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When I first heard that two-thirds of our body is made of water, I was stunned. How could that be? When I have so much water in my body, how come I can stand erect and have so much strength? These are some very intriguing questions that bothered me as I grew up. Little I know about the strength and importance of water. Till almost my teenage, I took water for granted, because we lived in a secure Government township, where water supply was never a problem.

New hydel policy for Uttarakhand

Following June 16-17 floods, state government plans to formulate special policies for development of new hydropower projects. The environmental issues will be the first priority in creating the new policy.

Poor sanitation, poor waste management systems and poor urban planning are the real causes of dengue. Find out what we can do to prevent this disease.

Shantamma woke up one morning with a high fever. She also had a sudden pain at the back of her eyes and severe joint pain. She had been finding it very difficult to move around and go on with her daily routine. And it was quite a tedious routine, which began at 5 a.m. She was a house maid and worked at multiple houses every day. The pain reached an unbearable level prompting her to visit the government hospital, which was full of patients by the time she got there. To her surprise, there were many others with the same symptoms.

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News this week - No bauxite from Niyamgiri, Delhi government to incentivise solar power and amphibian species near extinction.

Dongria Kondhs win the mining battle

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