Pune-based NGO organises a unique letter writing competition

A Pune-based social organisation, ‘Samajbandh,’ has organised a unique letter writing competition. In which, an adult will write a letter to a teenager on the concept of puberty

Pune-based NGO organises a unique letter writing competitionSamajbandh – a Pune-based social organisation, working for health issues of tribal and rural people in Maharashtra, has organised a unique letter writing competition. Through this competition, any adult in Maharashtra will write a letter to any teenager on the concept of puberty. There are many stigmas attached to the concept of puberty. When a […]

‘Be your children’s friend to understand them better’

Mental health issues can affect anybody irrespective of their education, class, sex, creed, etc. Suicide is almost always a manifestation of some underlying mental health issue. The increasing number of suicide cases in India has become a matter of concern over past few years, and we need to do something regarding this issue. As the next generation is our future, and without them we are lost

‘Be your children’s friend to understand them better’In this article, I want to address mental health issues, which can affect anybody irrespective of their education, class, sex, creed, etc. Suicide is almost always a manifestation of some underlying mental health issue. The increasing number of suicide cases in India has become a matter of concern over past few years. Surprisingly, self-harm is […]

Pune doc appeals to other doctors to contribute to the National Defence Fund

A Pune-based doctor, through social media, has appealed the citizens to contribute for National Defence Fund. He has donated Rs 2,10,000 which is spent on different types of equipment for one soldier for one year. He has resolved to do it every year

Pune doc appeals to other doctors to contribute to the National Defence FundA Pune-based doctor, Dr Gopal Gawade, has donated Rs 2,10,000 in the National Defence Fund and asking other doctors to do the same. Around 100 people had called him post-Pulwama attack. “I did calculations and found that the government spends Rs 2,10,000 for one soldier. So, I thought of donating that amount from the income […]

Instagram tops list of social media apps in terms of negativity impact

Instagram - the image-saturated app with over 700 million users worldwide -- topped the list in terms of negative impact, most notably among young women, stated the report, published on Friday

Instagram tops list of social media apps in terms of negativity impactAccording to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK, Instagram is the most detrimental social networking app for young people’s mental health, followed closely by Snapchat. Their study, #StatusofMind, surveyed almost 1,500 young people between the ages of 14 to 24 on how certain social media platforms impact health […]

Momo challenge: Union ministry issues advisory for parents to safeguard children

The Momo game refers to an online challenge for which an avatar of a grotesque woman is being used. Pay close attention to your kid’s behaviour and have open communication with them. The Ministry of Electronics and IT has issues this advisory to caution parents from this game which encourages suicide

Momo challenge: Union ministry issues advisory for parents to safeguard childrenAfter the killer blue whale challenge, the teens, across the world, are falling prey to deadly ‘MOMO’ challenge. Like the blue whale challenge, ‘MOMO’ challenge also includes a series of tasks, and the last task to perform is to commit suicide. ‘The Momo Challenge’ started on Facebook where members were ‘challenged’ to communicate with unknown […]

Twitter expresses shock over untimely death of Dr Amrapurkar, hold administration responsible

After the death of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, eminent personalities expressed shock over his tragic demise. Many of them have held the administration responsible for this tragedy. Several netizens also expressed their anger over negligence of the authorities

Twitter expresses shock over untimely death of Dr Amrapurkar, hold administration responsibleDr Deepak Amarapurkar’s death came as a severe jolt to many, not only those within the medical fraternity, but also to others, like his patients and friends who were touched by him in a way . Shocked by his untimely death, Dr Amarapurkar’s friends and colleagues from the medical fraternity say it is an irreplaceable […]