Toxic

  • Oops, she did it again: Britney Spears' new album 'Britney Jean' is a letdown 04-12-2013 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: You want to release a good album? You better work harder, chick. A lot harder Britney Spears' latest release, 'Britney Jean,' is a total letdown. It's not that we expect Adele-styled songs from Spears - or even Rihanna-like ones - but Spears was once a pop powerhouse who...
  • Chemical weapons watchdog to send more inspectors to Syria 09-10-2013 07:11 AM

    Amsterdam: The global chemical weapons watchdog said on Tuesday it would send more inspectors to Syria to help destroy President Bashar al-Assad's stockpile of toxic munitions. Assad's government, fighting a civil war in which more than 100,000 people have died, agreed to destroy the arms after a sarin gas attack...
  • Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant operator says another tank leaked toxic water 03-10-2013 01:09 PM

    The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Thursday another tank holding highly contaminated water overflowed, probably sending the liquid into the Pacific Ocean, in the second such breach in less than two months. Recent site mishaps have returned Tokyo Electric Power Co, or Tepco, to the spotlight,...
  • Four killed after inhaling toxic gas in Palwal 12-08-2013 05:49 PM

    Palwal:Four persons were killed after they inhaled toxic gas leaking out of the underground water purification plant at a leather factory here. Superintendent of Police Jagat Singh said the leakage was reported from an underground tank which was part of the water purifying set-up of the factory, situated in Agra...
  • Ground Zero report on Endosulfan Ban 22-10-2011 12:19 PM

    CJ Vinaya from Kasargod, Kerala reports on the fall out of toxic pesticide Endosulfans use. ...
  • Barmer: Men ageing faster due to toxic water 26-07-2011 07:24 AM

    Jaipur: The fluoride found in drinking water is beyond permissible limits in Barmer and is causing the men to age faster, and now many affected bachelors find it difficult to find brides. No young man has got married in the Balu Village for the past four years because the fluoride...
  • Bhopal's toxic waste worries Nagpur residents 16-07-2011 06:41 PM

    Bhopal: Opposing the Jabalpur High Court's directive to the state government to shift the Union Carbide toxic waste to Nagpur, Bhopal gas victims have now pledged that they will not allow a repeat of Bhopal anywhere else in the country. The Bhopal victims are in touch with concerned citizens from...
  • Toxic ship Gulf Jash heads towards Gujarat port 01-06-2011 01:31 PM

    New Delhi: After the controversial Blue Lady, Clemenceau and Platinum II, another infamous toxic ship is making its way to the Indian waters. Gulf Jash, which was earlier named Probo Koala, may reach Alang ship breaking yard in Gujarat for dismantling. The ship turned towards the Indian waters after it...
  • Beware of contaminated fruits and vegetables 15-03-2011 06:23 PM

    Eating fresh vegetables and fruits may not always lead to good health as our food is being contaminated with rat poison and insecticides. ...
  • Stove fumes as big a killer as AIDS 17-12-2010 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Some 400,000 Indians die each year due to the toxic fumes from kitchen stoves that use firewood or biomass like cow-dung. A British NGO has now joined forces to stop this hazard by introducing improved stoves or "chulhas" in India. These stoves also use firewood, cow-dung and other...
  • India's failure to prevent child labour 12-12-2010 11:55 AM

    Gujarat: CNN-IBN brings a special report from Gujarat: The moving story of two teenagers who work with toxic metal scrap at the Alang Ship-breaking Yard. 13-year old Nasir Baloch of Bhavnagar does not go to school. Instead he works to sort and transport toxic scrap metal from ships at the...
  • Delhi winters: Toxic air particles increase 08-12-2010 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: The winter is here with an increase in toxic dust particles in the atmosphere. It's winter and Delhi's air is heavy with toxic dust particles. As we inhale, the particles travel to our lungs which can constrict air passages and increase chances of asthma. Carbon Monoxide and Sulpher...
  • After oil spill, toxic fumigants threaten ecology 11-08-2010 11:47 PM

    Mumbai: The oil spill off Mumbai coast has now reached the mangroves coating them black and endangering the fragile eco system. After the oil leak, the danger of lethal contamination is now emerging as the big threat. The bottles with hazardous chemicals were found washed ashore on the Navakhar beach...
  • Sorry for dumping toxins near Indore: Jairam 11-07-2010 09:56 AM

    Bhopal: Union minister of state for environment Jairam Ramesh had admitted that dumping Union Carbide's toxic waste near Indore was a mistake. The reaction came after the villagers protested over the proposal to dump more waste there, arguing that it had polluted their ground water and given them skin diseases...
  • Child enters sewer, dies from toxic gas 17-04-2010 11:34 AM

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  • Study exposes high levels of toxins in toys 16-01-2010 06:20 PM

    Colourful toys have high levels of phthalates, which is used to soften plastic. ...
  • Watch: Jaipur oil fire toxic fumes endangers wildlife 04-11-2009 08:34 PM

    Bahar Dutt and Juhi Chaudhary examine the environmental impact of the fire. ...
  • 'Toxic ship' wasn't cleared to leave US 22-10-2009 11:42 PM

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  • Watch: Central team to probe into toxic ship in Gujarat 20-10-2009 02:26 AM

    Reportedly the radioactive material is now leaking from the ship. ...