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Around 15,000 pollution-related deaths reported in 2016 in Delhi

Around 15,000 pollution-related deaths reported in 2016 in Delhi

Delhi saw as many as 15,000 people deaths in 2016 alone due to diseases associated with fine particulate matter (PM). Delhi came third among cities reporting such deaths, following Beijing (18,200) and Shanghai (17,600). But the higher number of deaths in China isn't because of pollution. Mumbai followed Delhi in terms of the number of deaths.
Timing of meal ups cancer risk

Timing of meal ups cancer risk

Late dinners could increase the risk of breast and prostate cancer. Compared with individuals, sleeping immediately after supper, those sleeping two or more hours after supper had a 20 percent reduction in cancer risk for breast and prostate cancer combined and in each cancer individually, a study found. Study stress the importance of evaluating body's internal clock.
Relief for Mukul Roy

Relief for Mukul Roy

The Calcutta High Court quashed 12 cases against BJP leader and former railway minister Mukul Roy in the cash-for-job scam in the railways. Roy's counsel claimed that the allegations were not substantiated and absurd in nature. It was also stated before the court that though the complaints claimed that the alleged incidents of cash for job took...

Rise of political Islam in Kerala

Rise of political Islam in Kerala

The investigations being conducted into the murder of Abhimanyu, a leader of the CPI(M)'s student outfit, SFI has thrown open several angles. He was murdered on July 1 and the police say that it was a case of political rivalry among the students wing. The scanner is on the Social Democratic Party of India, which is the political wing of the Popular Front of India...

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