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Public Health is an investment, not expense 1

Public Health is an investment, not expense

The corona pandemic has underlined the need to strengthen the Public Health system (not ‚Äėhealthcare‚Äô mind you). ‚ÄėPublic health‚Äô really is an investment and not expenditure. Healthy population is what will make a strong nation. According to American public health association, 1 dollar spent on prevention of disease saves 5.6 dollars in healthcare spending. Public …

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Residents suffer noise and air pollution for nearly a decade, courtesy Indian Railways

By Raju Vernekar The residents of the¬†Akash Horizon Premises Cooperative Society Limited, located bang opposite Western Railway‚Äôs (WR) car shed at Mumbai Central (east side), have complained about constant air and noise pollution, they are suffering for nearly one decade, due to the work of maintenance of trains, in the car shed adjacent to their …

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8 months in Jail without Bail – Dr. Kafeel Khan’s letter to the country

This is a letter by Dr. Kafeel Khan, whose sole “crime” was trying to prevent deaths from deprivation of oxygen. He was arrested and has now spent 8 months in jail without bail for little reason more than the state needing a scapegoat for its own failures. 8MS, IN JAIL WITHOUT BAIL AM I REALLY …

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Penile fractures and sexual positions

The Telegraph seems to have reported¬†research on penile fractures published in the Advances in Urology journal (which in itself seems to be a startling¬†concept given that the penis isn’t supposed to have bones…). Wikipedia describes penile fracture as rupture of one or both of the tunica albuginea, the fibrous coverings that envelop the penis’s corpora …

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Foreign hand in the IB Report?

India‚Äôs Sovereignty, Security and Freedom at risk- Is the IB being used by foreign corporations to take over India‚Äôs vital seed sector? The IB report has a special section on GMOs (genetically modified/engineered organisms). It clearly supports the introduction of GM crops into Indian agriculture. The IB report makes specific mention of the Supreme Court …

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