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After the muckraking about the Clean Water Act's revision is over, the Republicans have now turned to the long-besieged Endangered Species Act (ESA), which seeks to protect wildlife habitats and

A new type of plastic cable developed in Japan could flood individual homes with information

• Wireless loop technology could replace conventional cables in congested Calcutta, according to the Department of Telecommunication (DoT). • Heli-skiing has been banned in Himachal

Panama is reeling under a water shortage crisis that can attain monumental proportions in future, if the largescale environmental degradation resulting from indiscriminate commercial logging is not

The space shuttle Endeavour has used a new earth-imaging radar to photograph the area around the ancient Cambodian city of Angkor. Altho Ugh the main temple complex at Angkor has been

The recent shooting of a 12-year-old carpetweaver in Pakistan has been attributed to child labour racketeers. "We know his death was a conspiracy by the carpet mafia," maintains Ehsan Ullah

The 120 tanneries in and around Sialkot, Pakistan, offload an estimated 1. 1 million I polluted water daily. A bulk of it flows into seasos lahs, water courses and agricultural land. Medical

Effluents leaked from a brewery in Madhya Pradesh wrecks health havoc

NESS Ltd, the Israel-based electronic goods manufacturer, has ushered in glad tidings for the handicapped, especially those unable to function with their hands. It has designed the Handmaster, a

Will the ministry of environment and forests (MEF) never let Orissa prosper? Biju Patnaik has been claiming so for years now. Adding more grist to his mill, the MEF has recently put the spanner in