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Jamia to provide psycho-social support to students during Covid-19 outbreak

After providing tele-counselling services, the University has now set up a mental health & counselling committee to facilitate the well-being of students.
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Limit reading news during Covid-19 lockdown, say mental health experts

Experts say that it is necessary to remind those who are facing anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic that they are not alone and others are also experiencing it.
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Social stigma towards mental health should not bother you in lockdown. Solution’s online

The uncertainty of the lockdown, insecurity regarding jobs and the distance between loved ones are turning out to be some of the key stressors for most people.
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What experts from China, US, Lebanon told me about COVID-19 impact on mental health

Novel coronavirus has affected the mental health of the public, of nurses and doctors in the frontline and those in isolation.
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Indians talking mental health aren’t ‘millennial snowflakes’. Time for bosses to catch up

Of the 11 lakh registered companies in India, only 1,000 have a structured Employees Assistance Programme for mental health. The rest probably think it’s a fad.

Bosses can help reduce employee stress and burnout

The global economy loses $1 trillion a year in productivity as a result of depression and anxiety, the World Health Organization has found.
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1 in 7 Indians suffered from mental health issues like anxiety, depression in 2017: Study

Shringla will take over the charge on 29 January after incumbent Vijay Keshav Gokhale's two-year term ends a day before, said an order issued by Personnel Ministry.
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New study shows men more at risk of depression than women in deprived areas

Data from a long-running British study on health has found men living in a deprived area were more than 50% more likely to experience depression.
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Just dance: The healing power of movement from depression to Parkinson’s

Unlike mainstream talk therapies, dance and movement therapy uses the entire body to approach clients on a non-verbal and creative level.
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This is how we can empower 8 billion minds by 2030

Mental health disorders are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide and could cost the global economy some $16 trillion by 2030.

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You know who’s really going local? Not RWA uncles, but Indian millennials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Atmanirbhar Bharat plan three months ago, but India’s millennials have been vocal for local for some time now.
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Mukesh Ambani is now world’s fourth richest man, overtakes Europe’s wealthiest

Reliance's shares have more than doubled from a low in March as its digital unit got billions in investments from companies including Facebook Inc. and Google.


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India, China generals meet today as ‘PLA keeps up Pangong incursions, blocks army at Depsang’

The fresh round of dialogue comes as India and China have hit a stalemate in military talks with regard to disengagement at multiple flashpoints in Ladakh.
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Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.