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Bairabi bridge collapse: Govt blames nature, opposition blames ruling-party

The state government has said Sunday’s collapse of an under-construction bridge over the Tlawng River at Bairabi the effect of a natural calamity and had nothing to do with design or technical lapses. 449 more words


Message Monday, er...Saturday

Lets kick off the week by talking about why we are here, in the diabetes blog space. What is the most important diabetes awareness message to you? 243 more words


Enabling the Differently Abled; this technology can help him move again

A Singaporean facility is tapping on advanced Assistive Technology (AT) to enhance the level of mobility for persons with disabilities (PWD)

The Tech Able facility was officially opened in Singapore in 2015 in a bid to provide a viable solution for mobility issues faced by People with Disabilities (PWD). 267 more words


Diabetes Blog Week 2016 Day 3:  Who's Down with PWD?

Today’s prompt asks us on our view on language and the power it has over us and the use of certain phrases over others. As of today, I am going on 4 years with Diabetes and I’ve only learned about some of the politically correct terminology within the diabetes community in the last year. 711 more words


Diabetes and Language

There is an old saying that states “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. I’m willing to bet we’ve all disagreed with this at some point, and especially when it comes to diabetes. 346 more words



So my daughter and I were waiting for the Treetop Canopy ride to open when I saw this. Nothing like early morning light to turn an otherwise mundane scene into something intriguing.


What's Up Wednesdays - Post 1

We are launching a new bi-weekly series called “What’s Up Wednesdays”. For this series, we will bring to you a short blurb of the latest activities that the students and faculty are involved in. 351 more words