The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) period saw dramatic gains in health goals MDG 4 and MDG 5 for improving child and maternal health. However, many Muslim countries in the south Asian, Middle Eastern, and African regions lagged behind. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the status of, progress in, and key determinants of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health in Muslim majority countries (MMCs).

The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) today said the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had issued directives without giving a full opportunity to it to present its case.

NEW DELHI: National Green Tribunal (NGT) has clarified that it is not declaring Amarnath a 'silent zone' and devotees have to maintain silence only in front of the idol.

Observing that "Until some municipal commissioner is (not) sent behind bars, nobody will comply with court orders," the Bombay High court on Thursday issued show cause notice of contempt against Mu

Religious and traditional beliefs, cultural mores, and practices play a crucial role in the conservation of environment and biodiversity. The present paper describes a case study of two sacred groves in Western Himalaya. Sacred groves (SGs) are patches of land that are communally protected with religious zeal. A preliminary survey was conducted in these SGs to study their role in biodiversity conservation. The data collected included the general information regarding the SGs and the associated deity, nearest human habitation, access to them, and their floral and faunal diversity.

The usual chemical froth layer on the water of the Yamuna, there is now all kinds of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste lying on the ghats

Chhath is also about cleanliness and caring for rivers ponds, lakes and canals where the prayers are offered.

KOLKATA: Even though showers eased Diwali pollution in the city, air and noise quality degraded two days later, thanks to immersion processions and celebrations after Brazil's victory in the Under-

KOLKATA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, on Tuesday , imposed a total ban on the use of loudspeakers without sound limiters.Civic bodies and panchayats have been ordered to s

Throughout Sunday and Monday, the police have been making announcements on its Twitter handle even as irate citizens wrote to the police complaining that loudspeakers were being used in the localit

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