Pune: As many as 69 people succumbed to swine flu in Maharashtra in September alone, taking the state’s death toll from the contagion to 101 in the first nine months of the year.

The city on Tuesday recorded 26 new cases of Swine Flu, the highest to be recorded for a day in 2018. All the cases were recorded within the Ahmedabad Corporation limits.

Vadodara: While concerns were being raised regarding dengue cases, more chikungunya cases have started surfacing since about a week now in the city.

With around 2,500 confirmed dengue cases reported already, the state is in the severe grip of the vector-borne disease.

Residents of Bengaluru's Whitefield have been complaining against the Graphite India factory since 1980.

Household air pollution caused by smoke from burning solid fuels for cooking is a major source of mortality and morbidity in India. Recent studies estimate that it is also a major contributor to outdoor pollution in addition to contributing to four of the five leading causes of mortality and morbidity.

This publication highlights not only the incidences and impacts of heat waves in Asia but also all the scientific and governance innovations designed to mitigate their damage. While instances of heat waves are on the rise across the world, Asia in particular seems to be reeling under an intense heat wave.

Increasing temperatures are likely to impact human health. An increase in severe heat wave days and heat mortalities has been observed in India over the past few decades. A report by National Disaster Management Authority states that about 22,562 heat related deaths were reported between the periods 1992 to 2015.

The Conference of Parties to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC) opens its eighth session (COP 8), with a view to defining a roadmap for strengthening and expanding the scope of the landmark global health treaty.

“The North corporation is under acute financial crunch.

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