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Apr 14, 2019
Over 120 people killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya since violence escalated in Tripoli, says WHOLibya has been in turmoil since the NATO-backed overthrow of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, which has led to the creation of a bewildering array of militias all seeking to take control.
Apr 10, 2019
India trade ministry says no legal basis for imposing ban on e-cigarettesHalting imports of e-cigarettes into India will be against multilateral commitments with WHO.
Mar 21, 2019
Deaths due to 'mystery fever' in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly give Opposition ammunition ahead of Lok Sabha electionThis mystery fever in Uttar Pradesh is compelling ammunition for the Lok Sabha election, especially as it follows the deaths of several children at a Gorakhpur hospital last year.
Mar 20, 2019
WHO calls for a central registry of all gene editing research conducted worldwideA Chinese scientist last year claimed to have edited the genes of twin baby girls.
Mar 16, 2019
Measles Vaccination Day: What you should know about MR, anti-vaxxer trend in IndiaParents around the world are refusing to give their kids preventive vaccines based on a myth.
Jan 11, 2019
Centre launches anti-pollution programme in more than 100 cities; experts critical of plan for lack of framework to curb toxicity levelsIndia on Thursday launched a program to rein in dangerous pollution levels in more than a hundred cities that the government said it expected to improve air quality significantly.
Sep 17, 2018
Indian vehicle owners ready to buy EVs if they reduce pollution, reveals surveyOnly 12 % drivers would switch to EVs to avoid using petrol and diesel, according to the survey.
Sep 10, 2018
World Suicide Prevention Day: In India, multiple challenges persist despite effortsIn India, suicide statistics have been growing at an alarming rate. In 1978 for instance, the suicide rate (counted as deaths per one lakh people) was 6.3, now it is 10.6.
Sep 03, 2018
India made 'rapid progress' in increasing access to sanitation in schools, says joint UN and WHO reportThe report, titled 'Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools: 2018 Global Baseline Report,' says that good hygiene facilities in schools provide the basis of a healthy learning environment and that girls are more likely to attend when they are on their period.
Aug 29, 2018
Health ministry calls for halting sales, import of electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco devicesMinistry said such devices were a “great health risk” and it was possible that children and non-smokers using such products could switch to cigarettes once they get addicted to nicotine