Going for Green Energy
Apr07

Going for Green Energy

The UAE is spearheading a new culture of sustainability and it will have a significant influence on everyday lifestyle in the coming years Picture this: Your rooftop has a solar panel. You generate electricity that you need, and you give the excess to the national electricity grid. The monthly bill becomes an exercise where, in all probability, you will be receiving money from the government. Now, this would have appeared extremely...

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India’s Smart Cities Mission,  Challenges Galore
Apr07

India’s Smart Cities Mission, Challenges Galore

Indian cities are going to be smart if the Smart Cities Mission launched by the Modi government becomes a reality. It’s indeed a matter of great pride that Kochi is the only city in Kerala selected for development under this ambitious mission. But there are challenges aplenty to make this mission a success given the status of the country’s infrastructure and procedural hurdles. Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal and...

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Take Care of your Food in summer!
Apr07

Take Care of your Food in summer!

Summer season is here with its scorching heat, sweat and high humidity levels, leaving you exhausted and de-energized. As temperatures and humidity go up, the risk of heat and food related illnesses too go high. It is the time of the year that we really need to take extra care about what we eat and drink.  And do not forget, for kids it’s time for holidays, which means they will have plenty of time exploring places and trying on...

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Protect your Skin from Cancer
Apr07

Protect your Skin from Cancer

Incidence of skin cancers has been increasing since the last few decades worldwide. Non Melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is the commonest variety of cutaneous malignancy. Conventional wisdom has it that the incidence of all varieties of skin cancers is lower among Indians due to the protective effects of melanin. This article by Dr. Mohanan Nair, who is a Specialist in Pain and Palliative Medicine, gives a detailed analysis on Skin Cancer....

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Climate change will kill 500, 00 adults by 2050
Apr06

Climate change will kill 500, 00 adults by 2050

If the global emissions continue as it is then it would hit ‘public health’ of middle income and low income countries and worst hit would be China followed by India. As per a latest computer modelling study published in The Lancet (March 2), India will witness 1.36 lakh deaths by 2050 attributable to agriculturally mediated changes caused due to climate change. And, China will register over 2.48 lakh deaths due to climate...

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