INDORE: Panic gripped the industrial town of Nagda in Ujjain, nearly 120 km from here, when a toxic gas leaked from a German plant on Tuesday affecting 50 villagers in the vicinity. While most of those affected were discharged after primary treatment, three plant officials were arrested and later released on bail.

Victims complained of cough, burning in eyes and breathlessness and were admitted to Indubhai Parekh Memorial Hospital for treatment. All but three were discharged within hours of being admitted.

As per the information given by the minister of state for coal, Pratik Prakash Bapu Patil in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Monday, the coal blocks located in Madhya Pradesh allocated to private companies during the last five years.

They include Mideast Intergrated Steels, Birla Corporation, Kamal Sponge Steel & Power, Revati Cement, Jindal Steel & Power and Monnet Ispat & Energy.
He said that the government of Madhya Pradesh had recommended 14 companies for seven coal blocks located in the state during the said period.

With rising number of testing centres for HIV+ patients in the state, district Burhanpur has emerged on the lines of districts Indore, Ujjain, Neemuch and Ratlam, which have a dense population of H

Already facing flak from cross sections of the society for shoddy works and mismanagement, IndoreBRTS is in dock yet again for purchasing diesel buses thereby violating the environmental norms for

After starting supply of 90 MLD of water from Narmada Phase III on the onset of summer, now just ahead of peak demand season from May-July Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) is going to make additi

INDORE: The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court has given two days time to the divisional commissioner to submit his report on the BRTS corridor.
The next hearing in the case has been scheduled for April 18.

The bench comprising justice Shantanu Kemkar and Justice U C Maheshwari were hearing a petition on BRTS corridor filed by social activist Kishor Kodwani. The court also directed divisional commissioner to provide a copy of his report to Kodwani a day before submitting it to the HC.

Plastic waste generation is no longer a problem confined to metro cities.

INDORE: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court has directed Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) to give details about an illegal construction near Star Public School in Bank Colony on which a mob

INDORE: Despite government incentives, concept of green buildings has failed to catch fancy of real estate developers in Madhya Pradesh. This is much in contrast to booming real estate markets like Gurgaon (Haryana), Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad where 'green' is the in-thing.

Not a single building in the state is rated 'green building,' which uses less water, optimizes energy efficiency, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants, as compared to conventional buildings. There are 352 green-rated buildings in the country, approved by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

JABALPUR: Providing an interim relief, a division bench of MP high court on Friday served notices on the chief secretary of Madhya Pradesh, chairperson of MP Pollution Control Board among others in