KOCHI: Concerned by the spurt in H1N1 cases, the Union government had asked the state to submit a detailed report on action plan to contain the disease.The state health department, which is focusin

General Motors Co (GM.N) was accused in a lawsuit on Thursday of rigging hundreds of thousands of diesel trucks with devices similar to those used by Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE), to ensure they pass

NEW DELHI: The high court on Thursday roped in National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) to combat the dengue and chikungunya menace.

Continuing their drive against vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikangunya, officials of the Health Department today carried out raids in several areas in the city to destroy mosquit

Dissatisfied over steps taken by the agencies and the Delhi government, a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said, "Dr P K Sen, who is the Director of the programm

The green panel also directed the MoEF Secretary to draw up a programme for phasing out lead from PVC pipes which is used to stabilise thermal degradation.

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to set up an experts' panel to examine the harmful effects of petroleum coke or petcoke on

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 25/05/2017 regarding environment and ecological damage caused by the use of lead in manufacturing of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes and other products. The Applicant Jan Sahyog Manch has also prayed for stringent directions for withdrawing the PVC pipes out of the market which are containing lead based heat stabilizer.

MoEF&CC has been directed by NGT :

Iron deficiency reduces capacity for physical activity, lowers IQ, and increases maternal and child mortality, impacting roughly a billion people worldwide. Recent studies have shown that certain highly consumed crops — C3 grains (e.g., wheat, rice, barley), legumes and maize — have lower iron concentrations of 4-10% when grown under increased atmospheric CO2 concentrations (550 ppm).

The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 1.5 lakh on Uttar Pradesh-based industrial unit after its chemical factory was shut down following a gas leak a year ago.

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