The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), custodian of the ISI quality mark, has decided to set up a separate technical committee to formulate standards on environmental management systems. This

The Committee set up by the government to draw up job-specific norms for implementing the Bio-medical Waste Rules has recommended setting up of common treatment facilities for establishments unable

Indian astronomers have agreed to restrict the operation of their Rs 60-crore giant metrewave radio telescope (GMRT) near Pune to accomodate the commercial interest of the global telecommunications

Two top-ranking Pakistani officials, along with four Pakistanis from the private sector, will be among the 50 officials and software professionals from seven SAARC countries who will participate in

Prospects of the multi-billion shrimp industry in the next millennium will be the theme of the 'Fourth World Conference on Shrimp Industry and Trade' to be hosted by India in the Capital from

Pakistan will formally complain to the United States patents office against a patent given to American firm RiceTec Inc. on a premium rice brand orginating in the Indian

The pilot project for comprehensive development of shrimp culture by using remote sensing technology without endangering the fragile coastal ecosystem in Andhra Pradesh is in limbo. The project was

Poor farmers in developing countries need protection against a feared onslaught of exports from rich countries in the next round of world trade negotiations, the head of an international farmers

The department of telecommunications (DoT) has extended the license period for Internet service providers (ISPs) from 10 to 15 years as per recommendations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of

The United National Development Programme (UNDP) has offered a grant assistance of $4 million for renewable energy supply to select tribal villages in India. The aid has been provided under the

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