Renowned Nepali ophthalmologist Sanduk Ruit and British entrepreneur Tej Kohli have joined forces to treat cataract patients at home and abroad via the Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation. An MoU to the effect was signed between the two parties on 20 April at Tilganga Hospital.
Just next to Nepal’s Mayadevi temple where Buddha was born more than 2,600 years ago, hundreds of people line up outside a makeshift hospital on a recent hazy day, hoping their fading eyesight can be restored.
LUMBINI, Nepal (AP) — Just next to the Mayadevi temple where Buddha was born more than 2,600 years ago, hundreds of people lined up outside a makeshift hospital on a recent hazy day, hoping their fading eyesight could be restored.
Some people have a fish tank in their home; Tej Kohli has a car tank. The spotlit, part-glazed extension holds five of his most precious motors: a Ferrari 430 Spider, a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, a Rolls-Royce Ghost, a Rolls-Royce Dawn and a Pagani Huayra. The Pagani is Kohli’s favourite, which is why it’s illuminated from above by a large, sparkly light panel.
Opening Christmas presents will be a little different for Gracie McGonigal this year.
The 18-year-old, from Ealing, West London was born with a congenital limb deficiency, which means her left arm stops just below the elbow.
But just two weeks ago, she received a bionic arm, which can be controlled by her thoughts, just like her right arm.
Aspiring actress Gracie McGonigal got the best Christmas present she could wish for – a bionic arm to help her chase her dream roles.
Gracie, 18, was born with her left arm missing below the elbow – but has already starred in short films, TV ads and local theatre shows.