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World Suicide Prevention Day: Rising cases of suicide among students. What can be done?

There are many steps that can be taken to prevent suicides among Indian students and for their mental well-being

Published on 9th September 2023

Student suicides in India: A crisis that is now upon us 

The Indian education system needs to be reformed to reduce the amount of pressure that students are under

Published on 7th September 2023

Parents’ role important in suicide prevention among children: Experts

The experts were speaking at a webinar on the societal role when it comes to the prevention of student suicides during a webinar arranged by the Hyderabad Chapter of Public Relations Society India

Published on 16th May 2023

Aligarh Muslim University professor leads cancer prevention breakthrough discovery

Dr Siddique and his team have identified the single RNA-binding protein that accumulates multiple cancer-causing proteins

Published on 3rd May 2023

Anaemia prevention: NTR District collector instructs distribution of palm jaggery to school girls

Dilli Rao also instructed the teachers to take responsibility for the distribution of tablets. MPDOs, DROs and Joint Collectors will need to make a continuous inspection of the distribution programme

Published on 27th March 2023

Bengaluru: Police arrest 9 after complaints filed against "insensitive" casteist skit

The police have arrested seven students from Jain University's Centre for Management Studies (CMS) in Bengaluru for the skit that reportedly insulted Dr BR Ambedkar

Published on 14th February 2023

Kerala: Curriculum on sexual abuse prevention in schools soon, says Director General of Education

The long-term plan included preparing a curriculum and giving counselling and guidance; the textbooks would start coming either in 2023-24 or 2024-25

Published on 28th February 2023
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IIT Bombay student suicide: APPSC alleges victim confided in seniors about caste discrimination on campus

The death of a Dalit student at IIT-B has sparked widespread outrage and has raised concerns about the mental health of students and the prevalence of caste-based discrimination on university campuses

Published on 15th February 2023
Kerala School reopen COVID-19 pandemic

Keep schools open with appropriate prevention measures in place: WHO Europe

According to WHO Europe, Science must trump politics and the long-term interests of children must remain a priority

Published on 30th October 2021

Kerala: HC directive to school boards to make prevention-oriented programme on sexual abuse mandatory in curriculum

The court noted that the alarming rise in the number of sexual offences committed against school children requires introspection

Published on 26th August 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: All about the gas leak in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Plus, tracing other such leaks

The gas tragedy that happened in Andhra Pradesh is one among many such incidents reported over the years. We look at them in detail and discuss the preventive measures

Published on 3rd August 2022

Madras High Court suggests appointment of psychiatric counsellors for every school with hostels  

Upset with the recurring instances of suicide by school girls, the judge gave this suggestion to curb such incidents


Published on 30th July 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Ramsay Hunt syndrome finds a new victim in Justin Beiber. What is it all about?

Singing sensation Justin Beiber gave his fans a scare when he took to Instagram to announce that he had to cancel all live performances. Read on to find out more

Published on 11th June 2022

Vax drive must target people not yet infected with COVID: AIIMS Professor

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also observed that natural infection provides better and longer protection

Published on 2nd February 2022

Rajya Sabha winter session: 14 per cent of India's total beggars are children, says minister

While the ministry's data is based on the 2011 census, there have been news and NGO reports that estimate that close to 3 lakh children may be begging on India's streets

Published on 4th December 2021

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