The Central government on Thursday admitted before the Kerala High Court that highly carcinogenic elements such as Iridium and Ruthenium were being freely added to gold ornaments in India.

This alarming revelation was made in a counter affidavit submitted by Director of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) before the Kerala High Court.

A division bench comprising Justice A.K.

In a startling revelation, 12 brands of organic tea, tested by the Consumer Education and Research Society (CERS) in Ahmedabad, showed traces of heavy metals in them.

New Delhi While hot summer sweeps across the northern states, it is the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala that have become the thirst quenchers for the country.

Says Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit after a review meeting with health experts
The Lancet study that had alleged presence of NDM-1 gene in cholera and dysentery bacteria in the samples of drinking water taken from Delhi was on Wednesday discussed at length by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at a high-level review meeting with experts from Maulana Azad Medical College, Directorate of Health Ser

Following the release of a Lancet report alleging presence of a drug-resistant superbug in water supply in the capital, the Union Health Ministry and local authorities held a meeting on Tuesday.

Delhi Government health official R.P.

We are maintaining the quality as prescribed by BIS: Jal Board
The Delhi Jal Board on Thursday asserted that the water it supplies for drinking in the city is safe.

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finds out

THE SIGHT of some of the tallest buildings in Tokyo

Toys manufactured locally as well as those imported from China have high quantity of

The business of pretend-government must go

The high corridors of the nation are abuzz with talk about how much food should be given to the country

Only 2 Out Of 8 Indian Brands Pass NIV Test
Umesh Isalkar | TNN

Pune: Despite loud promises that these gadgets suck out disease-causing bugs from drinking water, most purifiers sold across India do not completely eliminate waterborne viruses like Hepatitis E, says Pune-based National Institute of Virology.

A study by the government-funded body that conducts research on communicable dise