A consortium of Dutch government, NGOs and businesses has proposed solutions to Guanabara Bay’s pollution. But cash-strapped Brazil can’t pay

World Sailing's chief says his efforts to get the Olympic sailing venue shifted from Rio's polluted Guanabara Bay to the cleaner and safer Buzios, a coastal resort some 160 km (100 miles) away, res

Supreme Court on January 12, 2016  restrained the Tamil Nadu government from conducting its traditional bull-taming sport Jallikattu, and stayed the Centre’s notification lifting the ban on it

Supreme Court directs that there shall be stay of Notification dated 7th January, 2016 (which stated that bulls may be continue to be exhibited or trained as a performing animal, at events such as Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu and bullock cart races in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala and Gujarat in the manner by the customs of any community or practiced traditionally under the customs or as a part of culture, in any part of the country subject to the following conditions) issued by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, until further orders.

Each of us has a responsibility to protect our environment. It is not just about protecting it for our future generations but also for the present generation, actor Lakshmi Manchu has said.

New tests carried out by the Associated Press have found that the waters around Rio de Janeiro are heavily and dangerously contaminated, even 1Km out to sea.

The World Rowing Federation (FISA) on Tuesday played down concerns about pollution at Rio's Rodrigo de Freitas lake, describing the venue's water quality as "very acceptable".

Australia's Olympic sailing boss Peter Conde has called on the sport to pressure Rio Olympics organizers to clean up water pollution ahead of next year's Games.

he changing global demographic characteristics of dementia have led to worldwide predictions of unaffordable treatment and care costs over the coming decades. Recognition of the economic consequences has encouraged many countries to develop national dementia plans, as well as international actions such as the G8 Dementia Summit in London, UK, in 2013 and the WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2015.

The water quality at the Olympic sailing venue in Rio de Janeiro is a serious issue but will be resolved by the time the Games begin next year, Rio Organising Committee president Carlos Nuzman said

The prevalence of overweight among Swedish young adults has nearly doubled since the 1980s. The weight increase has been paralleled by the increased use of computers at work, at school, and at leisure time. The aim was to examine leisure time computer use for gaming, and for emailing/chatting, in relation to overweight development in young adults.

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