awareness

Majority of Indians unaware they have hypertension, says study

Majority of Indians unaware they have hypertension, says study

May 17, 2019

World Hypertension Day is observed on May 17 every year with the aim to spread awareness about the effects of hypertension or high blood pressure and also to promote healthy lifestyle. The theme for this year is ‘Know your numbers’. A new study published in PLOS Medicine on M...

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Lodhi Garden moving towards becoming India’s first high-tech park

Lodhi Garden moving towards becoming India’s first high-tech park

January 11, 2019

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is in the process of installing the QR codes which when scanned by a visitor will give details of a tree, including its age, lifespan, botanical name, common name, blooming season among others.

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International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

March 20, 2017

How difficult is it to be happy; despite the snags in our lives? A deep-seated shift in attitudes is underway all over the world and people are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy.

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World AIDS Day – a mixed bag of hope and despair for India

World AIDS Day – a mixed bag of hope and despair for India

December 2, 2016

Being the third largest population in terms of HIV positive cases, India is still fighting social taboos despite various forms of awareness programmes.

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Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

November 28, 2016

As Bollywood is gradually delving in a diverse set of subjects, it is also gaining an international identity. After Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, it is time for filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the United Nations

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Truck art inspires Tata Motor’s Dipper condoms’ packaging in India

Truck art inspires Tata Motor’s Dipper condoms’ packaging in India

August 21, 2016

Tata Motors, a major truck manufacturing company in India, launched Dipper Condoms this year, targeting truck drivers to create HIV awareness and to promote practice of safe sex. The vibrant packaging and artwork it contains has been inspired by the truck art in India, a practic...

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Initiatives taken by locals to get their environment garbage free

Initiatives taken by locals to get their environment garbage free

August 11, 2016

The citizens of India have been facing the problem of disordered disposal of garbage on roads, beaches among other public places, that negate the beauty of the place and the hygiene of the residents. However, people have now begun to take the responsibility to protect the environ...

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Environmental issues in New Delhi

Environmental issues in New Delhi

June 6, 2016

To address the environmental issues prevailing in the capital like trafficking of wildlife, reduced forest cover, increasing pollution and more, the city of New Delhi decided to try to walk on the green road.

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Delhi’s Pollution control quest

Delhi’s Pollution control quest

April 14, 2016

With the second odd-even run scheduled from April 15-30, 2016, experts say that this time there will be a close check on the gaseous pollutants. After the success of the initial odd-even scheme during the start of the year, the second phase of the odd-even formula in Delhi is all...

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Diabetes epidemic

Diabetes epidemic

April 10, 2016

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), diabetes alone is the reason of around 1.5 million deaths in a year around the world. It is one of the most widespread lifestyle diseases in India, as well The World Health Day was celebrated on April 7 across the globe and the Wo...

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IIFA awards 2016

IIFA awards 2016

March 18, 2016

Twice in UK, once in Amsterdam and with this year’s edition, The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards will be taking place in Europe for the fourth time scheduled for June 23-26, 2016. The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards takes the Indian film industry...

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IIFA awards 2016

IIFA awards 2016

March 18, 2016

Twice in UK, once in Amsterdam and with this year’s edition, The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards will be taking place in Europe for the fourth time scheduled for June 23-26, 2016. The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards takes the Indian film industry...

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