Here’s how a tweet helped save an ailing senior citizen

If you are a senior citizen, you can relate to the travail of travel. It is difficult for anyone to travel alone but more so for elderly people. With the advent of social media, people are now closer than ever. It has proved to be efficient in times of crisis, an example of this incident of an elderly man who felt ill while travelling back to Mumbai

Here’s how a tweet helped save an ailing senior citizenRecently, a 64-year-old man named Anoop Kumar Pandey was travelling from Chapra, Bihar to Mumbai. He felt ill midway; he began feeling uneasy and felt cold. He was in the second AC. It was past 11 p.m. on a Monday (Sept. 17) night. Before his condition could take a turn for the worst, he called […]

‘I’m asthmatic.  I mean, what’s to hide?,’ says Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra revealed through an ad campaign recently that she's asthmatic. The actress took to Twitter where she spoke about how asthma did not stop her from achieving the highs in her career

‘I’m asthmatic.  I mean, what’s to hide?,’ says Priyanka ChopraPriyanka recently confessed that she has been asthmatic since five and that she has never hidden the fact. Priyanka Chopra took to Twitter to join hands with a recent initiative for asthma patients, Breathe Free which aims at showcasing the importance of inhalers over tablets for asthma patients. The ad for the Breathe Free campaign […]

Rain fury: Palghar police admit ailing six-month-old to hospital

On Wednesday morning, Sharad Jha, father of a six-month-old baby, Chestna, had tweeted Palghar police seeking help to admit his daughter to the hospital

Rain fury: Palghar police admit ailing six-month-old to hospitalPalghar police immediately took note of the father’s cry for help and sent a constable to help the father and the baby. Constable Geete, who is attached to Manikpur police station in Vasai, Palghar, waded through the waist-deep water and rescued the little baby. The baby has been admitted to Vasai’s Astha Hospital. For the […]

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 […]

‘My search for rare stories made me find a rare disease,’ tweets Irrfan Khan

The power house of talent, actor Irrfan Khan, who is known for displaying his impeccable acting skills in the flicks like ‘Piku’, Lunch Box’, ‘Hindi Medium’ and so on, revealed via twitter post that he is suffering from a rare disease and will share details when there is a conclusive diagnosis

‘My search for rare stories made me find a rare disease,’ tweets Irrfan KhanOn Monday, in a heart-breaking twitter post, the 51-year-old actor said he and his family were jolted by the knowledge of his illness, and requested his fans and followers not to speculate about his health. “Sometimes you wake up with a jolt with life shaking you up. The last fifteen days, my life has been […]

Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: Fire broke out because of hookah?

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane took to twitter after the gruesome fire incident. He tweeted, “A friend who was a witness to the Kamala mills incident says the fire broke out because of a hookah and not a short circuit”

Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: Fire broke out because of hookah?A massive fire broke out in Mumbai. As per BMC’s disaster management’s information, at least 14 people lost their lives and 26 are injured. The reason of the fire is still unknown. Many people were present in the pub when the fire broke. Congress MLA Nitesh Rane tweeted that the restaurants do not follow the safety norms.  In […]

Mumbai: B’wood actresses Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha face breathing problems due to haze

Mumbaikars can empathise with the issue raised by these actresses, as this is the reality that the city has been facing since the past few days. Also, symptoms of respiratory diseases get aggravated in this season. Patients who are already suffering from allergy, asthma can have a difficult time

Mumbai: B’wood actresses Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha face breathing problems due to hazeThe air quality has always been a matter of concern in Mumbai, especially in the months just before the onset of winter. Now two Bollywood actresses, namely, Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha have raised this issue on the platform of Twitter. They have also claimed that they are experiencing health hazards due to the poor […]

Touching women inappropriately? Can be a mental disorder

An Instagram profile v9nair was bragging about his obscene behaviour towards women. The user had clicked photographs while inappropriately touching women’s back, who were wearing blouses and posted those pictures on Instagram. After some social media users brought this shameful act in the light, Insta acted immediately by removing his account. Many expressed their anger over this. Meanwhile, this could be a mental disorder, warned city experts

Touching women inappropriately? Can be a mental disorderWomen took to social media platforms to speak up about surviving sexual assault or harassment after Hollywood actor Alyssa Milano urged people to tweet using hashtag MeToo to show the magnitude of the problem, after which it became viral. Since last few days, many women narrated their disturbing experiences and to raise awareness on sexual […]

Elphinstone stampede: PM Narendra Modi takes the note of the situation

On Friday, around 10:30 am due to heavy rains, passengers had gathered on Elphinstone and Parel connecting bridge. The stampede took place on foot over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations, after which PM Modi took to twitter. Maharashtra Government orders probe

Elphinstone stampede: PM Narendra Modi takes the note of the situationPM Modi tweeted, “My deepest condolences to all those who have lost their lives due to the stampede in Mumbai. Prayers with those who are injured.” He also tweeted, “Situation in Mumbai is being continuously monitored. @PiyushGoyal is in Mumbai taking stock of the situation & ensuring all assistance.” CM Devendra Fadnavis tweeted, “Enquiry will […]