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Some environmentalists are up in arms against a WTO ruling on October 12th. It decided that America breaches international trade law by banning shrimp imports from countries which use nets that also

Typhoon Zeb pounded Taiwan Friday, killing at least seven people, shutting government offices and financial markets and paralyzing sea, land and air traffic. Sheeting rain swamped houses in

A total of 113 orang asli settlements have been identified as prone to floods and at risk should La Nina hit Malaysia. National Unity and Social Development Minister Datin Paduka Hajah Zaleha Ismail

Tata Timken Ltd has commissioned in its works at Jamshedpur a modern waste treatment plant, which involved a new technological process that permits not only efficient treatment of oily waste fluids

The move by the West Bengal Government to curb sound pollution, especially in Calcutta, has had its impact on the sale of crackers from Sivakasi this Deepavali, while exact figures are not

Paddy crops in 166 villages under 55 Grama Panchayats in Orissa's Kalahandi district have been severely hit by the prevailing drought condition, according to the district collector, Mr. Satyabrata

The Delhi police has declared some areas in Saket and Qutab Enclave in South Delhi as "silence zones" and banned plying of rickshaws and handcarts on a stretch of the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Marg in

Megacities like Mumbai and Calcutta along the coastal belt pose a threat to marine resources due to unchecked pollution as they try to cope with the burden of ever-growing populations. It is

If the health of a nation is to be ascertained by the health of its individuals, then India is a very unhealthy nation. This is not meant to be an alarmist statement. Industrial and vehicular

Toxic gases from fireworks could cause respiratory ailments like bronchitis and asthma and the noise pollution could result in hearing problems. A study of air pollution levels conducted by the