The Kaziranga National Park home to the one-horned rhino, may not be opened to all this year. The catastrophic flood, which turned the 433 sq km game park into the lake formation, destroying every
The Orissa Government has sought assistance from the Centre of Rs 426 crore to combat the drought. It has urged the Centre to immediately release Rs 50 crore from the Calamity Relief Fund. The
The dropsy scare in India seems to have spread to fareway Canada with the country's health department warning consumers not to use mustard oil which may be contaminated. Though there are no reports
The chairman of national expert group on agriculture marketing suspected a well planned conspiracy in the recent incidence of mustard oil adulteration with argemone seeds.
The government's hopes of a bumper kharif crop initiating an economic upswing have been washed away by the serious floods in UP , Bihar and the North-east. Recent projections are that the kharif
A major study conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency of US is on to investigate the effects of thousands of everyday chemicals on sexuality : a report.
With five more deaths reported in the last 24 hours, death toll in the current floods and rains has risen to 306 in Uttar Pradesh, where the overall flood situation ramained grim with river Ganga
There has been a steep increase in the price of bricks in Haryana. This follows the Union Environment directive not to set up brick kilns within a radius of 50 km of any thermal power plant. Kiln
A pharmaceutical company has developed an insulin delivery system that allows diabetics to inhale the drug rather than having to take daily injections. At the annual meeting of the American Diabetes
Trade in hair is damaging the air, environmentalists complain. Jwalapuri, a sprawling shantytown in west Delhi, which houses scores of small and big outfits trading in human hair, mostly for
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