Alagh :More than 20 power projects envisaging generation of 10,000 to 11,000 MW are awaiting environmental clearance, the Union Minister of State for Power , Mr Y K Alagh, said here today.

The Delhi High Court today issued notices to the Central Bureau of investigaion on an urgent application seeking appropriate action, including contempt proceedings, against CBI officers responsible

The International Finance Corporation , the largest private sector lender, has openly admitted its shortcomings on the environmental impact of projects and called for public comments on its policy

A new method that uses lasers to drill tiny holes in heart muscles to promote better blood flow is gaining ground, here for those patients who are not suited for bypass surgery or angioplasty. Batra

Ayurvedic preparations should be of international standards if it no longer had to be perceived as a mere food additive, accoding to Dr H Wagner, a German scientist specialising in phytomedicine.

The Technology Information and Forecasting and Assessment Council, while functions under the Department of Science and Technology for promotion and commercialisation of indigenous technologies, has

Polling day draws closer and with it, the hollowness of the promises made by political parties emerge sharper. While the issues affecting communities have been dealt with at length , environment is

A Division Bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the state governments to apprise it of the steps taken to curb the suicides of cotton growers in parts of Warangal and other districts

The Union Health Secretary, Mr K B Saxena, today ordered an inquiry into the blood selling incident at the Indian Red Cross Society.

Federal health officials, alarmed by spiralling sales and the fashion for cigar-smoking among women and the young, may soon require cigar advertisements to carry the U S Surgeon -General's health