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Women's Day: Mangaluru airport celebrates womanhood with unique programme

Pics: Abhijith N Kolpe
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (ANK)

Mangaluru, Mar 8: The Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) here on Thursday March 8 wore a festive look as it celebrated womanhood on the occasion of International Women's Day. Under the aegis of Airport Authority of India, the staff welfare committee in association with women's welfare association, Kalyanmayee conducted a day-long programme for staff, officials, CISF officers, women employees and passengers at the airport.

The day's programme started with a free screening camp and consultation for health conditions such as blood pressure and blood sugar) by Dr Zenobia D'Souza and her team from KMC Hospital for passengers, employees of MIA, CISF women employees and others.

Passengers in the airport were warmly greeted with roses.

In the afternoon session, there was an awareness talk on 'Diet and nurtrition of women' by Dr Aruna Mallya, dietician from KMC Hospital.

"We need to have healthy food and avoid junk food. We should consume natural food items and cook vegetables, especially leafy vegetables. Only when women are trained to follow this will the whole family be healthy. Because of their sedentary lifestyle, most of the women prefer to skip breakfast which gives rise to health problems. Have healthy food and remember, do not go for a walk soon after dinner because it hampers digestion. Soon after the dinner sit for at least two hours. Lead a healthy life for a longer life span," Dr Aruna Mallya told the gathering.

The organisers also cut a cake to celebrate the day.

Proprieter of Vanya's Bridal Studio and beauty loung, Vinaya D'Souza gave a talk on 'Grooming oneself, beauty of mind and soul'.

Vinaya D'Souza emphasized the adage 'cleanliness is next to godliness' and gave tips on hair and skin care. Vinaya D'Souza also conducted an exercise that brought back childhood memories.

PA to the airport director Hazel Concessao compered the programme.

President of Kalanmayee Sujana Rao and others were present.

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  • Evans Christopher Sumitra, Udupi/ New York, USA.

    Fri, Mar 9 2018

    HAPPY WOMEN'S DAY. My special thanks to Dr. Zenobia D'Souza and her dedicated team in organizing this event at Mangaluru airport.

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  • Errol Ian Dsouza, Ras Al Khaima

    Fri, Mar 9 2018

    Happy woman's day. Good to see Dr. Zenobia and team comduct free screening camp. Keep it up Ladies.

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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Bengaluru/Katapadi

    Fri, Mar 9 2018

    Good gesture and excellent programme indeed

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  • Pradeedp kumar, UAE/Mangalore

    Fri, Mar 9 2018

    Good program

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  • Anand, Mangalore

    Thu, Mar 8 2018

    You are the creator, the destroyer of evil, you are the saint and you are the guide. This is the day to celebrate God's best and most beautiful creation. Happy Women's day.

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  • Diana D'Souza, Mangalore

    Fri, Mar 9 2018

    God is the Creator. A woman is a PROCREATOR. She brings forth a offspring and hence she is known as a Procreator.

    Anyway nice words said about a Woman.

    Thank you and God Bless

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  • Amith, USA

    Thu, Mar 8 2018


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  • Bengalurian, Bengaluru

    Thu, Mar 8 2018

    Slowly things are changing due to constructive criticism of netizens. Officials are slowly coming out of the A/c cabins. Now we have to take them to the field and especially the runway. Runway extension is the need of the hour. Celebrations are good, but we need to convert these celebrations into positive attitude & thinking. Aeroplane yatrika sangha needs to be formed. Happy women's day.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Mar 8 2018

    May God Bless our Women ...

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