The Union government is expected to sanction about Rs 4,000 crore per annum for implementing various watershed programmes throughout the country, says G B Singh, deputy director general, National

• The Kerala forest department will soon be setting up a biodiversity research centre and a eco-habitat cerntre, said the state forests minister P R Kurup. According to Kurup, the Rs

BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa Government is leading by example.

BHUBANESWAR: The wildlife wing of the Forest department has raised concerns over the setting up of 1,000 mw thermal power plant proposed by Tata Power Company at Naraj.

Its proximity to critical sites, impact of pollution on them as well as on the wildlife are issues the wildlife wing is worried about.

BHUBANESWAR: After launching a series of welfare and infrastructure development projects under the State scheme, the Government is going to launch another infrastructure programme called Biju Saharanchal Bidyut Yojana.

BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa Hydro Power Corporation (OHPC) has sought the approval of the Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) for reassessment of the design energy of its generating stations.

New Delhi: In what could be a fresh headache for government, a petition challenging the constitutional validity of a pet UPA project, the Forest Rights Act aimed at giving land rights to traditional forest dwellers, has been filed by prominent wildlife groups in Supreme Court.

treated domestic wastewater helps production of carp fish. The nutrients in the sewage are used to develop fish food organisms. Fish food is generally grown in fresh water and the joint research

The Chilika lake is still dying. But there are indications that once the Ramsar International Mission submits its report, the lagoon may be out of the Montreaux Record. The joint secretary, union