About 12,460 people have been affected by swine flu till July 9, 2017, and 600 people have died due to the H1N1 virus.

The dengue virus reduces a patients' count of platelets -- tiny blood cells that help the body form clots to stop bleeding.

According to reports, over 100 people have lost their lives in the southern state of Kerala, succumbing to various diseases, such as, H1N1, leptospirosis and dengue from January till date.

The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.

Kochi: Amid rising complaints about noise pollution, a leading mosque in the Muslim-majority Malappuram district in Kerala has decided decides to deliver only one 'azaan' over loudspeaker during th

Researchers at The Ocean Cleanup - a Dutch foundation developing new technologies for ridding the oceans of plastic - say rivers carry an estimated 1.15-2.41 million tonnes of plastic into the sea

Most large urban areas tend to have only one air quality monitor for every 100 to 200 square miles.

The researchers said if climate change is not addressed, warmer temperatures could cause six additional nights of insufficient sleep per 100 individuals by 2050 and approximately 14 extra nights pe

Published in the Journal of Earth System Science in February, the study investigated the distribution of forest cover in India by reconstructing the previous forest cover and predicted the ever-con

Antonio Guterres has appointed Ovais Sarmad of India as the Deputy Executive Secretary of UNFCCC.

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