As the state high court and national green tribunal have hardened their stand on pollution taking place in Himachal Pradesh, now the state Pollution Control Board too has started acting tough again

Nutritional support during treatment of pulmonary TB recommended

Severely undernourished tuberculosis (TB) patients in rural India have twice a higher risk of death, a scientific research study has concluded. The study conducted at Jan Swasthya Sahyog (JSS or Peoples’ Health Support Group), a non-profit voluntary organisation, suggests the need for nutritional support during treatment of pulmonary TB among these patients.

New Delhi: Severe undernutrition when diagnosed could mean at least two times higher odds of death in TB patients despite treatment, concluded a recent study which found shocking levels of malnutri

The government has sanctioned Rs 168 crore for the Ghumarwin-Sarkaghat road and Rs 94 crore for the Ghumarwin-Kutheda road.

Environmental impact of private sector CDM forestry projects in India - A presentation by Himangana Gupta at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras,
October 26-27, 2013.

Under-nutrition is a known risk factor for TB and can adversely affect treatment outcomes. However, data from India are sparse, despite the high burden of TB as well as malnutrition in India. We assessed the nutritional status at the time of diagnosis and completion of therapy, and its association with deaths during TB treatment, in a consecutive cohort of 1695 adult patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in rural India during 2004 - 2009.

He will also dedicate Sipat power project to the Nation

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would lay the foundation stone for the mega super critical power project of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Lara of Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh on Thursday.

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine a PIL alleging a sharp increase in infant deaths after administration of pentavalent vaccine, which replaced the tried and tested vaccines to fight fiv

Rupees 3 crore is being spent in this district during the current financial year on water preservation and afforestation programmes under Mid-Himalaya Watersed Development Project.

The government has sanctioned Rs 4.60 crore for the renewal of the Kot-Dehra-Hatwaad drinking water supply scheme to remove water scarcity in the area.