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Cops Fine Doherty for Littering
...by the police as soon as they spotted him chucking garbage
out of the window in Londons Regents Park. An onlooker said that the troubled rocker looked really sheepish and embarrassed, and that the police gave him a stern warning as they fined him for the offence. He looked pretty sheepish, like he was em...
Volunteers Remove Garbage from Kashmir's Dal Lake
...e Kashmir's famed Dal Lake - fishing out tonnes of garbage
that threatens to choke the lake. A large numbe...t condition of the lake. "When we see drains and garbage
pouring into the lake we wonder where all the funds meant for the lake's preservation have gone." ...
Louisiana Residents Warned Against Brown Recluse Spiders
...also can show up in crawl spaces, under chairs, in garbage
can handles and under flower pots, eaves and porch railings, he said. According to the Florida Dept.of Agriculture Web site, the most common symptoms of a widow spider bite are intense pain, rigid abdominal muscles, muscle cramping, malaise, sweati...
Japanese Expedition Clears Half Ton of Garbage from Mt. Everest
...Mt Everest, expedition members said Monday . The garbage
was mostly left behind by mountaineers attempting ... told reporters here that the expedition collected garbage
on the northern Tibetan side of the mountain. "During our mission, we collected 500 kg of garbage
A Welcome Initiative to Spread Awareness on Environment
... plastic bags and are using biodegradable bags for garbage
collection. To become zero waste producers they are using recycled paper stationary and practicing paperless communication as far as possible. Dipak Haksar, vice president ITC hotels, said: "We are harvesting water and will convert our diesel-based...
Garbage Dumping Ground in Pune Causing Health Hazards to Nearby Residents
...rs . Urali Devachi village has been turned into a garbage
dumping ground for tonnes of waste generated by th... bags and waste material brought by winds from the garbage
dump. Ground water has also been contaminated. Dengue, malaria, diarrhoea are common ailments peop...
Solutions Possible for Providing Water and Sanitation in Poor Urban Settlements, Says WaterAid
... and washing utilities; door to door collection of garbage
in collaboration with SHGs; building people’s agency through civil society; the inclusion of slums in all bilateral projects/loans; and the mapping of slums on a priority basis. The six NGO’s felicitated were Sambhav (Gwalior), Arambh (Bhopal), Gra...
E. Coli Bacteria Migrating Between Humans, Chimps
...y in areas where the animals are known to frequent garbage
piles near human settlements. But this is the first study to document the exchange of E. coli between humans and chimps in a protected wildlife area. It is also the first to find antibiotic-resistant strains in chimpanzees in Africa. “Antibiotic re...
Explosion Of Rat Population Poses Health Threat In UK
... the UK health department worried.// Fortnightly garbage
collections, compulsory recycling policy and composting bins are said to be the cause of the increasing brown rat population. John Davison of the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) said: "It's a grave problem." "The way this is growing i...
Pandemic Planning for Hospitals
...bile phones, email and paging services, water, and garbage
removal. “For a hospital, supplies of food, pharmaceutical products, medical gases and other consumables would have to be added to the ‘essential’ list.” Hospital staff working in pay offices, human resources, IT and building management also ke...
YSR launches 'Operation Dengue'
...mpetus on the phasing out of the dustbin system of garbage
collection in Hyderabad with each household being ...ke this job in the twin cities in order to collect garbage
directly from households while 300 teams have been assigned designated areas for anti-malarial opera...
A slum in Mumbai – breeding ground for disease
...nd for diseases. The open drains were clogged with garbage
and the narrow streets and water storage areas wer...round,” he said. “Most locals and rag-pickers sort garbage
and lack awareness on community hygiene and cleanliness.” He said, “The BMC has stepped up foggin...
Migrant Bihar Labourers Bring Dengue Home
...has directed the city municipal officials to clean garbage
heaps and keep a check on stagnating water to prevent breeding of mosquitoes. Bihar has only three centres where platelets, needed to treat critically ill dengue patients, are available. Of these, two are in Patna and one in Muzaffarpur. Source-I...
AIIMS Campus - A Breeding Ground for Mosquitoes
...uge drain// not far from its western perimeter and garbage
littered across the campus. In the last 10 days, ...with the main road near gate number one is full of garbage
and a frequent resting place for stray dogs. The central lawn often has stagnant water and no one ...
AIIMS Student Dies of Dengue Fever
... will also ask the civic authorities to remove the garbage
and stagnated water from near the boundary walls of the institute. "The condition of the hostels is not that great. Some of the rooms do not get any sunlight and the water in coolers is rarely changed regularly. As the doctors are too busy attendin...
Enzyme supply may improve Alzheimer’s condition.
...e able to restart -- or make more efficient -- the garbage
disposal function of the cell," said Dr. Shelanski. The amyloid beta plaque protein, which is abundant in people with Alzheimer’s, when comes in contact with healthy brain cells results in a decrease of the enzyme responsible for protein disposal c...
Lack of STAT1 -an Immune Protein, Pack Liver Infection Cure
...dy. These cells are called macrophages – a kind of garbage
collector for the immune system, as they clean out everything from red blood cells that have died to infectious pathogens. But enough L. donovani parasites can overtake a macrophage’s ability to clean up. ‘L. donovani infection failed to launch in ...
Air Pollution in Tamil Nadu is a Cause of Concern for Environmentalists
... office last month. An air sample from the open garbage
burning site in Perungudi, on the city's outskirts and positioned along the much-hyped IT corridor, contained the highest number of chemicals found in any Indian sample. As many as 27 chemicals, including carcinogenic ones, at levels 34,782 and 2,3...
Well-Planned Surgeries Also Carry Health Risks
...ormation of macrophages, which typically work like garbage
collectors for the immune system, into large, pro-inflammatory cytokine-spewing cells. “Macrophages residing in areas of sickle cell-induced tissue injury become large, express different receptors on their surface and, when exposed to a superimposed ...
Sick Swedish seagull was drunk, not affected by bird flu
... and theorized that it had eaten yeast at a nearby garbage
dump and had hence gotten intoxicated. The bird flu scare is well and truly here to stay. Experts fear that any resulting pandemic could kill millions, as there is no cure for the deadly disease if the H5N1 virus mutates and starts spreading easily...