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How this PT teacher from Hyderabad is cycling around South India with #FitIndia as his mission 

The fact that this PT teacher bikes around to spread awareness is not new, but what's forever new is his spirit to do more. We strike up a conversation with him to understand his drive and passion
 

Published on 14th October 2020
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Fear and loathing: Why being queer during the pandemic can only exacerbate mental health concerns

Despite the hard work an individual puts into finding their way out of the closet, speaking this truth out just a tad bit louder than the society deems it appropriate can still get them in trouble

Published on 14th October 2020
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Was Japalpur med student's suicide caused by caste-linked harassment?

The post graduate medical student from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College in Jabalpur was found hanging on October 1

Published on 12th October 2020
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Is your child loving the extended pandemic vacay or is it eating into their mental health?

A long-pending and much-neglected matter that needs urgent intervention now than ever before is students' mental health

Published on 12th October 2020
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Supreme Court allows doctors accused of abetting Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide to resume their course on same campus

The prosecution, the police and Tadvi’s family had raised concerns over the three accused influencing the 250 witnesses whom the Mumbai Police had interrogated for the case

Published on 9th October 2020
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Farm labourer's daughter dies by suicide after being unable to afford smartphone to attend online classes

According to investigating officer Balkrishna Jagdale of Karad Police Station, the incident happened last Wednesday in a small village, Ond, around 15 kms away from the (Karad) town

Published on 30th September 2020
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For you, dear brother: How the loss of her little brother turned Raashi Thakran into a mental health advocate   

Based out of Bengaluru, Raashi Thakran lost her 18-year-old brother last year to suicide. Today, she has channelled all her grief and regret into becoming a mental health advocate. This is her story

Published on 24th September 2020
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In Sreejith PA's artsy world you're not alone. Here's how he's highlighting mental health issues through his artwork

Sreejith PA's art talks about difficult emotions and mental health. His latest project, Excerpts from a Journal, is an interactive community project

Published on 26th September 2020
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SC calls plea seeking intervention of court in IIT students suicides 'frivolous', imposes 10k cost on petitioner

During the hearing, Bansal submitted that in the last five years, about 50 students have died by suicide. The plea sought the court's intervention and sought a direction to direct the Centre

Published on 24th September 2020
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BTech student from Agra dies by suicide using father's licensed revolver 

According to the police, Shubhankar committed suicide on his terrace after locking the door of the staircase from outside

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Should examiners be subjected to the same scrutiny as examinees?

Did you hear about the chaotic results of the Karnataka SSLC results declared recently? Monteiro wonders about this in the context of evaluators who are in agitation mode over issues

Published on 19th September 2020
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SC orders fresh probe into mysterious death of NLU student in 2017, sets aside closure report

A bench of justices R F Nariman, Navin Sinha and Indira Banerjee said, "We have set aside the closure report. We have directed a de-novo investigation with certain more directions"

Published on 16th September 2020
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Congress, SP ask govt to come out with policy, resources to address exponential growth of mental health issues during COVID

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour in the Upper House, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said reports indicate that one in seven persons in India is suffering from depression

Published on 15th September 2020
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Former Madras HC judges request CJ to not take action against Actor Suriya for remarks on NEET

Actor Suriya had written on Twitter: Fear for life due to fear of Corona. The court which administers justice through video conferencing orders students to go and write exams without fear

Published on 14th September 2020
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If we don’t do something now, suicides may continue: Actor Suriya in scathing statement against NEET

Suriya called NEET, a ‘ManuNEEThi’ and slammed the government for not being more concerned about the students needs

Published on 14th September 2020

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