The residents of 1,071 unauthorised colonies dotting Delhi have been provided Rs 46 crore for the current year to improve sanitation and sewerage in these colonies. The task of providing water and

India is poised to achieve self-reliance in cartography-the science of mapping-in the year 2000 when the CARTOSAT-I satellite will be launched by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) from

The tiger population in Orissa's forests is fast declining, according to data provided by the State's forest department. The tiger population in the 32 forest divisions of the State came down to 198

A Russian rocket carrying 12 US satelllites plunged to earth after an unexplained failure of one its engines, the press department of the Russian space agency said

The acid ponds yellow acid fumes, black slush and putrid odour are overpowering across a stretch of about 5 km in the Wazirpur industrial area. The 'hell' is the contribution of nearly 1,000 steel

More than 50,000 sea turtles have been found dead on the Orissa coast in the past two years. This was revealed by a video survey conducted by Project Swarajya, a non-governmental organisation, during

Noted social worker and winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Anna Hazare was today sentenced to a three-month simple imprisonment by the Metropolitan Court at Girgaum in connection with a defamation

The prevalence of HIV positive cases in the blood being collected from voluntary donors by 27 government and private blood banks in the Capital, has increased over the last two years, reveals a

On paper, DDA and MCD have been planting over ten lakh saplings a year in Delhi, in the last decade. But the absence of a monitoring mechanism , these rarely get to become trees : a

AIDS has established its roots in western Madhya Pradesh at an alarming rate. According to official sources, of the 208 AIDS patients identified in the state till March this year, 144 belonged to