A study of samples/substrates from Kasaragode district in Kerala, where aerial spraying of endosulfan is alleged to have proved a hazard to public health, has confirmed that except for marginal
The Union Government's 'Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan' (education for all) programme would be implemented in 22 districts in Tamil Nadu. The idea was to enrol all school age children within 2003 and ensure
Human resources development minister Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday said India would require an additional Rs 47,000 crore over the next 10 years to achieve the goal of education for all.
A pesticide is causing wide-spread cancer, impotency, thyroid deficiency and premature puberty in parts of North Kerala and Karnataka, health Minister Dr C P Thakur told the Pioneer on Thursday. Dr
It is disconcerting that a vast majority of our population is ignorant of the value of education, let alone their inability to access the same despite the government loosening its controls in many
The Delhi Jal Board informed the High Court that 216 tubewells across the city were lying dead because of falling groundwater table and other factors. The Jal Board's chief engineer told a division
The Centre for Science and Environment, a city-based NGO, has accused Union minister for petroleum and natural gas Ram Naik for the CNG crisis in the city. CSE chairman Anil Agarwal said the crisis
The latest figures of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) proves that Delhiites breathe far cleaner air today than they did a year ago.The figures for April, May and June 2001, when compared
Madhya Pradesh has bagged a prestigious Government of India award for its achievement in raising female literacy by a staggering 20.93 per cent in the state during the decade 1991-2001.
The Rajasthan Government has announced a Nine-Point Programme, which includes a new scheme "Shiksha Aap Ke Dwar" (Education at your doorstep), to promote elementary education in the State. The
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