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NEW DELHI: Stepping up its efforts to finalise details of the proposed law on Ganga, a government's expert panel on Tuesday deliberated on finer points of the draft National River Ganga (Rejuvenati

Health and Child Care secretary Gerald Gwinji yesterday said the ministry had already launched its own investigations with a view to bring the culprits to book.

Plastics in the marine environment have become a major concern because of their persistence at sea, and adverse consequences to marine life and potentially human health. Implementing mitigation strategies requires an understanding and quantification of marine plastic sources, taking spatial and temporal variability into account. Here we present a global model of plastic inputs from rivers into oceans based on waste management, population density and hydrological information.

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The World Health Organisation has revealed that tobacco waste contains over 7000 toxic chemicals that poison the environment, including human carcinogens.

Pune: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench here has imposed a Rs20,000 cost on a prominent automobile sales and service station at Wakdewadi for operating without a valid consent from the Mahara

SWAKOP Uranium is investigating claims that the tailings dam at its Husab mine is leaking dangerous waste material into underground water sources.

Annually around 7.46 million MT of hazardous waste is generated from 43,936 industries in India

SHIMLA: Taking cognizance of the burning of medical waste generated by medical colleges- Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Shimla, and Dr Rajendra Prasad Medical College and Hospital, Tan

The National Green Tribunal has sought response from the Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences (IHBAS) and others on a plea alleging that the hospital was recklessly handling bio-medic

Exhorts youngsters to find a solution to the issue

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