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Roles of CCI, sectoral regulators complementary, says Chawla

Roles of CCI, sectoral regulators complementary, says Chawla

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 18:37

Emphasising the importance of competition norms for good business environment, fair trade watchdog CCI chief Ashok Chawla has said its mandate and that of sectoral regulators are complementary in nature.

US Marines headed to Chad park to fight poaching

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 01:21

A small team of US Marines are to head soon to Chad`s Zakouma National Park to train local forces in the fight against the poaching threatening the area`s elephant herds.

Centre to consider Tata Steel's request for green nod in May

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 19:51

The Centre will consider next month Tata Steel's request seeking environment clearance to its coal mine expansion project in Jharkhand.

NASA probe set to meet death on moon!

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:53

A NASA spacecraft that was launched last September to collect scientific data from the lunar surface is set for a natural death on the moon later this month.

Dynamics behind Arctic ecosystems revealed

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:36

An international team of biologists have published an important study of entire food-web dynamics in the deserted tundra environment.

'Facilitate women to reach top positions in PSUs'

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 15:44

Urging for creation of an enabling environment for women to climb up the ladder in PSUs, apex body of public sector enterprises SCOPE has said more measures need to be taken to facilitate female employees.

Himachal voters want green justice

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 22:11

Voters of the remote but picturesque Lahaul and Spiti valleys of Himachal Pradesh want justice for the environment. They say upcoming projects in the state, mainly in the hydropower sector, are not only threatening to displace them but will also affect the ecology.

Delhi`s ragpickers make bio-degradable `pichkari`

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 10:12

A group of ragpickers in the national capital have made a bio-degradable "pichkari" or spray gun which is an ideal option for those who care for the environment.

Centre exempts 3,000 sq km fragile land in Kerala from ESA

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 22:36

Environment Ministry has decided to exempt over 3,000 sq km environmentally fragile land in Kerala`s Western Ghats region from the category of Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESAs) demarcated by a high-level central government panel.

India`s Harshwanti Bisht wins Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 22:11

Eminent Indian conservationist and mountaineer Harshwanti Bisht has been selected for this year`s prestigious Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal for her environmental and community work in the Gangotri Himalaya area.

How 3D printer can help you protect environment

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 00:22

Are you going to dump your old milk jug into the trash can again? Wait, as this milk jug can not only help you save a lot of money but also help preserve the environment.

Environment Ministry clears Kerala demand on Western Ghats

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:14

The centre has accepted the Kerala government`s recommendations to keep agricultural land, plantations, and habitations out of the ecologically sensitive areas (ESAs) identified by an expert committee on the conservation of the Western Ghats.