New Delhi: Students of St. Thomas School, Mandir Marg participated in The Times of India’s ‘No Honking Drive’ initiative. The workshop organised by Manas Foundation aimed at educating students about the effects of noise pollution.
A culvert separates the cluster of houses in Shiv Vihar in Gokulpuri and Chawan Park in Karawal Nagar. But it does more than just draw a physical boundary between the unauthorised colonies. Often, the question of who has right of way on the culvert has hounded the two communities that live on either side. On Monday , a clash led to a tense communal situation, though members of both the communities agree that it was instigated by rogue elements, probably outsiders.
New Delhi: Union minister of health and family welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda said organ donation should become a social movement in the country .
Nadda was speaking at a World Organ Donation Day event organised by Border Security Force (BSF) in collaboration with National Organ & Tissue Transplantation Organisation (NOTTO) at a BSF Officers’ Mess in Nizamuddin on Saturday.
New Delhi: The recent death of a three-year-old child after being trampled by an e-rickshaw has raised questions on the safety of e-rickshaws plying in the city, most of which ply without any license or registration.
Mohammad Affanul Haque
Gudur, Andhra Pradesh: A little over a year ago, when cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar decided to adopt the village of Puttamraju Kandriga in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, he could not even pronounce its name in a proper manner. Fast forward a year, Puttamraju Kandriga is a famous village in the country, the villagers cannot stop thanking the cricket legend and the former Joint Collector of Nellore, Mrs. Rekha Rani for their effort in making the village what it is today!
Chennai, March 10: For 12-year-old S. Pranav, ‘Art from the heart’ has been the mantra of his life. His passion for painting has been there since the age of three. It was however only last month that he put his passion up for a greater cause.
A famished child walks up to Aarti, tugs her dupatta and asks for an extra apple. She rummages for something in her purse, and within seconds, hands the boy what he had desired. The joy on the child’s face, she says, is what she works for.
Saidapuram, Jan 11: Mohammad Safi is a worried labourer, he feel he is in trouble. Crouched, alone and barefoot and carrying a shovel in his hand, he walks to the factory every morning to earn his living and sustain his family. This is the case of every worker working in the Seetharama MICA Company in Kalichedu village of Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.
India is one of the world’s fastest growing economy. Surely this growing economy will help India become a ‘developed state’ from a ‘developing one’ in the future, but this development will come at some cost! Today’s biggest challenge for India is to cope with the wave of urbanisation in this economically liberalised world.
Mohammad Affanul Haque
Chennai, Nov. 24: Have a fever and don’t know what it is? Dial 104!
The Corporation’s Health Department has geared up to deal with monsoon related illnesses by starting a new health helpline wherein if you have fever, and are not sure about what infection you have, you can call 104, describe your symptoms and based on that, the paramedics will provide you with medications.