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Take a step and save a life

To create worldwide attention, awareness and action about prevention of suicides 10th September is observed as suicide awareness day. International Association for suicide prevention, founded by late Professor Erwin Ringel and Dr.Norman Farberow in 1960, various professionals and volunteers are associated with this Non –Governmental organization. ISAP in collaboration with …

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Everything you need to know About The Deadly Blue Whale Challenge

What is Blue Whale Game? Fact #1. The term “Blue Whale” is derived from the phenomenon of beached whales, which is related to suicide. Fact #2. The game is reported to have started in Russia in 2013.The “F57” was one of the first names of the “death group” of the …

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5 Points of Rahul Gandhi Speech at Berkeley University

Rahul Gandhi’s speech to students at University of California, Berkeley discussed all major aspects of contemporary Indian politics. Here are the main highlights from Rahul Gandhi’s speech to students at University of California, Berkeley: On the Congress: Congress: Rahul admitted that a 10 year plan designed in 2004 became obsolete …

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Vishwas Gupta: “I caught rapist baba having sex with my wife, he threatened to kill me”

Vishwas Gupta has sensationally alleged that he had seen his wife and Honeypreet Singh and the rapist baba Gurmeet Singh have sex inside the Dera but was threatened with dire consequences if he dared to tell the world. Speaking to reporters, the former husband of Honeypreet, said, “In May 2011, …

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Rohingyas to SC: Not linked to ISIS, nor being radicalised by terror elements

Rohingya Muslims, who had taken refuge in India, have denied in the Supreme Court the Centre’s charge that they have links with terrorist organisations. They made it clear that they were not linked to the ISIS nor are being radicalised by terror elements. The Centre has maintained its stand saying …

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Provide 33 per cent OBC quota in Parliament: TRS to Narendra Modi

Welcoming the fresh initiatives to bring the Women’s Reservation Bill providing 33 per cent seats in legislative bodies, TRS MP Bura Narasiah Gowd on Friday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide a minimum 33 per cent reservations to OBCs. He said that though the Centre had conducted a …

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Amit Masurkar’s ‘Newton’ is India’s official entry for the Oscars

Amit Masurkar’s acclaimed political satire Newton has been selected as India’s official submission for the Best Foreign Film language category at the Oscars. The selection committee of the Film Federation of India, one of the country’s major trade bodies, announced the decision on Friday, said Supran Sen, the organisation’s secretary general. The …

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Nobody Can Wash Off Their Hands’: Top Court Tells States on Gau Rakshaks

“Nobody can wash off their hands,” remarked the Supreme Court yesterday as it asked top officials to appraise it of steps taken to deal with cow vigilante groups in 22 states. The top court, on September 6, had directed all 29 states and seven union territories (UTs) to take steps …

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A Man’s 20-Year Selfless Fight Against Fluorosis

He was 29 when a personal tragedy shook Kanchukutla Subhash’s world. In 1996, his father was diagnosed with Fluorosis, a disabling disease that is caused due to excess of fluoride in ground water. When a person drinks this fluoride-contaminated water, it slowly starts weakening the bones by replacing its calcium. Seeing his …

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In Tamil Nadu’s All-Women Police Station In Salem, A Thoughtful Child-Friendly Corner

As one steps inside the ‘All Women Police Station’ in Salem town, 345 km from Chennai in Tamil Nadu, lady cops in neatly-tucked uniforms can be seen engrossed in their duties. This is the place where distressed women come to seek help. A policewoman here dons a dual hat – …

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