The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) admitted that about 2.3 lakh people in the city do not receive direct pipeline water, while 2.6 lakh people receive less than 100 litres per day.

Two more swine flu deaths were registered by health authorities Wednesday. A 45-year-old man from Kondhwa Khurd and a 20-year-old woman from Hadapsar died of swine flu infection.

Officials from the GSDA further said they had been intimated that nearly 12 districts in the state would continue with all the schemes for scarcity till September 30.

The government was constantly trying to encourage forest and environmental awareness among residents and expected a huge participation in the novel initiative, said Javadekar.

178 villages in the district have achieved 100% open defecation free status; Sindhudurg tops the list.

Increased vehicles meant more sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide in air; noise pollution rose.

12-year-old study shows middle-class in developing countries more susceptible.

The Kerala model will have to be adapted for Maharashtra where rocks and soil are different.

Civic chief says the state govt has asked it to act as a consultant.

Of all the ills that kill the poor, none is as lethal as the bad govt: Experts