Tag Archives: CARE

Donations Pour in for Nepal Quake Victims

Besides launching its latest post-quake app “Safety Check”, Facebook has rolled out another “Donate” button for charity towards helping the victims of Saturday Nepal earthquake that killed 4500 so far and the number is still rising. The right on top button is visible besides the Login button enables one to simply donate or learn more info about the NGO the ...

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Sleeping on stomach increases risk of sudden death in epilepsy

Those who suffer from epilepsy should avoid sleeping on their stomach as they may be at higher risk of sudden unexpected death, similar to sudden infant death syndrome in babies, say scientists. Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes repeated seizures and affects an estimated 50 million people all over the world. “Sudden unexpected death is the main cause of death ...

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Dakshina Kannada DC Proposes NGO-backed Society to Help Endosulfan Victims

Amid reports of endosulfan victims being neglected in the district of Dakshina Kannada, the district authorities have decided to set up a society to manage the affairs of a permanent rehabilitation centre for the victims of aerial spray of organochlorine insecticide and acaricide for cashew crops. The deputy commissioner A B Ibrahim said an NGO will be entrusted the responsibility ...

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ISRO’s GSLV Mark III Launched Successfully

India has successfully launched its heaviest and next generation rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mark III), carrying a crew module today from Sriharikota. With this, the aim of the the crew module to demonstrate its re-entry flight is achieved and India has now joined the 4 nations which have already achieved the re-entry capability. The blast off of GSLV Mark ...

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Take Care of Scared Pets on Diwali : Some Tips

One of the most common and perhaps the cruelest sights during Diwali is a frightened dog running blindly on the road, terrified of the loud noise coming from the firecracker strip tied to his tail by mischievous children. This scene might provide entertainment to many children, who would giggle and clap at the helpless mute creature, but in reality the ...

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