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No cause for alarm on uranium in water: Himachal minister


August 29th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The uranium content in the groundwater of Himachal Pradesh is not at alarming levels, a minister said here Wednesday.The maximum concentration of uranium in the state ... Read more...

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‘Food security bill can be global example’


July 17th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The proposed National Food Security Bill has the potential to be a global example, experts from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and Oxfam said ... Read more...

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Plastic pollution in sea reaches alarming levels


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 5 (IANS) Plastic pollution is reaching alarming levels off the coast of Pacific Northwest, which is just as bad as the notoriously polluted North Sea.University of British Columbia ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Signs of improvement, walked few steps: Big B


February 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has reported signs of improvement in his blood test reports, thus avoiding a second surgery. He also tried to walk a few ... Read more...

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FDA Warning On ‘Herbal’ Supplement Man Up


December 15th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The detractors of the so called performance enhancing pills have got a boost in the arm as the Food and Drug Administration has issued a ... Read more...

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Haryana battling floods, releases more water in Yamuna (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) As fresh breaches emerged in the Yamuna river in Haryana's Panipat district and flooded nearly a dozen villages Friday, the Haryana government released over one lakh cusecs of ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana villages flooded as rivers rise alarmingly


September 10th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) Close to 75 villages in Punjab and Haryana were flooded and thousands of acres of farm land inundated as the Yamuna, Satluj and other rivers rose to alarming ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes linked to Alzheimer’s


August 26th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop plaques in the brain that are associated with Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Rescue work on as floods threaten Punjab, Haryana


August 26th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) Work was continuing on war-footing in Haryana and Punjab Thursday to plug fresh breaches in the Satluj and Yamuna rivers and people were evacuated to safer locations from ... Read more...

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Punjabi Community center conducts awareness campaigns for S. Asian diabetic patients in Canada


August 14th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Canada, Aug 14 (ANI): As a part of the diabetes awareness campaign for South Asians whose numbers have reached alarming levels, the Punjabi Community Health Services center regularly holds workshops and helps ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Developed nations’ currency notes have less bacteria


August 13th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers have found currency notes in developed countries to have fewer bacteria than money in poorer countries. Led by University of Ballarat's food microbiologist Frank Vriesekoop, a global research ... Read more...

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Mass evacuation in Pak Punjab as authorities issue red alert on floods


August 10th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffargarh, Aug 10(ANI): Thousands of residents are evacuating Muzaffargarh city in Pakistan's Punjab province after local authorities issued an urgent flood warning.Flood warnings were played out from loudspeakers of mosques in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rescue work on in Punjab, Haryana to plug breaches


July 12th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Rescue work was on in flood-hit areas of Punjab and Haryana Monday as the army joined efforts to plug breaches in the Ghaggar river that had inundated scores ... Read more...

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Fresh breaches in Ghaggar submerge more Punjab villages (Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Two fresh breaches in the Ghaggar river and one in the Narwana canal in different parts of Punjab Sunday submerged scores of villages and inundated several acres of ... Read more...

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Fresh breach in Ghaggar river in Punjab


July 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) A fresh breach of around 20 feet was reported in the Ghaggar river near Mansa district of Punjab, causing floods in many surrounding villages Sunday, an official said. "Today, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Halting carbon dioxide emissions cannot avert climate change


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) With carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air approaching alarming levels, even halting emissions altogether may not be enough to avert catastrophic climate change. Could scrubbing carbon dioxide from ... Read more...

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U.S. families exposed to alarming levels of toxic chemical BPA everyday


May 19th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A new report was released on Tuesday, which states that common canned foods contain high levels of bisphenol A (BPA), the National Workgroup for Safe Markets said.Senator ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stop eating fish to help planet says PETA


March 25th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Thursday urged people to stop eating fish and go vegan to help animals and the planet. Unveiling the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

40 percent Indian children are underweight, says global index


October 14th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Over 40 percent of children in India are underweight, says this year's Global Hunger Index, which finds that South Asia now has higher levels of hunger than ... Read more...

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Dust pollution in and around Delhi still high


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The level of dust particles that damage the lungs continues to be above the standards laid down by the government, a study in five different schools in ... Read more...

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Oz school teachers are ‘worst bullies’, finds survey


May 13th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 17 (ANI): A new survey has shown that teachers entrusted with preventing bullying in Australian schools are instead bullying each other at alarming levels.In the national online survey of more ... Read more...

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Death of Dalit election candidate warrants CBI enquiry


April 14th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantBahadur Lal Sonkar (48 years) who was contesting the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections from Jaunpur parliamentary constituency of India, was found dead hanging from a tree on the eve ... Read more...

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Despite ban on Chinese toys, children still playing with poison


January 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India may have banned import of Chinese toys till June, but children will continue to be exposed to risks of liver damage or disruption of mental health ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Arctic ice continues to thin alarmingly


August 4th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 4 (ANI): Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany have analyzed that Arctic ice is continuing to thin down to alarming levels.According to ... Read more...

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Alarming levels of hazardous chemicals in Canadian canned foods


May 29th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, May 29 (ANI): Canned foods commonly served to Canadian children contain the estrogen-mimicking chemical bisphenol A at concentrations twice as much as the levels that made many consumers to stop ... Read more...

Posted in National |

African doctors leave patients behind to find a better life


March 8th, 2008 - 9:39 am ICT by admin
DPA Kampala (Uganda), March 8 (DPA) Lydia Mungherela left her home country Uganda in 1986 as it was in the throes of war and the burgeoning of a new disease called AIDS - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers find alarming levels of mercury and arsenic in Chinese lake


January 10th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A team of researchers has found potentially dangerous levels of mercury and arsenic in Lake Baiyangdian, which is the largest lake in the North China Plain and a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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