70th All India Police Hockey Championships kicks-off at Bengaluru

Karnataka hosted the tournament after eight years. This is the fourth time Karnatakais hosting the tournament. Karnataka state Police kicked-off the 70th All India Police Hockey Championship at the Field Marshal KM Cariappa Hockey Stadium. This is the fourth time after 2013 that Karnataka state police is hosting the championship. CRPF Jalandhar beat Chandigarh by […]

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Bhopal tragedy: No compensation after 37 years

A one-month protest show, where the government stands on the Bhopal gas tragedy. Bhopal gas tragedy survivors still have not received compensation 37 years after the incident—they launched a one-month campaign seeking answers from the government. December 3, 2021 marks the 37th anniversary of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. Satinath Sarangi is the founder of Sambhava […]

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Midwives: Caught in the middle of nowhere

High rates in India’s caesarean section (C-sections) births have led midwives to point out the gaps in conventional Indian healthcare and how they struggle to fit into the medical picture. Indian midwives say the Indian health system has no place for their natural birthing profession. Birthing practices that harm mothers and children are popular despite […]

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Essential oils export blooms in the pandemic

Indian essential oil business flourished with highest exports in bergamot and peppermint while rose and citronella oils saw a dip in exports. While India’s overall export fell by 6.6 percent in 2020-21, essential oils’ export value grew and is at $214.47  million. In the Financial Year (FY) 2020-21, many businesses suffered due to the pandemic […]

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Amusement parks are having fun again

Most large and popular amusement parks have regained their pre-pandemic revenue levels, but the smaller ones are still struggling. Amusements parks are receiving a mixed reaction as the government lifted restrictions after nine months. “The crowds are good now and we can say it’s better than the last few months,” said a spokesperson for Wonderla, […]

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Authors decide to do it themselves

Self-publishing is rising across the country. Authors feel that they have more flexibility and more control over their work. Many authors, including traditionally-published authors, are preferring self-publishing to traditional publishing. With self-publishing, authors escape uncertainty, long waits, and get an opportunity to express their artistic work. Director of White Falcon Publishing Solution LLP, Navsangeet Kaur […]

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Suicide survivors ignore therapy follow-ups

As suicide rates go up, only a few patients follow up on their mental health services. Only 25 percent individuals follow up on their mental health therapies after they are discharged following a suicide attempt. Gia (name changed), a survivor and a patient of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) said, “I was 18 years old when […]

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India tested negative on trade balance

The trade balance for service sectors stands at 49.50 percent, however, the oil and non-oil trade stands at minus 78.13 percent which increases the price of consumer goods. Bengaluru: While the service trade balance showed a healthy increase after the pandemic, the merchandise trade has a deep fall said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). […]

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Trending now: ‘Listen to a book’

India has witnessed a 50 percent growth in the subscription of of audiobooks and ebooks. The pandemic has impacted traditional reading patterns of people, leading them to switch from physical books to reading online and listening to audiobooks.  “After long working hours, I prefer listening to a book and unwinding rather than reading as my eyes are […]

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