Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

COVID Warriors: 'Doctors On Wheels' Address COVID-19 Healthcare Needs In Rural India

COVID Warriors: 'Doctors On Wheels' Address COVID-19 Healthcare Needs In Rural India
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COVID warriors: Doctors on Wheels is a mobile medical van that will travel to villages of western Uttar Pradesh and provide free consultation and medicines to COVID patients
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The Centre Will Give Free COVID-19 Vaccines To States For All Above 18: PM Modi

The Centre Will Give Free COVID-19 Vaccines To States For All Above 18: PM Modi
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PM Modi’s address comes at a time the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is showing signs of receding and many states have started easing lockdowns
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‘Economy And Ecology Can Go Together,’ Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi On World Environment Day 2021

‘Economy And Ecology Can Go Together,’ Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi On World Environment Day 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has set an example in the world when it comes to protecting the environment
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World Environment Day 2021: Ministers And Celebs Urge Their Followers To Restore The Ecosystem

World Environment Day 2021: Ministers And Celebs Urge Their Followers To Restore The Ecosystem
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The theme of World Environment Day 2021 is 'Ecosystem Restoration'
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World Environment Day 2021: COVID-19 Will Not Be The Last Pandemic, Says Environmentalist Chandra Bhushan

World Environment Day 2021: COVID-19 Will Not Be The Last Pandemic, Says Environmentalist Chandra Bhushan
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There is a link between the destruction of the environment and the emergence of pandemics like COVID-19, said Chandra Bhushan, CEO, International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST)
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World Environment Day 2021: Looking Back At The Last Few Outbreaks And The Role Of Environment Degradation

World Environment Day 2021: Looking Back At The Last Few Outbreaks And The Role Of Environment Degradation
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According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), zoonotic diseases that spill over from animals to humans are interlinked with the ecosystem. In the recent past, human activities have destroyed many ecosystems that have resulted in the outbreak of numerous diseases and pandemics including COVID-19
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World Environment Day 2021: Start-Ups That Are Working To Replace Single-use Plastic And Promote Sustainable Living

World Environment Day 2021: Start-Ups That Are Working To Replace Single-use Plastic And Promote Sustainable Living
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World Environment Day 2021: Do you want to give up single-use plastic but don’t know from where to start? Here are some brands that can help you get started on the journey towards a zero waste and sustainable life
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World Environment Day 2021: 75% Of Emerging Infectious Diseases Are Zoonotic, Caused By Biodiversity Loss, Warns UN Environment Programme Official

World Environment Day 2021: 75% Of Emerging Infectious Diseases Are Zoonotic, Caused By Biodiversity Loss, Warns UN Environment Programme Official
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On World Environment Day, Inger Andersen, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme said that the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how important it has become to rethink the relationship of humans with nature
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World Environment Day 2021: Here’s All You Need To Know

World Environment Day 2021: Here’s All You Need To Know
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June 5 is observed as the World Environment Day every year and the theme for this year is Ecosystem Restoration
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COVID-19 Explainer: What Is Antibody Cocktail And How Does It Help In Coronavirus Treatment?

COVID-19 Explainer: What Is Antibody Cocktail And How Does It Help In Coronavirus Treatment?
India’s Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation cleared the use of the antibody cocktail for use in emergency situations for treatment of COVID-19, here’s a quick lowdown on how it can help patients
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Coronavirus Explained: What Is White Fungus Infection And How It Affects COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus Explained: What Is White Fungus Infection And How It Affects COVID-19 Patients
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White fungus infection occurs mainly among immunocompromised people - COVID-19 positive patients, those with uncontrolled diabetes and people on a high dose of steroids
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Coronavirus Strain Found In India, B.1.617 Named "Delta Variant”: WHO

Coronavirus Strain Found In India, B.1.617 Named
The B.1.617 was recorded last October in India, since then it has been officially recorded in 53 territories, according to WHO
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“It Broke Me Physically”, Says Actress Malaika Arora As She Shares Her COVID Recovery Journey And Struggles

“It Broke Me Physically”, Says Actress Malaika Arora As She Shares Her COVID Recovery Journey And Struggles
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“Walking 2 steps felt like a herculean task. Sitting up, just stepping out of bed, wanting to stand in my window was a journey in itself”, wrote actress Malaika Arora as she shared her COVID-19 experience
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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Project Baala Provides Over 2.7 Lakh Sanitary Pads For Free To 90,000 Poor Women During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Project Baala Provides Over 2.7 Lakh Sanitary Pads For Free To 90,000 Poor Women During The COVID-19 Pandemic
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By partnering with various state governments and non-governmental organisation, Project Baala is distributing reusable pads free-of-cost to help women and girls in the underprivileged community manage their periods in a safe and hygienic way during the ongoing pandemic
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