Thursday, June 08, 2023

Health & Environment

Health National State

EVALI Cases on the Rise in India

City Environment Law

Laws must protect environment: HC judge

At the Environment Support Group’s anniversary event, Justice Dutt encourages legal involvement in protecting the environment. Justice Sunil Dutt Yadav acknowledged the importance of strategic legal interventions for protecting the environment. Addressing the issue of privatization of lakes at ESG’s discussion, he said that it is important that courts of law are available for environmental […]

Covid-19 Development State women

Working women hostels lack basic facilities

Security, sick rooms, washing machines, disabled friendly ramps and washrooms are all lacking in women’s hostels in the city. Most Working Women Hostels (WWH) in Karnataka do not provide basic facilities as mandated by the working women hostel scheme. Some hostel premises are being used for other purposes reports Comptroller and Auditor General of India […]

Health India National Science

India’s CVD Risk Factors: A Tale of Two Socioeconomic Groups

A recent Lancet study has shed light on a concerning trend in Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk factors among Indians. A study has revealed that the risk factors for CVD have increased among disadvantaged groups, such as poor individuals, while remaining stable or even decreasing among wealthier individuals. The study found that the prevalence of CVD […]