An amended Wildlife Act would be formulated soon by incorporating stringent rules against poaching of animals, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said here on Sunday.

NEW DELHI: Extreme weather events are costing India $9-10 billion annually and climate change is projected to impact agricultural productivity with increasing severity from 2020 to the end of the c

NEW DELHI: The Badarpur thermal power plant which stopped operations last winter will again close down from mid-October to keep air pollution levels under control in winter.

Marathwada Dry Spell To Blame
Thirty-four farmers from Marathwada have committed suicide between August 6 and 13 due to crop failure because of the prolonged dry spell.

NEW DELHI: It's been a week since National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered an interim ban on "thin" plastic bags (less than 50 microns) and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on anyone caught violating the or

Soaring temperatures driven by climate change are whipping up ever-more intense storms inundating cities with flash floods but leaving the countryside and crucial agricultural land parched, an Aust

The Uttar Pradesh government has asked all schools of the state to put on hold morning assemblies from tomorrow to prevent the spread of swine flu.

NEW DELHI: The ministry of road transport and highways (MoRTH) in comments submitted to the Supreme Court recently said real world or on-road emissions testing for BS VI diesel vehicles will be in-

The consent of gram sabha will not be mandatory for artificial regeneration of forests or plantation drives by the forest department, going by a latest draft of the Centre's compensatory afforestat

An international study, testing on-road emissions of passenger cars in India, says a diesel SUV may be emitting 25 to 65 times more oxides of nitrogen (NOx) than a small petrol car.

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