Queer Hospital

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Kerala To Launch India's First Queer Friendly Hospitals Initiative

First in India, Kerala is all set to inaugurate hospitals specially designed for queer people.  India's first LGBTQ-friendly hospitals will be initiated in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kozhikode and Ernakulam districts, Kerala. Health Minister of Kerala Veena George said the state will start the implementation in a phased manner, ensuring health care services, and protecting the rights of transgender and queer people, with a sensitised staff… read-more

Fri, 04 Aug 2023 - 10:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kerala Hospital, Queer Hospital, initiative, Healthcare service, Veena George

Courtesy: The Hindu


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BEST Extends Rs 1 "Freedom Travel" Plan Till August 31

The Bombay Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) decided to extend the "freedom plan" till August 31. Under the initiative, users can download "Chalo App" and purchase Rs 1 ticket, which can be used to travel any route in the City, with both Ac/ Non-AC buses. Launched on August 1, under the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', the plan is extended till August 31 and has been used by 1 lakh Mumbaikars.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 10:40 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Aazadi ka Amrit mahotsav, BEST Bus, Mumbai, initiative, Travel

Bhopal Central Jail

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Bhopal Central Jail Gives Priests' Training To Prisoners

Imprisoned  for crimes like rape, murder, the Bhopal Central jail are providing lessons, so that prisoners can become priest and live a respectable life. As per ANI, Gayatri Shaktipith Bhopal, an organisation, are conducting lessons, providing vedic rituals and 'yug purohit' lessons to selected 50 criminals, who can work for the well-being of the society. The selection was based on prisoner's eligibility, interest and training will… read-more

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 05:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bhopal Central Jail, Prisoners, Priest training, Organisation, initiative

Courtesy: ANI

Public Toilet

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Chennai Rains: Development Of Public Toilet Work To Start This Week

Municipal Administration Secretary Shiv Das Meena, chaired a meeting on November 15 to solve the public toilet problems in Chennai and other parts of the states. Reportedly, a pre-bid meeting will also be held this week with private entities to discuss the development of toilets at 50 locations of the city. The public toilets will be developed and run by private bodies for eight years. 

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 06:35 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Chennai, Public Toilet, initiative, Private Agencies, Tamil Nadu

Courtesy: The Hindu