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Have told scientists to work on 'zero-pollution' crackers: Vardhan

Scientists have been asked to develop zero-pollution firecrackers that do not cause health hazards to children, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday ahead of Diwali. The......

Why we need our flying jewels

Butterflies aren't just easy on the eyes. Their presence in a place indicates the relative health of the environment. IMAGE: The red pierrot butterfly. Photograph: Courtesy Vengola/Wikimedia......

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......

The many challenges awaiting Himachal's new CM

Fund crunch may come in the way of infrastructure development; women’s safety another issue that will be in focus, reports Aditi Phadnis. With no clarity on who will be the new chief......

'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......

Why Secret Superstar is BIGGER than Dangal

'Both films are about the empowerment of the girl child. Both try to put a spotlight on the issue of gender equality.' 'The difference is, in Dangal, the lead character is still a man. It is......

All about midnight drama and more in ISL 4

'First we are told that it won't be 8'o clock it would be 8.30pm, then it changed to 8.45, 9.15 and so on... It was a hard day at the office' 'Within the prevailing circumstances and causes that......

Toxic New Delhi shamed as cricketers, footballers face breathing issues

India stumped in efforts to clear toxic smog as cricketers throw up IMAGE: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal wears the anti-pollution mask. Photograph: BCCI India's state-run NTPC is launching......

PHOTOS: Sehwag, Belgian royal couple team up for child rights

'No matter the country we live in, we have to ensure that children grow up in a safe family environment. We need to protect girls and boys from all kind of violence and harmful practises and......

Air quality 'poor' on eve of mega FIFA event

IMAGE: Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi. Photograph: Indian football team/Twitter A day before the U-17 FIFA world cup kicks off in Delhi, environment NGO Greenpeace said today the level of......
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CPCB

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has cleared seven projects, including a study on the impact of air pollution on health, which will be... ...

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Hot Yoga No More Effective Than Room Temperature Yoga

The heated environment in Bikram yoga does not play a role in causing improvements in vascular health. ...

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5 laws that women need as urgently as ban on Triple Talaq

In its urgency to push through the Triple Talaq Bill, the government appears to have overlooked five criminal laws relating to women and marriage... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/5-laws-that-women-need-as-urgently-as-ban-on-triple-talaq-news-law-sbsqyVigfcfii.html
Delhi must not wait for a Kamla Mills type tragedy

Last December's incident of Mumbai's Kamla Mills catching fire, claiming the lives of 14 people, including 11 women, and suffering extensive damage... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/delhi-must-not-wait-for-a-kamla-mills-type-tragedy-118011700896_1.html
The future belongs to biopharma. Can India catch up with China?

If we are to realise the full potential of biologics' ability to improve people's health, it is essential to encourage public policy and support... ...

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