With the death of 12 more people toll from Uttar Pradesh flood has gone up to 75 as flood situation continues to be grim in the state with over 5 lakh people rendered homeless.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nirankar Singh Vs Government of India & Others dated 08/10/2013 in respect of granting Environmental Clearance (EC) for the proposed sand mining at Village Semrahavan, District Sidharthnagar, State of Uttar Pradesh.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/805-2013(MApp)_8Oct2013.pdf

Atiq Khan

LUCKNOW: The dance of death continues in the eastern districts (Purvanchal region) of Uttar Pradesh. The dreaded acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) has so far killed 199. The victims are mostly children and people below the poverty line.

This comes at a time when the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) appears to have been contained by the SA-14-14-2 vaccine imported from China.

Amita Verma
Aug. 25: Even as the nation reels under the impact of the swine flu, Japanese encephalitis (JE), the dreaded disease that strikes in Purvanchal region year after year, has already claimed nearly 200 lives in 2009.

Kalanamak grains were found in excavations at Aligarhwa (district Siddharthnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India).