A high-level panel chaired by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday cleared a project by the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) to mine uranium at village Gogi in Shahapur taluka.

This is the action plan for abatement of pollution in critically polluted industrial cluster, Sipcot industrial complex, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu.


<p>While management of natural resources is crucial, micro finance is a catalyst for achieving sustainable agriculture. The experience of HIH shows how micro finance has played a supportive role in the ecological journey of a large number of farmers in Tamil Nadu.<br />

Sanjay Jog / Mumbai December 21, 2009, 0:01 IST

The Union home ministry wants state governments to take proactive action against illegal mining as it has become a national security threat.

In a recent meeting with the states, the home ministry said that windfall profits from such mining of minerals and sand were being used by the mafia to aid extremist elements.

Mumbai: A scientist from the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) spotted the rare and endangered bird species -- the Jerdon's Courser early this month.

According to Dr Asad Rahmani, director of BNHS, "The bird was considered to be extinctas it was first spotted in 1900 and after that in 1986 by our scientist Bharat Bhushan."

NEARLY five lakh children lose their eyesight each year in the country, said AR Ansari, CMD, Neyveli Lignite Corporation, while inaugurating Dr Agarwal

Four years after the 2004 tsunami, a look at the reconstruction and rehabilitation work that has been carried out.

Permanent houses for tsunami victims built by the Development Promotion Group (DPG), a Chennai-based NGO, at Vanavanmahadevi village in Nagapattinam district.


The effect of sand mining on the economic performance of groundwater irrigation has been studied in the Panruti taluk of Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu. A comparison of water productivity for different farms-size categories has been done in sand mining and non-sand mining blocks. The cropping sequence, cropping intensity, irrigation particulars, investment pattern on tubewells, use of different HP-motors, etc. have been studied in sand mining and non-sand mining blocks.