Power Ministers from the northeastern states on Wednesday called for development of power projects for the overall socio-economic development of the region.

Changes in tropical wetland, ruminant or rice emissions are thought to have played a role in recent variations in atmospheric methane (CH4) concentrations. India has the world’s largest ruminant population and produces ~ 20% of the world’s rice. Therefore, changes in these sources could have significant implications for global warming. Here, we infer India’s CH4 emissions for the period 2010–2015 using a combination of satellite, surface and aircraft data.

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Alarmed at the rising air pollution in eight towns and cities of the Northeast, including five in Assam, the Central Pollution control Board of India (CPCB) has asked all stakeholders for adopting

The government proposes to find a permanent solution to floods in the northeast and has set aside Rs 100 crore for the purpose, MoS for home Kiren Rijiju said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday .

The deadly Hepatitis has been taking a heavy toll on lives across the world with an estimated one million people falling to the disease every year.

As the Monsoon reached in active phase in most parts of the country, heavy to very heavy rainfall has increased the chances of floods even in central and northwest India over next 10 days.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Indigenous Perspetives Vs State of Manipur & Others dated 18/07/2017 regarding running of a children's club in a reserve Langol Reserve Forest area without any clearance under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

Previous studies have not adequately captured the heterogeneous nature of the diabetes epidemic in India. The aim of the ongoing national Indian Council of Medical Research–INdia DIABetes study is to estimate the national prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in India by estimating the prevalence by state.

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There is increasing evidence of the importance of multi-use landscapes for the conservation of large carnivores. However, when carnivore ranges overlap with high density of humans, there are often serious conservation challenges. This is especially true in countries like India where loss of peoples’ lives and property to large wildlife are not uncommon. The leopard (Panthera pardus) is a large felid that is widespread in India, often sharing landscapes with high human densities.

Wetlands seem to be more vulnerable to invasions compared to terrestrial ecosystems. The alien invasive weed, Ludwigia peruviana, invading the wetlands of the Dhansiri catchment and eastern part of Kopili in Assam has threatened the resident biodiversity and has also posed possibilities of spreading to other wetlands of North East India. The present study was conducted to measure the impact of the weed on the biodiversity of this region, to find out the causes for increasing invasiveness and to suggest a suitable management strategy.

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