JAIPUR: In a reversal of trend, there has been a spurt in swine flu cases in April this year unlike earlier ones when H1N1 influenza cases usually subside.

Dried plant products of North west Rajasthan which are cooked as a vegetable known as Trikuta-seeds of Acacia Senegal (L.) Willd., unripe fruits of Capparis deciduas (Forssk.) Edgew. and unripe pods of Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce were tested against seven clinical isolates including one Gram positive and six Gram negative bacteria using Agar well diffusion method.

Jaipur: Four more persons tested positive for swine flu on Monday. So far in the city, 36 persons have already been tested positive for the disease this year.

Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat & UP Sizzle Too

India may add around 6,000 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity in the ongoing fiscal, an industry body has said.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Air and noise pollution in Delhi and NCR, 10/04/2017. The ambient air quality for Delhi and NCR is monitored under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme comprising of 680 monitoring stations in 300 cities/towns in India including 21 stations in Delhi and NCR.

Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has drafted a comprehensive action plan for Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) in consultation with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) of the Delhi government.

This is the final report on mandating acceptable fuels and recommending ban on sale and use of furnace oil and pet coke in NCR in compliance with the order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated March 6, 2017. EPCA has consulted the state governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and CPCB during finalization of the Comprehensive Action Plan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Laxman Raghav Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 31/03/2017 regarding pollution at the industrial complex at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.

Jaipur: Scrutiny of records of mining department by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) validated the rampant corruption existing in the department.

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