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Strapped by a shortage of hands, the state pollution control board (PCB) has now turned to NGOs for help. At a workshop attended by 62 NGOs earlier this month, D K Bose set out a perspective plan

The Kumbh mela is almost over , but the mad rush of last week has left a sordid tale of sacrifice in its wake. At least 25 animals are reported to have perished and many more have taken seriously ill

The Centre has decided to make sweeping changes in the environment policy to protect the industrial units facing closure on account of issues relating to environment protection. The proposed changes

About 100 people were injured after a tornado struck central part of this southern city on Thursday, destroying office and apartment buildings, civil defence authorities

The Cecil, an Oberoi hotel in Shimla, has been conferred the Green Globe award by the World Travel and Tourism Council. The Cecil is one of 13 hotels in the world to have won this award, a press

From Ambalangoda to Matara along the southern coast of Sri Lanka, the land is pock marked with deep pits, each 50 to 60 metres deep, many extending eight to 12 kms inland. They have been created by

The Environment and forests ministry is re-examining two controversial coast-based projects - Sanghi Industries' cement project in Gujarat and the Maharashtra government's highway project in Mumbai.

The Municipal corporation will conduct a survey of factories that were polluting the environment. Students of Saurashtra University will be carrying out the survey.

The Muckleshoot Indians are building a $30m, 23,000 seat amphitheatre, south east of Seattle. So far, however, it has mostly earned enimity. Hundreds of non-Muckleshoots who live near the

The municipal corporation of Lucknow is now trying to clean up that city by providing dustbins and seeking to increase the fine amount for littering streets to Rs 500.