Hyderabad: As the government is planning to go liberal regarding the environmental violations by bulk drug units, the international community has taken up cudgels against the pollution caused by them.

Professor Hans Lofgren, of the Deakin University of Australia said that he will make a representation to his government to take up the issue and also sensitise the US and Sweden against “exporting pollution”. During his visit to some Medak villages located close to pharma units, Prof Lofgren was “shocked” by the extent of pollution and the sufferings of residents.

Three months after its move to revoke a closure notices issued against 12 highly polluting pharma companies in the city, the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has now gone a step ahead

The tourism department has designed special package tours for delegates during the bio diversity summit, which starts from Oct 1

With about 8,000 delegates from 193 countries expected to attend the XI Conference of Parties (COP 11) and the Convention on Biological Diversity to be held in the city from October 1 to 19, the state government is all set to project Andhra Pradesh on the world tourism map. Accordingly, the state tourism department has designed special package tours for delegates including daily evening and week-end visits to historical places and heritage sites in the city.

While the authorities do not hesitate to take action against the common man if he defaults on his monthly water bills, various government departments together owe a whopping Rs 146.38 crore to the

Notices issued to stop all industrial activities with effect from July 23 to complete ongoing batches

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board has ordered closure of 12 manufacturing units of different pharma companies, including Aurobindo Pharma, around the city for allegedly violating pollution norms. According to a Board's release, the notices have been issued to the facilities to stop all industrial activities with effect from July 23 to complete the on-going batches.

Infant feeding practices have a major role in determining nutritional status of children and are associated with household socioeconomic and demographic factors. The researchers did a cross-sectional household study to assess feeding practices of infants and young children in rural areas of Medak district, Andhra Pradesh.

Night surveillance concept has failed in its aim to check the flouting of pollution control norms by industrial units during dark hours, due to lack of manpower and organisational deficiencies.

Ground water levels are depleting fast in the State. Latest studies by the ground water department reveal that all districts in the state have witnessed a critical fall in the water table. Dr K.

The findings of Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board, soon to be tabled before the state Assembly, show the presence of several active pharmaceutical ingredients in the effluent released by bulk

Owning a house in the city will remain a pipedream for nearly two lakh families because there are no large chunks of government land left in Hyderabad district or the core area for mass housing pro