The Risks of Mental Illness

A manual is planned to address the risk factors involved in non-communicable diseases. By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, Mar. 7, 2019. Psychiatrists at the National Institute of Mental Health and Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru,  are attempting to study the relationship between physical and mental illness. The study is directed towards designing a manual that would address […]

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Criminal Investigation Department armed to fight Cybercrimes

Chief Minister of Karnataka H D Kumaraswamy, in presence of Sudha Murthy, chairman of Infosys Foundation, inaugurated the Centre for Cybercrime Investigation Training & Research that has been set up at Criminal Investigation Department, in order to tackle the growing number of cybercrime cases in the city. The centre is set up as part of […]

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3D Printers Pose New Challenges to Indian Laws

The Indian Penal Code lacks laws to control objects printed using a 3D printer By Sharathkumar Nair Bengaluru, Feb. 5, 2019.   The Arms Act of 1959 was introduced with the sole purpose to curb the sale of illegal weapons and to control the violence stemming from it in the country. The Modi government revised […]

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Children Getting Sexually Exploited in the Dark Web

According to a survey conducted by the National Centre of Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), a United States based commission, around 2.4 million children online sexual abuse cases were reported in India last year, out of which 80 percent of them were girls under the age of 14. Justice Girish Chandra Gupta said that in June 2016, […]

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Technology Addiction: Parents Unaware of What to do

Parents are unaware on how to decrease the usage of technology like mobile phones, laptops and gaming consoles by their kids, says a recent survey by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS). By Aiswarya Sriram Bangalore, Jan. 17, 2019: The survey was conducted by the Services of Healthy use of Technology (SHUT) […]

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Annual Science Exhibition in Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium.

Out of 100 entries at the 2018 exhibition, very few of the students from government schools were represented. Bangalore, Nov. 23, 2018. By Lanka Samanth and Priyanka Dhaundiyal   At the science exhibition at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, private school student’s class seven to 10 showcased their innovative projects. “The main objective of this exhibition […]

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Safer Neighbourhood Action Program Launched

The NGO Durga is implementing several safety measures in the city. By Saloni Arora Bengaluru, Nov. 18, 2018. Durga, an NGO in Bangalore, is going to launch the SNAP (Safer Neighbourhood Action Program) project in the city. Under the project, they will be introducing three- course syllabus structured around gender conversations and sexual harassment, especially in […]

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