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As told to Parliament (February 12, 2021): CSE expose on honey adulteration taken note of by Centre

India, Feb. 12 -- All that was discussed in the House through the day The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India had informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare about the investiga... Read More


The $4 trillion economic cost of not vaccinating the entire world

India, Feb. 12 -- It is in rich countries' direct economic interest to ensure poor nations are fully vaccinated as well Rolling out a vaccine to stop the spread of a global pandemic doesn't come chea... Read More


Woman dies in violent wild bear attack in Odisha's Nuapada

India, Feb. 12 -- Villagers blocked a road and demanded the forest officials capture the animal A 47-year-old tribal woman was suspected to be killed by a bear on February 11, 2021 in Lorda forest wi... Read More


Safe drinking water in America: Not everyone has it

India, Feb. 12 -- COVID-19 can't be transmitted through drinking water, but that doesn't mean your tap water is safe When the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak swept across the United Sta... Read More


Nitrogen dioxide pollution reduces across north equatorial Africa in dry season: Study

India, Feb. 12 -- The researchers found that the area's socioeconomic development aided the dip in NO2 levels The concentration of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) has reduced in north equatorial Africa despit... Read More


Customary and religious laws are impeding progress towards women's health in Nigeria

India, Feb. 12 -- The country has the second-largest HIV epidemic in the world; its women make up more than half of people living withthe disease Numerous countries have committed themselves to promo... Read More


Lateral thoughts: Holiday plans in quandary

India, Feb. 12 -- The Chamoli disaster couldaffect tourism and economy, already battered by COVID-19 pandemic Most people I talked to during the country-wide lockdown enforced to curb the spread of t... Read More


Can India be 'atmanirbhar' by cutting budget for children

India, Feb. 12 -- While total allocations to Union budget 2021-22 saw an increase of 14.5%, the share for children declined by 10.8% compared to 2020 The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic... Read More


Fossil fuel combustion caused 2.5 million premature deaths in India in 2018

India, Feb. 12 -- Air pollution and higher particulate matter 2.5 concentrations in ambient air originating from fossil fuel combustion caused 2.5 million premature deaths in India in 2018, according ... Read More


Cancer among elderly women more prevalent than among men: LASI report

India, Feb. 12 -- Every 20th Indian family has a history of cancer, according to a recent report released by Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI), a longitudinal survey to examine aging and retire... Read More