Addicted? Get Online

South India now has its first addiction-resolving services online The National Institute of Mental Health and Sciences (NIMHANS) launched a virtual network to render psychiatric help with regard to cases of tobacco addiction. Raghu, a psychiatric social worker in the Centre of addiction in NIMHANS highlighted the nature of the service. “National Tobacco Quitline Services  […]

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A Traditional Art Form Revival

Mysore artist is attempting to restore the long-lost art form of Ganjifa painting on card sets. Mysore Ganjifa paintings were losing their recognition when, in  1981-1982, artist Raghupathi Bhat got through 200 years old original Ganjifa paintings and was extremely attracted to it. Bhat was fascinated with the idea of how the Ganjifa hand-painted card […]

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Karnataka Health Scheme not Really Affordable

The Arogya Bhagya Yojane Health Scheme not a very helpful tool for the people of Karnataka State. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 31, 2019. Arogya Bhagya Yojane, the state level health scheme for Karnataka is not totally free for the people. The health insurance program follows the ideology of ‘Treatment first and payment next’. But […]

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A Health Society for the Tribes and the poor

Swasthya Swaraj Society aims at making health and education a reality for the poorest and the unreached. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 24, 2019. Started by Dr. Aquinas Edasserya at  St. John’s Hospital, Bengaluru, Swasthya Swaraj Society (SSS), is a secular non-profit organization, that is involved in setting up model community health programmes in tribal areas […]

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Lack of Funds for Eco-Clubs in Schools

National Green Corps suffering from lack of money is leading to problems for the eco-clubs in Government schools. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 17, 2019: National Green Corps (NGC) is a national school programme of the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), which was launched in 2001 to establish a National Green Army in […]

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Journalists Killed in the World

UNESCO reveals the dangers of journalism. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Director General’s report, on the safety of journalists and the danger of impunity, regarding the killings of journalists between January 2016 and to December 2017, 182 journalists were killed. 1010 journalists killed […]

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Namma Metro Focused on Improving Passenger Convenience

Bengaluru Metro Railway Corporation introduced third six-car train to reduce crowding of passengers. Inauguration was done by CM H.D Kumaraswamy at Vidhan Soudha Metro Station. Bengaluru, Nov, 22. 2018 By Surbhi Jain The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited launched its third six-car train section with one female coach in Vidhan Soudha Metro Station today, in […]

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