Thousands of residents at Hazaribagh in the city are facing severe sufferings due to unhygienic environment because of hundreds of toxic chemical shops there.

For asthma patient Anushree Sharma, the last eight-ten days have been particularly difficult.

Respiratory Infections Compound Dengue Woes

Several viral infections are making their presence felt among Mumbaikars, besides the killer dengue. City doctors report a surge in respiratory infections, conjunctivitis and skin rashes. What’s more, experts say many patients have reported more than one problem.

THE $4 billion that two Canadian companies, Barrick Gold and Goldcorp, have poured into developing Pueblo Viejo, a gold mine, since 2009 amounts to the largest single foreign investment in the hist

Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) has launched a campaign against dumping sugar mill waste in irrigation canals, lakes and natural waterways, a major cause of contamination.

The worst fear of Vellalore residents has turned true as the ground water samples collected from the localities near the municipal corporation's dumpyard has indicated presence of ammonia, phosphat

Formalin is being used by the traders as a preservative in fish, fruits, meat, milk, vegetables and a wide variety of food items.

Despite strict checking by the authorities, a large number of companies continue to sell highly contaminated bottled water, according to a study.

Alleging that dust particles released by Toshali cement factory situated at Koraput's Ampabali under Pottangi block is polluting the atmosphere, tribals locked the factory for the second consecutiv

Formalin is used in 93.75 per cent of mangoes selling in the capital, said a report of Save the Environment Movement on Tuesday.