neem is touted as an eco-friendly insecticide. Almost all parts of the tree

kala-azar is spreading. Two cases of the disease, usually found in eastern parts of India, have been reported from Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. The pathogen could spread in the area because

FOLLOWING two deaths and a series of misreported facts, the National Environment Appellate Authority (NEAA) cancelled the environment ministry’s clearance to a thermal power plant in Sompeta in coastal Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.

Mobile and extremely useful "I understand it is not easy for the living to donate a kidney; but then why is the government not encouraging transplants from cadavers,'

People in Kapurdi hamlet, some 30 km from Rajasthan's Barmer town, are unusually suspicious of strangers. They stop and question every outsider driving through the area. What is making them so wary

human population groups come in different heights. In India and China, people are usually short. In Canada, they are relatively taller. One school of biologists says this is due to varying food