An expert advisory committee (EAC) of the Union Environment and Forest Ministry today visited Gorakhpur, where Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is coming out with a nuclear power

Gorakhpur: With 3,000 cases of encephalitis reported in eastern India so far this year, the bulk of future government efforts will be centred around prevention through better water and sanitation.

With two more persons succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll due to the disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has mounted to 448 this year.

Syndrome Makes Up 95% Of All Cases In Eastern Part Of State

Nearly 50 per cent of Indian children are underweight and more than 70 per cent of women and children have serious nutritional deficiencies, including anaemia, according to a report by UNICEF.

Separate teams to conduct surveys on 16 stretches, covering 2,800 km of the river system.

With around 60 per cent of world’s open defecation happening in India and manual scavenging still a dark ugly truth, India, according to Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, presents a rather

Lucknow: At least 10 more children have died of encephalitis in the past 24 hours in UP’s Gorakhpur division, raising the toll in the state this season to 361.

Parts of North India received heavy rain which claimed 18 lives in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours even as a cloudburst washed away many shops and vehicles in Himachal Pradesh.

Ten persons died in Gorakhpur followed by three each in Lakhimpur and Amethi and two in Basti in mishaps like wall collapse. Rain and thundershowers are likely at a few places in the next 24 hours, said the weatherman.

Proposal is for exclusive institutional education with boarding

The Uttar Pradesh government is awaiting clearance from the Centre for an ambitious project to rehabilitate children disabled by Japanese encephalitis (JE) and acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) that kill hundreds and handicap an equal number every monsoon season in eastern U.P. and the adjoining region. Brain fever affects the nervous system, resulting in mental retardation and hearing impairment.

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