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Bangladesh Cabinet approves MoU with India to rescue trafficking victims 1.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Dhaka, Sept.1 : The Bangladesh Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to sign a memorandum of understanding with India for the rescue, repatriation and rehabilitation of human trafficking victims.
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All districts to get a suicide helpline 31.8.2014 Hindu: National
In the wake of increasing number of suicides, a helpline has been planned in each district, including Bangalore, which reportedly has the highest suicide rate in the State. Some counsellors have c...
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Task force pushes for ‘Special Tuesday’ initiative 31.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Task force pushes for ‘Special Tuesday’ initiative
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Panel moots schools for children with mental disorders 31.8.2014 deccanherald.com
Karnataka State Mental Health Task Force will recommend to the State government to start schools for the residential care of children suffering from mental disorders in each district, Dr K A Ashok Pai, Chairman of the Task Force, said here on Saturday. The school with approximately 50 students, will work for the mental rehabilitation of these children, he said. Apart from it, residential care and rehabilitation centres for chronically ill mentally disabled patients in each district has also been proposed, he said. Speaking at a press meet, he said as per World Health Organisation, as many as 14 per cent of the population require counselling, or some form of treatment for mental health conditions. Even though a large chunk of the population faced these problems, awareness regarding mental health was low in the region. Awareness would play a key role in preventing the cases of suicide, which has increased in the past few years, he said. Noting that depression was one of the major reasons that pushed people ...
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Task force pushes for ‘Special Tuesday’ initiative 30.8.2014 Hindu: News
The Karnataka State Mental Health Task Force (KSMHTF) is in talks with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare regarding its proposal to introduce ‘Special Tuesday’. The initiative aims t...
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Centre's river inter-linking project claims false: Patkar 30.8.2014 New Kerala: India News
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Social activist Medha Patkar Friday attacked the Narendra Modi-led NDA government's ambitious river inter-linking project, saying the claims of the central government are "not only wrong but false".
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Mamata must stop Modi from changing land acquisition act: Patkar 29.8.2014 New Kerala: West Bengal
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Social activist Medha Patkar Friday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee must "stop" changes in the land acquisition act, slated to be brought in by the Narendra Modi-led central government.
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Ceasefire violation by Pak leads to night of terror for villagers in Akhnoor 28.8.2014 New Kerala: India News
Akhnoor (J-K), Aug. 28 : The residents of Pargwal area in Akhnoor had to endure a night of terror and inconvenience as Pakistan violated the ceasefire yet again hours after a flag meeting between the two sides on Wednesday.
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Jammu Kashmir house seeks resumption of India-Pakistan talks 28.8.2014 New Kerala: India News
Srinagar, Aug 28 : A resolution, seeking effective steps to end ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir and resumption of India-Pakistan dialogue, was unanimously adopted in the state legislative council Thursday.
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Australian cricketer Cameron out with fracture 27.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
Brisbane, Aug 27 : Australian woman cricketer Jess Cameron has been ruled out of the remainder of the series against Pakistan due to a fractured left hand.
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New e-service brings doctor to your doorstep 27.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
Kolkata, Aug 27 : Got a medical issue in the middle of the night but don't know who to call? Don't worry! A new website virtually delivers healthcare at your doorstep.
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No word yet on restoration of Lansdowne Building 26.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
No word yet on restoration of Lansdowne Building
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Myanmar rebels urged to work for nation's development 26.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 26 : Myanmar President U Thein Sein has urged rebel groups to work for the development of the nation, officials said Tuesday.
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Rehabilitation centres in all district HQs 26.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Rehabilitation centres in all district HQs
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Palike recovers land worth Rs 13 crore 26.8.2014 deccanherald.com
For the last many years, some big shopping complexes on Dasarahalli Lake were making brisk business until the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike lake division swooped down on Monday with a posse of policemen and razed them to the ground. The Palike's demolition squad, led by the lake division officials, reached the spot in the morning, only to face stiff resistance from the encroachers. The drive gained pace after the Dasarahalli police assisted the BBMP in pulling down the illegal structures.Four earthmoving machines and about 50 labourers razed the structures. The operation will continue on Tuesday. Palike sources said close to 10 guntas of the lake land were recovered.They said the encroached portion was located on the Peenya-Dasarahalli main road, where the market price of land is Rs 12,000 per sq ft. Thus, the total recovered property is worth Rs 13.06 crore. The Palike has also decided to recover the demolition cost as penalty from the encroachers for causing damage to the lake. The drive evoked ...
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HRW to Indian Govt.: End manual scavenging, tell officials to enforce laws 26.8.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug.25 : The Indian government should end manual scavenging, or the cleaning of human waste by communities considered low-caste, by ensuring that local officials enforce the laws prohibiting this discriminatory practice, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a new report released today.
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Panel moots sex education in secondary schools 24.8.2014 deccanherald.com
The days are not far off for sex education becoming a reality in Karnataka if the State government accepted the recommendation of the Karnataka State Mental Health Task Force. Task Force Chairman and eminent psychiatrist Dr K A Ashok Pai said here on Saturday that the Task Force has recommended introduction of sex education from Standard 9. He hoped the government would accept the recommendation as it will play an important role in bringing awareness among the youth and help reduce sexual crimes against women. Stating that sex education will not be a mere showing of soft porn to children but scientific study of sexual aspects. It starts with gender identification followed by anatomy and physiology of genital organs, menstruation and other allied biological aspects. Dr Pai said the responsibility of framing syllabus for sex education has been entrusted to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Science (Nimhans), Bangalore. Only on paper "Though the recommendation for introducing sex education ...
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PM for political solution to address aspirations of Tamil community 24.8.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug. 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the need for a political solution that addresses the aspirations of the Tamil community for equality, dignity, justice and self respect within the framework of a united Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka must ensure justice for Tamils: Modi 23.8.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged Sri Lanka to ensure "equality, dignity, justice and self-respect" for its Tamil minority.
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Form Guidelines to Help Sexual Assault Victims: Karnataka High Court 23.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
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