Eye Donation

  • Project 'Vision' seeks to make Bangalore the eye-donation capital 11-11-2013 09:04 AM

    Bangalore: Eyes are too precious to be buried or burnt because they are eye sight to somebody else. It is with this belief that Father George is aiming to gift sight to hundreds of visually impaired people in Bangalore. Father George launched Project Vision in October to get volunteers to...
  • Singer finds innovative way to promote eye donation 02-10-2011 10:00 AM

    Viraag, a Mumbai based singer, has found an innovative way to get people to pledge their eyes for donation. ...
  • 70 pc eye donations went waste in 2010: report 13-09-2011 08:54 AM

    Mumbai: The Prime Minister has become the latest in the list of public figures to pledge to donate his eyes. But alarming statistics show that last year 70 per cent of the eyes donated went to waste. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has pledged to donate his eyes. It is a...
  • PM, wife pledge to donate eyes 08-09-2011 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: Setting an example, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Singh on Thursday pledged to donate their eyes. They signed the pledge form on the occasion of National Eye Donation day. There are over 4.5 million visually challenged persons in the country and doctors feel that at...
  • Centenarian pledges to donate eyes 18-12-2010 08:42 PM

    Bangalore: He worked with Mahatma Gandhi and participated in freedom struggle, but the 113-year-old wants contribute in India's development even after his death, so the centenarian has pledged to donate his eyes for research. The word 'Living Legend' is not mere metaphor when it comes to Pandit Sudhakar Chaturvedi, who...
  • On birthday, actor Vikram pledges his eyes 18-04-2008 02:57 AM

    Sydney: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday blamed the rain for the defeat in the first Twenty20 international against Australia, saying the wet conditions made it difficult for bowlers. India lost the first T20 by 31-run and will have to win the next match on Friday to level the...