As international agencies pour in funds for AIDS programmes in India, doubts are raised in some quarters about the

Engineers at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre are involved in an ongoing effort to redesign nuclear reactors, incorporate improved safety features and conduct extensive tests, all with the aim of

Activism by animal lovers in the country is assuming militant and controversial dimensions, and facing the brunt of this upsurge are the scientists of national laboratories and the pharmaceutical

Warning of a worrisome new trend in youth smoking, Massachusetts health officials recently released the United States first official study on the prevalence among teenagers of smoking skinny,

As the Supreme Court orders polluting foundries in the home of the Taj Mahal to shut down, environmental concerns are matched by livelihood issues : a report.

Despite the 1996 Supreme Court order which restrained polluting tanneries, related problems continue to huant North Arcot district in Tamil Nadu. The apex court had slapped stiff fine on the

Several hill districts of Uttar Pradesh experienced rain on May 9 and 10 after an abnormally long dry spell which began in October last. To many hilly regions, including Tehri in Garhwal and Nainital

Raging forest fires have once again devastated vast areas of 634 square-kilometre Rajiv Gandhi (Nagarhole) National Park situated in Karnataka's Mysore and Kodagu districts. Thirteen separate fires

A heavy water leak in the second unit of the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) on March 26 causes widespread

The world of the hoolock gibbons in the Borajan reserve forest in Assam is dying, thanks to illegal tree-felling.