Rao said that there was 1.5 lakh acres of forest land around city which should be developed into forest blocks for fresh air.

Hyderabad: Experts say that the Bellandur lake catching fire in Bengaluru recently was a disaster waiting to happen.

The board’s managing director M. Dana Kishore informed on Monday while reviewing the progress of Jalam-Jeevam programme, HUDCO and projects.

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

Residents have been complaining about the industrial emissions in city from quite sometime.

HYDERABAD: When the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) mooted the idea of waste segregation, it also decided to hire Community Resource Persons (CRPs) to spread awareness on the issue.

City was placed at 11th in 2017, with 90 per cent of the days being ‘moderate or satisfactory’ while 10 per cent of the days being ‘poor’.

Simply destroying mosquito eggs has proven not to be effective in the control of the menace.

HYDERABAD: The Environment Protection and Training Research Institute (EPTRI) took on the CSIR Scientists Service Forum accusing it of being `antidevelopment' in its stance on the Hyderabad Pharma

We describe the diversified National Ambient Noise Monitoring Network (NANMN) set up across 7 major cities of India and covering 70 stations for continuous noise monitoring throughout the year. The annual average Lday (06–22 h) and Lnight (22–06 h) values observed in 2015 for these 70 locations are described. Of these, 25 locations are in commercial zones, 12 in industrial, 16 in residential and 17 in silence zones. Each city has 10 noise monitoring stations installed for analysing environmental noise pollution levels round the clock (24  365 h).

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