leprosyday

A day in Patient’s life: leprosy talk

Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae. Humans and armadillos are the only known host of the bacterium. The disease affects the nerves mainly the periphery, skin, mucosal surfaces of the upper respiratory tract and the eyes, if not diagnosed and treated quickly, can result in a condition of disabilities.

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Braille Redefined

The raised dotted alphabets developed by Louis Braille in the 19th century has brought light in the lives of millions of visually challenged people across the globe. Though it revolutionised the world, the Braille in printed format brings in a lot of practical difficulties. After centuries, the recent innovations in…

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Climate Change

Changes in India towards Climate Change

India is among the countries which are most vulnerable to climate change. It has one of the highest densities of economic activity in the world, and very large numbers of poor people who rely on the natural resource for their livelihoods, with a high dependence on rainfall.

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Happy Birthday! Rakesh Sharma

128th but the first Indian in space

Rakesh Sharma, the man who spread inspiration and patriotism in the minds of million Indians, born today in 1949, in Patiala, Punjab, India. At the age of 18, he became a cadet in Indian Air Force in 1966 and then admitted in National Defence Academy, in the same year. In…

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