Swine Flu : Fact File

25 08 2009

Here’s a comprehensive information on Swine flu [H1N1].Please do not get frightened up-instead,take necessary precautions.

>What are the symptoms?

Swine flu symptoms are similar to the symptoms of regular flu and include fever of over 100.4°F, fatigue, lack of appetite, and cold. Some people with swine flu have also reported runny nose, sore throat, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Nearly everyone with flu has at least two of these symptoms.

>So, how do you know if you have flu or just cold?

There is one clue: when you have the flu, you feel flu symptoms sooner than you would cold symptoms, and they come on with much greater intensity. With the flu, you may feel very weak and fatigued for up to 2 or 3 weeks. You’ll have muscle aches and periods of chills and sweats as fever comes and goes. You may also have a stuffy or runny nose, headache, and sore throat.
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RTI act : a step forward to true SWARAJ

25 06 2009

rti imgRTI Act, 2005 is the most phenomenal change that the Government has ever brought in the history of independent India. The act empowers the common man to seek the reasons for delays or negligence in public work & welfare by Government agencies. The RTI ( Right To Information Act ) has come out to be as the most potent weapon for all sections of society to come up with conviction & take on the most powerful. Gone are the days when you couldn’t ask an official to explain the reason why he is not being given the ration card, or why did an honest policeman got transferred for no reasons known! All the Government Institutions are answerable to the common man’s queries & is liable to answer back within a given time period.
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What is their fault?

13 06 2009

We are all aware of the recent news about mass culling of stray dogs in kerala.The New Indian Express Cochin edition reported on May 15th that the Aluva Municipal Council will start indiscriminate killing of all stray dogs from Tuesday (19.05.09) onwards.

mass culling of dogs is under scrutiny

mass culling of dogs is under scrutiny

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