Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee announced three new schemes under which the government will provide one lakh handpumps in drought hit areas and one lakh drinking water connections in primary

Two persons died while about 24 villagers fell ill, of which six were stated to be serious at Bhadal Nagal, a remote village of Fatehpur tehsil. The deceased have have been identified as Pritam Singh

Indians are prone to heart aliments and the current rate of incidence of the disease indicates that by 2010 they will account for 50 per cent of the total number of heart patients the world over.

Certain chemical ingredients of gasoline, jet fuel and other solvents may pose a greater risk to health than previously thought, says a US study published in the September issue of the Journal of

The Punjab government has made arrangements to contain the coal ash being emitted from the four chimneys of the Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant by bringing the same under the permissible limits. Mr.

The massive use of polythene and plastic bags and their improper disposal continue to be the main enemy of the sewerage and the cleanliness drive in the Faridabad district. Due to no check, the

Treating fever with aspirin or other anti-inflammatory drugs could be key to helping patients recover from attacks of malaria, researchers have said. The parasite that causes malaria seems to do more

The local senior citizens Forum has approached the Himachal Pradesh High Court through a public interest petition praying for its intervention as the town was getting polluted. Mr. B. Samuel,

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh said that a substantial portion of the Rs 5,000 crore assistance from International Financial Consortium (IFC) would be in the form of grant and the rest

The UN report has signaled alarm over the state of the earth's natural resources, ahead of this month's UN sponsored sustainable development summit in Johannesburg. The report said sea levels rose