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Sunday, May 24, 2020

World Schizophrenia Day is celebrated on 24 May.


World Schizophrenia Day is celebrated on 24 May.

Chronic disease is schizophrenia. In this, the person lives in an imaginary world separate from the real world. He finds this imaginary world to be true and he lives by considering his thoughts as reality. If this disease takes serious form, then one can even kill a loved one… World Schizophrenia Day is celebrated every year on 24 May to raise awareness about the disease.

Symptoms of schizophrenia
  • The patient of schizophrenia remains isolated from home, even with family and friends.
  • Is not as happy and sociable as before. This is one of the biggest changes in the patient's behaviour. Which family and friends can easily experience.
  • The patient of schizophrenia is unable to take care of his personal hygiene. Sometimes he even skips bathing or brushing or is often forgotten.
    It gets treated
  • Schizophrenia is not a rare disease. In India alone, there are about 40 lakh patients of this disease. The problem is that there is a great lack of awareness about mental illnesses in our society.
  • In India, mental illnesses are associated with insanity. While this does not happen, every mental illness is insanity.
  • People usually start seeing the behaviour of schizophrenia-related to attitude change or mood. Because this disease affects the brain and affects the behaviour of a person.

What goes on in the patient's mind?
  • Schizophrenia can be divided into several different categories. In this, the solution of dilution is usually seen. The patient is also happy in his own thoughts but remains depressed most of the time.
  • Evaluation in the patient has heard all those voices, which are not really there. At the same time, he feels that everyone is talking about the same.
  • People are laughing or making fun of him. He feels that all the people are mixed and are conspiring to kill him.

What happens in dilution?
  • Many types of dilution are seen in the patient of schizophrenia. In a case, the patient suspects his family that everyone wants to kill him, in such a case he tries to kill his own family.
  • While in the Delusion of Infidelity, the patient has doubts about his life partner only and only. He feels that his partner is cheating on him and is having an affair with someone else.

Doubting partner all the time
  • The delusion of infidelity is a mental disorder commonly found in men. But women also get caught by this disease.
  • The speciality of this dilution is that the behaviour of the patient remains normal with everyone else but he remains suspicious of his partner's every activity.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

May 20: Important event in space history


May 20: Important event in space history

Do you know when tear gas shells were released in the world first? Actually it was the day of 20 May, when British police were allowed to release tear gas shells against criminals and dangerous people. This day is also recorded with an important event in space history. On May 20, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope sent space photographs to Earth for the first time. 

  • 1293: An earthquake in Kamakura, Japan killed 30,000 people.
  • 1378: Assassination of Bahamani Sultan Dawood Shah.
  • 1421: Death of the first Syed ruler of Delhi, Khizr Khan.
  • 1609: Publication of the first collection of poems of William Shakespeare in London.
  • 1873: San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and tailor Jacob Davis get a patent for jeans.
  • 1891: Thomas Edison's prototype Kinetoscope was publicly presented to the National Federation for the first time.
  • 1902: Cuba gains independence from America.
  • 1927: Saudi Arabia gained independence from Britain.
  • 1932: Death of Bipin Chandra Pal, who triggered a revolt against the British.
  • 1965: Commander M.S. The first Indian team led by Kohli managed to reach the summit of Everest.
  • 1965: British police get permission to release tear gas shells against protesters.
  • 1972: Indira Gandhi laid the foundation stone of the second Howrah Bridge.
  • 1990: The Hubble Space Telescope sent the first photographs from space.
  • 1995: Russia successfully launches unmanned spacecraft.
  • 1998: Testing of the multibarrel rocket system 'Pinaka'.
  • 2003: Pakistan bans militant group Hizbul Mujahideen.

Monday, May 18, 2020

May 18: Operation Smiling Buddha' increased India's strength


May 18: Operation Smiling Buddha' increased India's strength

The day of May 18 in 1974 is recorded in history with such a significant event that put India in the queue of nuclear-rich countries of the world. On this day, India conducted its first underground nuclear test in Pokhran, Rajasthan. 
The trial was named 'Smiling Buddha'. This was the first time any country other than the five permanent member countries of the UN Security Council dared to conduct a nuclear test. 

  • 1703: Dutch and British troops capture the city of Cologne, Germany. 
  • 1756: Great Britain declares war against France.
  • 1769: East India Company imposed several restrictions on the weavers of Bengal. 
  • 1794: Battle of Trecoing: French troops defeated the British Army.
  • 1804: Napoleon was proclaimed Emperor of France.
  • 1804: Napoleon Bonaparte was declared Emperor of the French by the French Senate. 
  • 1852: Massachusetts rules that all school children must attend school. 
  • 1860: Abraham Lincoln was elected as the American presidential candidate for the Republican Party.
  • 1865: Began to celebrate World Communications Day.
  • 1888: The first gramophone record was shown in the United States.
  • 1912: First Indian feature length film Shree Pundalik released.
  • 1974: India joined the ranks of nuclear-powered countries by conducting its first underground atomic bomb test in Pokhran, Rajasthan.
  • 1991: 27-year-old Helen, who works as a chemist at the Chocolate Company, flew in a Soviet Soyuz vehicle as Britain's first astronaut. She was given this opportunity to answer a puzzle.
  • 2009: Sri Lankan government announces end of war with Tamil rebels for 25 years. The army captured the northern part of the country and killed LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran.
  • 1994: Palestinian autonomous rule is fully in force with the removal of the last Israeli troops from the Gaza Strip area.
  • 2004: Israeli soldiers killed 19 Palestinians in Israel's Rafa displaced camp.
  • 2012: Social networking company Facebook Inc. began trading on Nasdaq.