Overemphasis on renewable energy would result in reducing viability of coal-fired thermal power plants in India, adding to the massive non-performing assets (NPAs) of state-run lenders, Chief Econo

Mega-dam construction is booming around the world, with promoters hyping hydropower as a green, renewable source of energy and a means of curbing climate change.

The enforcement of bio-medical waste management (BMW) rules in municipal corporations in Maharashtra was found to be inadequate in the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General 2016. The CAG audited 22 health care establishments between 2011 and 2016. Five HCEs at Nashik and Mumbai did not segregate BMWs as per the rules.

South Africa’s jobless rate stayed at a 14-year high in the three months through June as agriculture, mining and construction lost positions while finance and trade employed more people.

LUSAKA – The World Bank has set aside $600 million for Zambia to invest in agriculture, energy, rural roads and budget support over the next three years as part of its appreciation of what the Sout

Environmental expert cautions against growth-at-any-cost model of development

RAIPUR: A total of 1,271 farmers killed themselves during the last two-and-half years in Chhattisgarh, the Assembly was told today.

Nigerian govt. will create 15 million direct jobs by 2020 – MinisterNigerian govt. will create 15 million direct jobs by 2020 – Minister

Noting that air pollution has reached crisis level in Northern India, government think-tank Niti Aayog has recommended a slew of measures like imposing higher taxes on petrol in and around the more polluted cities to encourage commuters to share cars and take public transportation.

Kenya will spend Sh2.4 trillion on the implementation of and smooth transition to a low carbon economy.

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