People threaten to intensify agitation

Local residents are protesting against acid pollution from a jewellery manufacturing unit at Cheruvathery, near here.

KATHMANDU, OCT 01 - Going out for a stroll in the mornings and evenings may seem fatal as the Valley air possesses high level of toxic particles particularly during these times, a government report

Abu Alam, a worker of a tannery belonging to a famous brand, has been residing in a slum in Hajaribag for five years. He has been suffering from gastrointestinal and dermatological problems.

The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, official figures show.

KARAK: People of Terri union council of Banda Daud Shah on Monday staged a rally against a foreign oil and gas exploration company for releasing toxic effluents into the fields and natural watercou

Guru Gobind Singh Refinery, a unit located at Kanakwal village of Bathinda district of Punjab, is proving a nightmare for residents of nearly 12 villages of Dabwali Assembly segment falling under K

BAREILLY: A recent survey by the Jal Nigam has found high levels of arsenic in ground water in 19 villages in Bareilly district.

PUNE: Dental defects, worms, night blindness, skin and eye ailments were among the commonest health problems found in schoolchildren, according to findings of the state's economic survey for 2013-1

Rising pollution levels in the City over a period have led to an increase in the number of health ailments among citizens.

Renowned Skin Specialist, Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh (ISDS), Dr Manzoor H Memon, has said about 15 percent population of Sindh was suffering from skin diseases and urbanization was considered