Waste-to-energy plant in Delhi gets notice on violations

New Delhi, April 23 -- The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has sent a show-cause notice to the company running the Okhla waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in southeast Del... Read More

Green impact assessment body defunct for one year, activists demand reconstitution

New Delhi, April 23 -- The State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) of Delhi, the body which plays a vital role in protecting the environment, has been lying defunct for the past one year... Read More

Large public hospitals far more cost-effective: Govt

New Delhi, April 23 -- Large and busy public hospitals in Delhi are among the most cost-effective, with the average cost of treating a patient at the state government's busiest hospitals - Lok Nayak a... Read More

Prescription medicines, antibiotics being sold over the counter in Delhi

New Delhi, April 23 -- Many pharmacies across Delhi are selling prescription medicines for heart diseases, depression, pain and antibiotics for infection without a prescription, showed a visit to 10 p... Read More

Lanka's response to the Easter tragedy has been extremely disciplined

India, April 23 -- As the news of the horrific attacks in Sri Lanka and the enormity of the unfolding tragedy hits me, my mind goes back to the blood letting that I saw. I was the Indian Deputy High C... Read More

N-weapons must not be trivialised

India, April 23 -- In early 2002, when India ordered full military mobilisation as part of 'operation Parakram following the Jaish-e-Mohammed attack on Parliament, Pervez Musharraf's Pakistan responde... Read More

The battle for Delhi is three-cornered

India, April 23 -- With the Congress releasing a list of six candidates from Delhi, including heavyweights like Sheila Dixit and Ajay Maken from Northeast and New Delhi respectively, the contours of t... Read More

CPI(M) cadre versus RSS cadre marks Kannur's polarised politics

India, April 23 -- As CK Padmanabhan, 70, the BJP's candidate in North Kerala's Kannur, sees it, the differences between the communists and the combine of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideo... Read More

MSY looks forward to a smooth sailing

Agra, April 23 -- It may appear to be an exaggeration for those not prepared to accept it, but for the loyalists of Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav, the veteran leader has already won the e... Read More

Govt school kids still waiting for new textbooks

AGRA, April 23 -- Many students of the primary and upper primary schools under the Basic Education Department in Agra have not got their textbooks yet, although the new sessions started way back on Ap... Read More