Global AIDS meet underlines daunting task, hurdles

X-rays increase cancer risk

The temples of modern India , its mega dams, have thrown the lives of many out of gear

History provides important lessons in the management of the environment for administrators, conservationists and their ideologues. But have we really learnt anything from the past?

When the executive fails, people seek redressal from courts. In some cases, the courts have merely put the seal of approval on the actions of citizens' pressure groups. In others, the remedies have only addressed the problems in part. The earth still bl

Mythology has named Yamuna after the sister of Yama, the Hindu God of death. With the presence of toxic pesticides and chemicals in the river, this nomenclature seems prophetic

DIESELMANIA is the epidemic that our cities forget to control when their roads get choked with soot-spewing contraptions running on subsidised diesel. They suffer not one but

Even as Kanpur's administrators gear up for the delayed Phase-II of the Ganga Action Plan (GAP), work left over from Phase-I has stirred up an agitation. On World Environment day, June 6,

A memory drug developed by Indian scientists could hold the key to a ultimillion dollar global market

Overexploitation, skewed pricing policies and inefficient utilisation have laid bare the bamboo"s vast reserves. While local communities clamour for the resource, and possiblities of sustainable use abound, governments dole it out to industry. Arunachal,