Orient Paper Mills, Amlai is an old integrated pulp and paper mill. There is a continuous effort to reduce water consumption per ton of paper produced. The plant is a pioneer in effectively using the treated effluent for its own plantation through HRTS and do not discharge any coloured effluent in the river.

Nov. 29: To counter the effects of increasing oil spills in Indian waters, the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOSIS) is in the developmental stage of forecasting oil spill trajectories which will help mitigating the hazards and cautioning locals.

During a user interaction session on Monday, the director of INCOSIS, Dr C.

Experts and field workers have stressed promotion of household water treatment methods to evade any health crisis among the masses, especially in the flood-hit areas.

The participants at the second meeting of household water treatment (HWT) working group at Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) on Tuesday decided to promote cost-effective and easily practicable water treatment methods

Experts and field workers have stressed promotion of household water treatment methods to evade any health crisis among the masses, especially in the flood-hit areas.

The participants at the second meeting of household water treatment (HWT) working group at Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) on Tuesday decided to promote cost-effective and easily practicable water treatment methods

The government is unable to confirm reports of a miles-long plume of oil lurking beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico from BP Plc's giant oil spill, a government scientist said on Tuesday.

The government confirmed on Sunday that BP had permanently "killed" its deep-sea well that ruptured in April and unleashed the worst spill in U.S.

Great effort continues to focus on ecosystem restoration and reduction of nutrient inputs thought to be responsible, in part, for declines in estuary habitats worldwide. The ability of environmental policy to address restoration is limited, in part, by uncertainty in the relationships between costly restoration and benefits.

A survey done by Craft Council of Karnataka has indicated a 25 percent increase in sale of eco-friendly Gowri-Ganesha idols this year, at Malleswaram, Rajajinagar, Basavanagudi and Marathahalli in the City.

N Shashidhar from the Craft Council said he found that people were opting for smaller and eco-friendly Ganesha idols devoid of artificial colours at various stalls.

" Apart from selling e

Manthan K Mehta | TNN

Mumbai: This Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees can immerse idols at 18 artificial spots across Mumbai. Last year, a total of 8,383 idols were immersed in artificial immersion ponds across Mumbai. Of these, 175 idols belonged to sarvajanik mandals, while 8,202 were household idols.

Chittaranjan Tembhekar | TNN

Mumbai: It could be an eco-Ganesha everywhere next year, but that will depend on the results of the crucial experiment all set to begin soon. Immediately after the 10-day Ganesh festival is over, thousands of idolmakers across Mumbai and major cities in the state will have a job on hand.

Sreekantswamy B, Mysore, Sept 5, DHNS

With Gowri Ganesha festival around the corner, the National Institute of Engineering (NIE) is all set to launch a campaign on

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