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How toys are doing more harm than good to our children

Toys are among a child's first possessions. But do you know that the chemicals used in the manufacturing of these toys can adversely affect your child’s health? According to a new study, these contaminated toys can prove dangerous to children with serious health implications.

Dec 22, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

Ariana Grande disables Instagram comments after Miller's death

 Singer Ariana Grande has disabled Instagram comments after fans started blaming her for her former boyfriend and rapper Mac Miller's death.

Sep 08, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

Bengaluru: Bellandur Lake again spills toxic foam

Bellandur Lake on Tuesday once again spilled toxic foam after heavy overnight rain in Bengaluru.

Aug 15, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Watch - Hyderabad drain spews toxic foam

Hyderabad drain spews toxic foam After Bengaluru, Hyderabad is in news for spewing toxic foam. People there are facing several difficulties due to it.

Jun 09, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

'Roadside trash in India 1,000 times more toxic to nearby humans than ambient air'

Of the nearly two billion tonnes of garbage produced worldwide each year, nearly half of it is burned for disposal, according to some estimates.

Oct 26, 2016, 14:17 PM IST

Passive smoking more toxic for children

The high level of toxicity in the smoke that comes from the end of a burning cigarette -- side stream smoke -- is a major component in passive smoking that damages the children's blood vessels, the study said.

Sep 13, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

Priyanka teams with Jodie Foster to reinvent song

Indian actress-singer Priyanka Chopra and Hollywood star Jodie Foster have reinvented American singer Britney Spears's 2004 hit "Toxic".

Aug 23, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

Beware! Herbal remedies don't guarantee safety as thought

 Researchers have warned that there is no guarantee of long-term use of herbal remedies safety as many herbs may contain toxic or carcinogenic substances.

May 04, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

Now, an implant to ward off Alzheimer's

A team of scientists has developed an implantable capsule that offers new hope in the quest to prevent Alzheimer's disease.

Mar 18, 2016, 15:34 PM IST

`Toxic` e-cigarette boosts superbugs, weakens immune system

The debate over the safety of e-cigarettes has taken another turn after a new study has revealed that vaping boosts superbugs and dampens the immune system.

Jan 27, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

Solution for Union Carbide waste under consideration: Javadekar

The central government is considering ways to dispose of toxic waste lying at the defunct Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal, union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.

Dec 28, 2015, 00:29 AM IST

Is Russia using white phosphorus on civilian areas in Syria?

Russian airstrikes are reportedly using deadly white phosphorus on civilian areas in Syria.

Dec 01, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Nitish, Lalu has toxic relations with Muslims, Dalits: Pappu Yadav

Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha (JKAM) leader Pappu Yadav on Sunday said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav have toxic relations with the Muslims and Dalits of the state.

Jul 06, 2015, 07:40 AM IST

New sensor spots minute quantities of atmospheric mercury

Researchers have developed a new sensor to detect minute levels of mercury in the atmosphere in just 10 seconds.

Jan 31, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Toxic liquor kills 24 in Pakistan

 At least 24 people have died and 12 others are battling for their lives after consuming toxic country-made liquor on Eid festival in Pakistan's financial capital.

Oct 09, 2014, 04:06 AM IST

Scores killed in Kenya by toxic homebrew alcohol

At least 80 people have died in Kenya and dozens more have been blinded or fallen ill after drinking a toxic homebrew thought to have been laced with industrial chemicals, officials said today.

May 07, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

Britney Spears reveals desire to act again

Britney Spears has revealed that she wants to act again.

Dec 30, 2013, 15:42 PM IST

Britney Spears keen to get married and have twins

Britney Spears has confessed that she would like to get married again and have more children, possibly twins.

Oct 16, 2013, 12:15 PM IST

`Dominatrix` Britney Spears gets kinky in racy new video

Britney Spears has released the video of her latest single `Work Bitch`, where she can be seen donning the role of a dominatrix and whipping her personal army of "slaves".

Oct 04, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

Britney Spears denies lip-synching rumours

Britney Spears has hit back at her lip syncing rumours, insisting that she is undergoing "grueling" vocal training for her upcoming Vegas `Britney: Piece of Me` show.

Sep 24, 2013, 13:40 PM IST