A Head-Turner Event

World Polio Day on October 24 was a D-day for the Rotarians of RC Shertallay Town, RI District 3211. Right from flag off for the town-wide rally of cars and motorbikes bearing the ‘End Polio Now’ and ‘Thank You Rotary India is Polio-free’ banners, the event was

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Newborn Screening in India

Newborn screening is an important preventive public health programme of the 21st century. It is implemented in majority of the developed countries. India is yet to start any publicly funded programme despite this having been established practice in many countries for over 50

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CBI Challenges & Solutions

The present ­developments in the CBI and the appointment of a new ­Director provide an opportunity to restore the image of India’s premier ­investigative agency, and ­reinstate people’s faith in probity in public life. These are momentous days for the Central Bureau of ­Investigation,

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The Special RYLA

Rotary Club Karur Wings, RI District 3000, conducted its first RYLA ­Agnikunjugal for children with special-needs. The programme, featuring brain gym exercises, memory and concentration activities, was held on October 11–12 at Sri Meenakshi Matric Hr. Secondary School. The pilot initiative benefitted 110 students in the 14–15

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Mobile Phone Safety

Health-related concerns over the hazards of mobile phone usage is rapidly growing as large number of scientific studies are being published supporting this issue. WHO has reviewed the available evidence and declared mobile phones’ electro-magnetic radiations as possibly carcinogenic(Group 2B). Scientific studies have shown

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