Mental

Government to soon launch national tele-mental health programme, toll-free helpline no.

The national tele-mental health programme (NTMHP) was first announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Union Budget 2022-23.

published on : 2nd October 2022

NGT asks Sun Pharma to give Rs 10 crore interim compensation

It should have obtained clearance under the provisions of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 1994. 

published on : 30th September 2022

Mexico is world's deadliest spot for environmental activists: Global survey

The Yaquis are the legal owners of at least half the water in the river basin that bears their name and which they have defended through nearly five centuries of massacres and extermination.

published on : 29th September 2022

‘Isha Foundation can be exempted from green norms’

The 2014 environment protection amendment rules provide exemption from such clearances to educational institutes, industrial sheds, and hospitals, Shankarnarayanan said.

published on : 28th September 2022

Bhubaneswar Police uses social media for spreading awareness on stress, mental health

The programme will be for an hour during which the speakers will discuss about various facets of stress and depression.

published on : 27th September 2022

Mentally ill to get hassle-free aid in AP

Temporary doctor certificates valid for pension; Bhavitha centres to be strengthened

published on : 27th September 2022

Why are climate activists calling for reparations?

The climate crisis is a manifestation of interlocking systems of oppression, and it's a form of colonialism, said Belgium-based climate activist Meera Ghani.

published on : 25th September 2022

Not just climate change, Pakistan's overall vulnerability too worsened floods, study finds

What happened in Pakistan “would have been a disastrously high rainfall event without climate change, but it's worse because of climate change,” the study's senior author, a climate scientist, said.

published on : 16th September 2022

The Plachimada story: People on satyagraha demanding LDF to honour its promise of paying compensation

The charge was that the alleged over-drawing depleted groundwater levels causing wells to dry, creating water scarcity and adversely impacting agricultural output and livelihood.

published on : 15th September 2022

Impact of infertility on a couple’s mental health

Infertile couples generally exhibit higher levels of stress than heterosexual couples, particularly women.

published on : 14th September 2022

NCERT asks schools to set up mental health advisory panel

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has directed schools to ensure students’ mental wellbeing.

published on : 13th September 2022

Poliovirus found in Karachi's sewage line for first time in a year

Officials of the federal ministry of National Health Services said this was the first positive environmental sample from Sindh this year.

published on : 11th September 2022

The green monarch: King Charles III the environmentalist

For several years Charles has published his annual carbon footprint - including unofficial travel - which amounted to 445 tonnes in the year to March 2022.

published on : 11th September 2022

Kadapa to get mental healthcare centre: Deputy CM Amzath Basha

He lauded Dr Ramasubba Reddy and Dr Vishal for setting up the first mental health and neuroscience institute in Vijayawada.

published on : 9th September 2022

Meditation beyond the mind

At the Ekam World Peace Festival, co-creator and spiritual leader Preethaji introduces enthusiasts to eating, and smiling meditation

published on : 8th September 2022

Uttarakhand tops list of Himalayan states in environmental crimes

It is followed by Himachal with 163 different crimes. Jammu and Kashmir ranks third among Himalayan states with 85 cases. 

published on : 7th September 2022

'Exams, results major cause of anxiety among school students': NCERT survey

The survey reported that at least 73 per cent of students are satisfied with their school life, while over 45 per cent students are not satisfied with their body image.

published on : 7th September 2022

Exams, results major cause of anxiety among school students: NCERT survey

Over 33% comply with peer pressure most of the time. A total of 51% of students face difficulty in learning online while 28% of the respondents students are hesitant in asking questions.

published on : 6th September 2022

50-yr-old kills mentally-ill wife, nabbed in Odisha's Koraput

In 2020, Gouri developed a mental disorder which led to frequent quarrels between the couple. On May 18, Gouri went missing from her house but Dasarath concealed the fact from his in-laws. 

published on : 5th September 2022

Reimagining an inclusive universe

This Gurugram-based organisation is raising awareness about intellectual, and developmental disabilities through animated stories

published on : 5th September 2022
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