Sunday, 22 April, 2018

Category: Humanity

Sanctions Risk Casts Shadow Over Myanmar’s Opening To The West

Sanctions Risk Casts Shadow Over Myanmar’s Opening To The West

The prospect of new international sanctions against Myanmar’s military—accused by the U.S. and the United Nations of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims—is looming just 18 months after Washington lifted most longstanding economic restrictions against the country. Myanmar officials and Western diplomats say the Rohingya crisis has already damped hopes for an

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UN Launches Global Plan To Strengthen Protection Of Internally Displaced Persons

UN Launches Global Plan To Strengthen Protection Of Internally Displaced Persons

With multiple crises forcing millions of people away from their homes, United Nations agencies, Governments and partners have launched a set of measures to strengthen protection of internally displaced persons as well as find solutions to address their problems. “Addressing the protection needs of the forcibly displaced and seeking solutions

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder that affects about one percent of the population. When schizophrenia is active, symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, trouble with thinking and concentration, and lack of motivation. However, when these symptoms are treated, most people with schizophrenia will greatly improve over time. While there is

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The World’s Only Floating National Park

The World’s Only Floating National Park

Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India and is famous for the phumdis (heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil and organic matter at various stages of decomposition) floating over it. The lake is located near Moirang in Manipur state. The largest of all the phumdis covers an area of 40 km2 (15 sq mi) and is situated on

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Cyclothymic Disorder

The Cyclothymic Disorder

Cyclothymia or cyclothymic disorder is a relatively mild mood disorder. In cyclothymic disorder, moods swing between short periods of mild depression and hypomania, an elevated mood. The low and high mood swings never reach the severity or duration of major depressive or full mania episodes. People with the cyclothymic disorder have milder symptoms that occur in full-blown bipolar disorder. Who

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