According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide. The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study. According to medical journal The Lancet, over a million Indians die every year due to air pollution and some of the worst polluted cities of the world are in India. The ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
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 ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
And you won't guess which film tops Raja's list! And why. 2016 has been a year of makeshift marvel. You have seen my Best Actor and Best Actress selections, but this set of movies makes it clear that the year has been characterised by fundamentally flawed winners. Most selections on my top 10 come with built-in caveats, and yet they are films I'd rather celebrate than blackball. Here, after much deliberation, are 10 misfit movies that sum up an odd year. Here's how much Aamir, Salman, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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