Kalu Ghatal, a villager from Bobhdhari, lost his eight month old son last week. Kalu had not named his son and was not expected to do so, at least not until the child crossed the threshold of

Imposition of a possible fine of Rs 1000 per hectare per month on the State (Maharashtra) and deductions of Rs 100 per hectare per month from salaries of officials has accelerated the Forest

Environmentalists struggling to protect mangroves along the Juhu Versova coastline are now opposing the reservation of a plot of land meant for a hospital to be built by the Khorakiwala Foundation.

In an attempt to correct the imbalance in the marine ecosystem, Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) and Forest Development Corporation (FDC) have planted mangroves along the coasts of Nhava and

One male leopard, trapped and caged at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) at Borivali, starved himself to a slow death in captivity last week. The cat was one of 12 leopards confined in this

The Great Indian Bustard (GIB) ranks high in the list of endangered species in the subcontinent. While it has entirely disappeared from Pakistan, its population in India is fast dwindling. While less

Thousands of gutkha addicts went without their favorite pouches as the Maharashtra government began implementation of its blanket ban on chewing and sale of gutkha in Maharashtra. 'Paanwallahs',

After a month-long dry spell in the State, the DF Government declared drought in Maharashtra and decided to seek Rs 1000 crore relief from the Centre. The announcement was made by Revenue Minister

This would be the time of the year when farmers are busy in their paddy fields, under normal circumstances. However, this year, farmers in the Kanchad village in the Wada taluka of Thane have stopped

The monsoon may be season tribal farmers look forward to, but it's also the time of the year they dread as infant deaths rise alarmigly. According to figures available with the district health