The pollution of Betwa river figured prominently in the election campaign in two constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, but was ignored in the worst hit villages.

A simple waste minimisation technique at an electroplating plant in Delhi improved the quality of its plating and saved the unit Rs 60,000 annually.

Two films on Israel, despite their obvious public relations motive, nevertheless catch and hold firmly, the viewer's interest.

A rural development ministry plan, which will allow industries to take over non forest wastelands, will further deprive the rural poor of fodder and fuelwood.

Residents of Delhi's slums find themselves in a Catch 22 situation. Public conveniences in the Capital are woefully inadequate, but when they are compelled to defecate outdoors, residents of adjoining colonies take them to court.

A computerised information service on the relevant technology and potential for an industrial venture will soon be in the market.

As per capita private consumption declines in the country, the number of its poor is increasing.

Babu Lala Sharma, Chairperson, Bharat Jan Vigyan Jatha 92, United Newspapers, 4 Windsor Place, New Delhi 110 001 G N A Nayar, Chairman, M N Sreedharan Nair, General Convenor,

THE COUNTRY'S first-ever agitation on the right to defecate has come to a sorry end. Residents of a slum in Ashok Vihar, a north Delhi colony, find themselves sandwiched between a court verdict

Studying the history of human interaction with nature can be very useful in formulating resource management policies. It can also provide a clearer insight into the causes of poverty

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