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Sikh News Pesticides taking huge health toll in Punjab's Malwa region (IANS via Yahoo! India Ne

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    New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Punjab's Malwa region, once referred to as 'Makheon meetha Malwa' (sweeter than honey) for its rich agricultural produce and cotton farming, is today battling environment-related health problems including a noticeable rise in cancer cases, kidney ailments and infertility as a result of large-scale use of pesticides and fertiliser.

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