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Day November 20, 2019

Inside Kashmir’s Mental Health Catastrophe: Shattered Lives, Depression and Trauma

SPECIAL REPORT Zeenish Imroz reports from Srinagar’s Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences how generations of Kashmiris have been battling various psychological illnesses and acute mental trauma after long years of conflict, violence and shutdowns Zeenish Imroz | Caravan Daily… Continue Reading →

Rampant misuse of important antibiotics in crops, finds new CSE assessment

In this World Antibiotic Awareness Week, CSE calls for regulating all non-human use of antibiotics, to contain antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Streptomycin and tetracycline routinely used in high doses on crops, finds CSE. Streptomycin, a drug for treating TB in humans,… Continue Reading →

Modi PMO Ordered Illegal Electoral Bond Sale Before Vital State Polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office directed the finance ministry to break its own rules to approve the special and illegal sale of electoral bonds just before critical state assembly elections. By Nitin Sethi This story is part of #PaisaPolitics, HuffPost India’s investigation… Continue Reading →

As JNU protests continue, 3 other varsities witness student-led strikes and sit-ins

As JNU students continue protests against fee hike, 3 other varsities across country witness student-led strikes and sit-ins. Isha GuptaLokpria VasudevanNew Delhi/ChennaiNovember 20, The Delhi Police lodged two FIRs on Tuesday in connection with the protest by JNU students.(Photo: PTI)… Continue Reading →

Stop bullying JNU students

The students may appear to be protesting against a fee hike. What they are actually protesting against is a brutal, uncaring system that continues to ignore them Pritish Nandy When I was a young man in college, the Naxalbari movement… Continue Reading →

Proposing closure of govt schools, why is NEP ‘silent’ on universalising school education?

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 By Dr Aparajita Sharma*The Right to Education (RTE) Act 2009 has been pioneering in many ways, It defined changes to be made within a definite timeline for realising children’s right to education. For the first time… Continue Reading →

‘Casting director’ nicks RJ’s phone, harasses her

Mumbai: A radio jockey (RJ) was harassed and threatened with sexual assault by a man who allegedly posed as a casting director and stole her phone. The Andheri police arrested the accused, Kishore Mohanty, on Monday. Mrunmayee Manaja, an RJ… Continue Reading →

Autistic kids glide through 48-hr skating feat

Mumbai: Preparing a child for a 48-hour endurance inline skating event could be a challenge for even the most hard-nosed parents. And if a child has autism, the task appears more difficult. But city parents Janice and Bryne Rodrigues ensured… Continue Reading →

Sand mafia try to mow down cop during night raid in Virar

Sandhya.Nair@timesgroup.com The driver of a dumper carrying illegally-dredged sand tried to run over a constable after an impromptu police raid on the sand mafia in Virar. The incident highlights how illegal sand mining continues unabated in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region,… Continue Reading →

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