In a stringent measure aimed, at preserving the environment, Mumbai High Court has set up two committees to protect and rejuvenate mangroves in suburban Versova and directed the Union Government to

While the outcome of the recent World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) can at least be termed a mixed bag, environmentalists say, the Johannesburg meet demonstrated that green consciousness

Union agriculture minister Ajit Singh said despite revival of monsoon, the situation in several parts of the country was worse than the drought of 1987. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the

Environmental criminals net up 31 billion dollars worth of illicit income yearly, the trade in endangered species forming the largest chunk, says experts at the EnviroLaw 2002 Conference now being

Eight months after the Briahnmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) installed a state-of-art incinerator to dispose, the city's bio-medical waste a large number of conservancy staff of the BMC and the

In an unprecedented step towards a healthy and clean environment, residents of Anaravati town in Maharasthra responded to the district administration's appeal of immersing Ganesh idols in an

A month into the Clean Mumbai campaign, some areas are beginning to see results. In Chembur, the BMC policy of fining people who liter has begun to yield results. Also as in Ghatkopar and other

The Union government plans to complete the electrification of 80000 villages by 2012 for the social and economic development of the rural sector. According to a Union power ministry report titled

A one month follow-up of the Swachchha Mumbai Abhiyan or clean Mumbai Campaign in N-ward shoes that tonnes of garbage have been churned up due to awareness, more than the current infrastructure can

Maharashtra government has made available Rs 12 crore till March end this year, for providing medicines and equipments to health centres to boost health services in tribal sectors in the state.