Can peace be ensured by sacrificing animals? Nepal's King Gyanendra thought it could and in doing so invited the wrath of animal activists. After he offered animal sacrifices at temples in Guwahati

In what is claimed to be the first

the environmental protection movement as we know and see it today was launched by sensible, rational people who had begun to discover early in the 1960s that the present pace of development,

THIS book records the proceedings of the satellite symposium on

Two crore pilgrims visit the Sabarimala shrine in Kerala annually, and the environment pays dearly for it

FIVE YEARS ago, the social forestry department in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra cleared several trees from a forest near Nandivse village to plant acacia trees. It did not know that the 4-ha patch was a sacred grove surrounding the temple of a powerful local deity, Kal Bhairon. The villagers, too, joined in because they were paid for the felling and planting.

These rules may be called the Allahabad magh Mela Rules, 1940. They apply to the Magh Mela at Allahabad.

This Act may be called the United Provinces Melas Act, 1938. This Act is hereby applied to the Magh Mela at Allahabad.