Congratulations, it is an eye opener to other states that are thinking of such schemes.
In Hyderabad, the government...
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State-of-the-art technology worth Rs
15 billion will be employed by the
Mathura oil refinery to reduce emission of sulphur dioxide and lower the
pollution level in the sensitive Taj
Mahal area of Agra, said the general
manager of the refinery J L Raina in
The World Bank announced its
approval in July of a sewage disposal
project in Bombay which will remove
domestic sewage and industrial
wastes from the city's drains, shore-
line and beaches.
Several women's organisations including Saheli, the National Federation
of Indian Women, Ankur and the
AIDS Bhedbhav Virodhi Andolan
protested against the "hasty introduction of hazardous contraceptives
in the country" on World Population
Day (July 11) in New Delhi.
With the lion population crossing 50
in the Chhat Bir zoo in Chandigarh, 7
of the dominating animals under-
went vasectomy as their increasing
numbers had left the zoo with the
problem of space shortage.
The Integrated Rural Energy Development Agency has been sanctioned a US $150 million loan by the
Asian Development Bank to fund
renewable energy projects in India.
The Gujarat government has given
the go-ahead for the controversial Rs 665 crore Sanghi cement project in
the Narayan Sarovar sanctuary -
which is home to the rare chinkara -
in Kutch district.
According to Harry Dhaul, secretary-
general of the Independent Power
Producers Association of India,
scrapping the Dabhol project could
cost the Maharashtra State Electricity
Board more than US $630 million
(above Rs 1,890 crore).
The Kerala state electricity minister,
G.Kartikeyan, said in Kochi recently
that the government would build 30
mini hydel and thermal projects in
the state to tide over the power crisis.
The Indian Antarctic station - Maitri - has been connected to the
electronic mail network through the
INMARSAT. This will help the team
members stationed in Antarctica in
on-line data transfers to different laboratories in India.