Rs.107 crore environment plan for Bengal’s Bantala SEZ

January 18th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government has prepared a Rs.107 crore plan to address the environment problems at Bantala special economic zone (SEZ) in the eastern part of the city, ... Read more...

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Students organize Ganga cleaning drive in Varanasi

November 10th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Hundreds of college students in Varanasi participated in a cleaning drive aimed to keep the holy Ganges river pollution-free.Many volunteers cleaned the Ghats of the river with brooms, ... Read more...

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Students join hands to clean River Ganga in Varanasi

August 13th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 13(ANI): A group of students wearing anti Swine Flu masks on Thursday participated in a cleanliness drive to clean the River Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city.Students opined ... Read more...

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Delhi civic body has no plans to curb illegal slaughtering

August 12th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Expressing its helplessness to prevent illegal slaughtering in residential areas, particularly in the vicinity of Sadar Bazaar's old abattoir, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) told the ... Read more...

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Novel campaign by self-help group to create awareness on Ganges river pollution

May 23rd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, May 23 (ANI): A self-help group from Varanasi on Friday sent 543 utensils filled with water of river Ganges to the national capital to raise awareness on river pollution.Ganga, which ... Read more...

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Adding vinegar may help toxic water to clean itself

March 4th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A team of engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds, UK, are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic ... Read more...

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‘Leather exports to fall by 20 percent’

January 28th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The global slowdown has started taking its toll on India's leather industry as production is already down and exporters expect around 20 percent fall in their order volumes, ... Read more...

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Punjabs leather industry facing downturn due to US slowdown

December 3rd, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Dec.3 (ANI): With global economic slowdown affecting almost all countries around the world and the United States economy being the worst-hit, the Indian exporters and manufactures have ... Read more...

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Two tanneries gutted in Kolkata

October 24th, 2008 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Two tanneries were destroyed in a fire that broke out here Thursday morning, the fire brigade said.The incident took place in the Tangra area of south Kolkata."There were ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu farmers agitated over another riparian dispute

June 29th, 2008 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Vellore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (IANS) Farmers in Tamil Nadu Saturday threatened to block road links with Andhra Pradesh to protest its "plans" to build minor and major dams over interstate rivers. ... Read more...

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Indian, Italian tanners sign technology transfer accord

June 23rd, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Indian and Italian tanners' associations Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to improve skills and efficiency of the leather industry in Tamil Nadu. According to the agreement, ... Read more...

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Kashmir leather industry recording a rich turnover

May 23rd, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 22 (ANI): Leather entrepreneurs in the Kashmir Valley are a happy lot these days, as the rawhide business is experiencing a boom. Engaged in the rawhide business since generations and ... Read more...

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Kolkata leather factory gutted, no casualty

March 19th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by admin
(LEAD) DPA Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) A devastating fire broke out at an unauthorized leather processing workshop on the eastern fringes of Kolkata Wednesday morning. "The fire has been brought under control after two ... Read more...

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