The controversy over the Andaman Trunk Road (atr) continues (see

The last five years have been tough on 55-year old Saraswati Devi. Her two sons have left their village to work as construction workers in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (mp). The family's one hectare

For the first time, Taiwan closed a busy motorway section to make way for butterflies. The effort was to create a safe passageway for swarms of milkweed butterflies that flit along its city roads

the Supreme Court (sc) gave the green light to construct a road through a wildlife sanctuary near Uttarakhand's border with Nepal and China on March 16, 2007. This comes after the Uttarakhand

the uk has prepared a draft bill, to be tabled in parliament, which will make carbon emissions mandatory. The domestic targets have been pegged at 26-32 per cent by 2020 and 60 per cent by 2050,

THE National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (nrega) promised to provide livelihoods in villages by providing a minimum of 100 days of employment to every household. It was envisaged that this would

The land of battles has another battle up its sleeve now. So far, it has been unable to attract too many investments and is lagging behind in key development indices. However, all that is set to change now with the state Government finally taking some innovative measures.

on october6, 2006 the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (kspcb) withdrew the consent for establishment it had granted to Bangalore-based Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises (nice) for the

if you are living by the main road, you may have reasons to worry. A new study by scientists in Germany has revealed that living close to major roads (within 50 m) and long-term exposure to nitrogen

the Bogibeel road and rail bridge project on the Brahmaputra river in eastern Assam has run into inordinate delays. Conceived to connect National Highway (nh) 37 on the south bank and nh 52 on the