The study found that occupational exposure to cement can cause skin reactions like cement burns, toxic paronychia, subungual necrosis, folliculitis and petechiae.
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said besides reducing air pollution concentration, pollution monitoring networks will be enhanced and activities will be put in place to improve awareness
A group of social activists on Sunday released two volumes of a citizens' report urging the Supreme Court that coal mining in Meghalaya be stopped com..
In the 1970s, hundreds of women from Mahbubnagar’s villages lost their husbands to silicosis, an occupational hazard that could have been prevented if safety protocols had been followed. Even after fo
File Photo: Shillong, Dec 7: A report submitted to the Supreme Court recently has named some of the incumbent cabinet ministers for their alleged involvement in illegal coal mining in the state.
CHENNAI: 36-year-old Mallika’s* daily routine has been the same for the last few years rise before daybreak, pick up the broom and clean up the mess o.
On Nov. 23, 2018 SHARPS finally extracted from Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. a meaningful apology for the deaths and illnesses caused by its unsafe working condition and an initiative to com…
The large region has been transformed from a forest-based economy to a mining-based economy, at great cost to the environment
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The National Toxicology Program found clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation developed cancerous heart tumors.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) 6th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation (APAN) Forum starts today and will run until October 19, 2018.
अदानी कंपनी के दवाब में ग्रामीणों पर फर्जी केश दर्ज होने के विरोध में एवम परसा कोल ब्लॉक के लिए बिना ग्रामसभा की सहमति के जबरन भूमिअधिग्रहण खिलाफ हसदेव अरण्य...
After their houses were razed to the ground, families living along the Tansa water pipeline were moved to a heavily industralised area with poor transport connectivity. This has cost them both their h
By claiming immunity from harmed communities it says it’s helping, the organization is undermining its own mission.
New Study Finds that Most Migrant Parent Workers Still Leave their Children Behind, Largely Due to Financial Pressure and Lack of Childcare Options
The inhalation of plutonium by 16 workers is preceded and followed by other contamination incidents but the private contractor in charge suffers only a light penalty
Displacement, impoverishment and marginalization of indigenous peoples is not a new phenomenon, but a continued and aggravating phenomenon in Manipur. The 105 MW Loktak Multipurpose Hydroelectric Proj