Not just in Gautam Budh Nagar, where former SDM Durga Shakti Nagpal is believed to have been suspended for taking on the sand mafia, illegal mining activities have shot up across UP with no fresh l

A team of scientists from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will carry out a comprehensive study of the status of the groundwater table in the area between Gomti and Sai rivers across six districts of

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 648-crore project in Uttar Pradesh for widening the Raibareilly -Jaunpur highway section.

Azadirachta indica A. Juss. (Meliaceae), popularly known as neem, is a wellrecognized tree. Despite its insecticidal properties, neem in the Indian subcontinent is known to be infested by insect pests. In November 2009, mature neem trees in the village of Bhauli, Bakshi ka Talab, Lucknow, started defoliating and soon consumed the entire leaves. This attracted the attention of researchers, as it had hitherto not been observed. Observations revealed a lepidopteran to be the cause of this.

Microinsurance or Community-Based Health Insurance is a promising healthcare financing mechanism, which is increasingly applied to aid rural poor persons in low-income countries. Robust empirical evidence on the causal relations between Community-Based Health Insurance and healthcare utilisation, financial protection and other areas is scarce and necessary. This paper contains a discussion of the research design of three Cluster Randomised Controlled Trials in India to measure the impact of Community-Based Health Insurance on several outcomes.

It’s a village of 250-odd houses, mostly farming families. The population is around 1,000. People here may be born healthy but, chances are, many will die crippled.

With an eye on Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh early next year, Vilasrao Deshmukh

The Rajasthan Government has selected the Forest Protection and Management Committee (Van Suraksha Evum Prabandhan Samiti) of Balicha range in Pratagarh district for the conservation award, Amrita Devi Vishnoi Smriti Puraskar, for 2010.

The annual award, given to non governmental agencies, societies and groups engaged in exemplary acts of forest conservation and wildlife protection in the State

Alwar/Jaipur: The death of four labourers in an illegal mine in the Aravalli ranges in Alwar has exposed the inability of the state government to act against wanton excavations despite Supreme Court

Malaria cases continue to rise in the western districts of the state. The number of cases recorded in three western districts was around 11,000 till last week, half of the total cases of 22,000 reported so far in the state.
"This year the number of cases reported in the state have increased due to heavy rain in the western districts.