The Modi government may revive the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulatory) Bill, which the UPA failed to pass in Parliament during its tenure, paving way for high-tech exploration in new bl

Diwali is likely to push up toxicity in Kolkata's air to an unprecedented high early next month.

Heavy metals leaching out from former mine workings in Cumbria are being removed as part of a £1m pilot project.

The state-run Soil Resources Development Institute has found some 40 per cent of both locally produced and imported fertilisers adulterated.

The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has constituted a team of scientists to conduct a year-long study of the pollution problem affecting Cuncolim industrial estate.

The lives of over 150,000 children in the country could be saved by a $5-million-programme launched in India by UNICEF-Canada and Teck under the Zinc Alliance for Child Health(ZACH).

Industries located along the Gangetic delta in Haldia, Kolkata and its outskirts are polluting the fragile ecosystem of Sundarbans, home to 40 lakh people and the Royal Bengal Tiger, a latest study

A new survey has found less anaemia but more zinc deficiency among the Under-5 and school- aged children in Bangladesh, calling for immediate evidence-based recommendations to improve the situation

Malnutrition still being the biggest malady of Odisha, the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) has come up with an innovative project to counter it.

One in two children suffers from zinc deficiency, a study conducted on newborns and infants in three city hospitals has found.