ecological problems

Fear of poisonous attacks leads to spider killing in Assam

June 6th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 6 (IANS) A large and hairy, tarantula-like spider species has created panic in Assam after reports of fatal attack on humans. Though the authorities have ruled out existence ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Oil spill threatens toothy marine predator

May 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens the existence of a toothy marine predator that has been recognised as America's cultural and historic icon, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arctic region needs major cleaning, says Putin

April 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic region, a strategic area for Russia, is heavily polluted and needs "major cleaning", Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Thursday. Putin visited Alexandra Land, one of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN explores organic agriculture options in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

April 14th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced Tuesday that it is exploring options of organic agriculture in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia region.UNEP said it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

A thousand hands to save Yamuna in Taj city (March 22 is World Water Day)

March 22nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 22 (IANS) As the world marks the World Water Day Monday to raise awareness about this basic natural resource essential for life, volunteers here have cleaned up the banks of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ascetics march to save Lord Krishna’s Braj

May 25th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 25 (IANS) Thousands of Hindu ascetics and farmers reached the Agra city border Monday afternoon, demanding a separate state of Braj - the land of Lord Krishna and his consort ... Read more...

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Rubber thread industry uplifts prospects for rubber planters

July 11th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Agartala, July 11 (ANI): Rubber planters in Tripura have welcomed the establishment of the rubber thread industry in the outskirts of Agartala. The unit is a sister concern of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |