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The Prime Minister, Mr. I.K. Gujral, and the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha will wield a broom on Jan. 30, to begin a nationwide cleanliness

A project to manage solid waste generated at Adyar, Indira Nagar, Besant Nagar and Thiruvanmiyur areas has been proposed by the Better Environment and Life (BEL) Foundation. The aim of the "Garbage

Sixty-three people died in a landslide in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia earlier this week, radio Mozambique reported revising an earlier toll of

Famous scientists M S Swaminathan on Friday called for setting up a National Coastal Management Trust to conserve the country's 7,500km-long coastline and the dependent marine

More cars, more houses. Official predictions suggest that Britain faces a future of rising congestion and pollution as more countryside disappears under concrete and tarmac : a

The Green Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday gave liberty to the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board to permit 434 dyeing and bleaching units in Karur town, which were among the 606 units

Study : About one-fourth of the people in Punjab live in slums, and about 64 per cent of those staying in slums are below the poverty line, according to a study on 'Urbanisation: problems and

The Central Pollution Control Board is planning to introduce an "eco mark" on the lines of Indian Standard Institute (ISI) mark, to ensure that the goods are produced by industrial units in an

The Haryana State Assembly has passed the Non-biodegradable Garbage (Control)Bill to prevent throwing or deposition of non-biodegradable garbage in public drains, roads and places open to public view

Floods have claimed about 70 lives and made 22,000 people homeless in the northwestern part of the former Zaire, the official radio in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo has said. The voice