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Beware of Hypertension - 'the silent killer'

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 14:53
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A recent study published in the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology journal places the incidence of hypertension in India at 35.5%. This finding has serious implications for the health of the nation. This booklet on 'Hypertension - the silent killer' was released on occasion of the World Hypertension Day and is free to download and distribute.

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Sustainable Transport - Smart Urban Road project in Chennai

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 15:21
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The Smart Urban Roads project soon to be underway in Chennai places a strong emphasis on reducing traffic congestion. In other words, much of the project aims to offer motorists more road space. What about the needs of other road users such as pedestrians and cyclists? Creating more space for motorists only welcomes more congestion, pollution and road crashes.

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World Environment Day 2023

Mon, 05/06/2023 - 16:24
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#PlasticPollution is out of control! There is an urgent need for global collaboration and ambitious action to address this threat. #TogetherWeCan #BeatPlasticPollution. Let's unite & demand change for a sustainable future! #INC2 #WorldEnvironmentDay #PlasticTreaty #PlasticsINC

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World Bicycle Day 2023

Sat, 03/06/2023 - 15:19
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Let us begin by making small changes to the way we move around our neighbourhood on this World Bicycle Day. Let's start riding our bicycles for short-distance trips like running errands, visiting friends, going to the playground, or even going out to eat. Starting this year, let's make cycling a habit.

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Climate Change - Threat on fungal infections

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 16:22
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A recent CDC government research suggests that #ClimateChange is creating favourable conditions for fungal growth & spread. There has been a recent surge in Candida Auris, a drug-resistant fungal pathogen that preys on individuals with compromised immune systems.

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Current News: Volume VIII, Issue 5, May 2023

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 12:00

Highlights

  • Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (Part-4) 
  • Role of electricity in the lives of Indian women & girls (Part-3)
  • Create online facility to claim compensation: TNERC to Tangedco
  • Electric two-wheeler subsidy cut to hurt mass adoption of EVs
  • Renewable Energy Is Booming But Must Triple By 2030 To Meet Climate 
  • Consumer Focus - Electricity Ombudsman Order 

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