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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......

Mumbai choking on e-waste; 19,000 tons/year

The city faces grave health and environmental risks posed by a whopping 19,000 tonnes of electronic waste produced in Mumbai, apart from a good amount of the same being imported clandestinely, a......

SC notice to Centre, Delhi on plea for cracker-free festivals

"We do not want all children to become ninjas," a senior lawyer told the Supreme Court on Thursday, taking a cue from Chief Justice H L Dattu's reference to his grandson looking like a ninja by......

Congress chief ministers are in trouble

Even if they score administratively, state governments ruled by the party suffer from an inability to communicate positively, say observers. Kavita Chowdhury, Raghu Krishnan, Sanjeeb Mukherjee & G......

'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......

'It was difficult to shoot in a bikini'

'Initially, I was worried how the Calendar Girls would gel. But we bonded on screen and off.' 'On the sets, we were very mischievous. We were called the Calendar Girls School Girls! Madhur sir was......

Here's what threatens the Singapore World Cup meet...

‘We are deeply disappointed with the haze threat’ Germany swimmers react after competing in the women's 4x100m medley relay. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images The thick haze......

Olympic sailors, rowers shrug off reports of Rio's polluted waters

Rubbish is pictured at Fundao beach, on the banks of the Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters Sailors and rowers were not worried about getting sick during the Rio......
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A British study has cast doubts on the health benefits of sit-stand work stations, claiming that sitting down is no worse for your health than... ...
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