Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Ram Naik's assurance to the World Petroleum Congress currently being held at Brazil that India will soon switch over to eco friendly fuel options in a

A long pending work under Centre's National River Action Programme to check mixing of Bhavani town's sewage into Cauvery river was taken up by Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board. According to

Mere awareness creation is a thing of the past and the need of the hour is real action to stress upon environmental issues, speakers at a seminar on 'Earth Summit 2002 Towards Johannesburg: Water,

How much noise can an average Chennaiite's eardrums take? Not too much, if one were to go by the findings of a recent survey on noise pollution undertaken by the CPR Environmental Education Centre

Cuddalore District Revenue Officer M S Shanmugam said that the outbreak of cholera in some parts of the district was kept under control. Some persons died following the outbreak of diarrhoea in some

Over 1.75 lakh coconut trees in the Erode District of Tamil Nadu have withered due to severe drought. Though the district administration has sought Rs 5000 as compensation for each tree, the

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) will disburse Rs 400 crore as loan to the Tamil Nadu state during 2002-03 for improving rural infrastructure and various developmental

In the wake of an outbreak of suspected dengue infection in Karungal area of Kanyakumari district, with a possibility of the ailment assuming the proportions of an epidemic, health authorities are