Indore: In a rare discovery, palaeontologists have stumbled upon a nine crore-year-old rare coral fossil similar to that of brain coral in Bagh beds of Narmada valley region.

Daylight dengue mosquitoes are on a biting spree these days. As many as six patients have been diagnosed positive for dengue, escalating the number to 34 this year.

INDORE: At least 270 people have died of diarrhoea and 13.14 lakh people have been affected due to diarrhoea in the last three years in Madhya Pradesh.

INDORE: Alarmed with the depleting ground water level in Madhya Pradesh, the government has rolled in surface water-based group drinking water schemes.

INDORE: Under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), the state going to conduct health screening of kids up to the age of 18 years from July 1.

INDORE: Despite government incentives, concept of green buildings has failed to catch fancy of real estate developers in Madhya Pradesh. This is much in contrast to booming real estate markets like Gurgaon (Haryana), Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad where 'green' is the in-thing.

Not a single building in the state is rated 'green building,' which uses less water, optimizes energy efficiency, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants, as compared to conventional buildings. There are 352 green-rated buildings in the country, approved by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

INDORE: Madhya Pradesh government is all set to introduce a 'controversial' vaccine whose efficacy is still being debated in the country and elsewhere as some deaths of children were reported after they were administered the vaccine.

Much against caution by experts', Madhya Pradesh is mulling to launch pentavalent vaccine in National Immunisation Programme that targets five infections including diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis-B and HiB (haemophilius influenzae type B).