Just how many Amdavadis suffered from chikungunya in 2016?

The causes, conditions and consequences of poor water access in Bombay Hotel locality, a predominantly Muslim informal settlement located in Ahmedabad’s southern periphery, are studied through the lens of urban violence and conflict. This is done by tracing the dynamics of urban planning and governance that have produced two interlinked types of infrastructural violence in the locality—municipal water denial and violent articulations of infrastructure by informal water providers—and the experiences of everyday conflict and violence that emerge in residents’ lives as a consequence.

Asthma, chornic bronchitis patients to get SMS alerts.

Children rehearse for the Kite Festival on the riverfront on ThursdayChildren rehearse for the Kite Festival on the riverfront on Thursday

A team from Health Ministry set to visit the site today.

The garbage dump is causing serious health issues for people staying in the areas and may even have led to deaths.

The world is rapidly becoming urban with the global population living in cities projected to double by 2050. This increase in urbanization poses new challenges for the spread and control of communicable diseases such as malaria. In particular, urban environments create highly heterogeneous socio-economic and environmental conditions that can affect the transmission of vector-borne diseases dependent on human water storage and waste water management.

AHMEDABAD: Even as the mean temperature in the city continues to dip, the city got no respite from vector-borne diseases.

The toxic cocktail of tiny particulate matter (PM) in Ahmedabad's air this winter may be invisible to our eyes, but these very particles — in copious amounts — seep deep into our lungs, our veins,

A study conducted among 10 Indian metro cities investigates the impact of municipal solid waste and animal birth control programme on stray dog population and its menaces. Its results show statistically strong and positive linkages among the variables such as human population, municipal solid waste, per capita solid waste, food waste, dog population and dogs per capita. People's general awareness and the efforts of municipalities are inadequate to control the dog menace.