Environment

The NGT has slapped a penalty of Rs 1 crore each on the Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co Ltd for damaging the environment by dumping soil in Chenab and Tawi rivers for constru

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The vision document is being prepared by the Delhi School of Planning and Architecture for the UP government.

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State government tables Bills in Assembly to amend laws for levying fines

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Mumbai: Observing that illegal construction is rampant in metro cities, the principal seat of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently imposed a whopping fine of Rs 1 crore on a city-based develo

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Air Pollution

The Centre on Wednesday collaborated with the German government to combat air pollution and exchanged a joint declaration for the implementation of India's National Clean Air Programme (NCAP).

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These fine dust particles can easily enter the lungs causing health and breathing issues.

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Forests

Only 5 of 687 proposals rejected since August 2014

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Water Resources

West Bengal Environment minister Suvendu Adhikary Wednesday said saving wetlands was the topmost priority of the state government.

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Health

NEW DELHI: The total number of swine flu cases in Delhi has gone up to 1,669.

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KOLKATA: The H1N1scenario in the state may not be as scary as that of Rajasthan, but with five deaths reported since January this year — four from a single hospital — and over 25 patients being tre

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MUMBAI: In what can bring hope for drug-resistant TB patients, a study conducted by IIT-Bombay has shown that an anti-TB drug - rifampicin - used in combination with other drugs, can significantly

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THANE: Influenza H1N1 has claimed a 52-year-old woman while she was undergoing treatment—the first death in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region since January 2019.

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LUCKNOW: The surge in swine flu cases in the state capital hit another high with as many as 15 people testing positive for the H1N1 virus infection on Wednesday, the highest in a day this year.

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Energy

The cost of wind power will be between Rs 2.3-2.6/kWh and of solar power in the range of Rs 1.9-2.3/kWh by 2030, the report projected

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