New Delhi: More newborns die on the first day in India than in any other country, according to the latest ‘State Of The World’s Mothers ’ report. Every year, over 3,09,300 children (29% of the global share) in India don’t live beyond the first day because of complications associated with preterm birth, hygiene and maternal health, the report says.

The report by the United States-based Save the Children, which ranks 176 countries on maternal and child mortality, will release globally on Tuesday.

New Delhi: A new technology for recovering landfill gas may reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions from landfills by a great extent.

New Delhi: Children in the national capital are more vulnerable to air pollution than their counterparts in other states and in more ways than one.

New Delhi: Green buildings help you reduce the electricity bill, save water and make your living space comfortable but now there is another incentive. Following a recent announcement by the lieutenant governor, green structures in the capital may be allowed a larger floor area ratio (FAR) compared to conventional buildings. FAR is the ratio of a building’s total floor area to the size of the land on which it is built. In Delhi, it varies according to the size of the plot.

“The LG has asked all agencies to convert maximum buildings into eco-friendly structures as green buildings are playing a significant role in minimizing the carbon footprint of cities. They require less energy both for cooling

Scientists Pinpoint Gene That Can Inhibit Tumour Growth

New Delhi: There is great excitement at Jawaharlal Nehru University’s School of Biotechnology. Scientists here claim to have found that the SCO2 gene has potential tumour-suppressing qualities and that it can be a treatment for different kinds of cancer. Their research paper has been published in the current issue of the journal, Molecular and Cellular Biology.

New Delhi: If you are worried about trees facing a hostile environment in the city, here is some more grim news.