As per a new research, high-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden "diet" foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well.

In a significant development which will pave the way for final forest clearance to the Centre's ambitious Ken-Betwa river-linking project, the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) - an apex body of the

Maharashtra government to act against those selling packaged drinking in unsealed containers, as per the per the amendment carried out in the laws on March 1.

BENGALURU: The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) on Wednesday issued closure orders to six industrial units in the Bellandur Lake catchment area.

Massive effort to save the third infected cub at Bandhavgarh tiger reserve (BTR) Come a cropper with its death on Wednesday morning. Two cubs had died earlier.

Nainital: Forest fires broke out in Chaafi in Nainital district and Ladhiya in Champawat district and were controlled by the forest department on Wednesday.

India lost more than 57,000 sq km of jungles – an area larger than Himachal Pradesh - in forest fire in 2014, says India's first scientific estimation of forest fire losses.

AJMER : The medical and health department has initiated operation MADM (Mission Against Dengue and Malaria) and formed Rapid Response Team (RRT) to eradicate dengue and malaria from the district.

Countries in the WHO South-East Asian Region including India today resolved to fast-track efforts to eradicate and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTD) such as leprosy, lymphatic filariasis

On World Malaria Day, the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) affirmed their conviction that malaria can be eliminated in India, and across the Asia Pacific region as a whole, by 2030.

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