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Monsoon hit the Capital on Tuesday, 13 days before its scheduled arrival, creating a record for the century. According to the Met office, the arrival of the monsoon this year beat the previous record

The Pollution Control Board (PCB) issued a show cause notice to the petrochemicals division of Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT), asking why action should not be taken against it for

At least 40 people have been killed in torrential flooding that has swept through the southern Chinese province of Hunan, bringing the death toll from floods this year to

The deterioration of the ecology of Inner Mongolia's vast grasslands in north China is accelerating. Some 38.7 million hectares of inner Mongolia's grassland is degenerating and subject to

China's Liaoning Province plans to get 1.1 billion U.S. dollars worth of foreign loans for pollution control on the Liaohe River, urban infrastructure and environmental

China's eastern coastal city of Ziamen, in a time of rapid economic growth, has still managed to maintain a fine environment, with the quality of air and sea water up to first grade of the national

About Rs 100 crore-worth of property has been damaged in the State in the current wave of floods and the state government will soon urge the Centre to release Rs 100 crore from the natural

The flood situation in Assam today improved marginally with the water level of the Brahmaputra and Barak rivers and their tributaries receding in most of the nine affected districts.

Following the let-up in the rainfall over the past 48 hours the overall flood situation in Assam has improved a little.According to an official release today, one person was reported killed, while

The Coast Guard today established contact with the oil tanker adrift in the Bay of Bengal and continued operation to bring the vessel to the Chennai port, averting a major ecological disaster. Two