To increase piped water coverage from the existing low 18 per cent to 100 per cent coverage by 2024, the Centre has requested all states to adopt an approach similar to the newly-formulated Jal Sha

A team of scientists from Delhi University and the Wildlife Institute of India, in collaboration with researchers from Indonesia and the US, have discovered a new species of ‘paddy frog’ from North

The groundswell of protests by adivasis in Dantewada against a contract awarded to Adani Enterprises Ltd to mine iron ore deposits in a hill in the Bailadila range, has prompted the Chhattisgarh go

Mumbai was ranked as the most traffic-congested city in the world for the second straight year, while Delhi was at fourth place.

The health ministry, headed by KK Shailaja which worked overtime during the crisis last year, activated safety protocols at the hospital in Ernakulam and has sent a team of top medical officials to

Nipah Virus: The disease spreads through fruit bats or ‘flying foxes,’ of the genus Pteropus, who are natural reservoir hosts of the Nipah and Hendra viruses.

"With 1,544 cubic meters per capita availability, India is already a water-stressed country and is moving towards becoming water-scarce," Madhya Pradesh Public Health Minister Sukhdev Panse said.

A report submitted by the committee to the NGT on April 30 said RO plants were being installed indiscriminately without considering quality or source of raw water.

An Expert Explains: In biggest bout, knockout This time, BIMSTEC leaders are invited to Modi’s swearing-in Community pharmacists can help in detecting undiagnosed cases of tuberculosis (TB), as the

The Himalayan cleanup initiative was started last year with a massive cleaning drive across 12 hilly states of the country lying beside the Himalayan Range.

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