Representational image
Virtual adoption emerges as a growing trend amid lockdown in India

Coronavirus lockdown had got the number of Indians adopting virtual pets. Individuals choose a pet from an NGO or pet shelter and provide financial support for its maintenance, while volunteers take care of it. The provider can visit as per convenience. ÔÇ£For many individuals, loneliness can affect mental health. In such scenarios adopting a pet, even virtually can be helpful,ÔÇØ said Dr Kamna Chhibber, Fortis, Head of Mental Health, Gurugram.

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 - 12:17 AM / by Masumi Shah

You May Like

Representational photo: A still born child.

Woman, Newborn Carried 7 Km On Cot, Die Outside Hospital Without Doctors

As a testimony of the abysmal healthcare system, Jharkhand’s Giridih district’s Surja Marandi died with her newborn outside a Community Health Centre due to absence of doctors and transportation. The 20-year-old woman reportedly went into labor… read-more

TAGS: Jharkhand, Giridih, Bardauni Village, Gawan Block, Community Health Centre

Indigo Flight

Lucknow Bound Indigo Flight Diverted To Karachi Over Medical Emergency

Sharjah-Lucknow Indigo flight made an emergency landing in Pakistan's Karachi on March 2 after a 67-year-old passenger Habib ur Rehman fell sick. Reportedly, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority had granted landing permission to the captain on… read-more

TAGS: IndiGo, IndiGo Airlines, Sharjah, Karachi, Pakistan , Lucknow, 6e1412, medical emergency

Doors being opened for talented youth says PM Narendra Modi

New Opportunities To Be Opened Up For Talented Youth: PM Modi

The new National Educational Policy aims at providing opportunities to youth in several sectors including space, atomic energy, and agriculture stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing a webinar, the PM urged academicians to create the… read-more

TAGS: New Education Policy, PM Modi, Youth, Space, job opportunities

Infosys and Accenture to cover Covid-19 vaccine costs for employees in India

Infosys, Accenture To Bear Cost Of COVID Vaccine For Staff, Families

IT giant Infosys and consulting company Accenture PLC have announced to bear the cost of COVID-19 vaccination to be provided to their India-based employees. Infosys' COO Pravin Rao stated to inoculate employees’ immediate families as well.… read-more

TAGS: Infosys, Accenture, Covid Vaccine, IT sector, Covid-19

No salary for new employees without CID verification says J&K government

New Employees Without CID Clearance Can Not Receive Salaries: J&K Govt

In a recent circular issued by the J&K government, CID verification of new employees has been made mandatory for receiving the salary. Reportedly, the details include social media information of the employee along with the names and contact… read-more

TAGS: J&K, CID, employees, salary, Verification

Representational photo: Liquor sale

Punjab Amends Law Of Death Penalty To Counterfeit Liquor Sellers

The Punjab cabinet, by amending the Punjab Excise Act, 2014 has initiated death penalty provision for those selling spurious liquor in the state. Amending various sections, the act makes culprit liable for death penalty or life imprisonment… read-more

TAGS: Punjab, Liquor, Punjab Excise Act, life imprisonment, Death Penalty