Content labelling norms flouted in 48 per cent packaged food items
Survey finds nearly three-fourth food items do not display salt and sodium content on packets
Indefinite moratorium on GM field trials recommended
Supreme Court’s expert panel of scientists for ban on herbicide tolerant crops for India
Indefinite ban on GM field trials recommended
Supreme Court’s expert panel of scientists also against herbicide-tolerant crops for India
Nothing to bank on
The government’s much-hyped Direct Benefit Transfer programme has hit a roadblock. Banks have failed to meet the huge demand for opening …
Draft CAG report slams Andhra pollution control board for negligence
The report blames the board’s inaction for unchecked pollution of water bodies and deteriorating air quality
Indian researchers decode function of non-coding part of human genome
Simple sequence repeats punctuate genome; discovery will help improve gene therapy
Canada, UK given Dodo Awards by civil society
The awards are given to countries that contribute to biodiversity loss
Andhra hospitals flout bio-medical rules
119 hospitals issued show cause notice by state pollution control board for violations
'Grant of community forest rights to JFMCs in Andhra illegal'
Tribal affairs ministry says state has violated Forest Rights Act by giving titles to joint forest management committees
Nagpur to fully privatise water supply from November 15
Consumer organisations demand public hearing
'Development in Telangana should be participatory'
Eminent economist and former Planning Commission member, C H Hanumantha Rao, speaks to M Suchitra on the aspirations of people of Telangana. Rao …
Centre dilly dallies on Telangana
Hyderabad crippled as stir intensifies
National Water Policy, 2012 silent on priorities
Draft document gives industry implicit priority over agriculture in water allocation
Water Footprint: a stumbling block?
As government mulls using water footprint as a tool to measure water consumption by farming and industrial processes, experts warn of its limitations
Can the National Water Policy do away with priorities?
Time to nail pesticides
Centre forms expert committee to frame policy to check residues in fruits, vegetables
Compromise on resources salvages CBD conference; marine protection gets big boost
The strong and mighty bacteria are all around us. They have hardened themselves to fight back the antibiotics administered to patients. This is …