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Khushi Chindaliya’s interest in nature and conservation of the environment has now made her The Regional Ambassador of the United Nations Environment Programme - Tunza Eco-Generation.(ANI)

17-year-old girl from Surat appointed as Regional Ambassador for UN Environment Programme

By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Surat
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2020 10:58 AM IST
The honourable appointment will give Khushi a platform to spread awareness about the safeguard of environmental treasures and discuss India’s contribution to environmental conservation.
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Use the dip in emissions to imagine a new, more eco-friendly, world(AFP)
Use the dip in emissions to imagine a new, more eco-friendly, world(AFP)

Build back, with an eye on the environment | HT Editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 06:14 AM IST
The drastic dip in emissions should be used as a moment to imagine a new world
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Local environmental activists like Bipasha Paul of Raipur-based Jan Abhivyakti, who visited the spot soon after the flooding, found that fly ash washed away from the mine polluted the river.(File photo for representation)
Local environmental activists like Bipasha Paul of Raipur-based Jan Abhivyakti, who visited the spot soon after the flooding, found that fly ash washed away from the mine polluted the river.(File photo for representation)

Dipka mine gets green clearance for another 30 years

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 04:36 AM IST
The mine was submerged during the last monsoon when the Lilagar river, a tributary of Mahanadi, was in full spate in September.
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Shikha Garg,32, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) consultant with the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEF), dialled her father, Satish Garg, from Addis Ababa.(Shikha Garg/Twitter Photo)
Shikha Garg,32, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) consultant with the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEF), dialled her father, Satish Garg, from Addis Ababa.(Shikha Garg/Twitter Photo)

‘Will call you when I land,’ newly-wed Indian woman had texted husband before Ethiopia crash

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 10:31 PM IST
Shikha Garg, who was travelling to attend the annual assembly of the UN Environment Programme, had got married less than three months ago to Soumya Bhattacharya after dating for three years.
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Antonis Mavropoulos was supposed to board the plane but he reached the departure gate just two minutes after it was closed.(Twitter/ Antonis Mavropoulos)
Antonis Mavropoulos was supposed to board the plane but he reached the departure gate just two minutes after it was closed.(Twitter/ Antonis Mavropoulos)

‘My lucky day’: Greek man saved from Ethiopia crash by being 2 minutes late

By Agence France-Presse | Athens
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 08:56 AM IST
Antonis Mavropoulos, president of the International Solid Waste Association, a non-profit organization, was travelling to Nairobi to attend the annual assembly of the UN Environment Programme, according to Athens News Agency.
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This photo taken on May 12, 2018 shows a dog looking out onto a garbage-filled creek in Manila. About eight million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into the world's oceans every year - the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic being tipped into the sea every minute... of every day.(AFP Photo)
This photo taken on May 12, 2018 shows a dog looking out onto a garbage-filled creek in Manila. About eight million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into the world's oceans every year - the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic being tipped into the sea every minute... of every day.(AFP Photo)

World Environment Day: Southeast Asia’s plastic ‘addiction’ blights world’s oceans

By Reuters | Reuters, Bangkok
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 12:48 PM IST
As World Environment Day takes place and the United Nations calls for the “biggest-ever worldwide cleanup” of plastic pollution, experts are focused on Southeast Asia, home to four of the world’s top marine plastic polluters.
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The proposed parking policy aims to limit the use of available parking space and levy parking fees as a means to curb the use of vehicles in the city.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The proposed parking policy aims to limit the use of available parking space and levy parking fees as a means to curb the use of vehicles in the city.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Your space: PMC’s Pay-and-Park policy needs to be debated by citizens

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2018 02:55 PM IST
Pune Municipal Corporation’s proposed parking policy has sparked controversy and protests from political parties, amid fears over private parking monopoly. Here’s what our readers have to say
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