Heat wave deaths: Why hasn't govt declared it as natural calamity?

Amid the rising death toll across the country due to intense heatwave conditions, a question has begun to crop up in the minds of the people – way can't it be declared a natural calamity?

More than 1,400 people dying across the country due to heatwave is not just another incident.

Hundreds die as heat wave continues in India

At least 550 people are reported to have died in a heat wave that sweeps parts of India.

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Summer tips: How to prevent heatstroke during hot weather!

Summer has arrived and it's time for you to take extra precaution to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heatstroke, heat cramps, and heat exhaustion. 

2015 Australia Open: Extreme heat policy updated to ensure fair conditions
2015 Australia Open: Extreme heat policy updated to ensure fair conditions

The Australian Open's extreme heat policy has been changed ahead of the 2015 tennis tournament and it has been updated to ensure conditions are fair for all players, according to the organisers.

Gene behind sweating disorder detected

Mutation of a single gene blocks sweat production leading to an increased risk of hyperthermia, also known as heatstroke, said a study.

Shanghai summer: 10 people die of heatstroke

At least 10 people have died in Shanghai of heatstroke as record summer heatwave in 140 years hit China`s gleaming commercial hub.

Heat wave continues, over 500 dead since April

Heat wave conditions, which have seen over 500 people losing their lives since April due to heatstroke, continued across India on Tuesday, an official said.