A series of mudslides killed at least 10 people and destroyed scores of houses in Bangladesh as monsoon torrents swelled major rivers once more and flooded large parts of Dhaka and Chittagong.

The Wildlife Insitute of India has invited participation fron officials of non-government organisations, forest departments of various states and conservationists, to bring about a reorientation

Waters of the IB river have inundated over 30 villages around Jharsuguda and several other rivers in the state including the Subernarekha were flowing above their respective danger levels as

Escape gas masks, life-saving equipment purchased by Coal India Limited and meant to provide respiratory protection to coal miners, have been found to be posing health risks to miners.

No reports of tiger poisoning have come from areas where the tiger Conservaiton Programme of World Wide Fund for Nature began its involvement with the cattle compensation programme. This was stated

Twenty-three fishermen are feared drowned as two boats capsized in stormy seas in the Bay of Bengal off the south-eastern coast of Bangladesh even as heavy rains renewed fears of fresh flooding

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission today suggested the setting up of a scientific committee to come up with testing methods for checking adulterations in edible oil.

The Delhi High Court notice on a public interest litigation seeking directions for an immediate ban on the use of coloured plastic bags might force the government to rethink its earlier proposal

The exercise of reviewing the general consultancy contract for the Mass Rapid Transit System project due to the objections raised by the Union Urban Development Minister, Mr Ram Jethmalani, has

Setting a major milestone in India's nuclear power programme, the construction of first two units of 500 mw pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWR) began at Tarapur in Thane district yesterday.