New Delhi: Now, diagnosing multi-drug resistant TB (MDR TB) patients will take less than two hours.

The extensively drug resistant tuberculosis (XXDR-TB) strain in 11 patients in the city has inadvertently highlighted the deplorable condition of hospitals treating the disease, giving them a new l

A well-calculated compensation plan eases relocation pain of forest dwellers from the core area of Melghat Tiger Reserve. It’s not the kind of relocation story that one usually hears. Early last year three villages were uprooted from their traditional land in the core area of the Melghat Tiger Reserve to make way for free movement of the big cat. They did not protest, and walked away with their belongings and herds of cattle.

Maharashtra government will spend Rs.

The Maharashtra government launched the Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayi Arogya Yojana here on Sunday, enabling families with annual income of less than Rs.

Ratnakar Golewar, 42, a farmer from Warud in Amravati district, was quite happy with the yield in his 7-acre orange orchard this year.

The state government is adamant in providing daily ration food to children aged between six months and three years in the tribal areas of Melghat in Amravati district.

According to the Maharashtra government's own figures, 18,486 children in the age group of 0-6 years have died of malnutrition this year alone (Jan-August 2011).

After giving sanctions to 57 private power projects in Vidarbha region, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has now dashed off a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi requesting her to stay 27 of the projects.

MPCC chief Manikrao Thakre

The Bombay high court has come to the rescue of the malnourished children in Melghat area of Amravati district.