Health & Environment

Environment Ministry takes up new strategy for river rejuvenation

Environment Ministry takes up new strategy for river rejuvenation

The Environment Ministry has taken up a new strategy for conservation and rejuvenation of major river water systems, which takes into account the entire river basin. The decision was taken....

This pilot project at Bellandur lake plans to produce biodiesel through fat substances

This pilot project at Bellandur lake plans to produce biodiesel through fat substances

Today, the world is concerned about the climate change and environment. Also, the demand for water is growing day by day, so the urban cities opted for the sewage system....

India among 5 worst nations in curbing environmental pollution: EPI

India among 5 worst nations in curbing environmental pollution: EPI

A new green index has ranked India the fourth worst country worldwide in curbing environmental pollution. According to the latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings released on Tuesday on....

According to EPI rankings, India among 5 worst nations in curbing environmental pollution

According to EPI rankings, India among 5 worst nations in curbing environmental pollution

A new green index has ranked India the fourth worst country worldwide in curbing environmental pollution. According to the latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings released on Tuesday on....

Antibiotics need to be manufactured, marketed responsibly: Experts at World Economic Forum, Davos

Antibiotics need to be manufactured, marketed responsibly: Experts at World Economic Forum, Davos

Besides developing new medicines and vaccines, pharmaceutical companies must also manufacture and market antibiotics responsibly so that they do not cause damage to the environment, an expert said at the....

One-third women avoid smear tests due to embarrassment: Survey

One-third women avoid Pap smear tests due to embarrassment: Survey

One in three young women avoid or delay getting screened for cervical cancer because they are embarrassed about their pubic areas, revealed a survey. According to the World Health Organisation,....

How to get Pregnant fast and easily: The right positions and process, watch video

How to get pregnant fast and easily: The right positions and process, watch video

One of the most important concerns of a newly married couple or for any couple is to turn their relationship in a more precious bond by having a baby. But....

How to get pregnant in Hindi: Fast and easily with the right positions and process, watch videos

How to get pregnant in Hindi: Fast and easily with the right positions and process, watch videos

India is a country with the second largest population. If we go according to statistics, the young population of India has a high ratio of conceiving. However, in a country....

Imparting education among girls is best to reduce India's population: National Family Health Survey

If a girl in India studies for 12 years or more, till the age of 18 she is less likely to have teenage pregnancy, less likely to have shorter interval....

Wildlife Conservation Trust launches launches 'Roadkills' to collect data on wildlife deaths

Wildlife Conservation Trust launches launches 'Roadkills' to collect data on wildlife deaths

The Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) has launched 'Roadkills', a citizen science initiative to collect data on mortality of wild animals on roads, irrigation canals or railway lines in India. The....

Screening all women for cancer genes may be cost effective

Screening of all women above 30 years of age could prevent ovarian and breast cancers: Research

Screening all women over 30 years age for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations can be cost effective and could also prevent more of these cancers than just screening those....

Scientists identify genetic origin in Zika virus

Decoded: How Zika virus impairs foetal development

The Zika virus disrupts oxygen supply to a pregnant woman's placenta, leading to impairment in foetal development and also increases the newborns' susceptibility to additional infections, scientists have found. A....

Report reveals ‘Apple’ harms human health and environment!

Report reveals ‘Apple’ harms human health and environment!

American company Apple has failed a CSR audit. In the report, it was revealed that workers in Apples Catcher Technology factory are being treated very badly and exploited. Hundreds of....

World Wildlife Fund inaugurates frog exhibition in Delhi

World Wildlife Fund inaugurates frog exhibition in Delhi

To celebrate frogs in art and nature, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India on January, 15 inaugurated a first of its kind exhibition for frog lovers- FrogFest. The exhibition has over....

Nilgai hit by train in Delhi, admit to animal hospital in critical condition

Nilgai hit by train in Delhi, admit to animal hospital in critical condition

Hit by a speeding train in Delhi, a gravely injured male Nilgai or blue bull is undergoing treatment, officials said on Monday. The antelope that is found in abundance in....

