icrn phw energy cse dte gobar times rwh csestore iep aaeti
News

Obesity can be counted as disability, says EU Court

Issue Date: Dec 21, 2014
“Obesity may count as disability if it becomes a hindrance in full and effective participation at work,’’ says Europe’s highest court. Disabled workers are protected from discrimination under European Union (EU) law and this ruling has now made it illegal to fire people for being too fat.

Psycho doctors’ role in CIA torture of detainees

Issue Date: Dec 20, 2014
The report by the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) on torture of detainees after the attack on World Trade Towers on September 11, 2001, has revealed involvement of health professionals beyond their mandated role.

Estimate of world’s oldest water

Issue Date: Dec 19, 2014
Scientists say that the world’s oldest water, found deep under Earth’s surface, could be holding more water than the volume of all of the world’s rivers, swamps and lakes put together. 

International outcry over Zimbabwe’s plan to export elephant calves

Author(s): Rajat Ghai 
Issue Date: Dec 19, 2014
  There has been a storm of protests from international organizations and conservationists after news broke recently that the government of Zimbabwe had captured “dozens” of baby elephants and was in the process of shipping them to China and/or the UAE.

Three die of suspected swine flu in Hyderabad

Issue Date: Dec 20, 2014
Chances of spread of swine flu have increased in India. Three people have died and more than a dozen hospitalised over the last one week of what doctors believe to be swine flu. The deaths have been reported from Hyderabad’s Gandhi Medical College and Hospital.

Three die of suspected swine flu in Hyderabad

Issue Date: Dec 19, 2014
Chances of spread of swine flu have increased in India. Three people have died and more than a dozen hospitalised over the last one week of what doctors believe to be swine flu. The deaths have been reported from Hyderabad’s Gandhi Medical College and Hospital. People approached hospital with complaint of cold, fever and headaches. These are symptoms of most forms of flu, but the severity of infection suggests H1N1 swine flu infection. However, doctors and administration are waiting results of lab reports to confirm the reason.

Scheme for large-scale solar projects gets presidential sanction

Issue Date: Dec 18, 2014
The President of India has sanctioned the Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects in the country. The scheme envisages at least 25 solar parks, each with a minimum capacity of 500 MW between 2014 and 2019. The estimated financial support for the scheme—Rs 4,050 crore—was also approved (see table for break-up).
CSE WEBNET
Follow us ON
Follow grebbo on Twitter    Google Plus  DTE Youtube  rss