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Sunday, December 06, 2020



International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020: History, theme, significance of the day

December 03, 2020 10:50 am

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020: Also called World Disability Day, the theme for this year is 'Building back better: towards an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world by, for and with persons with disabilities'

Epilepsy Awareness Month: Know the difference between seizures and epilepsy

November 30, 2020 11:56 am

Epilepsy occurs either due to genetic (familial) causes or when there is damage to the brain which may occur following a head injury, infection of the brain, stroke, or brain tumour

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month: Early detection, knowledge can save lives

September 27, 2020 5:42 pm

'Understanding common gynecologic cancers will help women take preventive steps, make timely detection at an early stage, and seek prompt treatment,' says Dr Sushma Tomar, Infertility Specialist at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan

World Rose Day 2020: Here's everything you need to know

September 22, 2020 10:50 am

World Rose Day 2020: The rose flower, which is considered to be a symbol of love, is given to cancer patients to tell them how much they are cared for

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Why spreading awareness is important

June 15, 2020 12:54 pm

Social workers the world over are hopeful that this will help create a ripple effect to energise society to completely eradicate elderly abuse in the near future.

World Rose Day: All you need to know

September 23, 2019 9:55 am

Rose, a symbol of concern and tenderness is offered to cancers patients to provide them energy as they face the disease and its consequences.

Shruti Haasan lends her voice for AIDS awareness

December 19, 2014 1:00 am

Shruti Haasan is supporting a digital campaign called TeachAIDS to spread AIDS awareness, especially across the young generation

Life after death? Scientists find evidence

October 08, 2014 3:41 pm

Awareness may continue even after the brain has shut down completely, according to a medical study.

Film Heritage Foundation to create awareness about film conservation

September 26, 2014 1:00 am

A week-long workshop will be held in February 2015 by Film Preservation & Restoration School India

Awareness on sexual offences: HC pulls up govt

May 06, 2014 12:54 am

Last week, the court had made the DLSA hand over the cheque to the victim in the courtroom.


Ayush Ministry to collaborate with WHO: Prasad

February 17, 2016 11:31 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Union Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the Cabinet has decided to collaborate Ayush Ministry with the World Health Organization (WHO). He further said the decision has been taken to give a filip to the branding for international acceptability and create awareness about Indian system of medicines.

Airports Authority of India organizes Cycle Expedition for Green and Clean India

February 15, 2016 4:32 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Air pollution and green house gas emissions are posing severe challenges to our health. Sensitizing people on issues relating to pollution, Airports Authority of India organized the All India Relay Cycle Expedition 2015-16 with green India and clean India messages. The aim of the cycle relay was to spread awareness on pollution control and promote cycling as a healthy practice. The expedition was flagged off by senior officials of Airports Authority of India from Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in New Delhi. Seventy-five cyclists will cover more than 1,600 kilometers, touching over 20 cities spread over 5 states in a span of 23 days. The 5-leg expedition will cover Gwalior, Kota, Udaipur, Jaipur and will return to New Delhi on 9th March. Cycling is one of the most sustainable and environment-friendly transportation modes and the Airports Authority of India is initiating a green campaign in this direction for its own staff. Apart from promoting healthy and environment friendly habits, Airports Authority of India also undertakes several sports related initiatives and organizes sports activities throughout the country. As part of the green initiative, Airports Authority of India has also installed solar lighting in new terminals, water harvesting and the sewage water is being used for horticulture.

Street play raises awareness on violence against women

February 15, 2016 10:01 am

Shimla, Feb 15 (ANI): A street play was staged outside the Gaiety theatre in Shimla to spread awareness on women rights and urged people to support the cause. Artists also held a flash mob and sang songs calling for protection of rights for women. The awareness campaign was organised by the Young Working Women Christian Association under the banner of ‘One Billion Rising’, a global movement that aims to end violence against women. The artists believed the skit, drama, and dances were the right medium to make society aware of such serious issues.