KOLKATA: The city is experiencing its foulest spell of pollution in recent years with the air quality index considerably worse than previous years.

KOLKATA: Various government departments have shrugged off responsibility for the spike in the city’s air pollution and lack of demonstrative action to control it.

KOLKATA: An overwhelming 85% of dengue patients in Kolkata were affected with serotype II of the virus — considered the second most virulent of the four serotypes to which immunity is low in the ci

KOLKATA: Stung by more than 20 dengue deaths in Kolkata this year, the civic authorities have marked out areas that are at risk from the virus.

KOLKATA: The air quality in the city has deteriorated over the past few days and experts put some of the blame on the festivities.

KOLKATA: It took the death of a 21-year-old girl for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to go hard at dengue in Lotus Park, an area close to the Bijoygarh-Golf Green-Baghajatin belt where deng

KOLKATA: Duttabad area under Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has been badly hit by dengue this year and the civic authorities are taking all measures as possible to prevent the disease to further

Civic workers clear a pile of garbage at DuttabadCivic workers clear a pile of garbage at Duttabad

The calamitous floods in the entire state of Kerala have grabbed the nation’s interest like nothing else these past couple of weeks.

KOLKATA: In the wake of the year’s first swine flu case, reported by The Times of India on Monday, the health department went into a huddle and sounded an alert.

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