With the beginning of construction of the two Russian light water nuclear power plants of 1000 mw capacity each at Kudankulum in Tamil Nadu this month, Indian Nuclear power programme has entered an

India will conduct a survey on gall bladder cancer in Bihar, the state with highest incidence of the disease in the country. Increasing pollution in river Ganga, whose waters are used by a large

Ten years after Rio the world is still confronted with the challenges of endemic poverty, unsustainable lifestyles and environmental degradation," says Nitin Desai, United Nations Under Secretary

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), has developed 'Nisarga Runa' a unique kitchen-waste disposal plant, the first of its kind in the world, to dispose the bio-waste generated in kitchens. An

Maharashtra Minister of Excise Anil Deshmukh said the Central Government has not yet approved the State's proposal for banning gutkha. The Minister said under section 7 (4) of the FDA act, the

Migration has constituted about 23 per cent in the population growth of Maharashtra during the last decade 1991-2001, the latest State economic survey 2002-03 states. According to the report, the

The case of those who have squatted illegally in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park is particularly pathetic. Mumbai is privileged to have within the confines of the city proper a national par, which is

Awareness, training at ground level staff, assured availability of funding, increased patrolling are some of the measures recommended by a State-level committee to arrest the decline the tiger

Thalassaemia is a generic blood disorder that is seen in certain communities, most prominently in Sindhis. The others being Lohanas, Kutchis, Gujaratis and few others. Notwithstanding vulnerability

The recent spate of panther attacks inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Maharashtra has once again brought to the fore the issue of wildlife habitat crisis and human encroachment. Eleven