Is it Asthma or COPD?

Shobha Shukla Both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are chronic diseases involving airflow obstruction and are consequences of gene environment interaction. COPD includes progressive respiratory diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis and is…

Children who are beaten learn to dislike their parents

There is urgent need to change the mind-set of parents and teachers and stop corporal punishment: psychologist  SIR FRANK PETERS There is an horrific misconception in some societies that beating children help them become better…

“Aaj Ka Manto Writing to the Judge…” (Legal Thought)

A “Gin” (Djin) Talking to a Judge…                                                                                                                                               Aaj Ka Manto   “On 1st December 2013, a biased verdict was about to be pronounced in a court of law… A gin out of the lamp…

Modi-government (committed to UCC) should bring suitable legislation for denying locus-standi to Shariat Court in social matters

Hem Raj Jain As per media reports, the Supreme Court ruled that Shariat courts have no legal sanction and no one is bound to accept a fatwa or diktat pronounced by them. “No religion is…

Tobacco use a big ‘No’ for people with TB and diabetes

Shrey Singh Tobacco use is anyways harmful for all, but it is especially hazardous for people living with diabetes and those suffering from or at risk of tuberculosis (TB). For the former it acts as…