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Migratory birds at Harike wetland in district Tarn Taran Amritsar.(HT File Photo)

CMS-COP13 : Govt plan for conservation of migratory birds ready, says PM

Hindustan Times, Gandhinagar | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 06:23 AM IST
Modi also spoke about the measures India has taken to conserve tigers, Asiatic lions, elephants, snow leopards, one horn rhinoceros, and the Great Indian Bustard, which is the mascot of the CMS-COP 13. Modi said the number of tiger reserves has increased from 9 to 50 now.
A fisherman anchors his boat after fishing at Carter road in Mumbai.(HT File Photo)
A fisherman anchors his boat after fishing at Carter road in Mumbai.(HT File Photo)

Mumbai fisherman strikes a balance for marine conservation

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 11:57 PM IST
Chairman of the Maharashtra Purse Seine Fishing Welfare Association, an angling body focusing on reducing juvenile overfishing, Nakhawa and his team have been spreading awareness about 40 protected marine species found along the Maharashtra coast among resident fishing boat skippers and their crew.
The Patna Museum houses rare manuscripts of Rahul Sankrityayan, the famous 20th century travelogue writer and scholar.(Sourced)
The Patna Museum houses rare manuscripts of Rahul Sankrityayan, the famous 20th century travelogue writer and scholar.(Sourced)

Payment delay hits conservation of rare items, manuscripts in Patna and Darbhanga museums

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 03:34 PM IST
Currently, Darbhanga museum has more than 155 articles made of ivory, dating back to centuries. These include a royal chair made of ivory, golden polished sofa, golden decorated chair with oval throne, cot, etc.
The expert appraisal committee had stipulated that the BMC should deposit this money with the Mangrove Foundation of Maharashtra before starting on the construction.(HT File)
The expert appraisal committee had stipulated that the BMC should deposit this money with the Mangrove Foundation of Maharashtra before starting on the construction.(HT File)

Mumbai civic body yet to pay Rs 254 crore for environmental conservation over coastal road

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 08:01 AM IST
After work began in Dec, BMC yet to pay 2% of project cost for environmental nod granted in 2017
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh with Israeli president Reuven Rivlin at his official residence in Jerusalem on Tuesday.(PTI)
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh with Israeli president Reuven Rivlin at his official residence in Jerusalem on Tuesday.(PTI)

Capt Amarinder meets Israeli President, seeks help in security, conservation

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 09:22 AM IST
Referring to Punjab’s hostile neighbours, the CM also underlined the need to adopt Israeli knowledge and technologies in the area of homeland security.
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