The African nation is set to replace India with the largest number of open defecators
While India is inching closer to being ODF, less than 20 per cent of rural households have piped water supply
If more people in India’s rural areas are building septic tanks, there must be effective ways of managing faecal sludge. Here are some ways to utilise it
Keeping the car windows rolled up while driving is a good idea in china, taxi drivers are perhaps the most exposed to air pollution. Cleaning the air of a city might make their hearts healthy, a study reported. Eleven healthy non-smoking taxi drivers of Beijing who worked 12-hours a day were monitored before, during and after the 2008 Olympics.
Air pollutants damage genes, affect human behaviour THE air you breathe in may affect your health in more ways than you think. Besides causing respiratory disorders and hypertension, pollution may be damaging genes and changing human behaviour, revealed a study on health of urban population in Delhi and rural population West Bengal and Uttarakhand.
State authorities send notices to 103 mines Odisha's department of steel and mines has slapped a fine of Rs 67,900 crore on companies operating 103 mines in the Koira and Joda mining circles of Sundargarh and Keonjhar districts, respectively for mining more mineral than permitted.
Sets condition of compensatory payment to resume operations The Supreme Court allowed operations in 63 out of 72 category B mines in Bellary, Chitradurga and Tumkur in Karnataka, subject to conditions.
Odisha takes lead, sets up robust system to monitor minerals produced and transported