Chandigarh Air quality going down after Dussehra, Diwali: CPCC


In today’s time, air pollution is a severe threat for the entire world but if we talk about one of the most infested countries then India is on the top of the list. There are a few cities in India that are badly wedged by the toxic air which are resulting in the influx of

Delhi air quality index at 470 in emergency zone Delhi air quality index at 470 in emergency zone

The air pollution emergency in Delhi persisted on Thursday with an overall air quality index (AQI) of 470 in the severe plus category.The PM 10 count is also in the severe plus category at 496 and PM 2.5 count at 324.The Delhi AQI is almost at Wednesday’s level which clocked an overall count of 476

Few tips to keep your coloured hair shining Few tips to keep your coloured hair shining

Taking care of your coloured hair is one of the most crucial things if you want the hue to last for long without losing its shine. Hear it from experts at Nashi Argan who underline few points which must be kept in mind if you have got your hair coloured recently. 1. Avoid washing your

High pollution causing eye problems in Delhi

 With pollution levels reaching alarming levels in the national capital, ophthalmologists have observed a sharp rise in the number of patients suffering from eye problems including allergy, burning and itching.According to Ikeda Lal, an opthalmologist at the Delhi Eye Centre and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, pollutants and dust in the air is

Shabana, Hema wish speedy recovery to Lata Mangeshkar Shabana, Hema wish speedy recovery to Lata Mangeshkar

 After the news of playback legend Lata Mangeshkar’s being admitted in the hospital broke out, a string of Bollywood celebrities like Shabana Azmi and Hema Malini took to their social media to pray for her speedy recovery.Lata Mangeshkar, who was rushed to the hospital in the early hours of Monday due to viral chest congestion

Singer Miley Cyrus undergoes vocal cord surgery
 Singer Miley Cyrus undergoes vocal cord surgery

 Singer Miley Cyrus is recovering after undergoing a vocal cord surgery and will have to rest her voice for a while.According to multiple sources, the singer, 26, has left the hospital, reports people.com.Cyrus was hospitalised for tonsillitis last month, and she discovered a separate issue with her vocal cords, which she had unknowingly had for

Diet to beat winter woes

 Nothing can be worse for the skin than winter if proper care is not taken. Cold and dry air can have consequences like alligator elbows, chapped lips, and a flaky face. You may have tried several beauty regimens to save your skin and still find it extremely difficult to lock in the much needed moisture,

NRI offers help in generating power from stubble in Punjab
NRI offers help in generating power from stubble in Punjab

To address the problem of the stubble burning, an India born NRI businessman has proposed to set up 1,000 MW biomass energy generating plants in his home state Punjab.The US-based Chiranjeev Kathuria told IANS here on Friday that his company New Generation Power International has plans to invest in 4,000 MW in power projects in

Home remedies to strengthen your immunity against pollution
Home remedies to strengthen your immunity against pollution

With air pollution levels peaking in the city, and immunities dipping, its important to know how one can prevent the harmful effects of air pollution on ones health.Inputs from Pratap Chauhan, Jiva Ayurveda and Saurabh Arora, Managing Director, ARBRO Pharmaceuticals.Put slices of ginger in whatever you are cooking.Drink lukewarm water. Office and school-goers can boil

Smoking cigarettes may increase depression risk: Study
Smoking cigarettes may increase depression risk: Study

 If you are a regular smoker, quit now as researchers have found that tobacco smoking may increase your risk of developing depression and schizophrenia.”Individuals with mental illness are often overlooked in our efforts to reduce smoking prevalence, leading to health inequalities,” said study lead author Robyn Wootton from the University of Bristol.”Our work shows that

Head-to-toe skincare guide for wedding season
Head-to-toe skincare guide for wedding season

The wedding season has come knocking, and it is crucial to get the skincare routines right to look your best.Here are a few quick tips for you by Organic Harvest to fulfill your skincare goals this season. 1. Deep cleanse This is a ritual you can’t hear enough of. For a glowing and perfect skin,

Lower physical activity leads to higher death rates: Study
Lower physical activity leads to higher death rates: Study

 Researchers have found the people who had the lowest levels of physical activity had higher rates of death compared to people with higher levels of activity, adding that nine per cent of all premature deaths are caused by not getting enough physical activity.Physical activity is known to reduce deaths from heart disease, diabetes, chronic lung

'Pollution Kills': Top babu warns of leaving Delhi
‘Pollution Kills’: Top babu warns of leaving Delhi

 As Delhi’s overall Air Quality Index (AQI) hovered above 625, air visibility turned so bad that flights had to be diverted from Delhi airport and the Delhi Government had to order shutting of schools likening it to a public health emergency, a top bureaucrat of Modi government took to Twitter on Sunday to express his

Evolve consensus to counter pollution in Delhi: Punjab CM to Modi
Evolve consensus to counter pollution in Delhi: Punjab CM to Modi

Expressing deep anguish and anger at the unprecedented situation triggered by the growing air pollution in Delhi, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday wrote an emotional letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, underlining the need for evolving a consensus on tackling the issue, rising above political affiliations and regional considerations.In his letter, the Chief

Bad air: Delhi schools to remain shut till November 5
Bad air: Delhi schools to remain shut till November 5

With the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on Friday declaring an air emergency in the Delhi-NCR amid deteriorating pollution levels, the state government has ordered all schools to remain shut till November 5.Announcing the decision on Friday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted: “Pollution in Delhi has reached high levels due to parali smoke.

Pak Minister blames India for increasing pollution level in Lahore
Pak Minister blames India for increasing pollution level in Lahore

Pakistan’s Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that cross border stubble burning and “abysmal” environmental conditions in India are increasing the level of pollution in Lahore.Chaudhry tweeted that the Minister of Climate Change informed the Cabinet that pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires. “Min of Climate Change informed the

Flavours attract youth to use e-cigarettes: Study
Flavours attract youth to use e-cigarettes: Study

Researchers have found that non-menthol flavours attract youth and adults to use e-cigarettes and contributes to multiple pathways linked to the higher use among youngsters.The study published in the British Medical Journal Open, researchers reviewed 51 articles, including 17 published before 2016 and 34 published between 2016 and 2018. “The use of e-cigarettes among youth may

Novel method turns plastic waste into lubricants, cosmetics

Scientists have developed a new method for upcycling single-use plastics into high-quality liquid products, such as motor oils, lubricants, detergents and cosmetics.The advance by researchers, including those from Northwestern University in the US, also improves on current recycling methods that result in cheap, low-quality plastic products.  The catalytic method, described in the journal ACS Central

Men with breast cancer face high mortality rates: Study
Men with breast cancer face high mortality rates: Study

 Men with breast cancer are more likely to have lower overall survival rates than their female counterparts, a study said.”The persistent disparity, derived from an analysis of data from the National Cancer Database, suggests a possible distinct cancer biology, less effective treatment or compliance issues, and perhaps unhealthy lifestyles among men may be responsible for

‘Deepotsav’ makes people go back to ‘diyas’

This Diwali, it is back to basics. Potters across Uttar Pradesh are working overtime to make earthen “diyas” that were lost to Chinese lamps and lanterns in the past years. But, now people are again picking up the diyas.”Since people are showing interest in buying earthen diyas, we are also making new designs and shapes.