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

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 comments come close on the heels of the Supreme Court banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and the National Capital Region till October 31. Flagging off the 'Run for Clean Air' campaign in New Delhi as a part of the 'Clean Air Campaign', he said that the ill-effects of pollution cause maximum problems ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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Firecracker ban: If the SC move reduces air pollution, how will we know?

Firecrackers are undoubtedly a threat to environment and our health, but it may not be possible to accurately measure how effective this ban will be Last Updated at October 12, 2017 09:49 IST
 Business Standard2 months ago Ban on crackers  State Times2 months ago Cleaner Diwali, Delhi air quality still turns severe  DNA1 month ago Ruminations: Time for introspection  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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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 Commons. Come on,” our team member Devendra Singh mutters, crouching in the grass, heedless of the heat and dust. IMAGE: The red flash butterfly. Photograph: Courtesy Vijay Barve/Wikimedia Commons. “You know you want to sit.” IMAGE: The psyche butterfly. Photograph: Courtesy JM ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Presence of butterflies indicates relative health of the environment  Business Standard2 months ago

Healthy Eating Programs in School Can Prevent Dental Caries in Children

Promoting oral health in school environment can help improve oral health and prevent cavities in children aged 8 to 10.
 Med India1 month ago Healthy food choices near schools may promote healthier teeth  Business Standard1 month ago

Being Treated Unfairly at Work Impacts Health

Perceived fairness at work is a modifiable aspect of the work environment, as is job insecurity. Perceived job insecurity had an effect on sick leave.
 Med India5 days ago

Air pollution: Reduced self-cleansing capacity of atmosphere

An apple a day keeps the doctor away is passe. Yet, it applies so well to the health of our environment, especially the atmosphere.We keep our body healthy so that it can efficiently fight diseases. A weak body will need heavy medication to fight a disease ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
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Air pollution affecting kids' mental health, say doctors

Days after the Centre for Science and Environment stated that air pollution is responsible for 30 per cent of premature deaths in India, doctors have claimed that air pollution is also compromising mental health of children apart from their lungs.The doctors ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago 30% premature deaths in India due to air pollution: CSE Report  Prokerala2 weeks ago “Air Pollution Harmful, But It Isn’t A Killer”: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan  Pluggd in1 month ago

Leukemia Extracts Energy For Survival From Mitochondria

Blood cancer cells generate an environment for transfer of healthy mitochondria from the non-cancerous cells to the leukaemia cells.
 Med India2 months ago T Cells are More Effective in a Tumour's Anoxic Environment  Med India1 month ago
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With 25 lakh dead, India saw world's most pollution-related deaths in 2015, says study

The environment panel is part of a two-year project with over 40 international health and environmental authors led by Philip Landrigan, an environmental scientist, and Richard Fuller, founder of Pure Earth and the secretariat of the Global Alliance on Health ...
 Money Today1 month ago Pollution killed 2.5mn in India: Lancet study  DNA1 month ago

Global HSE conference begins at Hyderabad

GUWAHATI, Sept 21 - The fifth edition of Global HSE Conference and Exhibition on Health, Safety & Environment, hosted by Oil India Ltd (OIL), got under way today at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre. The theme of the conference is HSE excellence: ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago
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