#STORIESOFHOPE: What I learnt from my life-long battle with Diabetes

By Pooja Hurkat My Struggle with Diabetes I am Pooja. My struggle with diabetes started when I was 9 years old. I was a healthy child who used to be plump and energetic. My father is a doctor, a child specialist and my mother is a housewife. We are three sisters. When I was diagnosed … Continue reading #STORIESOFHOPE: What I learnt from my life-long battle with Diabetes

Perspectives of Effective Diabetes Care by Nurses

Diabetes is a complicated debilitating disorder and nurses play a crucial role in helping a patient manage it.  Nurses currently account for over half of the global health workforce. Before a patient sees a doctor, nurses can assess their condition in detail. Nurses can identify nutritional imbalances, disturbed sensory perceptions and infections and provide much-needed care. … Continue reading Perspectives of Effective Diabetes Care by Nurses

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Early Detection Can Save Lives

Like COVID-19, there are multiple life-threatening diseases which if detected late can be debilitating. One of these diseases is breast cancer. Globally, more than 1.38 million new cases of breast cancer are reported and nearly 458,000 patients succumb to it every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)1. As October is Breast Cancer Awareness … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Early Detection Can Save Lives

And He Embraced Death As An Old Friend… Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami

Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami was a part of the 9th Battalion, of the Parachute Regiment, a Special Forces battalion known for its fearless soldiers and daredevil operations in most challenging conditions & a short span earned the reputation of the toughest men in the unit. “3 operations in 10 days killing 11 terrorists” The … Continue reading And He Embraced Death As An Old Friend… Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami

Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan: Hero of the Taj

Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, after graduating from the National Defence Academy (NDA) joined the 7th Battalion of the Bihar Regiment (Infantry) in 1999. Later, he was selected to join the National Service Guard. He topped the “Ghatak course”, the most difficult course of the Army, earning him an “instructor grading” and commendation. On the fateful night … Continue reading Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan: Hero of the Taj

Captain Vikram Batra: The Sher Shah of The Tiger Hills

Captain Vikram Batra joined the Jessore Company of Manekshaw Battalion and was commissioned into 13 JAK Rifles, an infantry Regiment well known for its intrepid soldiers and numerous battle exploits in 1994. He was fondly recollected to be fearless from a young age. “Either I will come back after hoisting the Tricolour (Indian flag), or … Continue reading Captain Vikram Batra: The Sher Shah of The Tiger Hills

The undeterred hero from the Indian Peacekeeping force: Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran

Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran was commissioned into the 15 Mahar of the famed Mahar Regiment of the Indian Army. His unit was tasked for the Operation Pawan in 1987, which was a part of the Indian Peace Keeping force in Sri Lanka, as per the Indo-Srilankan Agreement to help tackle the LTTE militants in the country. … Continue reading The undeterred hero from the Indian Peacekeeping force: Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran

“Hero of Batalik”: Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey

Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey in 1995 got commissioned into 1/11 Gorkha Rifles of the Indian Army, a unit known for its gallant soldiers and various heroic exploits. Before his selection, during his Services Selection Board (SSB) interview, the interviewer asked him “why do want to join the Army?”. Without a second thought, he replied “I … Continue reading “Hero of Batalik”: Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey