Noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna's fast, undertaken to highlight the dangers of the Tehri dam project, has lasted for more than 40 days. This is the fourth fast by the

the Hanumantha Rao Committee report, looking into the safety, environmental and rehabilitation aspects of the controversial Tehri Dam project, will be made public after it is presented to Prime

The National Environ

The us $4 billion Xiaolangdi dam on the Yellow River is the other side of the coin of China's water conservation efforts. The massive dam is coming up on the Yangtze Kiang in the Henan

Pakistan North West Frontier Province (NWFP) minister for irrigation, Bashir Bilour said in Peshawar recently that the construction of the Kalabagh dam could not be allowed at any cost as it

The brouhaha over the Bakun hydroelectric project in Malaysia continues. Recently, the Bakun Region People's Committee (BRPC) met to discuss the various

A third dam in their vicinity threatens the livelihoods of the Ibaloi tribals of northern Philippines

Damn this chicanery. Prime Minister Narasimha Rao has firmly rejected the demand by opponents of the Tehri dam for an independent review of the controversial project. With a media anaesthetised by

Nepal's controversial Arun III dam becomes the first World Bank bankrolled project taken up for re scrutiny by the Bank's new Inspection Panel an ombudsman body with teeth

On January 16, 1994, 2 human rights activists, Gopal Siwakoti and Rajesh Gautam filed a public interest petition in the Supreme Court under Article 16 of the Constitution which recognises the right