The virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain.

State had given a deadline to manufacturers to come up with a buy-back mechanism.

The government also plans to set up dedicated metabolic institutes in state-run hospitals for doctors to study obesity-related ailments.

The doctors from the city also echoed similar opinions.

Most of the cases are from Shastri Nagar area where fogging and other anti-larvae activities are being carried out.

Sharp jump in crop residue burning in Punjab, Haryana in last 10 days.

Top court asked Uttar Pradesh government to consider declaring certain portions of area surrounding Taj Mahal as heritage.

The NGT had divided air pollution into four categories — Category I (Average), II (Severe), III (Critical) and IV (Environmental Eme-rgency).

Chennai, Kochi and Surat are among the world’s top 20 cities will be flooded dangerously.

Disability adjusted life years or DALYs are years of healthy life lost to premature death and suffering.