The WWF has launched a $1.5 million conservation programme to assist agencies working to protect tigers. Agencies evolving sound management systems to protect this species, its habitat and prevent

Israel has signed a co-operation agreement with India for conducting general and applied agricultural research at New Delhi's Pusa Agriculture Research

Shantha Biotechnics Ltd. and Biological E Ltd., Hyderabad entered into a strategic alliance that will make Shanvac-B, the country's first genetically engineered hepatitis B vaccine, available

The Government yesterday said it was open to 100 per cent equity participation by foreign companies in Indian joint ventures for the production of solar

The world's first anti-leprosy vaccine, 'MW-vaccine', which has been developed in India, will be released for commercial use today. The National Institute of Immunology (NII) developed the vaccine,

A British environment experts team, now in India on a fact-finding mission, will explore the possibilities of joint venture and collaboration in aided projects in areas like waste management,

British majors possessing advanced environmenmtal technologies and equipment making facilities are scouting for joint venture partners in India. Talks with representatives of some of these companies

The Union government has told the Supreme Court that Agra, home to Taj Mahal, did not qualify for declaration as a world heritage city on account of its polluted atmosphere, haphazard growth and

CSO study: India faces the threat of a further depletion in its forest area with the per capita availability of forest cover likely to go down, a government report says. According to estimates, the

Study : About one-fourth of the people in Punjab live in slums, and about 64 per cent of those staying in slums are below the poverty line, according to a study on 'Urbanisation: problems and