Indian activist selected to take part in UN’s Youth Climate Summit

A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions selected from around the world for a special ‘Green Ticket’ that will help them travel to the UN headquarters next month to participate in the first-ever Youth Climate Summit, a platform for young leaders to showcase their solutions for climate change on a global stage. Continue Reading

Doc emphasises preventive care for elderly people

“Preventive screenings and regular examination are of paramount importance for senior citizens. Once a person hits 50s, preventive care and regular follow-ups should not be ignored. These screenings help determine cholesterol levels, chances of heart problems, and breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men,” suggested Manipal Hospitals Salem general medicine consultant, Dr M Arun Karthik. Continue Reading

Triple Talaq: SC issues notice to Centre on plea against new law

The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the validity of a newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through triple talaq among Muslims a punishable offense entailing imprisonment of up to three years. Continue Reading

Music concert to help children’s education

Pioneer Music Gym will present The Crescendo ’19 – a live music concert at The Music Academy, 25 August. The net proceeds from this music concert will be utilised to support Vidyarambam Trust’s endeavour to educate the under achieving children in the less privileged sections of the society, a press release said. Continue Reading