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The 250-million sterling UK environment consultancy and systems major, AEA Technology Plca is keen to make a foray into India.

Ellen Schaengold, chief of World Bank's social development division, yesterday said that the Land Acquisition Act needed to be modified further in view of the country's changing socio-economic

An international forum of experts adopted a "position paper" which contains the "most comprehensive guidance" ever issued by UNCTAD for green accounting. This was the main outcome of three-day

Some had thought that Peru might escape lightly this year from the unpredictable El Nino warm current, which periodically affects the west coast of South America. But in the past month severe

The European Commission yesterday called for disused offshore oil and gas platforms to be taken to land for disposal and recycling. But it said exceptions could be made for large concrete

The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) has chalked out a programme of interim measures to arrest the continuing trend of starvation deaths in the "KBK districts." In a joint effort that would

Construction of the Zhengzhou Waste Water Treatment Plant, the biggest in the Huaihe River Valleys, has begun in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. The 761 million yuan project,

Govt given time to table alternative plan: A full bench of the Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted time till March 31 to the State Government to file the final report with regard to alternative

Singapore has banned the burning of giant joss sticks at religious rituals in a measure to minimize air pollution and inconvenience to the public, according to guidelines published on Monday. From

Tata Iron & Steel Company Ltd. has received a return on environment (ROE) partership award from Betzdearborn for improvement to the water management systems at its Jamshedpur works that have