26 Sep 2014
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced a populist 'Amma Cement Scheme' under which it will procure cement from private manufacturers and sell them at Rs 190 per bag in the wake of possible increase in rates of the key construction component.
30 Oct 2014
Bhopal: Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on the importance of land and water management resources and called for new perspectives to protect the environment.
30 Oct 2014
Panaji: The Goa government here suspended all water sports activity across the state following the fresh incident of death of three Russian nationals near here during a water sport activity being operated illegally.
29 Oct 2014
Hyderabad: The worst fears of united Andhra Pradesh's last chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy appear to be coming true with Telangana and residuary state of Andhra Pradesh indulging in no-holds-barred war over sharing of electricity and river water.
11 Jun 2014
Chennai: Rolling out yet another pro-poor measure, Jayalalithaa government on Wednesday launched three varieties of low-cost salt, named after the Chief Minister herself.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga including snapping water and power connections to them while slamming Centre and State Pollution Control Boards for their "failure" to punish erring units.
15 Sep 2013
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday launched a Rs 10 a litre Amma Mineral Water bottle, inaugurating the water plant set up by the transport department.
28 Oct 2014
Washington: US space agency is developing a new space-based instrument to study how plants react to heat and water stress and identify drought-resilient plants.
25 Oct 2014
Chandigarh: Starting with two villages in the worst affected district of Muktsar, the Punjab government on Saturday launched a scheme for development of infrastructure in these villages.
27 Oct 2014
Nagpur: Union Minister Uma Bharti discussed various issues related to rejuvenation of river Ganga with scientists at the city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).