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India must ban asbestos urgently
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India must ban asbestos urgently

Among the most deprived communities in India live and work under asbestos roofs.The National Institute for Health and Family Welfare estimates exposure to asbestos has resulted in higher incidence of cancer among those living under asbestos roofs, points out Gopal Krishna. IMAGE: Sheets of roofing containing asbestos lie abandoned in a field. Photograph: Sandra Teddy/Getty Images On August 24, the constitutional supreme court of Brazil decided by 8 votes against 2 that the Brazilian state of ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Sensex closes in green; consumer durables, oil & gas lift sentiments

Boosted by positive European markets, persistent purchasing by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) and healthy buying in consumer durables, oil and gas as well as banking stocks, key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- surged ...
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Modi inaugurates first All India Institute of Ayurveda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the countrys first All India Institute of Ayurveda in the national capital. Speaking on the occasion, Modi said: "There should be an Ayurveda hospital in every district. Ayush ministry is working in this ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago Here is all you should know about third reshuffle of PM Modi Cabinet  Sify1 month ago Modi cabinet reshuffle today, 9 new ministers to be inducted  Sify1 month ago Nine ministers to be inducted in PM Modi cabinet  catchnews.com1 month ago
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Indian execs paying a high price for life in the fast lane

Experts say one in every four mental health problems is due to depression and anxiety at the workplace. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day on October 10 was: Mental health in the workplace. It’s an apt theme as workplaces are changing dramatically and goalposts are shifting almost every month. And, it’s also a reminder to company managements about the importance of going beyond the optics to move towards a happier ...
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Soumya Swaminathan: Just what the doctor ordered

Soumya Swaminathan’s appointment as World Health Organisation’s deputy director offers an opportunity to push for improving the medical research environment in India, reports Veena Mani. Her famous father, M S Swaminathan, played a key role in revolutionising agriculture in India. Now, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, the newly appointed deputy director of the World Health Organisation, the first Indian to hold the post, has the opportunity to make her mark in healthcare from the vantage ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago MoU signed between ICMR, Ministry of Health & Family welfare and IVI, South Korea  Sify1 month ago ICMR chief appointed to WHOs 2nd post  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Indian paediatrician Soumya Swaminathan appointed WHO Deputy Director General  Sify2 weeks ago
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India's hunger problem worse than North Korea, Bangladesh

The country ranked 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index, slipping three positions from last year. IMAGE: The country’s serious hunger level is driven by high child malnutrition and underlines need for stronger commitment to the social sector. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/Reuters India has a “serious” hunger problem and ranks 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index -- behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan, according ...
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Nachiket Mor has his heart in the right place

After a 25-year stint at ICICI Bank, Mor suddenly quit as he wanted to add more value in the bigger areas of health care and financial inclusion. Nachiket Mor says he tried his best to be a “frontline soldier” in his “karmabhoomi” (area of work), but somehow it has never happened.   “I believe it was not in my destiny. My aspiration was to be in khadis with kolhapuri chappals and a jhola. But it has remained just an aspiration,” he says with a smile, ...
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World Bank warns of learning crisis in countries like India

The World Bank has warned of a learning crisis in global education particularly in low and middle-income countries like India, underlining that schooling without learning is not just a wasted development opportunity, but also a great injustice to children ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Global Markets: Euro, bond yields drop as Germany's Merkel holds on

By John Geddie LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and European government bond yields slipped on Monday after the bloc's most powerful leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far right surged.
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TAPMI seeks a direction for HR through 'DISHA'

The 9th edition of the three-day annual HR conclave 'DISHA' concluded here at T A Pai Management Institute. The theme for this year's conclave, Metamorphosis: Redesign, Recreate, Transform reflected the need for HR as a domain to upgrade itself in an ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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