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Ban on junk food advertisement proposed in UK

The Scottish public health minister has called for a ban on junk food advertisements before 9 PM in UK. The ban is proposed to extend to the whole of United Kingdom. Earlier, the broadcasting regulatory body Ofcom had banned advertisement of food products containing high sugar, salt and fat content in children’s programmes.


CSE surveys noise pollution in Delhi

CSE does noise level survey, finds many areas in Delhi crossing the norms Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) Pollution Monitoring Lab tracks noise levels in Delhi and finds them to be very high in some places  Constant exposure to noise can have serious health implications, ranging from deafness to heart conditions to sleep disorders