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Apr 25, 2017
India swaps 40-yr-old definition of blindness for WHO criteria: Move may allow blanket discrimination against visually impairedLast week, as per a notification issued by the Union Health Ministry, India embraced the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) definition of blindness, and changed its four-decade old criteria of what blindness should be. In the process, India would drastically bring down the number of people who will be considered ‘blind’ in the country.
Apr 20, 2017
India swaps 40-yr-old definition of blindness for WHO criteria: 40 lakh people will no longer be classified 'legally blind'India has changed its over four-decade-old definition of blindness, bringing it in line with the WHO criteria, a step that would drastically bring down the number of people considered "blind" in the country.
Apr 17, 2017
Doctor Who: Will Kris Marshall replace Peter Capaldi as The Doctor?Previous contenders for Doctor Who included Tilda Swinton.
Apr 08, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill: Despite the positive reform, a lot more needs to be done for the mentally illOn 27 March, Lok Sabha, in a unanimous decision, passed the landmark Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, a legislation seeking to rectify our country’s apathy hitherto towards people suffering from mental afflictions.
Apr 07, 2017
World Health Day: Depression, let's talk; All you need to know about the debilitating disorderCases of depression have ballooned 20 percent in last decade, making the debilitating disorder linked to suicide the leading cause of disability worldwide.
Apr 07, 2017
Sarin, the gas that killed Syrians, is 26 times more deadly than cyanide gas: All you need to knowThe US believes Syrian government employed a sarin-like nerve agent in a deadly attack in the country's northwest. Here are the key facts about sarin.
Apr 04, 2017
24-year-old student's suicide should be a wake up call to raise the dialogue on depressionArjun Bhardwaj's, the student who committed suicide on Monday, last few posts on Facebook revealed that he was trying to reach out to people, the posts were a desperate cry for help.
Apr 04, 2017
24-year-old's suicide is a warning that the Mental Healthcare bill needs to expand its scopeMental illness in India carries with it a long history of stigma and discrimination. While this bill is a welcome step and the most revolutionary step since the most early mental health legislation in India, there is long way to go before the work in this area can be said to be over.
Mar 16, 2017
Uttar Pradesh: Keshav Prasad Maurya out of CM race as Amit Shah says BJP would back state party chief's pickMaurya, a prominent OBC face in the BJP, rose to prominence due to the uncanny resemblance of his rags to riches story with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mar 15, 2017
Watch: Doctor Who trailer has some familiar elements but leaves questions unansweredThe trailer of the latest season of Doctor Who has suspense, humour and a glimpse of the places the Doctor will explore