A boon for expectant mothers and newborn babies

Posted on | March 28, 2013 | No Comments

The mother and infant mortality rate in India is shockingly high. Almost 56,000 women die annually due to pregnancy-related health complications. Moreover, 13 Lac infants die within one year of their birth, of which 2/3rd of the infants die within a month of their birth. The scenario gets more shocking – of all the infant   Read More

Tracking missing children becomes easier

Posted on | February 20, 2013 | No Comments

As per the National Crime Records Bureau, a child goes missing in India every eight minutes. That is a frightening statistic, and the reason is not kidnapping or abduction alone.  Many times, children run away from home for various reasons. Given that our country is geographically vast, the lost/ runaway kids can land up just   Read More

Decoding the Permanent Account Number (PAN)

Posted on | February 19, 2013 | No Comments

The PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric number, where the first five characters are letters, the next four are numbers and the last one is a letter. These 10 characters can be divided in five parts, as shown in the image. The meaning of each number is as below: 1. First three characters are alphabetic series   Read More

How to download Aadhar Card from UIDAI website

Posted on | February 6, 2013 | No Comments

Ever since the oil companies announced that they will not give subsidy cylinder to customers without Aadhar card (w.e.f February 15, 2013), there has been a rush for getting the Aadhar card issued. In addition,  one cannot avail of government schemes without a valid Aadhar card. There are lakhs of issued Aadhar cards lying with   Read More

List of public holidays in 2013

Posted on | January 8, 2013 | No Comments

• Eid-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) – 24 January, Thursday • Republic Day India – 26 January, Saturday • Maha Shivratri – 10 March, Sunday • Holi – 27 March, Wednesday • Good Friday – 29 March, Friday • Easter Monday – 1, April, Monday • Mahavir Jayanthi – 23 April, Tuesday • May Day   Read More

Intuition is the best self-defense

Posted on | December 24, 2012 | No Comments


Ever felt while you are walking down a deserted road, someone is following you? Maybe you are right. Intuition has its way of warning us, and it is in our best interest to give into our inner feeling sometimes. With a rise in the number of crimes committed against women, it has become critical for   Read More

Domestic violence against women: FAQs

Posted on | December 15, 2012 | No Comments

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1.    What is domestic violence?   Domestic violence, or domestic abuse, is any form of abuse against an intimate partner in a domestic relationship – marital or live-in. Domestic violence can be of any form – physical, sexual, psychological, emotional, economic or mental. It is a general belief that domestic violence happens to people who   Read More

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