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Silicosis risk to be discussed at national conference

With close to three million workers in India at high risk of silica exposure, of which 1.7 million do mining-related activities, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will organise a day-long conference Friday to discuss and review steps taken by the government to prevent, detect and eliminate Silicosis, a lung disorder.

Assange’s ‘chronic lung ailment can worsen anytime`

Ecuador granted Assange asylum on August 16, but Britain has refused to grant him safe passage out of the country.

Tony Curtis ‘died of lung problems caused by smoking’

The widow of silver screen legend Tony Curtis, Jill, has opened up about her husband’s death.