Category archives: Cause


Cheating and Fraud by HDFC Life Agent

Incident as shared by Victim : I would like to bring to your notice that HDFC Agents Ritu Sharma and Simran advised my brother Mitesh Shah(Name Changed) to take HDFC Life insurance and against this insurance policy as security, Personal loan will be given  for lowest interest rate of 7 % . After Initial discussion with Ritu Sharma (Contact No : +91 84474 52694) she asked to do the payment in […]

Here's how you can contribute to Kerala flood relief

Heavy rains and the subsequent flooding in Kerala have wreaked havoc in several parts of the state. As houses have been completely waterlogged and destroyed, many have become homeless and taken refuge in relief camps. Several people have even been marooned in their own houses, without food, water, electricity and other basic supplies. Following this, people from all quarters, including public figures and NRIs, have come forward to donate funds […]

PM Modi Likely To Launch Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme On Independence Day

The Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission aims to provide coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10 crore poor families. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to annouoonce the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) on a pilot basis in some states on the occasion of Independence Day, with the full-scale roll-out of his pet project expected in September end, sources […]

5th Annual 2018 Oakville Diwali Gala to Raise Funds For OTMH

Oakville, Ontario August 11, 2018 Plans are underway for the 5th Annual 2018 Oakville Diwali Gala, Oakville’s largest South Asian gala, in support of OTMH (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital). On September 14th more than 500 guests will enjoy a royal evening as Oakville Diwali presents Rang Mahal, a Palace of Colours at the Lakeshore Convention Centre. Diwali, The Festival of Lights & Joy, is celebrated by millions all around the […]

31days, 31 districts: Why a Hyderabad woman travelled across Telangana to meet women

Shravya Reddy Deshmukh comes across as an unassuming person. It’s only been a few days since she completed the daunting task of travelling across 31 districts in Telangana in 31 days. She has totally traversed a distance of 4116.4 km in a single month. “It’s all for the love of women,” Shravya reminds us, adding that it’s been her dream to touch every woman’s life and create a positive impact. […]

Mumbai Police promotes road safety with Hulk wearing a helmet; people share pictures of cops not wearing them

Mumbai Police’s social media team has come up with an interesting way to reinforce the importance of wearing a helmet. They did so by using an image of the fictional superhero The Hulk, who is wearing a helmet. The image of the text read, “No matter how strong you are, never forget to wear a helmet.” The image of the green character, who is never seen wearing either a shirt […]

78 million babies not breastfed in first hour of life: Reports by WHO, UNICEF

According to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO), around 78 million babies or three in every five are not breastfed within the first hour of the birth, putting them at a higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding. Most of these babies are born in low- and middle-income countries. According to the report, newborns who breastfeed in the first […]

The RTI Act is under siege

With almost 6 million RTI applications filed every year, India’s Right to Information Act is the world’s most extensively used transparency legislation. However, the government’s proposed amendments to the RTI Act threaten the very foundations of this empowering law. In April 2017 the government put out a set of Draft Rules proposing amendments to the RTI Act. They include permitting the withdrawal of appeals based on a written communication by […]

Govt slashes minimum deposit for Sukanya Samriddhi account to Rs 250

The government has slashed the minimum annual deposit requirement for accounts under the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana to Rs 250 from Rs 1,000 earlier, a move that will enable more number of people to take advantage of the girl child savings scheme. The government has amended the Sukanya Samriddhi Account Rules, 2016, to state that the minimum initial deposit to open the account would be Rs 250. The minimum deposit that […]

‘Few lines you should not cross and a few that help you cross’: Mumbai Police’s wordplay is winning hearts

Time and again, the Twitter handle of Mumbai Police comes up with creative and interactive ways to increase awareness about various issues among people. This time too, they have tactfully managed to impress tweeple with their wordplay. “There are a few lines you should not cross and a few that help you cross- both if followed, keep you safe #RoadSafety,” read the latest tweet along with a picture of a […]