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Will make environment norms for industries more stringent: Prakash Javadekar

The government will make environment norms for industries more stringent, but at the same time they will be practical, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.

Kerala scientist finds `oil-eating` bacteria

A scientist from Kerala has discovered three new species of oil-degrading bacteria from industrial waste.

Industrial waste polluting ecosystem of Sundarbans: Report

Industries located along the Gangetic delta in Haldia, Kolkata and its outskirts are polluting the fragile ecosystem of Sundarbans, home to 40 lakh people and the Royal Bengal Tiger, a latest study says.

China drug safety probe nets local council chief

Song Jiangxin allegedly ordered the torching of a factory that made gelatin capsules from industrial waste.

Natarajan bats for monitoring of industrial wastes

Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan favoured increasing penalty for violators.