MUMBAI: Seventeen years after Noise Pollution Rules came into force, the Centre last week made changes to the law, putting a question mark over the fate of silence zones across the country.

Mumbai: As many as 1,327 farmers have committed suicide in the state in the last six months, official figures show. This is only 14% less than the 1,543 cases recorded till June-end last year.

MUMBAI: A 10-month-old infant from Goregaon, Mumbai, has lost his sense of recognition and is unable to identify familiar faces, including his parents', following a neurological complication caused

MUMBAI: Every fifth person who underwent a test for influenza H1N1since April in the city has tested positive for the virus.

MUMBAI: India is the most vulnerable country in the world to climate change and should demonstrate leadership to tackle the problem, said former union environment minister Jairam Ramesh.

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to test if the refineries in suburban Mahul near Trombay has made the air there too polluted for the people to live i

MUMBAI: The antiviral oseltamivir used to treat influenza H1N1 will be more widely available with the Union health ministry taking it off the stringent schedule X list.

The Shiv Sena is all set to back the city's Govinda-Ganesha outfits on the noise pollution issue, triggering yet another round of confrontation with the Devendra Fadnavis regime in the run up to th

MUMBAI: Genetically modified or Bt cotton is no longer resistant to pink bollworm - a major pest in Mahahrashtra, prompting the state government to write to the Union government to seek its interve

MUMBAI: Despite an active circulation of the H1N1 influenza virus in the city since February, there is a time lag of 4-5 days before the onset of symptoms and initiation of treatment by doctors.