Opinion
MAR. 27, 2020

Social Distancing: A view Point

Indian society especially Hindus are conventionally very cultured, respectful and respect giving persons who always offer admiring space to every individual to maintain proper social distancing. Hindus have faced many terrible attacks by various brutal invaders, many social and cultural turmoil. They have also faced many viral epidemics, pandemics over and over for centuries and still survived.

Social Distancing: A view Point

Doordarshan’s 'Epic' Gift

Nostalgia sweeps in, and how. As people demand a re-telecast of these shows, I can’t help but ponder what actually triggered this demand. Is it because of the recent appearance of Ramayana’s cast on a famous comedy show? Or is it that people are bored of binge watching uncensored run-of-a-mill kind of web series portraying hooliganism, infidelity, use of cuss words all as a sign of “modernism”?

Doordarshan’s 'Epic' Gift
MAR. 25, 2020

Understanding Dr. Hedgewar: A Historic Necessity of Bharat

Remembering and understanding Dr. Hedgewar is, therefore, the “historic necessity” of Bharat. His long-range vision is more relevant in modern times making it mandatory for the country to know his message and mission for a better future.

Understanding Dr. Hedgewar: A Historic Necessity of Bharat

Towards Seed reliance – walking the path of Antyoday

Seed reliance; It is during the childhood days that we use laugh out aloud on a joke- If asked a boy in city that who he thinks gives him milk, he would say, “Bhaiyya or Dairy”. Today if you ask a boy from a village – where he thinks he gets seeds for farming, he answers, “from the shop”. But the situation is quite different in Mayali, a small village from Tapi district in Gujarat, as the farmers here grow their seeds on their own. Also they share those with other farmers. This is something different I noti

Towards Seed reliance – walking the path of Antyoday
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'Impact of COVID-19 is worrisome; requires our best action', Ratan Tata commits Rs 1,500 cr financial aid

'Impact of COVID-19 is worrisome; requires our best action', Ratan Tata commits Rs 1,500 cr financial aid

Assisting India in the fight against COVID-19, Tata Trust's Chairman Ratan Tata on Saturday committed Rs 500 crores and additional Rs 1000 crores towards helping protect medical personnel, increase testing and improve the treatment for patients. He emphasized that fighting COVID-19 is one of the toughest challenged for the human race.

Indian Railways convert train coaches into isolation wards; Did Big B's idea strong arm Centre to pitch in?

Indian Railways convert train coaches into isolation wards; Did Big B's idea strong arm Centre to pitch in?

In a novel initiative to combat the epidemic, the Indian Railways has transformed some of the non-air-conditioned train coaches into the isolation ward for treating COVID-19 patients. The Railway Ministry on Saturday revealed a prototype of a non-AC train coach-turned-coronavirus isolation ward.

Gurdwaras extend helping hand to health workers; Makes its inns available to front line corona fighters

Gurdwaras extend helping hand to health workers; Makes its inns available to front line corona fighters

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Thursday decided to make available its inns to health workers who are in the front line of the fight against the coronavirus. This is after several Delhi-based hospitals like Ram Manohar Lohia (RML), Safdarjung Hospital, AIIMS Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital had requested the Delhi Gurdwara Management Committee to provide shelter to the doctors.

All to restore normalcy! Centre approves Rs 5,751 cr to 8 states affected by natural disasters 2019

All to restore normalcy! Centre approves Rs 5,751 cr to 8 states affected by natural disasters 2019

In a bid to restrict the spread of the deadly corona virus, India amid the 21 day lock down is continuously taking efforts to restore normalcy. Meanwhile, the High Level Committee under the Chairmanship of MHA Amit Shah has also decided to approve additional monetary assistance of over Rs 5,751 crores under National Disaster Response Fund to eight States, which were vastly affected by floods, landslides, cyclone, drought last year.

Leopard can never change it's spots! Pakistan turns flagrant violating ceasefire amid corona chaos

Leopard can never change it's spots! Pakistan turns flagrant violating ceasefire amid corona chaos

While the rest of the world is trying to find ways to combat and contain the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan seems to focus on violating the ceasefire rather than being concerned about the Pakistani citizens where the cases have almost crossed 1,000.

Modern Games caught in upheavals of history! Is Tokyo Olympics the only edition that's postponed?

Modern Games caught in upheavals of history! Is Tokyo Olympics the only edition that's postponed?

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 was supposed to kick-start on July 24 but the coronavirus pandemic has made the staging of the event nearly impossible. However, it is not the first time the event is postponed. It was cancelled earlier too, though not due to the pandemic, but in the backdrop of World Wars and other major terror attacks, which we can term as man-made disaster.

