Thirteen of the dirtiest 20 cities were Indian, with New Delhi, Patna, Gwalior and Raipur in the top four spots.

Packed With Fine Particles That Damage Heart, Lungs: WHO

Finally here is a sure-shot-method of measuring a child’s progress towards obesity.

With doctors warning of a rise in the number of children being brought in with adult lifestyle diseases – including obesity, diabetes and hypertension – a multi-centre, cross-sectional study done on 10,842 children in five cities – Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune and Raipur – has now suggested healthy cut-off values of waist circumference for screening Metabolic Syndrome in Indian children.

The township will be set up in 15 sectors in a sprawling 1,600 acres of land with an estimated cost of about Rs 816 cr

Chhattisgarh's ambitious township project Kamal Vihar would finally see the light of day as the High Court rejected the petitions filed against the land acquisition for the project. Kamal Vihar, an ambitious township project, would come up at the outskirts of the capital city in the line of modern housing projects in Chandigarh, Noida and Ahmedabad. The township will be set up in 15 sectors in a sprawling 1,600 acres of land with an estimated cost of about Rs 816 crore. Raipur Development Authority (RDA) will execute the project.

In this study, size-segregated particulate matter samples were collected in Raipur, India from July 2009 to June 2010 by using eight-stage cascade impactor sampler. The annual average concentrations and associated standard deviation of PM10, PM2.5–10, PM2.5, and PM1 were 270.5 ± 105.5, 119.6 ± 44.6, 150.9 ± 78.6, and 72.5 ± 39.0 μg/m3, respectively. The PM10 and PM2.5 levels at Raipur, India were well above the annual National Ambient Air Quality Standards of India of 60 and 40 μg/m3 for PM10 and PM2.5, respectively.

Asia’s biggest man-made 'Jungle Safari' will come up in a sprawling 200 acres of land in Chhattisgarh ‘Naya Raipur’ the high-tech city that will replace Raipur as state’s capital from November 1.

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday performed laid the foundation stone for the project to be implemented in Khandwa village of the Naya Raipur. The project that would come up with an estimated cost of Rs 230 crore is stipulated to be completed within two years.

Agitation for his release gathers steam ON MAY 4, the Supreme Court issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government seeking its response in two weeks to the petition of Binayak Sen, vice-president of the People