London has a live tracker measuring each breach of hourly levels of toxic nitrogen dioxide and is accordingly shifting clean buses onto the most polluted routes, and Delhi has tried out everything

MUMBAI: If frequent allegations of overcharging and negligence against doctors haven't been an indicator of strained doctor-patient ties, a new online survey has found that nine out of 10 patients

CHENNAI: Not long before, realtors would market residential complexes as quiet corners of comfort within the city.

Chennai: Metro rail will be installing solar street lights at their staff quarter premises at Koyambedu in an effort to maximise the use of renewable energy.

CHENNAI: In the country's diabetes capital, it is only natural that worries of most residents are about high blood sugar and other complications.

BENGALURU: Spiralling levels of pollution in the city have prompted lawmakers to contemplate setting up a separate pollution control board for the megacity.

Trichy: The Trichy Corporation seized around 670 kg banned plastic carry bags from commercial shops and collected a fine of Rs 26,000 from the dealers in the city on Thursday.

A study published in Current Science says that ambient noise levels in India's metropolitan cities are way above safe limits.

A study which analysed data on noise levels in seven big cities of the country came to the conclusion that finding a quiet place in these cities is next to impossible.

The neighbourhoods of hospitals are declared as silence zones so that patients receiving treatment are not disturbed.

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