44 children have died of the disease in Bihar over the past month

The heat has been unbearable and worse news follows.

Need to actualise goals of UN Decade of Action for Road Safety

‘Four hundred cases have been reported from the city’.

Your well paid desk job, love for junk food and lack of exercise is killing your knee joints and worse its catching you younger, warn city doctors.

Air pollution kills. In 2009, the Capital registered 10,900 premature deaths due to ambient particulate matter (PM) pollution.

A flutter here, a peek-a-boo there and a bright flash of colours elsewhere — welcome to Central Delhi’s only open butterfly conservatory which boasts 24 varieties of the species.

Spread over 3.5 acres of green insecticide/pesticide free zone, the butterfly park — out of bounds for the general public — has a viewing gallery and an array of host plants brought in especially to encourage butterflies to stay and breed.

Finally here is a sure-shot-method of measuring a child’s progress towards obesity.

With doctors warning of a rise in the number of children being brought in with adult lifestyle diseases – including obesity, diabetes and hypertension – a multi-centre, cross-sectional study done on 10,842 children in five cities – Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune and Raipur – has now suggested healthy cut-off values of waist circumference for screening Metabolic Syndrome in Indian children.

A few kilometres away from the manicured green lawns and rows of neat flower beds of Lutyen’s Delhi, staff of the Lok Nayak Jaya Prakash and GB Pant Hospitals and residents around the area are figh

Residents of Sukhdev Vihar, Okhla, have on Saturday written to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) against Delhi’s Jindal’s Timarpur-Okhla waste