Tag Archives: suicides

Post-Microfinance Crisis, ‘Call Money’ Racket Triggers New Wave of Suicides in AP Now

In 2009-10, Andhra Pradesh was beset with series of suicides from unregulated microfinance institutions and finally the state government cracked the whip on them that only regulated RBI-registered microfinance institutions operate out of Andhra Pradesh now. In fact, major banks have refused to lend money to any microfinance institution for operations in Andhra Pradesh even now. While the 2010 crisis ...

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World Mental Health Day: Deepika Padukone Leads the Way

As the world observes the Mental Health Day today, it is time to remember how mental illness affects anybody and everybody in society but overcoming it is the key to success for many celebrities. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of ...

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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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