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World No Tobacco Day

Smoking can trigger severe leg pain, poor wound healing, reveals a John Hopkins Univ study

The study found that compared with never-smokers, those who smoked for more than 40 pack-years had roughly four times more risk for peripheral artery disease

Published on 24th July 2019
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Facebook's Messenger Kids app under fire as a design flaw allows children in group chats with unapproved strangers

Messenger Kids is a video chat and messaging app designed for kids to communicate with family and close friends that parents or caregivers approve

Published on 23rd July 2019
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National Medical Commission Bill could replace MCI, set up National Exit Test as standard entrance for PG

It has been alleged that the process by which the MCI regulated medical colleges was flawed

Published on 23rd July 2019
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This Madurai-based doctor couple quit their cushy private jobs to fight heart disease in rural India

The Little Moppet Foundation, which has helped over 200 children get free heart surgeries, also conducts monthly awareness programmes in remote towns across Tamil Nadu 

Published on 17th July 2019
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BHU resident doctors on strike, demand implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission

The agitating doctors were also not attending to the OPD patients, forcing people coming from far-off areas go back without treatment

Published on 22nd July 2019
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Here's why everyone must listen to the 'Bhoorameya Bisiyusiru' radio show on climate change airing every Sunday

Sumangala S Mummigatti, Programme Executive of Bhoorameya Bisiyusiru talks about a show on climate change and global warming that airs in 19 languages across India and what goes into producing it

Published on 20th July 2019
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Yet another suicide case in IISc within a span of three months        

A condolence meeting will be held in front of the main building in IISc on July 22 at 11 am

Published on 19th July 2019
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Meet Prabakaran, the lone TISS-Hyderabad student from the 'Land of Periyar' who continues to hunger strike  

Prabakaran who hails from Tamil Nadu is pursuing his second year of Masters in Public Policy and Governance  

Published on 18th July 2019
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Spate of copycat suicides at SRM: Here's how we can make our hostel balconies safer  

Since suicides can sometimes be impulsive, should we do something more to prevent entry to spaces that can be potentially dangerous to students?   

 

Published on 18th July 2019
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Better health, education for women led to rapid fall in population growth in India, says First Secy in India's Mission to UN

The availability of health services in India took a giant step towards universal health coverage last September when the National Health Protection Scheme was launched 

Published on 18th July 2019
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17-year-old Intermediate student tries to end life by jumping from college hostel building in Vijayawada

Upon receiving the information, a team of police personnel reached the spot and took the statements of college staff

Published on 18th July 2019
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Dead lizard in rice, 81 Karnataka students fall ill after eating mid-day meal at school

Students and teachers took the help of villagers to rush all the students to Primary Health Centre in Vantamuri immediately and from there they were brought to Belagavi district hospital

Published on 17th July 2019
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School students in Thiruvananthapuram can now get sanitary napkins for free 

The programme is being implemented jointly by KSWDC and HLL Lifecare Ltd which provides technical support

Published on 16th July 2019
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I'm from the land of Periyar, will not stop hunger strike: TISS-Hyd student's moving Facebook post

Prabakaran AK, from the School of Public Policy and Governance, is one of the students on a hunger strike. Many students are continuing their strike even outside campus

 

Published on 16th July 2019
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Outdated books, no stipend, no teachers - Why Pithoragarh government college students are protesting

The students of Laxman Singh Mahar Govt.P.G.College  have been sitting on a Dharna in front of the college for the past 30 days

Published on 16th July 2019

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