Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Health & Environment

Bangalore BBMP Environment Pollution

E-toilets: hiding in plain sight

government Health Law LGBTQIA+ National

ART bill not queer friendly

The opposition claims that the recently passed bill in the Lok Sabha is discriminatory for LGBTQIA+ community and single men seeking fatherhood. Queer activists say that the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Regulation Bill is not only discriminatory but also homophobic in nature. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister says that the contradiction in two existing laws […]

Environment Science

Sun shines on sunscreen sales

The sale of sunscreen creams and lotions has increased amid awareness among people about the harmful UV exposure over the years.  A report by Statista suggests that sunscreen is the fastest growing category in skincare. There are trends in sunscreen lotions with increasing sun protection factors(SPF) up to 100.  The global sunscreen cream market size […]

Covid-19 Health Top Story

Fresh Covid guidelines announced

Double vaccination for entry to public spaces is compulsory.  Local containment zones and active surveillance in cluster areas will be enforced as will compulsory testing of vulnerable populations like health workers and senior citizens. International travellers will be allowed to leave the airport only after a negative test. Fresh guidelines issued by the state Health […]