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Is environment paying the price for development?

Data released by the World Health Organisation shows that of the 20 most polluted cities of the world, 13 are in India. This report is based on the levels of particulate matter classified as......

Nuke liability bill has ignored ILO recommendation

An environmental health researcher has sought intervention of the National Human Rights Commission, alleging that drafters of the Nuclear Liability Bill have ignored recommendations of the......

Choked! 2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution

According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide. The air......

Here are the best photos from the World Press Photo Awards

The winners of the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest have been announced. The winning shot was taken by Turkish Associated Press photographer called Burhan Ozbilici, with an image he has simply......

OPS drops bombshell: Was humiliated, forced to resign

Ever the supporting hero, never the hero, was what people said of O Panneerselvam, famous as the stop gap chief minister of Tamil Nadu. But on Tuesday night he decided to move to the centrestage......

'For 8 pc growth India must invest in education, healthcare and environment'

'If you want manufacturing to flourish and if you are aiming at sustainable growth, high school education is a must' 'The highest turnover from economic investment comes when you invest in younger......

COLUMN: Why there's a twist in the GM tale

Agricultural scientists are all for gene-altered crops that are safe for the environment and health and are beneficial to farmers, notes Surinder Sud. By raising frivolous objections to the......

As water becomes scarce, droughts ravage the world

Long periods of drought can have devastatating effects on environment, agriculture, health and the economy. Droughts have also led to mass migration in several parts of the world.Here's a look at......

Apple neglecting workers' health: Chinese groups

Dozens of environmental groups in China have accused Apple Inc for neglecting safety standards, indulging in labour abuses and polluting the environment as a result of which about 200 workers fell......

Foreign trade becomes environment conscious

The concerns about environment and public health are slowly gaining ground in the matter of imports and exports also. The sanitary (relating to food safety) and phytosanitary (animal and plant......

'Priyanka convinced me that she is in a very happy place'

'Priyanka is very, very kind-hearted... kind to a fault. She is too kind. That is something people do not know...'Fascinating insights about PeeCee from her mom, Dr Madhu Chopra. Part 1: The......

How Alia Bhatt nailed Udta Punjab

'The starting point of the Udta Punjab casting was that we didn't think stars would do a film like this, so we'd take non-stars.''As the names kept rolling in and we had Kareena Kapoor and Shahid......

Dhoni sheds light on how India can win medals at Olympics

‘Merely ploughing money into sports does not translate into medals’ IMAGE: India Test captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters. Competing in 15 disciplines......

Is Brazil ready to stage successful Olympics?

‘Brazil is ready to receive all of the visitors who will be enjoying the pleasure of watching the world's elite international sports athletes compete’ IMAGE: The fun loving Brazil's......
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Three-day garden festival saw 30,000 footfalls

The three-day long 30th Garden Tourism Festival, at the 'Garden of Five Senses' here, which attracted over thirty thousand people concluded today.... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/three-day-garden-festival-saw-30-000-footfalls-117021900671_1.html
Zero pollution may spike asthma in kids

Are you making the environment and water a bit too clean for your kids? Beware! You may be depriving them of the good microbes that may protect... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a719639.html
Antibiotic resistance is serious. And Health Ministry is now concerned

Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is a grave threat – it could cause critical antibiotics to fail, with bacteria becoming increasingly... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/health-news/antibiotic-resistance-is-serious-and-health-ministry-is-now-concerned.html
Making valuable items out of used tyres has become source of income in Nagaland

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): In the Burma camp area of Dimapur town in Nagaland, a section of people are making efforts to get the best out of tyres by... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/making-valuable-items-out-of-used-tyres-has-become-source-of-income-in-nagaland-news-national-rcrreJfedhdei.html
Himalya enters pet nutrition market

The Himalaya Drug Company, one of the country’s leading home-grown wellness brand, seems well set to make inroads into the fast growing pet... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/himalya-enters-pet-nutrition-market-270

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