999 or 111? Make the right call

posted 24 Jun 2017, 03:49 by Vinay Jalla   [ updated 24 Jun 2017, 04:14 ]

It's hugely important you make the right call to get the right response at the right time. Is it a life-threatening emergency or not? Think for a second before you make that call to either 999 or 111.

Here's an illustration that depicts the different scenarios and the nature of help you can seek.

What to do in an emergency

Watch the video below and see how a child calls 999 to get help for her grandfather.

Get the right help


Remember that 999 is for life-threatening emergencies only.

For more information, please visit the North West Ambulance Service website on www.nwas.nhs.uk
Make the right call - 999 or 111

Salmonella can help combat cancer

posted 21 Feb 2017, 17:02 by Vinay Jalla

salmonella cancer cure

Yes to immunotherapy, no more chemotherapy. New research shows that the common food-poisoning bug salmonella can be used to treat cancer tumours in the body

The research was carried out by scientists at Chonnam National University in South Korea. The food poisoning bug salmonella was genetically modified to make it innocuous, then injected into 20 mice with colon cancer and the disease disappeared in half of them after 12 days. Read more

Eat more grapes to prevent Alzheimer's

posted 8 Feb 2017, 15:25 by Vinay Jalla

grapes prevents Alzheimer's

Memory loss can break daily life - scientists reveal that eating a handful of grapes could protect against diminution in the brain

Do you misplace things often and not remember where you put them? Memory loss can break daily life. People suffering from Alzheimer's, a form of dementia, are often left to depend on notes and other reminders to keep track of important dates and events. Now, scientists reveal that eating a handful of grapes twice a day could protect against diminution in some areas of the #brain. Read more

Lychee fruit proves fatal to children in India

posted 3 Feb 2017, 14:40 by Vinay Jalla   [ updated 3 Feb 2017, 14:41 ]

Lychees - fatal fruit


The deadly brain illness that killed more than 100 children over the last two decades in Muzaffarpur in the Indian state of Bihar was caused by consuming #lychee fruit, a joint study conducted by American and Indian scientists has revealed.

Since 1995, kids in Muzaffarpur were reported to be falling sick suddenly and having seizures, especially in the early hours of the morning. These kids would slip into coma and more than 40 per cent of those affected died. According to the new findings, the cause of the illness seems to be the lychee fruit, which is widely grown in the region. The children who got sick were known to have consumed lychees on an empty stomach. Read more

My Mother and Other Stories - a storybook for children

posted 23 Dec 2014, 13:53 by Vinay Jalla   [ updated 31 Mar 2015, 06:45 ]

My Mother and Other Stories. Author: Vinay Jalla

Here's my new storybook for children!

My Mother and Other Stories - a collection of twelve children’s short stories set in modern India - is now officially released worldwide, both in print and digital editions.

Filled with moral values, imagination and downright humour, each story beautifully balances the ordinary with the extraordinary. As well as making young readers laugh, these stories also make them think.

The stories that make up this wonderful collection are: My Mother, Grandma and the crow, The brown puppy, The scout with a big heart, Pineapple of his eye, Our pot-bellied cook, Star tattoo, Ghosts do not exist, A Lovable ayah, The gift of sight, Dance like me, and The young artist.

BUYING OPTIONS:

UK

Click here to buy My Mother and Other Stories (Kindle Edition)

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India

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Click here to buy My Mother and Other Stories (Paperback Edition @Flipkart)

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Worldwide (including USA, Australia and UAE) 

Click here to buy My Mother and Other Stories (Kindle Edition)

Click here to buy My Mother and Other Stories (Paperback Edition)

Click here to buy My Mother and Other Stories (Paperback Edition - USA) 

About the Author
Vinay Jalla is a web content developer, creative writer and a graphic designer with over 18 years of experience in print, online and broadcast media, both in India and in the UK.

The Vaping Club - By Vinay Jalla

posted 10 Dec 2014, 00:30 by Vinay Jalla


Are e-cigarettes safer than real cigarettes? The burning debate continues about the safety of electronic cigarettes, popularly called e-cigarettes. But the big question is: are they a safer substitute to real cigarettes? Read on to find the answer.

Click on the links below to buy my eBook - The Vaping Club.

Amazon UKAmazon USAmazon IndiaAmazon Worldwide

మా అమ్మమ్మ కథని ప్రపంచానికి చెప్పడం అంతే!

posted 21 Aug 2014, 06:25 by Vinay Jalla


ప్రముఖ రచయిత యండమూరి వీరేంద్రనాథ్‌ ప్రశంస పొందిన అనువాద నవల “నారాయణీయం” మూల రచయిత వినయ్ జల్లాతో – అనువాదకుడు కొల్లూరి సోమ శంకర్ జరిపిన ఈమెయిల్ ఇంటర్వ్యూ…

Click here to read more.

Telugu novel 'Narayaneeyam' launched!

posted 1 Jul 2014, 14:10 by Vinay Jalla   [ updated 24 Dec 2014, 03:03 ]


My heartfelt thanks to Yandamoori Veerendranath – for blessing my book with an appealing foreword. Special thanks to Soma Sankar Kolluri – for translating my novel 'Warp and Weft' into Telugu; Srinivas Aitha and Jalla Venkatesh (my dad) – for their invaluable suggestions; Anil Atluri and Vijay – for their initial support. Lastly (but not the least) my grandmother – without her anecdotes I wouldn't have had a story to tell you.

Click on the link below to buy 'Narayaneeyam' (e-book):
http://kinige.com/book/Narayaneeyam

Click on the link below to buy 'Narayaneeyam' (Amazon paperback):
http://www.amazon.com/dp/1505690420/

Click on the link below to buy 'Narayaneeyam' (Pothi.com paperback):
http://pothi.com/pothi/book/vinay-jalla-narayaneeyam

Preview of the Telugu novel 'Narayaneeyam' book cover

posted 25 Jun 2014, 13:53 by Vinay Jalla

narayaneeyam-vinay-jalla

I would like you to have the first glimpse of the book cover of my novel 'Narayaneeyam', which has been translated into Telugu from the original English version – ‘Warp and Weft’. The foreword is written by one of India's most-loved and celebrated Telugu novelist Yandamoori Veerendranath.

We are planning to release 'Narayaneeyam' as an e-book first, followed by the paperback edition shortly. Watch this space for further updates.

Cartoon and book stores are now open for business

posted 27 May 2014, 13:32 by Vinay Jalla   [ updated 27 May 2014, 13:38 ]

This is to inform all my friends/followers/readers/lovely people out there that both my cartoon and book stores are now open for business. I recently introduced the e-commerce app on my website. So feel free to buy any cartoon via PayPal on my site. The book store continues to be powered by Amazon.

I sincerely hope you can also provide some feedback to further improve the stores.

CARTOON store 

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Ants by Vinay Jalla

Size: 4x6 inches frame

Price: £7.99 GBP

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Head Lice by Vinay Jalla

Size: 4x6 inches frame

Price: £7.99 GBP


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Chill by Vinay Jalla

Size: 4x6 inches frame

Price: £7.99 GBP

                                                         Click here to view and buy more cartoons

BOOK store
                                                             Click here to view and buy more books

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