Tamarind seeds has antiviral properties and can potentially be used to develop antiviral medication for chikungunya, according to a research by Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee.

The National Green Tribunal has ordered the Punjab Government to deposit a fine of Rs 50 crore as environmental compensation for polluting the Sutlej and Beas due to uncontrolled industrial discha

Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have identified the 'dark' regions in the proteins of Chikungunya virus, an advance that could help design improved drugs to treat the di

India successfully launched its most powerful rocket, GSLV-Mk3, that will eventually be the vehicle to carry a rover to the moon and a human mission to space by 2022.

Amid mounting concerns over the impact of plastic on the environment, Nestlé India, the country’s largest foods company, has started a returns programme for its flagship product Maggi noodles.

To understand the extent and impact of exposure to pollution on asthmatic children, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has initiated a multi-centre study wherein it will provide be

The only option to control air pollution in Delhi when weather conditions get more adverse is to explore a ban on all non-CNG vehicles or implementation of the odd-even scheme wherein all private v

A total of 11.57 lakh cancer cases was reported in India this year, a 15.7 per cent increase over the 10 lakh cases reported in 2012, Ravi Mehrotra, director of Indian Council of Medical Research’s

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to submit a report on action taken against over 50,000 industries operating in residential areas without re

Parts of coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will begin to get widespread rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Gaja comes closer to the Tamil Nadu coast.

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