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May 08, 2014
WHO report shows Delhi, not Beijing is worst in air pollutionDelhi is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality, according to a WHO study released today.
Mar 25, 2014
Air pollution killed 7 million people in 2012: WHO reportAir pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organisation.
Jan 16, 2014
Beijing air pollution 26 times higher than WHO guidelinesSerious air pollution plagues most major Chinese cities, where environmental protection has been long sacrificed for the sake of economic development. Coal burning and car emissions are major sources of pollution.
Aug 06, 2013
Verdict: First test-tube beef burger tastes 'close to meat'The world's first laboratory-grown beef burger was flipped out of a petri dish and into a frying pan on Monday, with food tasters declaring it tasted "close to meat".
Mar 12, 2013
China wrestles with cost of cleaner environmentFacing public outrage over smog-choked cities and filthy rivers, China's leaders are promising to clean up the country's neglected environment — a pledge that sets up a clash with political pressures to keep economic growth strong.
Oct 11, 2012
Suspected case of polio reported in BiharAccording to the health ministry, the case is suspected to be of wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3).
May 03, 2012
Nurses to get a fair deal in Kerala: will the others follow suit?The Kerala government said it will implement an expert committee’s report that recommends substantial rise in their salaries and improvement of their working conditions.
Jan 13, 2012
Polio free year, India's greatest public health achievement: WHOThe United Nations, leading world organisations, including the Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation celebrated India's first polio free year and termed it as a major milestone in their fight against this dreaded disease.
Jul 15, 2011
Water Canary Uses GPS to Source Global Water IssuesThe Water Canary, a device unveiled at TED Global in Edinburgh, Scotland, uses GPS and Crowdsourcing to identify global water problems.
May 17, 2010
WHO Study Has No Clear Answer on Phones and CancerExperts who studied almost 13,000 cell phone users over 10 years, hoping to find out whether the mobile devices cause brain tumors, said on Sunday their research gave no clear answer.