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Nov 19, 2017
Delhi pollution: Dust may be masking bigger killers like vehicular emissions, thermal power plantsDust may be the most visible marker of Delhi's air pollution, but its sheer abundance may actually be masking the bigger killers – emissions from vehicles, thermal power plants and industries.
Nov 17, 2017
'Very disappointed' UN chief Antonio Guterres urges Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockadeUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "very much disappointed" that the Saudi-led coalition is refusing to lift its blockade of Yemen and has written directly to Riyadh's representative
Nov 13, 2017
Delhi air pollution still 'severe': Govt is playing with children's health, accuse angry parents as schools reopen after 5 daysAngry parents accused Delhi authorities on Monday of "playing with children's health" as schools reopened despite a fresh surge in pollution to emergency levels.
Nov 05, 2017
Venkaiah Naidu urges private sector, NGOs to supplement govt efforts for better rural healthcareThe private sector and NGOs should supplement the efforts to provide better healthcare in rural areas, vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.
Nov 03, 2017
Allegations against Monsanto of 'unsafe' Bt products and 'health risks' are blatantly inaccurateThe allegations made against Monsanto over lack of safety are completely unsubstantiated. Experts and regulatory authorities worldwide recognize GM foods and crops as being safe.
Nov 02, 2017
India improved its infant mortality rate, yet has highest number of malnourished children in the world: ReportIndia is home to the largest number of malnourished children in the world, a report said on Wednesday, advocating the need for policies focusing on reducing health and social inequities.
Nov 02, 2017
President Ram Nath Kovind says India staring at mental health epidemic, 90% patients do not get carePresident Ram Nath Kovind on Monday warned that India was staring at a possible mental health epidemic and said over 90 percent of those affected by mental health issues do not receive the required medical care.
Nov 02, 2017
WHO Summit reveals nine out of 194 countries keeping pledge to eradicate hepatitis by 2030Only nine of 194 countries which pledged last year to eradicate hepatitis by 2030 are working towards that goal,
Oct 31, 2017
India tops list of countries with most new TB cases in 2016, accounts for 64% of cases worldwide, says WHOIndia topped the list of seven countries, accounting for 64 percent of the 10.4 million new TB cases worldwide in 2016, according to a new report by WHO
Oct 25, 2017
Madagascar plague: Death toll reaches 124, over 1,100 infected; WHO, Red Cross deliver humanitarian aidThe death toll from Madagascar's plague outbreak has reached 124, officials said on Tuesday, as they cautiously welcomed a slowdown in infections