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What kills more women than AIDS and breast cancer? Dirty water

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Diseases spread through dirty water and poor sanitation are the fifth biggest killer of women worldwide, causing more deaths than AIDS, diabetes or breast cancer, researchers say. Nearly 800,000 women die every year because they lack access to safe toilets and clean water, said the development organization WaterAid, which ana....

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US, Japan & German embassies contemplating reduction of tenure of diplomats due to Delhi's poor air quality

NEW DELHI: Embassies of the United States, Japan and Germany are actively contemplating a reduction in the three-year standard tenure for their diplomatic staff posted in Delhi to two years because of concerns over poor air quality in the national capital. Such a step, officials at these missions hope, will reduce diplomats' and their families' exposure to ....

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Air Pollution In India Cuts Three Years From 660 Million Citizens' Lives & Something Has To Be Done

Not only is India’s air pollution hurting the environment, it’s killing the country’s citizens. Seriously. A report published last week found that the polluted air in India will cut 660 million peoples’ lives short by about three years. Cutting back on the use of fossil fuels might cost India economically, but right now it’s cutting ....

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