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  1. 1. ISSUE : 35 VOLUME : 31 28-3-2012 PAGES - 4 Innerwheel Midtown observes International Womens Day- Felicitates 2 women achievers DR. ULFATH FATHIMA DR. H. V. RAMA W/o Dr. K. Nagendra Prasad W/o Dr. Naseer Ahmed Delvi Qualification: § M.B.B.S Qualification: § PGDMCH (Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal & Child Health) § B Sc from St. Philominas College, § D.F.M (Diploma in Family Welfare) Mysore(1968) § F.C.G.P (Fellow of College of General Practitioners) § M.B.B.S from Bangalore Medical § Working as Lady Medical Officer, JSS Urban College(1973) Health Centre from past 9 years § DGO from BMC, 1990 § Earlier worked as LMO at Family Planning Association of India, Mysore branch for 18 years Joined Service: As a Resource Faculty: § 1976 in Metur later on in Gundlupet, § Attended Video Conferences related to health Doddabalapur, Bangalore organized by SIRD (State Institute for Rural Development) § Voluntary retirement in the year 1992 § Awareness programmes on Womens health with § She is the founder of Bibi Ayesha Mili Bharath Hospital in KHSDP project in 8 taluks of Mysore Hospital § As Resource faculty for NGOs like JSS Shikshan Sanathan, Rotary & Inner Wheel Clubs, etc Services to the community: § Actively involved in Pulse Polio & other National § President of Almamoor Programmes. § Ladies association for 2 years which Books: helps women in various ways. Written books on Health: Bicchu matu, Rutusrava, § Has adopted a slum area called Onde Arivinedege etc. Mataram & Works for the upliftment of Air Talks: economic condition, education, religious Given more than 200 radio talks on issues related to gathering & marriages. health & social problems § Member, RGA (Rehbar Graduates Memberships: Association) has a school at § Member, Indian Medical Association Ghousianagar with 750 students( LKG to § Member, Mysore District Family Physicians 9th std) Association. § Member of PNDT(Preconception & Post § Member, Mysore Obestetrics and Gynaecological natal Diagnostic Association) Society § Member, IMA College of General Practitioners Has two sons, both are Engineering Association graduates & settled abroad. § Member, National Association of Reproductive and Child Health Special Interests: Womens Health & Adolescent Health issues Hobbies: Reading, Writing & Music. Hearty Congratulations to both the Women
  2. 2. 28-3-2012 Presidents Message My Dear Rotarians, Last week under visit to Community service centre programme we visited Mother TheresaHome for Mentally Ill women Rehabilitation Centre. It was heart touching to see a child born tomentally retarded mother living like an orphan at the home. The real sad part is one of theinmate is an intelligent lady and a classmate of one of our Rotarian many years ago. Sisters of the Home requested us to give a Rice Cooker & Mixie and along with thatRs.5,000/- also has been contributed by the Club. Evening dinner for all the 75 inmates wasserved. I thank all the Rotarians for their generous contribution towards the same. Today let us discuss about Club Business. Bye till next week….. Rtn. Raghavendra Thank You 21-03-2012. Visit to Community Service Centre: Mother Theresa Home for the Destitute This is Mr.Lingesh to whom we donated a three wheeler 7 years ago. He is residing & working at T.Narasipur. He has two daughters and leading a happy life. This project was done during the periodA Rice Cooker, a Mixie, a cheque for Rs. 5000 from of Rtn. Alagappan when he was the President andthe sunshine box collection, and dinner for the all the Rtn. Vishwanath was the Secretary.inmates of the Home was served. How Would You Like To Be Remembered ? About a hundred years ago, a man looked at the morning newspaper and to his surprise and horror, read his name in the obituary column. The news papers had reported the death of the wrong person by mistake. His first response was shock. Am I here or there? When he regained his composure, his second thought was to find out what people had said about him. The obituary read, "Dynamite King Dies." And also "He was the merchant of death." This man was the inventor of dynamite and when he read the words "merchant of death," he asked himself a question, "Is this how I am going to be remembered?” He got in touch with his feelings and decided that this was not the way he wanted to be remembered. From that day on, he started working toward peace. His name was Alfred Nobel and he is remembered today by the great Nobel Prize. Just as Alfred Nobel got in touch with his feelings and redefined his values, we should step back and do the same.26.03.2012 Board meeting hosted by Rtn. PP. Sundar What is your legacy? How would you like to be remembered?Raja Rao at Sports Club. All the Club members were Will you be spoken well of? Will you be remembered with love andinvited for Dinner. Sundar, we had a great time ! Thanks respect? Will you be missed?
