The world gives lecture on climate but if we tell them that we want the necessary fuel for nuclear energy to move forward, they refuse, he said

Kolkata, Mumbai most vulnerable due to sea level rise, says World Bank
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At a time when unprecedented rain has resulted in havoc in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, the World Bank today came out with a report which states that another 2 to 4 degree celsius in the world average temperature may impact India’s rain pattern.

Iron ore mining in Goa is expected to begin by August this year, an industry body said today. "We feel that mining will begin by August this year.

The 4,000 MW capacity ultra mega power projects in the country are not getting delayed due to allocation of coal blocks, Minister of State for Power K C Venugopal informed Parliament today.

"There is no delay in commissioning of ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) due to reasons attributable to problems in the allocation of coal blocks," he said in the Lok Sabha


There are estimates of what forests generate for the economy but there is no valuation of standing forests and their role in water and soil protection
My position on the need to re-position forests in development has invited a huge response. On the one hand are those who argue that the functions of forests already include conservation vital to life; they need to be valued and protected.

Punjab National Bank is worried about the recovery of credit extented under the government sponsored schemes in Haryana.

Long years ago, the government passed a law that abolished bonded labour, then it passed another law that did the same thing

The survivors of the Bhopal industrial disaster seeking rehabilitation 24 years after the toxic gas leakage from the Union Carbide plant today met Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and sought hi

The country's largest drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories today announced the launch of bonista teriparatide injection used in the treatment of osteoporosis (thinning of bones) in collaboration with Hyd