Pollution triggers cardiovascular diseases: Experts

Besides leading a sedentary lifestyle and eating junk food regularly, acute smoking and air pollution also triggers cardiovascular diseases, starting from heart attack, cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension to stroke.

New tobacco warnings simply pass the buck

Picture this: with winter around the corner, there is a slight chill in the air. Coupled with the alarming levels of pollution which have forced everyone indoors, it’s the ideal time to curl up on your couch and binge watch your favourite web-series, which has eight short episodes of 30 minutes each.

UN summit to advance action on zero emission vehicles

The UN Sustainable Transport Conference, taking place from October 14 to 16, will seek to provide concrete solutions for how we plan and design transport systems to ensure the pathway to achieving sustainable transport -- transport that is safe, accessible, green and resilient -- is at the scale and speed required.