Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) is planning to replicate the Gujarat model to ensure street food safety in eight cities including Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata among others.

This apart, a senior official of FSSAI said here on Thursday that of the Rs 4,500 crore sanctioned by the Centre under the 12th Five Year Plan, 70 per cent would be given to states to develop infrastructure facilities which includes setting up of food testing laboratories.

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has obtained clearances for a 40 MW power plant with municipal solid waste generated in the city.

This is sounds like crisis.

To protect lakes from encroachments and ensure their upkeep, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) will rope in corporates and non-governmental organisations (NGO) by floating a n

Patancheru and its surrou-nding areas in Hyderabad are well known for soil and water pollution, but what is shocking is that the contamination level of poisonous arsenic have touched 50,000 parts p

From the sky, the Garden City of Bangalore now looks more smoggy compared to other mega cities in the subcontinent, thanks to rising levels of tiny soot particles in the atmosphere from vehicle and

The last planeload carrying participants from the COP 11 meeting of the international Convention on Biodiversity has flown out of Hyderabad, much to the relief of its citizens who were all inconvenienced for two weeks by the razzmatazz. One wonders if the 111th Conference of the Parties, when it occurs sometime in the future, will continue to parade the same sort of brave resolutions masking firmly-held governmental and corporate resolve not to implement any. (Letters)

Water samples collected by the department of Water and Waste Water Analysis, Institute of Preventive Medicine from various parts of Hyderabad shows that there are still a few junctions where no residue of chlorine is found in the water.

In a regular drive conducted by the department, close to 2,000 samples were collected in September of which 15 to 20 areas were identified where water was supplied without addition of chlorine. How-ever, officials say Water Board’s negligence is lesser this year compared to last year.

Hyderabad: The growing vehicular population and the resultant pollution levels in Hyderabad, the fifth largest metropolitan city in the country, are playing havoc with the health of the traffic pol

Indian Minister for Forest and Environment and new president of Conference of Parties on Convention of Biodiversity Jayanthi Natarajan has said that the high level segment discussions recognized th

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