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India's row with the US on the latter's ban of imports of indian shrimp has become a serious issue in US domestic politics. America's environmental lobby is opposed to the dilution of the country's

Even after handing over the responsibility of operation and maintenance of assets created under the Ganga Action Plan (GAP) entirely to State governments of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, the

The Central Pollution Control Board has ordered the closure of six sugar mills till the installation of adequate pollution control devices. The action, according to the pollution control board has

The World Wide Fund-India which has steadfastly opposed environmental clearance to be given to the Sanghi Industries proposed jetty and the cement plant on the west coast in Gujarat, has reserved its

The plastics industry has been asked to regulate its polybag sector or face total ban on manufacture of all polythene carry

China is setting its aspirations at maritime prowess. The United Nations Conventions of the Law of the Sea, which allows nations an exclusive economic zone 200 nautical miles off the coast, went into

An embrrassed Maharashtra government on wednesday decided to file a writ petition to challenge the Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Authority (DTEPA) notification stating the constuction of port

After Basmati pipeline and turmeric it is now the turn of Coir geotextiles, used as erosion control mattings on embankments, have become the latest product involved in the vexed patent issue. A

Guadalupe Bravos, the border town of Mexico is up in arms against Texas plan to chew huge craters in the rocky earth to create a nuclear waste dump for radioactive refuse from Texas, Maine and

The Brahmaputra Board has embarked on an ambitous project to 'move back' a turbulent and unpredictable tributary of the Brahmaputra river by four kilometres to its original course in North Assam