The centrality of the Northeast to India's ambitious national electrification plan cannot be overstated, since the region will be required to generate about 60 per cent of the total power produced through some 45 mega hydroelectricity projects. In the pro

The 2003 monsoon could herald a great change in the socio economic landscape of village Birora Kheth in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh. Its 42 member fishery co operative set up and run by the village s Dhimar fisherfolk women is all set t

MP government mulls proposal to facilitate hunting of crop eating wild animals

pushpesh pant rediscovers Amaranth once the poor man s grain, today an expensive health food

spurred by the success of the Taj eco-city project

The Supreme Court has sug gested that the forested states, which lose revenue because of the ban on felling of trees should be compensated for keeping their forests intact. Protection of the

Elsewhere the bubble may have burst, but in rural India infotech is alive and kicking

Villagers in Pench National Park sent packing

• Kochi has been selected as one of the centres for a major study, undertaken by the US-based Oakridge National Laboratory, to measure the phenomenon of global warming. • An

Villagers around Tawa reservoir in Madhya Pradesh are finally allowed to retain fishing rights