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Raising funds for infrastructure development not a big problem: Mukherjee
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that raising funds for infrastructure development is not a big problem, and added that progress has been made in the Central Government's flagship 'Bharat Nirman' programme, which aims to upgrade rural infrastructure projects such as roads, water, electricity and telecom connectivity.

Fish deaths worry environmentalists, administration in Gwalior
The mysterious deaths of fish in the historical Janak Lake of Madhya Pradesh capital Gwalior,is causing concern to environmentalists and local administration.

'Gender-bending' chemicals affect reproduction: Study
A new study has offered the first evidence that 'gender bending' chemicals which find their way from human products into rivers and oceans can have a significant impact on the ability of fish to breed.

Increased shipping likely to accelerate climate change as Arctic warms
Scientists have revealed that as the ice-capped Arctic Ocean warms, ship traffic will increase at the top of the world.

New study on lead exposure paves way for blindness treatment
Scientists have discovered some unexpected effects of lead exposure that may one day help prevent and reverse blindness.

Ocean asteroid impact could damage Earth's protective ozone layer
If a medium-sized asteroid were to land in the oceans a tsunami wouldn't be the only worry, say scientists- the Earth's Ozone layer could be at risk too.

Just 5 minutes of 'green' exercise could improve mental health
A new research has suggested that just five minutes of outdoor activity - such as exercising in a park, working in a backyard garden or walking on a nature trail - is good for the brain, with tangible benefits for mental health.

Eighth Asian CSR Awards Winners Recognized
Five companies from India, Malaysia and Philippines were recognized for their outstanding initiatives in corporate social responsibility during the Asian CSR Awards 2010, which is a part of the 9th Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. YABhg Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor handed over the awards during the ceremonies

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