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A Truth little inconvenient…

I was though never insensitive to the critical and burning issue of environmental hazards, but the subject didn’t merit enough attention to put an extra effort in creative awareness. I used to really get agitated when I would see long processions of school children jamming the road. The scene was never a soothing one toContinue reading “A Truth little inconvenient…”

Uttar Pradesh: The epicentre of Polio in India

Pulse Polio, an immunization campaign was established by the Government of India in 1994 to eradicate poliomyelitis (polio) in India by vaccinating all children under the age of five, against polio virus. However, a sharp rise in polio cases in India’s largest state has raised fears of the return of a disease that the countryContinue reading “Uttar Pradesh: The epicentre of Polio in India”

Budget 2008- What to expect?

The Annual Budget is just a month away. Whether it is the poorest of the poor or the richest Billionaires, all of them want a reduction in taxes. With this the last budget of the coalition government, will it be a dream one or will the FM play safe? With just a month to goContinue reading “Budget 2008- What to expect?”

Why is the human rights group for the Disabled angry with Om Shanti Om?

As the World observed the United Nations day for the Disabled on December 3rd, the Disabled human rights group based in Mumbai came out and demanded an unconditional apology from Shahrukh khan and Farah Khan for some insensitive scenes in the movie Om Shanti Om which have hurt the sentiments of the disabled people.

World AIDS Day in India

Today is World AIDS Day! Brief History World AIDS Day was established by WHO in 1988. This day provides governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic. Red ribbon is International symbol of HIV and AIDS awareness. We areContinue reading “World AIDS Day in India”

Ramadoss Vs Medicos. The Battle goes on!!

FEW MONTHS back the Medical Council of India (MCI) had forwarded a proposal of six-months extension in the medical curriculum but the government came with a one-year plan. This entire one-year will be dedicated to rural service and students need to spend at least six months in any rural areas at their final segment ofContinue reading “Ramadoss Vs Medicos. The Battle goes on!!”

“We want Doctors for You to be WHO of India”- Dr Ravikant Singh

Doctors for You is a NGO launched by doctors, professionals,students. It has started a unique drive about Blood Platelet Donation. Here is a quick chat with Dr Ravikant Singh, National Co-ordinator of DFY. 1. What is Doctors for You? Dr Ravikant: Doctors For You is humanitarian aid organisation that provides emergency medical assistance and equitableContinue reading ““We want Doctors for You to be WHO of India”- Dr Ravikant Singh”