User: aseem Topic: Water
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Last updated: May 23 2017 11:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dental problems? Blame your hormones, ladies 23.5.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
The increased levels of female hormones can cause dental problems, warns Lt Gen Dr Vimal Arora.
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Banks of River Sabarmati have turned fertile for offices, houses 18.5.2017 Rediff: Business
Resettlement of 12,000 families living on banks of Sabarmati Riverfront cost Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation about Rs 1,200 crore
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This is how a clutch of scientists around the country are working to decode cancer 13.5.2017 ET: Healthcare
In 2008, the International Cancer Genome Consortium was formed to identify the DNA alterations that drive cells to become malignant as a result of exposure to various cancercausing agents.
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Rising humidity leads to increase in fever, diarrhoea 13.5.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The rising temperature in Delhi is giving a tough time to the residents of the capital, with mercury levels crossing the 40 degrees Celsius mark. What's worse? The temperatures are predicted to sore higher in the coming days. Doctors have cautioned patients to seek immediate medical help in case high fever, dizziness, and vomiting persists for more than two days. People are advised to stay indoors as much possible. "In the last five-six days, there has been a rise of about 20-25 per cent in the cases of heat stroke, dehydration, upset stomach, and typhoid. Those diagnosed with typhoid, viral fever, and jaundice are advised admission for three days," said Dr Meenakshi Jain, senior consultant, internal medicine, Max Hospital. The humidity level on Friday was recorded at 43 per cent. On Thursday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were 40.8 and 26 degrees Celsius, respectively. Private and government hospitals have been swamped with cases of viral infections, throat ache, diarrhoea, and typhoid. City ...
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A cancer interview we must all read 11.5.2017 Rediff: Interviews
'Our body functions in a particular system. We pass urine. We pass motions. We swallow food. We drink water. We breathe properly.'
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Better late than never, say child food experts 9.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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South civic body issues advisory to control mosquito menace 26.4.2017 DNA: Mumbai
In view of last year's massive outbreak of chikungunya in the Capital, the Municipal Corporations of Delhi are taking preventive measures well in advance. On Tuesday, the south civic body issued an advisory, calling upon educational institutions, workplaces, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs), and market associations to not allow water to stagnate in their respective areas. As many as 79 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the Capital, till now. Generally considered a non-fatal disease, chikungunya is caused by a virus. The season for vector-borne diseases in Delhi starts from mid-July and generally lasts till November-end. According to the report prepared by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), a total of 24 cases of dengue have been reported this season till now. The number, however, was restricted to only seven last year. Stressing on the need to eliminate mosquitoes, South Corporation Commissioner P K Goel said: "Since there is no specific treatment for dengue and chikungunya, ...
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Tasa urges people of Jorhat to take up cleanliness drive 12.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Tasa urges people of Jorhat to take up cleanliness drive
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Diarrhoea cases on the rise in Kurla 12.4.2017 DNA: Popular News
Instead of drinking tap water, the family of Habib Khan is now storing packaged drinking water bottles in their house. Reason? Within a week, around nine members of the family have come down with Diarrhoea. Just like the Khans, other families residing in and around Kurla area have been suffering from Diarrhoea for the past one week. Khan, said, "While my 74-year-old father is suffering from Diarrhoea for last two days, nine members from my family are getting medical treatment. The BMC officials — coming for the survey — are distributing electrolyte powder and taking water samples for testing." Majid Chogle, secretary in one of the buildings in Kapadia Nagar, also found worms while cleaning the water filter. Chogle, said, "After watering plants in my house, I saw worms in the pot and realised that there were worms in the water." Another residential building has more than 11 patients suffering from Diarrhoea due to contaminated water. Baitullah Khan, resident, said, "The disease has been spreading since ...
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Why dengue is now an all-season threat 11.4.2017 TOI: Cities
The city has been witnessing an unusual presence of the Aedes mosquitoes and the diseases transmitted by them even though the vectors are usually associated with rainy season.
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Change in diet could help tackle water woes: Study 7.4.2017 TOI: India
If Indians eat less of wheat and poultry and instead consume more of vegetables and legumes, and switch to fruits like melon, oranges and papaya, it can help the country address its groundwater problem as well as lead a healthy life, a new study published in The Lancet Planetary Health said.
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Are you brushing your teeth too hard? 6.4.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
It's important to brush slowly, lightly and gently.
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Summer problems and how to stay safe 1.4.2017 TOI: India
The sudden rise in temperature across the country has triggered a surge in summer related illnesses -- heat exhaustion, dehydration, fever as well as food and water-borne diseases. Here’s what you need to watch out for and how to steer clear of them.
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Mission to make 28,000 habitations arsenic-free by 2021 1.4.2017 TOI: India
With an aim to provide safe and clean drinking water across the country, the government has set a deadline of 2021 to make clean drinking water available to 28,000 habitations, heavily affected with arsenic and fluoride contaminants in water.
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Peru reels from floods as it waits for end to brutal rainy season 24.3.2017 Budget 2017, Income Tax - India Budget 2017 Updates, Union Budget 2017 Latest News, Railway Budget 2017 | Times of India
PERU-FLOODS/ (PIX, TV):Peru reels from floods as it waits for end to brutal rainy season
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Environment Ministry celebrates World Water Day 2017 22.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) celebrated the World Water Day 2017 here today. Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. The theme of World Water Day 2017 is "Wastewater”.
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#WorldWaterDay: Did you know that 77mn Indians lack access to safe water? 22.3.2017 DNA: Top News
On World Water Day, one of the biggest concerns India faces is the lack of proper drinking water. Currently, nearly 77 million Indians lack access, which amounts to five per cent of the country’s population While nearly 70 percent of the world is covered by water, only 2.5 percent of it is fresh. The rest is saline and ocean-based. Even then, just 1 percent of our freshwater is easily accessible, with much of it trapped in glaciers and snowfields. This makes the numbers from India all the more staggering. Here are some other things you need to know about India’s relationship with water 17% of poor’s income spent on drinking water According to Water Aid, a UK-based NGO, most people who don’t have access to drinking water come from impoverished communities that live on around Rs 300 per day. Of this money, 17 per cent of their income is spent on water that they buy from water tankers 21% of communicable diseases due to unsafe water The World Bank estimates that 21% of communicable diseases in India are ...
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63 million Indians don't have access to clean water 22.3.2017 Rediff: News
The report by WaterAid states that 663 million people globally are without clean water and the vast majority of them -- 522 million -- live in rural areas.
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Centre to fight arsenic in groundwater in states 8.3.2017 TOI: India
Arsenic in groundwater is caused by natural geological processes.Long-term exposure to arsenic in drinking water can cause skin cancer and other diseases.
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Kerala Budget 2017: Highlights 3.3.2017 TOI: Home
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