Local roundup: Axis bank allows same-sex couples to have joint accounts, 'Naav ki Paathshala' in Bihar, and short local news for you!

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Local roundup: Axis bank allows same-sex couples to have joint accounts, 'Naav ki Paathshala' in Bihar, and short local news for you!

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1. Axis bank allows same-sex couples to have a joint account

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In a bid towards inclusivity of the LGBTQIA+ community, Axis bank has come up with a new policy where the people from the community can name their partners for medical benefits, dress as per their self-identified gender, and can also avail a redressal process by the bank.

2. Bihar teachers conduct free classes on boats amid the flood

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Since the schools in the Manihari area of Katihar district in Bihar are closed due to the flood, three teachers have started an initiative to provide free education to the children on a boat named it Naav ki Paathshala. Apart from this, the teachers, Ravindra Kumar Mandal, Pankaj Kumar Shah, and Kundan Kumar Shah, are also providing stationery items to students.

3. Tamil Nadu fisherman and YouTuber brings electricity to nine huts

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M. Sakthivel, who is a fisherman and a Youtuber from Thoothukudi, a city in Tamil Nadu, has now been able to provide electricity to nine huts of his fellow fishermen by using solar panels. All this started when he posted more than 300 videos about the fishermen and their work in the Bay of Bengal and the Gulf of Mannar. Since he received a good income out of YouTube, he installed nine panels in a few months.

4. Karnataka teacher helps underprivileged and COVID-19 affected children

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After the physical education teacher from Karnataka, Anitha Mary saw her sister die of hunger and lack of treatment, she decided to help underprivileged people, especially children. Using her own money, she distributed ration kits to families for one month. She also identified the children who had lost their parents and sent them to Nirmalananda Swamiji of Adichunchanagiri Mutt, who was providing free education to such children.

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