Health


17 million babies breathing toxic air worldwide

Air pollution has already been linked to asthma, bronchitis, and other long-term respiratory diseases. Satellite imagery reveals that South Asia has the largest proportion of babies under the age of one living in the worst-affected areas, with 12.2 million babies residing where outdoor air pollution exceeds six times worldwide limits set by the World Health Organization ( WHO ).



Ola driver locks up Bengaluru woman in cab, misbehaves

The incident took place around 10.30 pm on Sunday, in a deserted spot on the Ring Road in south east Bengaluru . It was when the vehicle reached the Intermediate Ring Road that the driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault her, while she was in the backseat of the auto.


California wildfires prompt TV production shutdowns

California wildfires prompt TV production shutdowns

One of the writers for S.W.A.T. tweeted that the safety of the cast and crew are of utmost importance to them, which is why they made a decision to not push through with their shooting schedule. Richard Macklin, the spokesman for Ventura CountyCB Fire Department, admitted that it has been very hard to stop the wildfires. Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said a wider area on the east side of the pass has been advised to get ready in case of evacuation orders.


Kroger, other stores, recall Comforts FOR BABY Purified Water

Kroger, other stores, recall Comforts FOR BABY Purified Water

The mold has been identified as Talaromyces penicillium. The company has received reports of mold in the clear one-gallon containers of baby water. Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores can cause allergic reactions in some people. Even those who aren't allergic might get symptoms such as eye, skin and throat irritation.


Osmania University Students Protest After Student Hangs Himself in Hostel

Osmania University Students Protest After Student Hangs Himself in Hostel

A suicide note purportedly written by Murali was found at the scene. A suicide note recovered from the spot stated he feared failing in exam and was hence committing suicide. ACP J Narsiah told Deccan Chronicle , "We gave them permission to give condolences to the 21-year-old student and not to make a fuss". TJAC chairman Kodandaram alleged that the state government's failure in keeping the promise to provide jobs has led to frustration among youth and students.


Quake -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

Quake -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

According to the Meteorological Department, the center of the natural disaster was in Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand, about 121 km east of Dehradun. Even on Tuesday, there was a 3.3-magnitude quake. "I came out of the house after I realized everything is trembling", Atul Kumar, a local resident in New Delhi's Green Park told Xinhua.