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#Coronavirus #COVID19Bangalore What can you do?

Follow legitimate sources of information | Verify | DO NOT SHARE UNVERIFIED INFO WHO | https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public Ministry of Health & Family Welfare | https://www.mohfw.gov.in/ Disclaimer: This is a note from Whitefield Rising; NOT from a Government body or Hospital. Please always follow their lead and advise first. This note is our attempt to share best […]

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Whitefield Rising Eco Santhe

There are a lot of problems in our society that we cannot solve, from poverty to hunger, from child trafficking to illiteracy. However the wonderful Eco Santhe organised by Whitefield Rising showed us that there is still hope to solve these problems at the community level. We as individuals can take action and help our society […]

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Latest updates at the bottom of this note   Whitefield Rising had wanted to give a Christmas and New Year gift in 2013 to our staff. These are the people who work for us to make our lives easier. We came across Government of India’s medical insurance scheme Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojna, RSBY (http://www.rsby.gov.in/ )floated […]

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Pledge Your Eyes

Every year India celebrates National Eye Donation Fortnight between the last week of August to the first week of September. During this various advocacy initiatives and programs are organized across India. India is home to 4.6 Million corneally blind people. Out of 4.6 Million 90% are below the age of 45 years including 60% below […]

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Graphite from Graphite India in your lungs

Pollution by Graphite India ========== Graphite India, present in Whitefield, processes graphite daily in huge quantities which releases a large amount of fine graphite soot into the atmosphere. This is fine enough for it to not be very visible, yet is breathed by, not just the Graphite India employees, but, all the daily commuters, residents […]

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CPR : A skill for life

You don’t need to be a doctor to perform this life saving technique. Paula McLean, a Whitefield resident spent time this Sunday morning with 10 keen learners to train `Hands Only’ CPR technique. The session was concise, informativ e, practical and hands on. Many such sessions are being planned for the benefit of residents. What is […]