Google Doodle Highlights Work Of Dr Herbert David Kleber On Modern Addiction Psychiatry

Google celebrates 23rd anniversary of Dr Herbert David Kleber’s election to the National Academy of Medicine on October 01, 1996. He passed away last year.

Who was Dr Herbert David Kleber?

Born on 19 June 1934 in Pittsburgh, he was a renowned American psychiatrist and substance abuse researcher. He discovered his passion for psychology while studying pre-med in Dartmouth College. After completing his psychiatry residency at Yale University, he was appointed to the Public Health Service Prison Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky and it is when his life’s mission began.

Dr Herbert David Kleber on addiction

He never believed addition to be a moral failure but a condition to be treated with thorough research, medication and therapy. He developed an understanding for need for a scientifically-backed approach for treating addiction during his posting at the prison hospital.

What treatment did Dr Herbert David Kleber suggest for addiction?

He developed an “evidence-based treatment” relied on changing path of addition with research and science. His work was recognized by former US President George W Bush who appointed Dr Herbert as the Deputy Director for Demand Reduction at the … Read the rest

IRCTC’s IPO Opens With 10% Initial Discount On September 30

The state-owned Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is planning to offer an Initial Public Offering (IPO) at Rs. 315-320 per share. But IRCTC is offering 10% discount to retail investors and eligible employees. They can buy shares at Rs. 305-310.

Highlights of IRCTC’s IPO

  • Government expects to raise around Rs. 628-638 crore with IPO
  • It comprises of an offer for sale of 2 crore shares
  • It represents 12.50% of total paid-up equity by the Ministry of Railways
  • Addition of employee reservation portion of 1.6 lack shares increases the total paid-up equity to12.6%
  • Issues and all proceeds from the IPO will go the selling shareholder
  • The minimum lot is 40 equity share

Expected date of release for IPO

IRCTC’s IPO is expected to be launched on October 9 and the shared would be listed in both NSE and BSE on October 14. The biggest factor in the IPO is that IRCTC won’t receive any proceeds from the offer.

What is IRCTC?

Established in 1999, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation is a state-owned company. It has achieved the status of a Miniratna company within … Read the rest

Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019 Sale: Exciting Offers On First Day

Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019 Sale, the first festival season sale of Flipkart, has started and it will continue till October 4th. In the first of day the sale, offers are given on LED TV, soundbar, smart wearable and other products. Offer on electronic items including mobile phones would be available from 30th October.

Highlights of the sale

  • Additional 10% discount on credit/debit cards of Axis Bank
  • ICICI Bank customers will get 10% additional discount on credit cards
  • Great exchange value of your goods

Here’re important discount offers of the Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019 Sale

VU Pixelight 50-inch 4K smart TV

This 50-inch 4K smart television with support for Netflix, Prime Video and YouTube is available on Rs. 25,999. Also, it can be bought at Rs. 23,000 with exchange of your TV. Its market price Rs. 42,000.

Mi LED Smart TV 4A Pro 43-inch

This 43-inch TV is Android based TV. It comes with built-in Google Chromecast and Google Assistant Support. Also, it carries 3-HDMI and 3-USB ports. Its market price is Rs. 25,999 but it is available at Rs. 19,999. Also, you can … Read the rest

Navratra Kalash Puja Vidhi Mantra For Winter Navratra Beginning Sunday 28th September

Winter Navratras would begin from 29th September, Sunday. This time the Goddess Durga is coming on elephant and she’s bringing many happy coincidences and it is on one of the coincidences that you need to set kalash at home.

What is kalashI?

According to Devi Bhagwat Purana, kalash is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha because it is the home to holy waters from oceans, rivers and many gods and goddesses. After sitting, the kalash becomes the heavenly abode of Lord Ganesha and clears all the hurdles. People set kalash before Navratra puja to fulfill the religious ceremony without any hindrance.Every day, rituals are started only after worshipping the kalash.

It could be an earthen pot or one made of metal like copper and brass. Fill the kalash with jau, til, saptmritika, sarvoshadhi, lalvastra, paniwala nariyal, deep, roli, Kumkum, sikka, supari, gangajal, aam ka pallav, pan ka patta and shahadand set it at your home.

What is the right time for setting kalash?

Kalash can be set on Sunday after sunrise. Sit the kalash for four hours after sunrise in abhijeetmuhurton … Read the rest

India Celebrates 88th Birthday Of Bhagat Singh

September 28th is the birthday of legendary Indian socialist revolutionary Bhagat Singh. His two great deeds of revolution against the British in India and execution by the British at the age of 23 made him a hero of the Indian independence movement.

Birth of Bhagat Singh

28th September 2019 is the 88th birthday of Bhagat Singh born in 1907 at Chak No. 105 GB, Banga Village, Jaranwala Tehsil in the Lyallpur district of the Punjab Province of British India. His parents were Kishan Singh and Vidyavati.

Bhagat Singh inherited patriotism from family – his grandfather Arjun Singh was a follower of Swami Dayananda Saraswati and was associated with Hindu reformist movement, Arya Samaj. Bhagat Singh was also influenced by Arya Samaj. His father and uncles were associated with the Ghadar Party led by Kartar Singh Sarbha and Har Dayal.

Schooling of Bhagat Singh

He didn’t attend the Khalsa High School in Lahore because his father disapproved the school’s allegiance to British government. Bhagat Singh went to Dayanand Anglo-Vedic High School of Arya Samaj. He visited Jallianwala Bagh hours after the massacre. He was 12 then. … Read the rest

UK’s Labor Party Passed Kashmir Resolution Contrary To The Official Stand Of the UK Government

India took strong note of UK’s opposition Labor Party calling for international intervention on Kashmir issue. But Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar made it clear that there was no question of engaging with the Labor Party or its representatives on Kashmir.

What did UK’s Labor Party say on Kashmir?

The Labor Party passed an emergency motion on Kashmir in its meeting on Wednesday. The resolution demanded the right of self-determination for Kashmir and called for party leader Jeremy Corbyn to make way for international observer to “enter” the region to press for the right of the people.

What did the Labor Party resolution say?

The Labor Partytabled the resolution at its annual party conference in Brighton is very critical of the official stand of the UK government. It states that the party should attend the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to raise the Kashmir issue on the international forum. And it calls Jeremy Corbyn to ensure that someone from the party attends UNHRC session.

The resolution further reads that the party leader Jeremy Corbyn should meet high commissioners of India and … Read the rest