Condition of burned girl too critical to be sent abroad

first_imgMadrasa girl is undergoing at the hospital. Photo: Ahmed ZayeefBurned Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi’s physical condition is not fit enough to move her to Singapore, said her physician.Coordinator of the National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery Samanta Lal Sen disclosed this after holding a video conference with the doctors of Singapore General Hospital on Tuesday morning.The decision was taken after the video conference, he said, adding, “Nusrat is not in such a condition to fly for five hours.””The doctors in Singapore also gave us several suggestions. We are following their directions and will update them daily. If condition improves, we will think about her transfer,” said Samanta Lal.Earlier on Monday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed doctors to send Nusrat to Singapore for better treatment.Nusrat was put on life support around 11:30am on Monday after she was set afire allegedly by students loyal to Principal Sirajuddoula of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa in Sonagazi upazila of Feni on Saturday.last_img read more

In the quest of perfection

first_imgThe exhibition titled A tryst with Divinity that is on in the Capital is a photographic tribute to India’s magnificent landscapes by Sharat Sharma. Sharma is the Director Operations of Delhi Metro.The artiste believes that only two things matter …one is your positivity, when you have nothing and the second one is your humility, when you have everything!An engineer by profession, photography for Sharma began as a hobby and gradually grew into a passion, as he deployed his analytical skills to capture and reproduce the magic of nature’s sublime beauty, in all its unpredictable forms. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’He discovers inner peace and tranquillity in the solitude and pristine beauty of the rugged mountains, the plains, the rivers and the forests. The thunderstorms, torrential rains and cloudy skies taught him patience and inspired him to excel in his quest for perfection.The urge to explore the lesser travelled paths have led him to remote areas in India and abroad. He says, ‘I believe that India is truly blessed and our landscapes are at par with the best in the world. Someday it would be easier for the common man to travel to these divine locations, to experience the true beauty of India’. Where: The Open Palm Court, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road When:On till 31 October (11 am – 7 pm)last_img read more

KMC cleans up venue soon after party workers leave

first_imgKolkata: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Saturday began the mammoth task of cleaning up the entire Brigade Parade Ground and the adjacent roads soon after the rally convened by Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee came to an end. Lakhs of Trinamool Congress supporters from all parts of the state assembled in the city to attend the meeting.”We have taken all possible measures to ensure that the entire ground and the roads in the city are cleaned up by night. We will take up thorough cleaning again on Sunday morning,” said Debabrata Majumder, Member Mayor-in-Council (Solid Waste Management). Also Read – 3 injured, flight, train services hit as rains lash BengalElaborating on the steps taken by his department, Majumder stated that 50 battery-operated vehicles, 25 movable compactors and four mechanical sweepers have been pressed into service. The civic body has deployed as many as 1,500 labourers along with four water tankers for the operation. It was noticed that right from the time when Mamata Banerjee was delivering her speech in the rally the clean-up operation had kicked off. Senior Trinamool Congress leaders present in the rally appealed to the party supporters over the microphone to vacate the place quickly to ensure that the cleaning operations started with immediate effect. With so many people from all parts of the state converging at the heart of the city, thermocol plates, food packets, tea cups, paper containers were strewn all over the venue. “We have made advance planning for the solid waste management considering the sea of people assembling in the city. Everything will be cleared by Saturday night,” a senior SWM official of the KMC said.last_img read more