Thursday, October 1, 2020
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Pollution May Increase Stroke Risk in AFib Patients: Study

People with one of the most common heart disorders or atrial fibrillation (AFib) who are exposed to greater levels of pollution have a 1.2-fold...

UN Secretary-General Calls For Efforts To Address Air Pollution

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for global efforts to address air pollution. Around the world, nine out of every 10 people breathe unclean...

Australian Researchers Develop Technique to Make Coal-Fired Power Plants Environment Friendly

By Phil Mercer Researchers in Australia say they have developed a technique to make coal-fired power plants run without coal. They say new thermal energy storage blocks can heat water, which,...

Sustainable Farming Should Be Taught In School, Feels Bhumi Pednekar

Sustainable farming should be taught as a subject at school level, feels Bhumi Pednekar. Her observation comes after the actress did some reading to...

World Nature Conservation Day: Here’s How You Can Contribute

By Muskan Bhatnagar July 28 is marked globally as World Nature Conservation Day, which reminds us of the importance of nature in our day to...

We all Need to Play Our Part to Ensure That we Create Less Pollution: Randeep Hooda

Actor Randeep Hooda hopes people will restart responsibly after the Covid-19 lockdown, and feels everyone has a part to play in making the planet...

Exercise Prevents High BP, Even in Areas with Air Pollution

People who regularly exercise tend to have a lower risk of high blood pressure (BP), even if they live in areas where air pollution...

Here are Some Extra Skincare Precautions to Take Before Stepping Out Again

Prolonged pandemic and lockdown gave us enough time to take care of our skin and stay away from a regular exposure of sun, dust...

Ashtottaram 7: OṀ ṪAPOBHŨMYAI NAMAH

By Dr. Devakinanda Pasupuleti Performing austerities and penances (tapas) are unique only to our mother land and the followers of Sanatana Dharma. Nowhere else and...

India Ranks Poor On the Environmental Performance Index

India has ranked 168th out of 180 countries in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), according to researchers at Yale and Columbia universities, who...

Air Pollution Rises Again as India Reopens

Even though the pollution levels in six major cities plummeted during the initial phase of the lockdown, it is on the rise again as...

Risk of Multiple Sclerosis High in Urbanites due to Air Pollution

Air pollution could be a risk factor for the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), say researchers, adding that MS risk was 29 per cent...

While the Humans Are Caged Amid the Lockdown, Wildlife and Nature Enjoys

By Kanan Parmar How many of you remember that before the COVID-19 pandemic, the earth was facing another crisis- the environmental crisis? Amid the lockdown, social...

Here’s How the Lockdown Has Affected New Delhi

By Anjana Pasricha “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” said Benjamin Franklin, one of America’s founding fathers. Living...

Researchers Develop New Framework To Select Best Trees For Fighting Air Pollution

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new framework for selecting the best trees for fighting air pollution that originates from our roads. In...

COVID-19 Outbreak Has Reduced Pollution Levels: ESA

The European Space Agency (ESA) has noted a positive effect of the world-wide coronavirus outbreak, saying satellite data is showing reduced air pollution in...

Breathing Dirty Air Can Make You More Prone To Diabetes, Obesity and other Chronic illnesses: Study

Breathing dirty air takes a heavy toll on gut bacteria, boosting risk of obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders and other chronic illnesses, a new study...

Xiaomi Works To Make “Smart Masks” That Collect Air Data in Real-Time

Chinese company Xiaomi has been granted a patent for smart masks that would come equipped with sensors and a chip to gather real-time data...

Exposure to Ground Level Ozone Increases Risk of Death

Researchers have found that daily exposure to ground level ozone in cities worldwide is associated with an increased risk of death. This is the...

Follow these Tips and Don’t let the Pollution Damage your Hair

Did you know our scalp comprises of 1,50,000 hair follicles! Excessive exposure to pollution, dust and dirt can cause scalp irritation and wreak havoc...

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Lack of Vitamin-D May Result in Obesity, Says Study

We have now one more reason to maintain vitamin-D in our body as researchers have found that vitamin D deficiency during early development can...

Contemplating the Indian Constitution In Two Different Ways

BY NEHA HEGDE The Indian Constitution can be viewed in two particular ways. The Conservative Constitution and the Transformative Constitution. One sounds more of criticism...