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50 killed, over 700 injured in China's deadly port explosions

Powerful explosions tore through a warehouse storing hazardous chemicals in north China's major port city, killing at least 50 people and injuring over 700 others as the twin blasts sent......

China's turmoil is both economic and political

The chaos on its stock markets, a fierce battle between the old and new guard in the Communist Party and the restive border provinces of Tibet and Xinjiang forebode tough times ahead for China,......

Tinajin blasts: Death toll rises to 112; nearly 100 missing

Firefighters walk past a damaged truck at the site of Wednesday night's explosions in Binhai new district of Tianjin, China. The death toll from massive explosions in China's port city of Tianjin......

Tianjin explosions: Fire continues to rage; toll mounts to 56

Firefighters run as smoke rises at the site of the explosions at the Binhai new district in Tianjin, China. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters Over 1,000 firefighters aided by military experts trained......

IITs offer Modi lifeline to save Ganga

The IIT plan is at the heart of Narendra Modi's ambitious plan to restore the river's glory.Rashme Sehgal reports for In 2010, then environment minister Jairam Ramesh had assigned a......

Is it end of the line for South Asia's ship graveyards?

With a plunge in steel prices, ship owners are getting about $3.6 million less for the 25,000 tonnes of recoverable metal from a typical iron ore or coal carrying......

Bangalore neighbourhood's toxic air threatens India's future

Once called India’s garden city, this upper middle-class residential area in Bangalore has India’s most toxic air, says Devanik Saha, On the day this story was written,......

GMOs - from war to dialog?

Indian scientists who wrote to the PM last week are not entirely rejecting GMOs but instead asking for caution and further testing to establish their safety, writes Rajni Bakshi. When dignitaries......

Corporations, children and responsibility

Companies can be more alert on how various aspects of their operations impact children, writes Rajni Bakshi.Corporations are now among the most powerful entities on earth. Children are the......

Wipro tops Greenpeace list of greener electronics cos

Wipro has topped the 'Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics' list in its maiden appearance, surpassing global giants such as Apple, Samsung, Dell and Nokia among others.According to the 18th......
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8,000 Participate in the Biggest Scientific Event On Multiple Sclerosis Held in Barcelona

Researchers and clinicians from all over the world gather at the 31st Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple... ...
Linde Oxygen Booster Cuts Soluble BOD After or Before DAF Treatment

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Harmless chemicals or health hazard?

Where do siloxanes come from? The name may sound Greek to many of us, but we are constantly exposed to siloxanes in our everyday lives. They are... ...
Nipping it in the bud

The enormity of the cancer of head and neck have prompted a global outcry on the need to collectively address this scourge. Head and neck cancers... ...
Sustainable development goals

International mechanisms such as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight the failure to provide public goods, but they... ...

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