Tamil Nadu: Official apathy makes Kovai sewage plant a non-starter

The construction works of Rs 4.76-crore STP was started in 2020 for carrying treated sewage water from the plant to Kadukuttai, located 4.5 kilometres away.

published on : 27th September 2022

Probe on into ‘false’ preganancy treatment at private hospital in AP

Relatives allege woman was treated for 8 months saying she was pregnant; hospital claims she faked pregnancy

published on : 22nd September 2022

Malkangiri stinks over waste mismanagement in Odisha

Visitors to Malkangiri town are greeted by an unbearable stench emanating from the heaps of garbage dumped besides Malkangiri-Balimela major district road. 

published on : 12th September 2022

Hyderabad all set to become India’s first city to fully treat its sewage

Apart from treating the generated sewage, the new STPs would also help protect water bodies including lakes, tanks and ponds in the city.

published on : 5th September 2022

MP: Toddler dies awaiting treatment in mother’s arms outside health centre

The Jabalpur district chief medical and health officer (CMHO) Dr Sanjay Mishra, said “Entire incident will be probed. Death audit, as well as community audit, will be conducted at the deceased child’s

published on : 1st September 2022

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation set to revive sewage treatment plants

Civic body plans to spend Rs 10 cr UNIDO & Rs 4.93 cr corporation general funds on STPs in 8 areas of Vijayawada

published on : 25th August 2022

Kerala: Three dumpsites in capital make way for waste treatment facilities

Several sites that had heaps of legacy waste were cleared and transformed to set up parks and waste treatment facilities or to initiate infrastructure development activities.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Kerala: Amid protest, Kozhikode corporation’s proposed sewage plant project to miss deadline again

Uncertainty remains over Kozhikode city corporation’s proposed sewage treatment plant (STP) at Avikkalthode as there is no sign of an end to the local protest against the project.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Kerala to dispose of 10.5 lakh tonnes of legacy waste

According to government sources, around 10.5 lakh tonnes of legacy waste is accumulated at these sites, 40 of which come under corporations and municipalities and seven in panchayats.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Treat patients with respect: Odisha CM Patnaik to lab technicians

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday advised laboratory technicians (LTs) to treat patients with utmost respect and conduct diagnostic tests in a professional manner. 

published on : 20th August 2022

Swine flu cases rise in Delhi, symptoms similar to Covid, say doctors

Dr Maurya said that "the symptoms of Covid and Swine flu are similar, we have to make the patients undergo the testing for both diseases simultaneously. “

published on : 18th August 2022

Israeli Technology launches Clear Black STP in India, helping save 40 per cent water

Besides, Huliot India plans to recycle polluted lakes and ponds and make the water reusable. They will engage with gram panchayats in villages to help use recycled water for irrigation.

published on : 13th August 2022

Cases of gender violence have doubled in last 5 years: Forensic expert Dr Jagdeesh Reddy

Speaking at a workshop on Saturday, Dr Reddy suggested that doctors and hospitals should have SOPs to deal with abuse cases to ensure that no person is devoid of their rights and proper care.

published on : 7th August 2022

Film director GS Panicker passes away

Ekakini, released in 1976 with Ravi Menon and Sobha in lead roles, was his first movie. Panicker, who had immense exposure to the field of acting through theatre, pursued it at Pune Film Institute.

published on : 5th August 2022

Registration an ordeal at district headquarters hospital in Odisha's Jeypore

“I came from Kotpad for my relative’s treatment and had to wait under the open sky to register myself,” rues visitor Guru Bhatra.

published on : 5th August 2022

1.28 lakh tonnes of gypsum yet to be shifted from Thoothukudi Sterlite Copper plant

Large quantities of chemicals, except copper concentrate, were removed before August 10, 2018.

published on : 22nd July 2022

HC directs Centre, Odisha government to inform by August 1 on DMD treatment

Children suffering from DMD, a genetic disorder, have progressive muscle degeneration and weakness and the disease almost always affects boys, and symptoms usually begin early in childhood.

published on : 12th July 2022

In pipeline: Rs 1.8K crore sewer line project for 39 ‘illegal’ colonies in Delhi

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Friday decided to allocate Rs 1,367.5 crore for recycling and reusing water and up-gradation of six Sewer Treatment Plants (STPs) across Delhi.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Migraine and its misdiagnosis

According to a recent study, in India, migraine patients have poor awareness of their headache triggers and do not recognise it unless asked specifically.

published on : 29th June 2022

Acute bed shortage at SCB Medical College, forced to give treatment on ward's floors

However, SCB MCH Administrative Officer Dr. Abinash Rout said the situation is because of the increasing inflow of patients to the departments.

published on : 27th June 2022
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