According to the recently released Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-India 2010), 52.3 per cent of the Indian population is exposed to second-hand smoke at home, 29.9 per cent at workplace and 29 per cent at public places. Tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, including hundreds that are toxic and about 70 that can cause cancer.
India is known as the second largest agricultural producer in the world, but in our country now, agriculture is no more a profitable profession to choose for. Nowadays, the word 'farmer' is being associated with poverty, starvation and suicides.
The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLLF), a not-for-profit organization which aims to raise awareness of mental health in India, has launched a program that's designed to assist General Physicians (GPs) work more effectively with their patients who may be going through depression or anxiety.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi has taken note of the rise in complaints by women about online trolling, and said that the government was planning to consider it as violence against women.