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The famine in central Afghanistan has grown worse, and tens of thousands of people will starve to death within weeks if food does not reach them, a US Congressman said on Tuesday. Mr Dana

The Allahabad High Court on Friday issued a show cause notices to a dozen industries of Gorakhpur and Sant Kabir Nagar districts in Uttar Pradesh, asking them to explain why they were discharging

The hot-mix plant in Rangpuri in south-west Delhi was sealed on Friday. Orders for its sealing had been issued by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee earlier this week.

For the hospitals in Delhi, medical waste management is a non-existent problem. There is no proper demarcation of infectious and non-infectious waste, the incinerators operate at a temperature lower

The Kerala Building Rules, 1984, and the Municipalities Act, 1994, are being amended with a view to preventing their rampant abuse by landsharks and realtors and delegate decision-making on building

The Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal (WBPCB) Pollution Control Board Hasimara to study the noise pollution rate at the air base in Jalpaiguri of North

In a move of far-reaching consequences, the Meerut Municipal Corporation has initiated action against the use of cheap polythene bags by traders, including the sale of milk and liquor in polythene

Among the various poverty alleviation programmes, JRY (Jawahar Rojgar Yojana) has been proved to be an effective tool for eradicating poverty of the rural masses by ensuring a minimum of hundred

There isn't enough air for all: Major environmental organisations in the United States are divided over the question of dealing with the effect of increased population on the environment - particular

Sealing orders have been passed by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee for the city's only hot mix plant still operating, located in Rangpuri, south-west. Fourty-three such plants were ordered