What Is Doom Scrolling And Its Effects On Our Mental Health?
Why are we compelled to endlessly scroll through bad news and can the habit be broken?
Bula Chowdhury – The Queen Of Seas!
After swimming across 7 seas and 5 continents, Indian swimmer Bula Chowdhury has been swimming in compliments. A popular long-distance swimmer, in 2005, at the age of 35, braving icy cold waters, she was the first woman to conquer sea channels in 5 continents. Clocking the 30 km distance in 3 hours and 26 minutes, Bula became the 1st Asian woman to swim the stretch in such a short time. Just a year before that, she also became the 1st woman in the world to cross the 7 seas when she swam across the Palk Straits from Talaimannar in Sri […]
Hyderabad Mosque Starts Health Care Centre
India’s economy is scaling heights, but the fact remains. Its health care industry is still under-served. High dependency on private healthcare, expensive health services, and a lack of exposure to better facilities, are some of the major reasons behind this situation. MOSQUE TO THE RESCUE: A Hyderabad mosque decided to run a community health care centre within its premises. The initiative was begun to help the needy and provide them with free treatment. The mosque, Masjid-e-Ishaq, located in Nawab Saheb Kunta offers 1.5 lakh people with free healthcare facilities, irrespective of their religion. NGO JOINS HAND The Masjid Committee joined hands […]
Un Recognizes Sikkim As The First 100 % Organic State
PM Narendra Modi declared Sikkim as India’s first fully organic state in 2016. And now, the UN has confirmed that Sikkim is world’s first 100% organic state. Sikkim beat 51 nominees from 25 countries to win this prestigious award. RECOGNITION BY UN Sikkim’s formal felicitation was held in Rome, at the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. The Future Policy Award is presented for the best laws and policies promoting agro-ecology. Sikkim Chief Minister Kumar Chamling, Sikkim Democratic Front MP Prem Das Rai, and Indian Ambassador Reenat Sandhu accepted the 2018 award, on behalf of the state. PRAISES FOR SIKKIM The desire […]