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The misuse of funds meant for poverty alleviation programmes caused starvation deaths in Kalahandi, Bolangir and Koraput districts of Orissa, according to a Parliamentary Committee

When Australia appointed its first Ambassador for the Environment six months ago, it joined the exclusive club of nations that had already taken the step - Sweden, Norway and Canada - have never had

India, the second largest recipient of the GEF aid, is also, rather interestingly, a donor to it. While GEF projects in India are worth $150 million

Droughts and uncontrolled human activities are accelerating the desertification process in the scarcity-hit districts of Kutch and Banaskantha districts in

While natural resource accounting - the environmental assessment of development programmes - is still at a conceptual stage in the country, IISc Bangalore has been working out a model for the optimum

Minister : Denying that the Bhopal Sugar Industries in Sehore district had released polluted effluents in Seewan river on March 20, the Minister of Environment and Housing, Rajendra Kumar Singh

The Danton block of Midnapore district, which bore the brunt of a tornado last week, may not see another in the next 15 years, according to Dr. M.K.Guha, Deputy Director of the Central Meteorological

The Brihanumumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to ask the State Government to ban plastic bags, especially for day-to-day use, in

Canada has offered its expertise to Punjab in cleansing the Sutlej. Besides, it has offered help in various other areas including power generation and telecommunications. This was stated by Canadian

Calcutta high court has passed an order directing to form a five-member committee to look into the pollution of Lord Shiva's pond Doodh Pukur in Tarakeshwar and prepare a strategy to clean the

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