US pledges USD 274 mn foreign aid to battle COVID-19; India gets access to USD 2.9 mn; Read more

US pledges USD 274 mn foreign aid to battle COVID-19; India gets access to USD 2.9 mn; Read more

The United States on Saturday announced USD 274 million financial assistance to 64 countries including USD 2.9 million to India to help them fight the coronavirus pandemic. The US State Department and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) said were providing an initial investment to world’s most at-risk countries to combat the pandemic.

78 corona patients in India cured and discharged; Total climbs to 873; Know more -

78 corona patients in India cured and discharged; Total climbs to 873; Know more -

Waking ahead in the fourth day of the 21 day lockdown, Health Ministry on Saturday declared that 66 patients in India who were suffering from the deadly corona virus had cured and that they were discharged to isolation after prescribing proper medication by the hospitals.

Know these 10 points about how Indian Armed Forces are helping in fight against COVID-19

Know these 10 points about how Indian Armed Forces are helping in fight against COVID-19

In this time of coronavirus crisis which has created havoc in the entire nation, it is not only the government but also the Indian Armed Forces who is taking equally notable measures to fight against COVID-19.

British PM Boris Johnson tests +ve for corona! See what PM Modi comments

British PM Boris Johnson tests +ve for corona! See what PM Modi comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the corona virus on Friday. Noting to be the first prime minister in the world to test positive for the infection, he taking to the social media informed that he is in complete isolation and that he will continue to lead the government's response through video conference.

Standing with Humanity; Cinema stars come forward give monetary hand to underprivileged and daily wage-earners

Standing with Humanity; Cinema stars come forward give monetary hand to underprivileged and daily wage-earners

As the coronavirus outbreak has been creating havoc all around India, the Indian film Industry has come forward to help the underprivileged people and daily wage-earners who have been more affected after PM Narendra Modi imposed a 21-day lockdown in the country in wake of the spread of the pandemic.

Doordarshan’s 'Epic' Gift

Doordarshan’s 'Epic' Gift

Nostalgia sweeps in, and how. As people demand a re-telecast of these shows, I can’t help but ponder what actually triggered this demand. Is it because of the recent appearance of Ramayana’s cast on a famous comedy show? Or is it that people are bored of binge watching uncensored run-of-a-mill kind of web series portraying hooliganism, infidelity, use of cuss words all as a sign of “modernism”?

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Modern Games caught in upheavals of history! Is Tokyo Olympics the only edition that's postponed?

Modern Games caught in upheavals of history! Is Tokyo Olympics the only edition that's postponed?

Modern Games caught in upheavals of history! Is Tokyo Olympics the only edition that's postponed?

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 was supposed to kick-start on July 24 but the coronavirus pandemic has made the staging of the event nearly impossible. However, it is not the first time the event is postponed. It was cancelled earlier too, though not due to the pandemic, but in the backdrop of World Wars and other major terror attacks, which we can term as man-made disaster.

Is rising sea level contributing to shrinking land area in India? Glaciers in Sikkim lose mass faster than Himalaya

Is rising sea level contributing to shrinking land area in India? Glaciers in Sikkim lose mass faster than Himalaya

Is rising sea level contributing to shrinking land area in India? Glaciers in Sikkim lose mass faster than Himalaya

A study by scientists from Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehradun has found that glaciers in Sikkim are melting at a higher magnitude as compared to other Himalayan regions.

Why this panic buying when essential services are to remain open? It's just 21 life saving days!

Why this panic buying when essential services are to remain open? It's just 21 life saving days!

Why this panic buying when essential services are to remain open? It's just 21 life saving days!

Ohh no, 21 days curfew drill!! What will we do for these three weeks? What about our food, medicines (panic buying)? The 21 days India lock down declared by PM Modi today should not have come as a surprise to the mass community as it actually did.. especially, after the successful Janata Curfew that India at large catered to on March 22, 2020

'I tested +ve.. I’m lucky, others won’t be'; Know true story of what actually happens when in corona!

'I tested +ve.. I’m lucky, others won’t be'; Know true story of what actually happens when in corona!

'I tested +ve.. I’m lucky, others won’t be'; Know true story of what actually happens when in corona!

I feel alone, but I also feel frustrated. Why did it take that, for me to get help when in COVID-19? What if I was old? Or immune-compromised? It’s far past the time to take action. Not words, ACTION. Step up and protect the people around. If they won’t, we need to. Stay inside, be smart.

COVID-19; Don't run, don't panic! Know complete 8-days list for recognizing day by day symptoms of Coronavirus

COVID-19; Don't run, don't panic! Know complete 8-days list for recognizing day by day symptoms of Coronavirus

COVID-19; Don't run, don't panic! Know complete 8-days list for recognizing day by day symptoms of Coronavirus

Coughing.. sneezing? Or you think its Corona? Should you call a doctor? How does COVID-19 spread? Symptoms? Well, well, calm down.. nothing to panic! Here's a detailed list for recognizing day by day symptoms of Coronavirus as revealed by the Ministry of Health, India