Educational pressures, fear of failure, emotional problems and social inequalities were pushing a growing number of students in Goa towards substance abuse, gambling and even suicides, according to a top education official.
Community-based service should be promoted for the identification, counselling and de-addiction of drug addicts along with their after-care and rehabilitation said President Prabnab Mukherjee at an award ceremony in the capital on Thursday.
A Sri Lankan government-appointed panel probing the cases of thousands of missing people during the nearly three-decade-long war with the LTTE will provide counselling to the kin of those disappeared, an official said Tuesday.
Bad breath is a problem which leads to low self esteem, but what could be worse is the halitophobia, or the fear of bad breath, which affects nearly five percent of India`s adult population, say doctors.
With seats in certain national
level institutes remaining vacant due to multiple counselling,
the IITs and NITs could start common counselling to smoothen the admission process and reduce hardship of