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The Bakraha River Control Project, the biggest river control project of Nepal, is to be continued soon after the project works were halted since the third week of June. The project works which were

The Central Pollution Control Board(CPCB) has in an affidavit in the Gujarat high court stated that Essar Gujarat Limited's Hazira plant was causing unchecked pollution on a great scale. The

Dirt flows down a river which evoked piety : Indians hold rivers-especially the Ganga-in reverence. It is therefore perplexing how they allowed the pollution of this holy river and most of its

A disaster management plan for Mumbai prepared last year was reviewed at a highlevel meeting chaired by the Maharashtra chief minister, Mr. Manohar Joshi, who called for its expeditious

The city faces serious ecological threats if further urbanisation is allowed in and around Calcutta, experts feel. In a recent seminar organised by the Institute of Applied

Mount Iwate in Morioka has been closed to climbers since Wednesday over fears it will erupt. The 2,038-meter mountain northeast of the Iwate prefectural capital has been the site of more than 80

Construction unions have pledged work bans and a residents' group has warned it will campaign against the State Government in marginal seats if a proposed waste dump for the disused Niddrie quarry

The Orissa government is contemplating measures to create an eco-task force to expedite afforestation in the

Chartered accounts have been asked to gear up to perform environmental audit of industrial units. According to the Union Minister for Environment and Forests, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, there is additional

Delhi Lt Governor Vijai Kapoor's recent statement that "pollution in Delhi is a very overstated problem," has evoked severe criticism from a number of environmentalists , artists, academicians,