The joint forest management approach and the social forestry programmes undertaken in West Bengal is set to be replicated in the rest of the country, according to Pranabes Sanyal, chief environment

Investments in environment protection have always been the last in the Indian companies' priority list. However, the recent Supreme Court judgement for setting up dehydrogenetion and desulphurisation

Hindustan Petroleum Corporaiton has entered into fuel supply agreements (FSA) with 12 major independent power producers setting up new power generation

Germany has rejected shipment of over 80 containers of turmeric exported from India. At around Rs 3,000 per quintal, the total turmeric consignment is worth over $1 million. Exporters engaged in

Madhya Pradesh government has initiated several steps in the last four-and-a half years to promote sericulture as an employment generating sector in the state. Japan assisted Rs 750 crore 'soil to

The first phase of the mass rapid transit system (MRTS) in Delhi from Shahdara to Tis-Hazari will be operational by June

The Karnataka government has decided to constitute an independent power regulatory authority and to allow private sector entry in transmission and distribution of power. Announcing this on Friday,

The Union ministries of mines and coal are collaborating with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to host the fifth International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME'98) which will be held

The mineral projects proposed to come up in Kutch district of Gujarat are stuck as they are yet to get wildlife sanctuary clearances. The lignite, bauxite, bentonite and china clay deposits

The Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) is planning cultivation of hybrid varieties of coconut seedlings resistant to the dreaded root wilt disease. The hybrid varieties,