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Rs 3: Amount India Spends Every Day On Each Indian’s Health

Rs 3: Amount India Spends Every Day On Each Indian’s Health

  New Delhi: The amount India spends on public health per capita every year is Rs 1,112, less than the cost of a single consultation at the country’s top private…

64% Rise In Terror Incidents in J&K Over 2 Years, As BJP-PDP Alliance Splinters

64% Rise In Terror Incidents in J&K Over 2 Years, As BJP-PDP Alliance Splinters

  Mumbai: There was a 64% rise in terror incidents in Jammu and Kashmir over three years to 2017, providing some perspective to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) decision to…

Railways Mull Rs 6,250 Cr Replacement To Flawed Bio-Toilets–After Spending Rs 1,620 Cr

Railways Mull Rs 6,250 Cr Replacement To Flawed Bio-Toilets–After Spending Rs 1,620 Cr

  Mumbai: Having spent nearly Rs 1,370 crore on 136,985 railway bio-toilets–criticised for being “no better than septic tanks”–and after earmarking Rs 250 crore to install bio-toilets on remaining trains…

Smaller Indian Cities Better At Managing Waste Than Larger Ones

Smaller Indian Cities Better At Managing Waste Than Larger Ones

  New Delhi: Some of India’s smallest cities, such as Vengurla and Panchgani in Maharashtra, and mid-level cities, such as Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, are more efficient in managing…

‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

An aerial view of a small hydropower project (SHPs) in the Western Ghats, Karnataka. More than 1,000 small hydropower projects have been built nationwide–and 6,474 more sites have been identified…

Nipah Contained, But More Than 80% Cases From Similar Brain Fevers Are Undiagnosed

Nipah Contained, But More Than 80% Cases From Similar Brain Fevers Are Undiagnosed

G Arunkumar, professor and head of the Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR) with his team during the Nipah outbreak in Kerala   New Delhi: Kerala health minister KK Shailaja announced on…

Toxic Air Is Now A Year-Round Problem For Delhi

Toxic Air Is Now A Year-Round Problem For Delhi

  Mumbai: Delhi’s toxic air is no longer limited to winters.   While Delhi is experiencing high levels of air pollution largely caused by a dust storm hitting western India,…