In the pandemic era on September’s eve, I pick up my phone to hear disturbing news from my dear friend Karolina (name changed) who traveled from Italy to the Philippines with transit in Amsterdam. Her flight from Amsterdam to the Philippines was canceled immediately intimated the Embassy of her ongoing predicaments. A helpless and hapless victim on the situation she was a solitary, shattered, and stranded young lady walking from pillar to post in search of help remained entrapped in the Amsterdam International Airport. Adding fuel to the fire was the expiry of her visa on that very day. With emotions at stake, compounded misery coupled with mounting fear of detention, anxiety over lack of shelter, and uncertainty of continuing her voyage to the Philippines knew none in Amsterdam. Ex
It is by a feel of astonishment that I read news / articles on mental health of men during the lockdown days. My astonishment was nothing else than that the word “ mental health “ unveiled itself from the stigma of being a hushed topic that was ever before. It was not only the news or articles, many memes and social media posts started appearing, citing the seriousness of the issue apart from the fact that many governments had started serious plans to tackle the issue of mental health by giving online counselling , creating help desks etc .,while fighting the biggest of epidemics. I stand by the government for their action. Of course, mental health of its subjects should be given priority and has to be tackled with utmost seriousness. No arguments. But what I am pointing out here is
The world is panicking about the novel coronavirus pandemic but what nobody talks about is the importance of mental health during situations like this. I am going to talk about this mental crisis because most people don't think it is important enough to address. Trust me. It is equally as important. As of now, the best solution we have is to stay indoors but most of us don’t really comprehend how hard that is if surrounded by the wrong people. Staying indoors for days and losing sanity by the end of the pandemic absolutely makes no sense. If you lose yourself mentally, then is there a purpose to fight to stay physically alive? There is this maxim that says, " People think being alone makes you lonely but I don't think that is true being surrounded by the wrong people is the lonelies
The Information and Public Relations Department, in association with Indian Red Cross Society and Karnataka State Labour Institute, has rolled out this activity to track down spammers.. The doctors and healthcare frontlines are always doing their job at hospitals and else where.. The Corona Warriors are youngsters who are assigned to give awareness of spamming during this epidemic. This will reduce the panic situation which has already been created by many spammers They are named as the CORONA WARRIORS.. Antony Richard ( R Square ) one of the Volunteer speaks about the challenges he faces in this role.. He says first and foremost the support of the public is needed by making them self aware that forwarding spam on social media is only creating more confusions to each and every...
Studying abroad is an illuminating experience, I was fortunate enough to have the firsthand experience of studying in London for 5 years. A career in the UN is my ambition, and so I signed up for this particular program which is affiliated with the United Nations. Due to the unexpected Corona outbreak, education abroad has turned out to be a nightmare. I am an Indian student, pursuing my LLM at United Nations Inter regional Crime and Justice Research Institute in Turin, Italy. At the outset I would like to establish that I am mentally drained, devastated, disheartened and panicking about the Corona outbreak whilst I am still in the Red Zone in North Italy, I am not blaming anyone and I completely understand and realize it is an act of God and everything is out of control, I humbly urge ...
When the amazing dancer Renjini flew down to Chennai, it was no normal to miss a meeting with her. Team Talismanian visits her amidst her busy schedule and she is happy sharing her views and ideologies with us. While shaking hands with her, any Chennai-ite would desire to behold her in this city of culture and use her potential to add on its richness. Q. It was a revonative feel after speaking to you. Can you explain elaborately about Shiva Nadana Nrithyalaya Abode of Dance- that’s the whole idea of starting Shiva Nadana Nrithyalaya. Shiva, the Lord of Dance has always inspired many Dance Forms and Dancers. Dance doesn’t have a form. Dance should come through the soul. It’s beautiful if you look at various dance forms too. We do believe that Dance, in any form, should reach
In the words of late legend Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer, ‘reorganization of the worth of infants born and unborn, is the beginning of Juvenile Justice.’ Children are one of the most important chattels to each nation. The definition of the term ‘child’ is in absentia in the Indian Constitution. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Child 1989, the Indian Majority Act 1875, the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986, the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1926, and Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act 2000, defines the term 'child' and guarantees holistic development on child welfare, striving to protect right to; birth, education, early childhood, enjoyment, development, health, leisure, name, nationality, nutrition, recreation etc., on priority, yet in the present ti
A fascination of the 1990s led P.Rajagopal - a wealthy founder of Saravana Bhavan hotel chain, to marry a young married woman, Jeevajothy wife of Santhakumar and daughter of his own employee; abducted and murdered Santhakumar in 2001 due to his intense obsession over Jeevajothy and astrology became victim[s] of astrology. Subsequently, Rajagopal charged with penal Sections 302, 364 and 201 was found guilty for abduction and murder - was sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by the Sessions Court 2004. On appeal against his sentence the Madras High Court sentenced Rajagopal to life imprisonment in 2009. Nevertheless, intransigence Rajagopal appealed - in 2019 the Supreme Court duly upheld the life imprisonment and directed him to surrender. Unconventionally Rajagopal ...
Saumyata Tiwari and Major Arvind Tiwari felicitate Kamya Punjabi, Devoleena Bhattacharajee & other achievers kickstarted AspiringShe Awards at Mumbai The Global Outreach's Initiative Aspiring She from Aspiring Ventures started this Sunday in a plush hotel of Mumbai. The event was all about featuring and identifying women entrepreneurs from different fields such as Business, Arts, Military, Sports, Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, Modelling, Fitness, Literature,Philanthropy and many others. AspiringShe is all about the undeterred spirit of womanhood. It is about women who dared to dream and transformed those dreams into realities. Women who triumphed but also took disasters in their stride to finally emerge victorious.“We at Aspiring She belives to INFORM, INSPIRE, INITIATE ,MOTIVATE
With just a week’s notice, Goa’s favourite mixed martial arts (MMA) champion Nelson Paes recently stamped his authority in the Catch Weight Division with a power knockout against Russian Pavel Kurskin at the Kumite 1 League in Mumbai. With legendary former World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson watching from the sidelines, Paes - proudly representing India - put on a spectacular show of skills and strength on September 29, 2018 at the inaugural edition of the tournament. World renowned UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) referee Dan Miragliotta brought the fight to a close after the knockout. The Kumite 1 League pitted the best fighting talent in India against international stars from the UAE in a nail-biting tournament that combines combat sports and martial arts. With barely tw