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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......

Child mortality rate in India is declining

As per World Health Organisation data, visualised above, the biggest causes of mortality in children between the ages of 0 to 4 years are prematurity, acute lower respiratory infection (including......

More than 1 million affected by Ebola outbreak: WHO

With more than one million people affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organisation has warned that there is "no early end in sight" to the severe health crisis......

The dangers of India's water policy

A global water report promotes privatisation narrativewhich could be disastrous for India and the world, says Gopal Krishna. Ahead of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development being......

'Indians most depressed': Govt rubbishes WHO study

The Union health ministry on Thursday rejected media reports which cited a World Health Organisation-sponsored study to claim that Indians were the most depressed in the world. After conducting a......

India slashes health budget, already one of the world's lowest

The United Nations estimates about one third of the world's 1.2 billion poorest people live in India The government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 per cent in its 2014-15 healthcare budget due to......

Why malnutrition, not hunger, is the problem in India

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation has worked out the cost of malnutrition to the world economy: about five per cent of its annual gross domestic product, or $3.5......

Health insurance rates across the world

Deutsche Bank has compared the insurance annual premium rates across the globe. The premium is for a basic policy for a local resident between 25-35 years.   Since the definition of a......

15 countries that drink the most alcohol

Recently, the World Health Organisation released a comprehensive report on the global status of alcohol, in order to help countries combat the harmful use of alcohol and avoid negative health and......

Swine flu: 2,000 affected

The number of people infected with the Swine flu -- A(H1N1) virus -- has topped 2,000 worldwide, the United Nations health agency has said, warning that though symptoms for the vast majority of the......

FIFA agreeing to hold 2022 Qatar World Cup in winter?

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (right) with Fernanda Lima. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images FIFA has reportedly raised objections of holding the 2022 Qatar World Cup in the summer in......

Protesters disrupt FIFA World Cup visit

A small group of protesters demanding more spending on health and education disrupted a visit by FIFA officials to the 2014 World Cup stadium under construction in Cuiaba on Tuesday. Dozens of......

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......

Union slams FIFA and demands player involvement in reforms

Theo van Seggelen, the secretary general of FIFPro (Federation Interantionale Des Associations de Footballeurs Professionels). Photograph: Will Burgess/Reuters The general secretary of the world......

Ebola unites football icons Zidane, Ronaldo

Zinedine Zidane, right, greets Ronaldo. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images Football idols Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo will lead a star-studded team in a friendly match on Monday aimed at raising......
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Athletes shrug off pollution issues at Rio Olympic test

Athletes, coaches and organisers at a major test event for next year's Olympic Games shrugged off a simmering dispute over safety at watersports... ...

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Students sensitised on gender sensitive legal measures

A legal awareness programme was organised under the aegis of the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) for female students... ...

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Breast-feeding Week begins

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - To commemorate the World Breast-feeding Week, which began today, a public meeting was organised at the Bishnu... ...

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Clash over the cure

NOT ALLS well on the AYUSH front. Despite the government's push to popularise Ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and homeopathy, or... ...

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Make workplaces mother-baby friendly, say experts in Bhopal

On the eve of the start of the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), experts have called for mother and baby friendly workplaces and increased family... ...

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