The Environment Ministry is mulling stringent penalties, including financial and criminal action, for violators by bringing amendments to the Environment Protection Act and creating a "reign of enf
Even when Srinagar hogged all the limelight post the September 2014 devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, areas such as Gund-i-Jehangir in remote Bandipora district, north-west of Srinagar near
Birds have the fundamental right to "live with dignity" and fly in the sky without being kept in cages or subjected to cruelty, Delhi High Court has said while holding that running their trade was
According to a book released by the government in a village of 1,200 people not having toilets, each inhabitant indirectly consumes ~ through contaminated food ~ about three grams of faecal matter
Cycle being one of the most popular means of transport and cycling one of the most loved sports events have innumerable beneficial health effects.
The state will invest over Rs 11,000 crore ( including external aid from ADB and Japanese financial institutions) over the next five years to strengthen the power transmission and distribution netw
Social watchdog organizations including the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) have welcomed the direction of the Delhi High Court on banning junk food in schools.
Odisha added yet another chapter in its health care service with introduction of Urban Health Mission, which among other things will stress on reproductive and child health programmes as well as co
NTPC will set up a 1,320-MW power project in Bihar entailing an investment of Rs 9,200 crore.
Two persons were killed in a landslide on Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.
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