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Display radiation risks, phone firms urged

October 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists and pressure groups have urged mobile phone companies to display the possible radiation risks more prominently. Manuals for mobile phones tell users not to place devices ... Read more...

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Are mobile phones really a health hazard?

October 6th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Could mobile phones be giving us brain cancer? Academic and toxicologist Devra Davis, who was in the group that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, says yes.According ... Read more...

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Petition calls for aid workers to enter Myanmar

May 12th, 2008 - 7:48 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, May 12 (DPA) Nearly 2,000 people in Singapore have signed a petition calling on the international community to enter cyclone-battered Myanmar with or without the military government's permission, organizers said Monday. ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s death toll could increase 15-fold, warns Oxfam

May 11th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok/Yangon, May 11 (DPA) Myanmar's death toll from Cyclone Nargis could increase 15-fold to 1.5 million people in coming weeks unless a tsunami-style relief effort is put in place and access granted ... Read more...

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