Until January 13 this year, 49 people died of the disease across the country, and 1,694 cases were reported. Rajasthan topped the list with 31 deaths.

Last year, four cases of swine flu were reported in Chandigarh and two patients had died.

Deb said that forest dwellers and people at large have faced problems to access forest resources due to soil erosion caused by massive degradation of forestlands.

Court says Delhi govt plan lacks consent of parents, asks ads to be issued to spread awareness about vaccine

The NGT panel was formed in the wake of the 2015 global emission scandal or ‘Dieselgate’ when the company was found guilty of intentionally programming its diesel engines with cheat devices to meet

It proposes a “tentative national target” of 20%-30% reduction in PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations by 2024, with 2017 as the base year for comparison.

The Tribunal also directed that the “action plan” in the matter “be furnished to the Tribunal within three months”.

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city was 338.

According to an order issued by General Administration Department (GAD), the monitoring committee shall function under the overall supervision and coordination of Administrative Secretary Forest, E

Climate change-driven events like Kerala floods underline need for greater focus on environment.

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