  3. 3. 3 28-3-2012 Rahul Dravid – the true legend How many of you will those games. You captained both the Test and one-day agree with me if I tell you teams. Sure, things didnt go according to plan but you that Rahul Dravid was a were a superb on-field captain. More importantly you Greater Batsman than were Indias finest vice-captain, an aspect that is often either Sunil Gavaskar or conveniently forgotten. Jeez, you even took some Sachin Tendulkar? I know wickets it is still considered Eight out of Dravids ten highest impact batting blasphemous to put Rahul performances of his career are from this period. Two Dravid over Sachin are after this period, interestingly none before it. This Te n d u l k a r o r S u n i l tells a very clear story – how Indian cricket changed Gavaskar, but the obvious between 1996 and 2011, and the hugely significant fact - backed by statistics - contributions Dravid made towards that change. is that Dravid has been He spent more time in the nets than the others, he Indias greatest match worked on his fitness, he worked on the little things that winner for a long time now.It is now unanimously agreed that the Golden Age ofIndian cricket (which is now officially over) commencedin March 2001 when India beat Australia after following-on in the second Test at Kolkata. From then till June2006 when India won a series in West Indies for the firsttime in 35 years on the back of another series-definingperformance from Dravid, he was indisputably theleading man of Indian Test cricket. But not many hadnoticed because of the ridiculous accent on individual-oriented aggregate statistics. For those statisticalminded, Sachin getting his 100th 100 is more importantthan India winning or losing a match. But for thefollowers of pure cricket, this man was a marvelbecause he was, like the Australian great Steve Dravid’s 180 against Australian inWaugh, a warrior. The Indian team uniform was his 2001 along with Laxmanbattle fatigues. The bat was both his sword and his came easily to the others, and he worked on keepingshield, more often the latter. He was not a his head above water… why he even worked on hiscreator/destroyer in the Tendulkar-Richards mould. He wicket-keeping to stay in the ODI team. But hard workcould never be that. Dravid did not have their has a sort of mortal, doable quality to it. We can all workoutrageous genius. He was more Boycott than hard – if we have the motivation and the belief… thatsBradman but without the selfishness of the English all it takes. But to do it over 17 years requires the kind ofopener. Dravid will be remembered as the man in the genius that not everyone is born with; the genius ofmiddle of Indias great triumvirate. VVS Laxman and hard work.Sachin Tendulkar may have performed feats more Like everything else Dravid, nothing was left toeasy on the eye, but Dravid was the ultimate team man. chance even in the final farewell ... That Dravid wasIf it meant dropping anchor, down it went and there it nearer the end than ever before was not in doubt, butstayed. If his team wanted him to don the big gloves to the fact that several people were asking why — rathermake the team combination better he did the job most than why not — showed that he got the timing of hiseffectively. If the team needed an opener He is the most retirement just right.steadfast player in the modern game. Equally if a To talk of Dravids ability tells only half the story. Hedifferent tempo was required, Dravid did his utmost to exhibited greatness at its most humble, and is one ofdeliver. the most impressive men to play the game: dignified, I find it hard to think of a more versatile cricketer. You fair-minded, eloquent (he never used a ghost-writer),were one of our finest short leg fielders. You were, for gentle, yet tougher than we will ever realise. A Garythe most part, a remarkable slip catcher. You have Cooper for the new millennium; the kind of man youdopened the innings, batted at No.3, batted at No.6 want your son to grow into.(from where you conjured up that 180 in Kolkata). Im Come on Midtowners! Let us Doff our hat to thesure you have batted everywhere else. You have kept greatest and the Most Selfless TEAM MAN – Rahulwicket, offering an added dimension to the one-day Dravidside in two World Cups. You even scored 145 in one of Rtn. Farooq-e-Azam
  4. 4. Happy Birthday Rotarys areas of focus Rotary clubs serve communit-ies around the world, each with unique concerns and needs. Rotarians have continually adapted and improved the Rtn. Srinivas M.N. way they respond to those 03-04-2012 needs, taking on a broad (Mobile: 94480-48499) range of service projects. The most successful and sustainable Rotary ROTARY FOUR WAY TEST service tends to fall within one of the following six areas: _ Peace and conflict prevention/resolution Of the things we think, say or do _ Disease prevention and treatment _ Water and sanitation 1. Is it the TRUTH? _ Maternal and child health 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned? _ Basic education and literacy _ Economic and community development 3. Will it build GOODWILL and Rotary International and The Rotary BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? Foundation recognize these six areas of focus as organizational priorities, and there 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all are countless ways that Rotarians can concerned? address these needs locally and internationally. For ideas, consult the publication Rotarys Areas of Focus. Clubs and districts participating in the Just Heard!! Future Vision pilot can apply for RotaryEverybody is talking about Italian tourist kidnaped Foundation Global Grant funding by targetingby maoists in Orissa. No body seems to care about specific goals for one or more of the areas ofManmohan Singh who is in the captivity of an Italian focus. Learn more about these goals.woman from last 10 years! Areas of focus resources _ Peace and conflict prevention/resolution Photo of the Week ] Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution _ Disease prevention and treatment ] Rotarian Action Groups Specializing in this area _ Water and sanitation ] Water and Sanitation Rotarian Action Group ] RI/USAID International H20 Collaboration _ Maternal and child health ] Rotarys strategic partnership with Aga Happy Birth Day Khan University President Raghavendra ] Rotarian Action Group for Population Growth & Sustainable Development _ Basic education and literacy Next Week in Midtown ] Rotarys partnership with the International Reading Association and the Dollywood Editors Meet Foundations Imagination Library _ Economic and community development Date : 04.04.2012 ] Oikocredit International Time : 6.30pm ] Rotary Community Corps program ] Rotarian Action Group for Microcredit Venue : RCL Hall, J.L.B. Road, Mysore.

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