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Mysuru, Chandigarh and Tiruchirapalli have emerged as the three cleanest cities in India, according to the “Swachh Survekshan 2016”.
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The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday issued guidelines on the Zika virus after the WHO termed it as "an international emergency".
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Delhi's population, geography, coal powered thermal plants and diesel-powered vehicles combine to turn the city into a 'tandoor' for its inhabitants.
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The Minister must be aware that unsafe abortions significantly contribute to maternal deaths in India, and such rules will only increase these deaths.
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 The implication of the present study that our “gendered” brains are more like a mosaic than a chessboard should be welcomed.
A woman holds plastic buckets after washing her clothes outside her house next to a canal filled with garbage at a slum in Mumbai, India, December 22, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RTX1ZRLR

In urban India alone, no more than 30% of sewage generated by 377 million people flows through treatment plants.
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The only acceptable way of looking like a doctor while playing as children had to be with a stethoscope around your neck. 
Children fill a jerry can at a water source in the Sanleo village in Malaka district, Indonesia Nusa Tenggara Timur province, October 10, 2015 in this picture taken by Antara Foto. Residents travel as far as three kilometers (1.8 miles) from their village to collect water during the long drought season, Antara said. REUTERS/Prasetyo Utomo/Antara Foto  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN INDONESIA. - RTS4187
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Political instability is not the only factor threatening several countries across the world. Fight over freshwater vulnerability is also becoming a reality.
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The National Family Health Survey highlights that obesity affects urban population more than its rural counterpart.
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A conference held in Bangalore, aimed to enable a well-informed academic and policy debate on the relationships between urbanisation and the environment.
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As odd-even traffic restrictions in Delhi draw to a close, here are the takeaways from this massive community initiative to curb air pollution in India.
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The progressive laws of India and the work of animal welfare organisations, will all be undermined if Jallikattu is allowed to continue.
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More people in Uttarakhand are abandoning villages despite high economic growth. 9 percent of the villages in the state have a population of less than 10.
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Diesel vehicles are allowed to pollute more and their exhaust is directly linked with cancer.
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IndiaSpend’s #Breathe project launches a real-time Twitter feed of the Air Quality Data.
A child suffering from HIV/AIDS rests with her mother during a protest against the drugs manufacturer Novartis in New Delhi January 29, 2007. Novartis is challenging a specific provision in Indian patent laws that restricts patenting of medicines to innovations only. But Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) says that the drug company will shut down the pharmacy of the developing world, with over 80 percent of AIDS drugs coming from India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA) - RTR1LRKS
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Photo-catalyst rings that treat sewage water were recently unveiled at the Indian Science Congress.
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The government has been provided with 100 such scooters by private electric vehicle manufacturer - Hero Electric.
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Pollution monitoring shows green areas in Delhi have much higher PM2.5 levels than road intersections during the early hours.
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Farmers in India have neither proper infrastructure nor the government’s support. They are continuously struggling for survival.
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Mobile apps that help car owners to offer rides to strangers are a big hit.
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An area that used to be a barren piece of land 30 years ago is now a 1360 acre forest, home to 5 royal Bengal tigers and a migratory route for 100 elephants.
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Forty-two percent of the adults who consumed alcohol, presented behaviour consistent with Alcohol Use Disorder.

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