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Mar 06, 2019
Stubble burning costing India $152.9 billion in health expenses over five years: StudyRespiratory illness is one of the leading causes of death in India, with a huge economic burden.
Jan 02, 2019
India can't achieve 8% annual GDP growth without reducing income and gender inequality and improving healthcareIndia is one of the most unequal countries in the world, with the top 10 percent controlling 55 percent of the total wealth against 31 percent in 1980, according to the 2018 World Inequality report.
Nov 27, 2018
World's first CRISPR gene-edited babies claimed by Chinese researcher as successSociety will decide what to do next in terms of allowing or forbidding such science: Researcher.
Nov 21, 2018
Diabetes to affect 98 million Indians by 2030, better access to insulin neededThe causes for the spike in diabetics will have been ageing, urbanisation, changes in diet & activity.
Nov 13, 2018
Conditions in Jammu highlight the sewage crisis underlying our Swachh BharatIndia has the capacity to treat only 37 percent of the sewage generated in urban areas.
Nov 12, 2018
Freezing air can remove 99 percent of suspended pollutants, new research suggestsPassing polluted air through a freezing chamber can remove nearly all air-borne pollutants: Study.
Nov 02, 2018
India hosts 3 of the 50 most polluting sources of nitrogen oxides globally: ReportThe highest NO2 emissions levels were emitted from the Mpumalanga province in South Africa.
Oct 31, 2018
Supreme Court ban on polluting fireworks could be boon for Diwali 'green crackers'The green crackers are not eco-friendly, but 25-30 percent less polluting than regular fireworks.
Oct 01, 2018
Here's why improved forecasts are not helping prevent floods, droughts in IndiaA systematic evaluation of the forecast is needed to bridge the gap from forecasts to saving lives.
Sep 27, 2018
Tackling tuberculosis a high priority for governments worldwide at UN summitLike HIV, tuberculosis remains highly stigmatized, preventing some sufferers from seeking treatment.