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Smog has to be cleared

Losing after winning is the worst feeling possible. This is how I feel looking out of my window at a thick pall of black smog engulfing my city. It was this time of the year, exactly 15 years ago, when Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) began its right-to-clean-air campaign. The air in Delhi was so foul one could hardly breathe. That was a time when air pollution was an unknown curse. Not much was known about its nature and the toxicity of the air contaminants.

WHO says there is a definite link between diesel exhaust and cancer

CSE says India must pay heed to the findings and stop state-sponsored homicide by allowing uncontrolled use of dirty diesel

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CSE says India must pay heed to the findings and stop state-sponsored homicide by allowing uncontrolled use of dirty diesel

Aspirin boosts accuracy

By: Smriti Sharma

Known to hamper diagnosis, it helps detect colon cancer

Don’t pee in pool

By:  Vibha Varshney

It reacts with disinfectants, can cause diseases including cancer

Do chemicals used to disinfect water harm our health? Evidence suggests drinking water purified with common disinfectants like chlorine and bromine causes urinary bladder cancer. But it was not clear whether the chemicals can affect health when used to keep swimming pools or bathing water clean, until now.

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