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THERMAL power plants, fertiliser firms and other industries involved in largescale coal combustion could be a major source of radiological pollution. A team of researchers from the research and

THE sale of terfenadine, an antiallergic drug, may soon be banned following adverse reports about its impact, especially from the US. The use of the drug, as a single dose or in combination with

Agricultural residues could help in the making of energy sufficient talukas

Laying low Seeking out the poorest

The Goan government echoes environmental concerns in its state budget

the first once-a-month injectable contraceptive for males - a shot in the arm for the first sex - is being developed by a Bangalore-based scientist. Raghuvir Moudgal of the Indian Institute of

the ministry of environment and forests (mef), in collaboration with the General Insurance Corporation of India, is planning to establish an Environment Relief Fund to provide relief to victims of

a ban on tourism in core areas of national parks and a general ceiling on visitors to sanctuaries, tiger reserves and other protected areas (pa), have been proposed in the revised guidelines for

The National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) organised the Third Agricultural Science Congress in collaboration with the Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana, Punjab, on March 12. The

Even as microbes -silent and efficient behind-the-screen contributors to the ecosystem -continue to revel under the spotlight abroad, in India, it has yet to acquire its due importance. Indian germplasm, aided by non-existence of biodiversity conser