Army helps in construction of blind school in Assam village

Guwahati, May 26 : As a part of 'Operation Sadbhavana', Gajraj Corps of Indian Army has been undertaking multifarious projects in underdeveloped areas of Assam with an aim to provide humanitarian assistance to the less privileged. To empower visually-challenged children living in remote areas of Assam, Gajraj Corps has helped the construction of a school for blind children at Khatkati in Karbi Anglong district. The project was undertaken in a phased manner. Army PRO at Guwahati Lt Col Mahendra Rawat said, "In 2021, Phase I of the project was executed by constructing the blind school building. This year, the Indian Army as a part of Phase II of the project has constructed another building which caters for additional classrooms and administrative setup towards enhancing the overall functionalities." The Blind School was eventually dedicated to the nation and handed over to the Karbi Anglong district administration by the Army in presence of District Commissioner Madhumita Bhagwati, and local populace on Thursday. "Locals from nearby villages gathered in large numbers on the occasion and conveyed their appreciation to the Army for construction of the school building," the officer said. /IANS


AI controlled drone kills its human operator in simulated test in US
San Francisco, June 2 : An artificial intelligence (AI) controlled attack drone turned against its human operator in the US during a flight simulation

Millet Mahotsav in Srinagar promotes consumption, awareness of millets
Srinagar, June 2 : In observance of the International Year of Millets (IYM) 2023, 10 Bn SSB organised a vibrant Millet Mahotsav at its Battalion Headq

Woman attacked with axe over dowry demand in UP
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), June 2 : A woman was brutally attacked by her family members allegedly due to a dispute over dowry. The assault, capt