PANJIM: The staff at Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) got into a state of panic, as two patients were admitted in the hospital with swine flu symptoms.

With nip in temperature and humidity, two cases of swine flu (H1N1 positive) were reported in the city on Tuesday. Both the patients are females.

Over 18,700 cases of dengue have been reported in the country this year, with the Union health ministry attributing early onset of monsoon as one of the factors for spurt in cases ahead of the vect

AHMEDABAD - A plan to combat extreme heat in India's Ahmedabad city has been so effective in raising awareness and bringing down fatalities that city officials are rolling out a similar programme t

The fence is new: green, imposing and too high to climb over.

During Monday’s heated NRM caucus meeting, some MPs confessed to receiving bribes from multinational companies to support the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, popularly known as the GMO b

The country's $1 billion gold production sector is under threat from the Minamata Convention that seeks to ban the use of mercury, a major chemical used by artisanal miners to trap the mineral from

An increase of just 10 micrograms of carbon pollutants per cubic metre is enough to reduce life expectancy by nine to 11 years, a new study finds.

The global use of untreated waste water from cities to irrigate crops is much more widespread than previously estimated, says a new report.

Air pollution is forcing the UK government back to court for the seventh time.

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