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Health  /  Published 21.02.20

Coronavirus: death toll in China rises to 2,236

The death toll in China's novel coronavirus has gone up to 2,236 with 118 more deaths reported, mostly from the hard-hit Hubei province, while the overall confirmed infection cases have climbed to 75,...
By AP in Beijing

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.19

Crackdown looms on new-age smokes

The state health department is planning to crack down on the sale of electronic smoking devices or e-cigarettes, which the state government had banned in April this year but which are still being sold...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 05.11.19

Delhi pollution level likely to drop

Pollution levels in the national capital are expected to drop on Tuesday due to an increase in wind speed even as the air quality remained in the 'very poor' category in the morning.According to the M...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.01.20

Three kept in isolation ward for possible exposure to coronavirus

Three persons with a travel history to China have been kept under observation at an isolation ward of the RML Hospital in New Delhi for a possible exposure to novel coronavirus (nCoV), officials said ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Union health minister silent on air quality

Even as Delhi and the National Capital Region are engulfed in a hazardous smog, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan - who also happens to be an ear, nose and throat surgeon - has other issues on hi...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


India  /  Published 01.11.19

Delhi public health emergency

A Supreme Court-mandated panel on Friday declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR region and banned all construction activities till November 5.As pollution level in the region entered the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.10.19

Delhi remains shrouded in toxic haze

Delhi remained blanketed by a thick haze on Wednesday with its air quality dropping further, largely due to the heavy load of smoke from stubble burning in neighbouring Haryana and Punjab, according t...
By PTI in New Delhi


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