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Published: 04th November 2015 04:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th November 2015 04:45 AM   |  A+A-

Kids Get a Glimpse of Naval Aero Tech

Kochi: As many as 100 children, including boys and girls of Don Bosco Snehabhavan, Fort Kochi and Valsalya Bhavan, Ponnurunny, got an opportunity to visit the Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT) the other day.

The visit was organised by the Southern Naval Command as part of the community outreach activities.

The children were shown around and explained the various models of aircraft and aero-engines. The Naval authorities also arranged  entertainment programmes such as magic show and other cultural programmes.

The group of children, accompanied by fifteen staff members including Don Bosco Valsalya Bhavan in-charge Sr Mary Francis,  Fr P Varghese were received at NIAT by its director  Commodore Sanjeev Dureja and his team, who also hosted lunch for the visitors.

A team from NIAT had visited Valsalya Bhavan on the previous day and conducted social service activities. Some telegames were conducted for the children while they presented cultural programme for the visiting delegation.

Sabari Enters Mattress Biz


Kochi: Bengaluru based Sabari Group has diversified into mattress. The group has received exclusive distribution rights in Kerala for mattress and pillows from Chennai based Aniva Furniture Land, which has All India distribution rights of Nature’s Touch Mattress.

“Latex Green PVT Ltd is a 100 per cent natural latex manufacturer based in Sri Lanka. The company has access to the finest quality natural latex rubber from its strategic plantation partner in Sri Lanka assuring best quality material. We are enriched with 60 years of combined hands on technical management experience in rubber technology and manufacture and a classic icon recognised by the world for manufacturing latex bedding components using natural latex,” said B Jayaprakash and Lincon Vasudevan, directors, Sabari Group.

Punarnava Included  Under CGHS Scheme


Kochi: The Punarnava Ayurveda Hospital, Edappally, has been empanelled under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) which offer cashless treatment for Central Govt servants.

All kind of ayurvedic treatments are available here to CGHS beneficiaries from now as per the reimbursement norms, a release said here.

Naval Med Camp


Kochi: A health training-cum-medicare drive was organised by the Southern Naval Command, Kochi at Minicoy, Kalpeni, Androth and Kavaratti islands of Lakshadweep from October 27 to 30.

The drive was conducted by a team comprising of 10 specialist medical officers, a nursing officer and 12 medical assistants from  Naval Hospital INHS Sanjivani.

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