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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged members of her cabinet to rush to the country's villages to supervise relief and rescue operations as the worst floods in its history intensified.

There is likely to be a quantum jump in external assistance to Indian environmental protection projects in the current fiscal. As a result, the outlay for schemes to be covered under external aid

The fuctioning of the Bhopal Hospital Trust, set up on direction of the Supreme Court with the sale of shares of Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) in 1994, is mired in a controversy. The Union

Environmentalists have decided to fight tooth and nail the Maharashtra government's attempts to develop the multi-million dollar port at Vadhavan in Dahanu saying that if the project comes up it will

In the absence of a time-bound action plan, handling of solid wastes has shown little improvement in sanitary conditions in the Capital, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has informed the

The government of China said that it was consdering the last-ditch step of breaking open dikes along the raging Yangtze River to protect areas downstream, as the death toll from summer floods passed

The Supreme Court has ordered a solid waste management commission in class I cities to examine the possibility of recycling urban waste to provide cheap fuel to the poorer sections of the urban

For the past year, Dhumad village along the Vadodara-Savli highway in Gujarat has been living under the stench of death and fear, brought to its doorsteps by the road they call their lifeline. Like

Bangladesh and the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding that can ultimately lead to provision of humanitarian and disaster assistance to Bangladesh during times of need. It will

The Delhi Government has decided to release Rs 41 crore for laying sewer system and Rs 1 crore for installing hand-pumps and water hydrants in unauthorised colonies in the Capital.This was announced