An expert said It was high time Kerala gave top priority to environmental impact studies when it takes up developmental projects
By Ramesh Babu
G20 president Italy believes India has a key role as an important regional actor in ensuring a stable and secure environment in Afghanistan, and both countries are of the view that the Afghan people need immediate and unhindered access to humanitarian aid
Environmentalists allege that the Ghaziabad municipal corporation has been lagging behind in controlling dumping of garbage in the floodplains along the Hindon River and the forest area behind Mahamaya Stadium in the city
The Red light on, Gaadi off campaign is aimed at urging drivers to shut ignition while waiting at traffic signals. The campaign is aimed at curbing air pollution in Delhi. Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai launched the drive on Monday
Being an important regional actor, India’s involvement in consultation and coordination activities is key to ensure a stable and secure environment and effective initiatives aimed at humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people, Italian ambassador Vincenzo de Luca said
Venkaiah Naidu urged people to voluntarily participate in various environment conservation activities and asserted that youth should lead the movement to protect the environmental and “motivate others to adopt sustainable practices
The campaign, which tells commuters to switch off the engines of their vehicles as soon as they stop at a red light, was first introduced by the government last year. This year, the first phase of the campaign will run for a month till November 18.
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu called upon the youngsters in particular to pro-actively lead the movement to protect the environment and motivate others to adopt sustainable practices
Actor Avinash Tiwary on why conversations around animal welfare and climate change should happen more often and not just around specific days
Environmentalists said that the issue has been witnessed year after year and the enforcement agencies have failed to rein in erring persons
- An article or substance is termed a ‘dangerous good’ if it poses a risk to health, safety, property or the environment.
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Even as the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has imposed ‘environmental damage costs’ on Uran Municipal Council (UMC) for dumping garbage on mangroves, the civic body sought to deny the charges against it
In a statement, the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change said that the paddy residue burning events in the three states during the one-month period between September 15 and October 15 have reduced from a similar observation last year.
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
While environmentalists have expressed relief, they remained sceptical of the BMC’s clarification as the tender calls for construction of a nine-metre wide road at Aarey, as opposed to the existing seven-metre wide carriageway
Environmentalists remained sceptical of the clarification as the tender calls for the construction of a nine-metre-wide road as opposed to the existing seven-metre
Environment minister Gopal Rai said that he found “minor violations” during a surprise inspection of a construction site of WHO Building at Mahatma Gandhi Marg in IP Estate on Wednesday
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi'
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) clarification on the Powai Lake cycle track dispute issued earlier this week has come under fire from environmentalists who have pointed out that the project contravenes the BMC’s own development control regulations (DCR).
Through its varied product range, the company aims to promote an environment-friendly lifestyle and also spread awareness regarding the ill effects of chemical-ridden everyday products.
The Delhi government has floated the tenders in line with its environmentally, socially and financially sustainable approach towards public transport which will also help contain the air pollution.
The 14-year-old girl made an environmentally friendly ironing cart by substituting the damaging charcoal with solar energy.
This year, in Bengal, many socio-economic and environment-related themes have been on display: From the nationwide farm protests to Lakhimpur Kheri to demonstrations against the National Register of Citizens to Cyclone Yaas to “Khela Hobe”, pandals capture almost all pressing issues of the day.
As the world discusses ways to tackle pollution and prevent mass extinction, here's a look at some of the species which are critically endangered. The world may never get to see these animals again.
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“We in India have respected and revered nature for thousands of years. With just 2.4% of the world’s land area, we harbour 8% of all recorded species and are recognized as one of the eight centres of origin of cultivated plants
By Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
However, environmentalists said that the relocation of the monitoring station is the administration’s attempt to conceal the true picture of air pollution in the city
- A former government adviser on Tuesday said that India is at the forefront of making serious efforts towards achieving climate change targets but, stressed, there is a need to set up manufacturing units of solar panels to reduce the dependency on China.
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After the purported audio clips of Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam went viral, the party is unlikely to invite the leader for the Dussehra rally on October 15 in Mumbai. With the party inviting only a limited number of leaders and functionaries at the indoor event at Shanmukhanand Hall, the former Sena environment minister is likely to be axed from the list of invitees.
By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
The regional empowered committee (Nagpur), constituted by the Union environment ministry, has held off on green-lighting the City Industrial Development Corporation’s (CIDCO) proposal to divert 23.7 hectares of forest land in Thane district, to make way for Phase 1 of the Nerul-Uran railway corridor
Over 50,000 students have pledged their commitment for preserving the environment and public property, the Kerala State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA) said on Tuesday.
On the morning of September 22, 200 policemen and three bulldozers appeared on the horizon, and bulldozed 16 houses, to acquire their land for the Vishnugad-Pipalkoti 444 MW hydroproject
- Days after making back-to-back crucial decisions in his career, the 32-year-old has finally opened up on why he made a move that caused a stir in the cricketing arena.
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi