May 24: Scientists have urged people not to eat the popular vegetable alligator weed, known locally as Seema thotakura or Seema ponneganti, as it can cause serious health hazards.

The current study uses contingent valuation technique to estimate the value of clean water in river Musi in Hyderabad, India. The main source of pollution of the river is untreated domestic and industrial wastewater from the urban area of Hyderabad.

Hyderabad, Dec. 21: Hyderabadis, who consume fruits and vegetables grown over 3,600 hectares under the Musi ayacut, run the risk of severe worm infection that may cause appetite loss, abdominal pain, shortness of breath and a variety of skin diseases.

According to a joint study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the International Water

Hyderabad, Nov. 24: The rising pollution level is taking a heavy toll on the heritage structures and historical artefacts in the state. In the old city area, near Charminar, sulphur dioxide levels have increased from 5.2 to 5.4 micrograms per metre cube and nitrogen oxide levels from 34 to 36.3 micrograms per metre cube.

Hyderabad, Sept. 10: The race to bag the Musi beautification project has narrowed down to two consultants

Hyderabad, Aug. 17: The stench from Musi river cannot be ignored. It is unbearable, thanks to the "lackadaisical" attitude of the authorities towards the sewage system which is channelled into the river. The dumping of garbage along the banks of the river is worsening the situation.

The Andhra Pradesh government is all set to purify Musi river, which has been given top priority under the National River Conservation plan, by dumping effluents

a move to solve one problem, is creating another one for the Andhra Pradesh government. The Supreme Court had ordered the state governments to dispose off effluents without contaminating any

the Musi river flowing through Andhra Pradesh will soon disappear due to the state government's Nandanvanam project. The government is planning to utilise the dry river bed of Musi for various