Narayana Health premieres ‘InsidER’: First medical docu-drama series on emergency care

Narayana Health launches ‘InsidER,’ India’s first medical docu-drama series, spotlighting real-life emergency cases, raising awareness, and initiating NEAR services. Narayana Health, a private healthcare provider, premiered India’s first medical docu-drama series titled “InsidER,” which aims at raising awareness on how to understand and respond to medical emergencies. The series was officially launched on March 21, […]

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Scams delay pensions for anganwadi workers, hindering timely payments

Many anganwadi workers in Karnataka face challenges such as no pension and delayed honorarium. Officials attribute these issues to scams involving CDPOs embezzling funds and challenges in renewing the NPS portal. Nagarathnamma, retired for eight years, lives alone. Bereaved of husband and brother, abandoned by children, she cautiously manages savings and pension to avoid financial […]

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Trans persons overlooked in HIV Surveillance

There is no specific HIV sero-surveillance facility for the transgender community in Bangalore; government officials say that there are no immediate plans to establish one.  Currently, there is no HIV sero-surveillance center for transgender people in Bangalore, despite the Karnataka State Policy on Transgender (2017) mandating the establishment of such centers by the government.   […]

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No concern for Hindu pilgrims: HJS

The members of the group said that the communist government of Kerala provides no basic facilities to Hindu devotees. ‘Anti-Hindu’ Kerala government has no concern for Hindu pilgrim centres, said the right-wing fringe group, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS). It said that pilgrims heading to Sabarimala lack access to essential infrastructure. Mohan Gowda, the spokesperson of […]

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