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Floods and tornadoes in central and south Texas killed at least 18 people as homes were swept away and over 5,000 residents were forced to evaculate, officials said on

Cambodia is losing momentum in its fight against poverty and must seize opportunities or risk being overwhelmed by environmental destruction and population growth, a senior UN official said. A

Environment magistrates having judicial powers will soon be appointed in Sindh to check violations of environmental laws and regulations and non- implementation of national environmental quality

Noted environmentalist Vandana Shiva will receive the Medal of Presidency of Italian Republic for her contribution to social progress and development. Dr Shiva was honoured with the commerative medal

Royal Dutch/Shell Group, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, has unveiled an ambitious plan to cut by 10 per cent its emissions of so-called "greenhouse gasses" thought to hurt the

Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. has disclosed its aggregate emissions of air pollutants in 1997 and reduction targets for souch noxious chemicals. The company emitted some 1,200 metric tons of air

garbage piles dent Nepal's image : Every nook and corner of the Kathmandu Valley has piles and piles of garbage lying in a mess. The huge mass of garbage at the roadside reeking of pungent smell and

Our study has established that total of 46 villages with 216 hamlets and the Dahanu Municipal Corporation (DMC) will be directly affected by the construction of the proposal port at Vadhavan. Of

HC : The Allahabd High Court has stayed implementation of the Ganga Action Plan (GAP) pending a thorough reassessment of the entire project by an expert group following indications of "improper

Even as city traders claim there is a dip in their cracker sales this year, nearly 10,000 children of the Bapu Girls' Composite College at Yeshwanthpur have taken an oath not to burst crackers this