The Haryana Slum Clearance Board would initiate a municipal solid waste management project for Jhajjar Municipality for which a sum of Rs 89.25 lakh would be provided as loan. This was disclosed by

Continuous drought and failure of the monsoon in Himachal Pradesh has resulted in a loss of over Rs 20 crore to the State. It recorded very low rainfall. The Gobindsagar and Pong dams have not filled

The Madhya Pradesh Government will move the Supreme Court with a prayer that the Union Carbide Corporation, now amalgamated with Dow Chemical Company, be directed to remove chemical waste dumped on

Noted personalities expressed the need for a change in lifestyle and consumption pattern to realise the goal of 'sustainable development' and to protect the environment. Addressing a seminar on

A slimming craze is sweeping across Asia, where some women's desire for ever thinner bodies has already cost them their lives. In Japan, five people have died and more than 500 have fallen ill after

Nearly two decades after the one of the world's most devastating famines in Africa, scientists are pointing a finger at pollution from industrial nations as one of the possible causes. Now, a group

The Haryana Government has decided to grant compensation at the rate of Rs 2,000 per acre to the farmers whose kharif crops had been damaged due to drought conditions in the state. This was stated by

Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Centre at Dallas and Harvard Medical School have discovered a second protein found in skeletal muscle that can transform sedentary muscles into

A report published in Archives of Neurology has found that consuming more calories and fats may contribute to an increased risk of Alzheimer disease (AD) in some people. Researchers believe that he

Smokers cost the Singapore economy 839 million Singapore dollars (479 million US dollars) a year in lost working time due to illness and deaths, a new study has showed. The findings published in The