There will be a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions in the country over the next 25 years, says the ministry of environment and forests. The ministry says that this is because coal
The ministry of non-conventional energy sources has recommended a scheme to set up generation of electricity through renewable sources. Under the scheme,a company which generates electricity using
The Karnataka government has decided to take Hyderabad head on by deciding to create a separate "cyber park" in collaboration with the Software Technology Park of India (STPI), Bangalore, after stung
In a country with a perrennial power crunch, the people of a tiny mountain village in Kerala have taken a huge step towards meting their electricity needs by setting up a micro hydel power project.
The first assembly of the ongoing Global Environment facility (GEF) has expressed concern over rising illegal trade in ozone depleting chemicals, clorofluoro carbons (CFCs) in developing nations.
The ailing Uttar Pradesh State Electricity Board (UPSEB) is in for a major shake-up with the state Bharatiya Janata Party-led government determined to meet the conditions for a Rs 15,000 crore World
On the eve of the first ever meet of the GEF assembly, environmentalists have voiced resentment against the meagre allotments to Indian environmental projects. They are particularly critical of the
The Borlaug award for contribution to agro-rural research and development goes this year to three scientists - P Pushpangadan, director of Thiruvananthapuram-based Tropical Botanical Garden and
The State Cabinet has approved the power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 20 mw project in Kasargode district to be set up by the RPG group, state electricity minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the state
Biotechnology giant Monsanto said Wednesday it hoped for US regulatory approval within three years for a range of "wonder" drugs and superfoods, including products that could help cancer and diabetes
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