In a bid to prevent wastage of energy, the Haryana Government has decided to reduce consumption of electricity in its offices. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting presided over by the

India today asked the international community to immediately put in place a mechanism for conservation and sustainable use of genetic resources. The international community should address the basic

Mr V.K. Mohindroo, general Manger of the Ropar thermal plant, Punjab, inaugurated the new dyke for depositing flyash of phase three of the plant. He released the wet ash into the southern pond of the

The Himachal Pradesh Government has constituted an advisory committee under the Chairmanship of the Principal Secretary for the management of zoos, national parks and sanctuaries in the

The manufacture and use of polythene bags, made of virgin plastic or recycled plastic with a thickness of less than 20 microns, have been banned by the District Magistrate, Ms Seema Jain, till

A powerful quake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit western Iran on Sept. 26, damaging several villages and injuring 12 persons, officials said. The state radio said 12 small villages were hit,

The number of lepers in the Ghaziabad district has gone down by one percent. As against three lepers among every 10,000 people last year, it has now come down 2.08 this year. However, in the

The coal crisis has worsened in Punjab with two of the Punjab State Electricity Board's thermal plants at Bathinda and Ropar coming on the critical list of the Union Power Ministry. Their coal stocks

Indian consumers may have to contend with another hike in petrol and diesel prices as war tensions in the Middle East could jack up global crude oil price beyond the barrier of $30 a barrel. This

Rashide Bee, a survivor of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, carries a broom when she speaks at meeting linked to World Summit on sustainable Development beginning tomorrow. Bee, who lost most of her