102-year-old female athlete wins gold medal at World Masters Athletics Championships
Age is just a number for this 102-year-old, Man Kaur. She is showing no signs of stopping. Hailing from Patiala, Punjab she made the country proud by winning a gold medal at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain. Kaur won the 200m race medal in the age group of 100 – 104. According to a news report, Kaur started her career at the age of 93. She was encouraged and motivated by her 78-year-old son Guru Dev, who is also a participant of the World Masters game. A video shared online, features her sharing intricate details of her life. “When I ran for the first time, I completed a 100 metres track in one minute and one second,” she said.
Jeff Bezos wears pyjamas to meeting to raise awareness on childhood cancer
The richest man in the world wears pyjamas to a board meeting. The Amazon CEO showed up to a company board meeting, on Wednesday in blue pyjamas to raise awareness of childhood cancer. “September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month,” he wrote in an Instagram post, explaining that every year, Amazon ties up with the American Childhood Cancer Organisation to raise awareness of childhood cancer, which is the second leading cause of death for kids in the US between ages 4 and 14. “Never have I been more comfortable at an Amazon board meeting,” he added. By using hashtag #PJammin, scores of Amazon employees joined their boss to support the cause and drive attention to raise awareness.
Gautam Gambhir stands up for transgenders, dresses as a woman for an event
Gautam Gambhir has always been vocal about his opinions and stands up for what he believes in and was also recently spotted sporting a dupatta and a bindi as a way of showing support for the transgender people. Gambhir was inaugurating the 7th edition of Hijra Habba. This program is organised by the Shemari society and when he came, he was made to dress like them. Transgenders face a lot of discrimination and are often victims to violence. This was Gambhir’s way of saying that they were all human first. The pictures went viral on social media in no time. The cricketer is known to pledge his support in such societal causes, and standing in favour of the LGBT community seems to be a hearty one.