20 Aug 2018, Edition - 1133, Monday
- The former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has passed away, a statement by the United Nations said
- Odisha government sent a 240-member fire services team to carry out rescue operations in flood-ravaged Kerala
- Bihar CM Nitish Kumar donates 10 crore for Kerala
- 500 crore relief package announced for Kerala
- PM Modi undertakes aerial survey of Kerala
- Imran Khan Takes Oath As Pakistan’s New Prime Minister
- KeralaFloods : PM Modi announces Rs 500 crore aid as immediate assistance to the state
- Kerala floods: Virat Kohli, Sunil Chhetri, Sania Mirza come out urging people for help
- 106 die in a day in flood-hit Kerala
- PML-N president and the brother of jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, managed to secure just 96 seats
Mount Carmel girls donate hair for cancer patients
August 9, 2018
Bengaluru: Students of Mount Carmel College donated their locks to cancer patients as part of Gift Hair Gift Confidence initiative in the City. Cancer patients go into depression during chemotherapy session as they lose their hair. Some of them even avoid chemotherapy.
Considering this The Cherian Foundation had organised Gift Hair Gift Confidence campaign to collect hair for the cancer patients. The drive was held in association with the Ladies Circle India, reports Deccan Herald. And at least 50 students of Mount Carmel College happily donated their hair towards the noble cause.
One student, Dhruti of the college tonsured her head during the drive. The foundation will collect the hair to develop natural wigs for the cancer patients from marginalised communities. The collected hair will be treated and segregated according to its size, colour and texture, it is reported.
SOURCE : http://www.bfirst.in/category/bengaluru/mount-carmel-girls-donate-hair-for-cancer-patients-507550