BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) is all set to crack down on sale of nonsmoking tobacco, available in plastic sachets.

Doctors from the Tata Memorial Hospital took 50 cancer patients from the city to meet opposition leader in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, in Delhi last week.

Using the estimates of child survival probability obtained on the basis of "children ever born" and "children surviving" data collected at different population census, this article analyzes progress towards child survival in Madhya Pradesh during the two decades between 1981 and 2001.