London Vedanta posted a drop in full-year iron ore output on Tuesday, hit by a ban on mining in Karnataka and logistical bottlenecks in Goa that dented one of its key profit contributors.

Iron ore, a steelmaking ingredient, is typically one of Vedanta’s most profitable products along with zinc, accounting for almost a third of profits, but output has been constrained in recent quarters by curbs to combat illegal mining.

London: British scientists claim they are developing a unique device which can turn used toilet waste into drinking water.

The “State of the Planet” declaration was issued by scientists at a major gathering of experts on global environmental and social issues in advance of the major UN Summit Rio+20 in June.

Particulars of claims in the case between The Bodo Community, Gokana Local Government Area, Rivers State, Nigeria Vs The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd. filed in the London Court dated 23/03/2012.

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LONDON: British scientists claim to have developed a machine which could keep donor livers 'alive' outside human body.

The Indian Olympic Association’s repeated pleas to have Dow hemicals removed as a sponsor of the London Olympics may have fallen on deaf ears but now the Indian government has intervened with a new

Says this will uphold the noble ideals of Olympic Movement

The Union Sports Ministry has written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), urging it to cancel the sponsorship of Dow Chemical for the London Olympics. In a letter, dated February 24, to IOC president Jacques Rogge, the Ministry's joint secretary Rahul Bhatnagar said that such a step by the IOC would assuage the “feelings of millions of people”

Researchers have discovered a new family of legless amphibians, commonly known as caecilians. After DNA analysis of the specimen, scientists have confirmed that it is an entirely new family.

The British government was on Tuesday accused of being part of a “conspiracy of silence” over Dow Chemical's controversial sponsorship of the London Olympics as MPs, cutting across party lines, called for the multi-million pound deal to be scrapped because of the company's links with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

They also demanded an independent investigation into the procurement process by which the sponsorship was given to Dow, describing the whole exercise as a “sham.”

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has appreciated Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) concern for the victims of 1984 Bhopal Tragedy but maintained that Dow Chemicals had no ownership stakes