other staff members, with utmost dedication and labour, had then healed the magnificent beast at South Khairbari.

Raja was almost 11 years old when he was bought to SKB rescue centre, and there he survived for another 15 years, making him one of the oldest surviving tigers in the country.

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