Teens urged to stop popping washing tablets as new craze hits USA

Teens urged to stop popping washing tablets as new craze hits USA

We live in weird times, times were anything that is put on social media by more than 10 people is becoming a trend. Some of the fun latest trends we....

Nature is the greatest gift in human life, says Kiran Nagarkar

Nature is the greatest gift in human life, says Kiran Nagarkar

Renowned novelist and playwright Kiran Nagarkar on Sunday said everyone should be taught about the wonderful aspects of nature from their very childhood to help them realise that it is....

Unicef reports 4,011 suspect diphtheria cases in Rohingya camps

Unicef reports 4,011 suspect diphtheria cases in Rohingya camps

The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) on Sunday said it had detected a total of 4,011 suspected cases of diphtheria in camps for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, where 31 people have....

Can't sleep at night? Try writing a to-do list!

Can't sleep at night? Try writing a to-do list!

Unable to sleep at night? Try writing a 'to-do' list at bedtime as it may aid in falling asleep, a new study suggests."Most people just cycle through their to-do lists....

Certain bacteria may up HIV risk for women

Shocking! 460 inmates found HIV positive in UP jails in 2016; Yogi govt clueless

In a shocking survey conducted by UP state AIDS control society, it has emerged that 460 inmates are HIV positive in jails of the state. The screening of the patients....

How gut bacteria, broccoli can help keep bowel cancer away

How gut bacteria, broccoli can help keep bowel cancer away

Researchers have developed a cocktail of bacteria and cruciferous vegetables that can potentially turn into a targeting system that seeks out and kills colorectal cancer cells. Colorectal cancer is the....

Is India ready for gathering teen sexual revolution?

Is India ready for gathering teen sexual revolution?

One in four Indian women is married before 18, and 7.8 per cent of women aged 15 to 19 are pregnant or mothers, according to the latest available 2015-16 National....

WATCH! Nurses squash newborn's head; video sparks outrage on social media

WATCH! Nurses squash newborn's head; video sparks outrage on social media

In a horrifying video doing rounds on social media, three nurses brutally squashed an infant's face just for the fun of it in Saudi Arabia. Sadly, even their colleagues did....

Memory loss from West Nile virus may be preventable, claims a study

Memory loss from West Nile virus may be preventable, claims a study

The neurological problems persisting in people who survive brain infection with West Nile virus may be due to unresolved inflammation that hinders the brain's ability to repair damaged neurons and....

Butterflies origin pushed back in time, says Study

Butterflies origin pushed back in time, says Study

Newly discovered fossils show that moths and butterflies have been on the planet for at least 200 million years. Scientists found fossilized butterfly scales the size of a speck of....

Delhi Police fines 8,000 people for smoking in public, collects over Rs 16 lakh

Delhi Police fines 8,000 people for smoking in public, collects over Rs 16 lakh

After issuing back-to-back warnings over public smoking, the Delhi Police fined over 8,000 people for smoking in public under a special drive, in just 4 days. The special drive by....

WHO helps Zambia to immunise 1 mn people against cholera

WHO helps Zambia to immunise 1 mn people against cholera

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said it's supporting Zambia in launching a vaccination campaign in the African country to help one million people against cholera. The campaign was....

Pollution levels in Delhi have come down, claims Manish Sisodia

Pollution levels in Delhi have come down, claims Manish Sisodia

Based on a pollution report that does not includes the top polluting areas of the city, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said the pollution levels in 2017....

Environment-friendly Republic Day: Government restricts use of national flag made of plastic

Environment-friendly Republic Day: Government restricts use of national flag made of plastic

The central government on Tuesday urged everyone not to use a national flag made of plastic and asked the states and union territories to ensure strict compliance of the Flag....

Sleep-related problems kill 3,500 babies in US each year: Report

Sleep-related problems kill 3,500 babies in US each year: Report

About 3,500 babies in the US die each year due to sleep-related problems, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and accidental suffocation, a new report said on Tuesday. The Centers....