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Bad and good news: While India ranks ninth in most polluted na...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently released its 2016 data for the most polluted nations in the world. While Saudi Arabia tops the list with an air pollution level of 108 PM 2.5 (a measure of fine particulate matter that it too small to be seen, but ... DNA, 3 weeks ago

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World AIDS Day: Why is India against HIV self-testing despite WHO advice?

If HIV tests were as easy as getting a pregnancy test, would you check once? The World Health Organisation (WHO) ahead of World AIDS Day (1 December) this year, has strongly recommended the introduction and use of self tests in the case of HIV. These tests ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Want to lead a healthy life? Kick the Butt!

A report published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2016, tobacco kills around six million people each year. More than five million of those deaths are the result of direct tobacco use, while more than 6,00,000 are the result of non-smokers being ...
 Himalayan times1 month ago
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GST: Health groups seek highest possible tax levy on tobacco items

With the total tax burden currently at 53 per cent, 19.5 per cent and 56 per cent, respectively for cigarettes, bidis and smokeless, tobacco taxation in India is much lower than the level recommended by the World Health Organisation. Ahead of a crucial GST Council meet on February 18, many public health groups have reached out to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, urging him to ensure that all tobacco products especially bidis are placed in the demerit goods category at the 28 per cent ...
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Elections 2017: New worries creep into seemingly healthy Goa

When it comes to the health of its 1.5 million people, sunny, sylvan Goa–India's smallest state by area and the fourth-least populous–does better than most Indian states and best among the five heading into elections, according to an analysis by the ...
 Sify3 weeks ago #Elections2017: UP spends least on health, reflects in its ill-health  Sify4 weeks ago
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'World's longest' human chain against booze

11,292 km. 20 million (Nitish Kumar says 30 million) Biharis. 45 minutes. IMAGE: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar along with Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Yadav and others at the human chain in support of prohibition at the Gandhi Maidan in Patna, January 21. Photograph: PTI Photo The people of Bihar made history on Saturday by forming the 'world's longest human chain' in support of prohibition and de-addiction in the state. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu ...
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Poor fungal infection diagnosis may up antibiotic resistance

Poor diagnosis worldwide of fungal disease causes doctors to over-prescribe antibiotics, increasing harmful resistance to antimicrobial drugs, a new study has warned. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Time to end tax havens: Richest 1% own 58% of India's total wealth

Globally, just 8 billionaires have same amount of wealth as the poorest 50% of the world population. In signs of rising income inequality, India's richest 1 per cent now hold a huge 58 per cent of the country's total wealth -- higher than the global figure of about 50 per cent, a new study showed on Monday. The study, released by rights group Oxfam ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos attended by rich and powerful from across the world, showed that just 57 ...
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30 Under 30: The world is watching these Indian super achievers

The Forbes 30 Under 30 list is even harder to get into than Stanford or Harvard University, says Monali Sarkar.Meet the desis who made the cut this year. IMAGE: Teju Ravilochan, centre. Photograph: Kind courtesy Unreasonable Institute/Facebook.com 'Falling in love with a problem, learning all about it, experimenting aggressively, being a learner' -- that's Teju Ravilochan's key to success. Ravilochan, 29, who founded the Unreasonable Institute, is the only Indian origin super achiever who made ...
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In Pictures| Iconic world personalities that we bid goodbye to in 2016

2016 has been a tough year with several of our icons in the fields of cinema, entertainment, sports and politics passing away. Here's thanking each one of them for following their passions and giving us plenty of inspiration in some way or the other. World ...
 DNA1 month ago
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