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Detailed News Articles: 18 May 2019

1. ‘Ujala Clinics’ set for revamp A workshop of adolescent health counsellors was organised in Rajasthan under the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram. Details: As part of an ambitious plan to revamp Ujala Clinics (Adolescent friendly health clinics) for adolescents, the Rajasthangovernment will appoint peer educators and “shadow educators” for counselling of youngsters and ensure better coordination with… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 18 May 2019

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18 May in History: Smiling Buddha: 1974

The day was May 18 in the year 1974. On this day, the Indian government conducted its first nuclear test in the deserts of Pokhran, Rajasthan making it a peaceful nuclear explosion. Smiling Buddha' (MEA designation: Pokhran-I) was the assigned code name of India's first successful nuclear bomb test. With the Smiling Buddha, India became… Continue reading 18 May in History: Smiling Buddha: 1974

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Detailed News Articles: 17 May 2019

1. Scorching heat forces animals out of Seshachalam biosphere With the summer heat touching 45 degree Celsius, the wild animals in the Seshachalam biosphere, which is spread over Chittoor and Kadapa districts in Andhra Pradesh, are facing a torrid time. Details: With water sources and food depleting, even shy and critically endangered species are foraying into… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 17 May 2019