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Sara Ali Khan frequently shared throwback pictures on Instagram.

Sara Ali Khan shares unseen pictures of herself at exotic locations on World Environment Day, see here

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 02:43 PM IST
Sara Ali Khan on Friday shared a bunch of pictures of herself in the lap of nature, to celebrate World Environment Day. See them here.
Salman Khan shared a video where his staff and the actor are seen cleaning his farmhouse. Iulia Vantur is also seen in the video.
Salman Khan shared a video where his staff and the actor are seen cleaning his farmhouse. Iulia Vantur is also seen in the video.

Salman Khan, Iulia Vantur clean his farmhouse on World Environment Day. See pics, video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Late on Friday, Salman Khan posted a video where his staff and he clean the premises of his Panvel farmhouse. Rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur also features in it.
World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to remind people that we should not take nature for granted. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to remind people that we should not take nature for granted. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

This World Environment Day, a book to celebrate 10 Indian conservationists

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 12:17 PM IST
On World Environment Day, a new book tells the stories of 10 Indian conservationists who are striving to solve the most pressing problems on the planet - from climate change to habitat degradation, and from food insecurity to species loss, often facing seemingly insurmountable odds.
Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu Bhumi Pednekar featured in an environment video posted by the Padman actor.
Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu Bhumi Pednekar featured in an environment video posted by the Padman actor.

World Environment Day: Kajol, Sanjay Dutt post notes, Akshay Kumar says: ‘Let’s join hands to restore our bond with Earth’

Hindustan Tmes, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 04:26 PM IST
On World Environment Day, a host of Bollywood celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Ayushmamm Khurrana, Kajol, Shraddha Kapoor, and Sanjay Dutt, among many others, posted messages about conservation.
CM Soren also urged the people to plant saplings and nurture them till they become trees.(PTI)
CM Soren also urged the people to plant saplings and nurture them till they become trees.(PTI)

Take pledge to conserve biodiversity: Jharkhand CM Hemat Soren

Ranchi, Jharkhand | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 02:29 PM IST
Extending greetings on World Environment Day, Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren called for creating a green Jharkhand for the future generations.
Amid the pandemic, many have turned to DIY skincare routines.(Photo: Instagram/therealkarismakapoor)
Amid the pandemic, many have turned to DIY skincare routines.(Photo: Instagram/therealkarismakapoor)

World Environment Day 2020: Beauty and the eco-conscious shopper

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sanchita Kalra
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 06:03 PM IST
Beauty experts reveal that DIYs in the last two months have promoted sustainable living and made many realise the value of organic, cruelty-free products.
An improperly disposed off mask lies on a pavement in front of The Park hotel, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.(Photo: Ravi Choudhary/PTI)
An improperly disposed off mask lies on a pavement in front of The Park hotel, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.(Photo: Ravi Choudhary/PTI)

World Environment Day 2020: Stop the mask pollution, urge environmentalists

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Aprajita Sharad
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 05:58 PM IST
The theme of World Environment Day 2020 is ‘Time for Nature’. Keeping in sync with the same, environmentalists are urging denizens to stop littering the streets and water bodies with used face masks or gloves.
From informative to creative, tweeple are observing the World Environment Day by sharing various posts.(Twitter)
From informative to creative, tweeple are observing the World Environment Day by sharing various posts.(Twitter)

World Environment Day 2020: Tweeple share informative and creative messages for the day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2020 12:46 PM IST
With over 1.5 lakh tweets, the hashtag #WorldEnvironmentDay is also trending on Twitter.
On World Environment Day this doctor from Moradabad gave plants to his patients.(ANI)
On World Environment Day this doctor from Moradabad gave plants to his patients.(ANI)

World Environment Day 2020: Doctor gives plants to patients with an aim to save the environment

Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2020 12:08 PM IST
Doctor CP Singh at the Jigyasa Medical Centre here told patients to grow more plants and save the environment.
Covid-19 has both divided and united the world simultaneously and at large. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Covid-19 has both divided and united the world simultaneously and at large. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

World Environment Day 2020: The year of resilience and transformation

Delhi | By Anubhav Gupta
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 10:28 AM IST
In living memory, never perhaps has there been a time where truly the entire world has shut down and is struggling to grapple with health, political, economic, social, cultural and environmental turmoil all at the same time.
Actor Bhumi Pednekar through her initiative, Climate Warrior, is urging people to share their ‘One Wish for The Earth’.
Actor Bhumi Pednekar through her initiative, Climate Warrior, is urging people to share their ‘One Wish for The Earth’.

World Environment Day: Bhumi Pednekar blames the urban class, calls them ‘the biggest abuser of the natural resources’

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 11:46 AM IST
The actor and climate activist says it is high time that people introspect and understand that there is no planet B, this is the only world we have and it is our only chance at survival
In India, the average cell phone is used for just under two years. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
In India, the average cell phone is used for just under two years. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

World Environment Day 2020: Can the purchase of second-hand products be considered a sustainable practice?

Delhi | By Sriram Kuchimanchi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 11:21 AM IST
When it comes to ditching their obsolete devices, people generally resort to one of two options. More often than not, phones reach landfills where they end up releasing dangerous toxins into the air we breathe, the soil we live on and the water we drink.
A towel is used to cover the eyes of a tranquillised rhino before it is dehorned in an effort to deter poaching, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in North West Province, South Africa, May 12, 2020. Picture taken May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko(REUTERS)
A towel is used to cover the eyes of a tranquillised rhino before it is dehorned in an effort to deter poaching, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in North West Province, South Africa, May 12, 2020. Picture taken May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko(REUTERS)

World Environment Day 2020: South Africa dehorns dozens of rhinos to prevent lockdown poaching surge

Pilanesburg, South Africa | By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 11:10 AM IST
As the world marks World Environment Day on Friday, the threat from humans to other species’ survival -- and ultimately our own -- is a growing concern to conservationists.
During the virtual celebration of World Environment Day 2020, themed as ‘Nature and Biodiversity’, Javadekar launched the Nagar Van or Urban Forests with 200 corporations and cities across India while urging people to actively participate and increase the tree cover in their areas.(UNSPLASH)
During the virtual celebration of World Environment Day 2020, themed as ‘Nature and Biodiversity’, Javadekar launched the Nagar Van or Urban Forests with 200 corporations and cities across India while urging people to actively participate and increase the tree cover in their areas.(UNSPLASH)

World Environment Day 2020: Centre launches programme to increase forest cover in urban areas

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 11:10 AM IST
There is a need to increase forest cover in urban areas to create and enhance their lung capacities, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday at an event to mark World Environment Day virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to the media inside the parliament premises on the first day of the winter session in New Delhi, India, November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to the media inside the parliament premises on the first day of the winter session in New Delhi, India, November 18, 2019. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain/File Photo

World Environment Day: PM Narendra Modi urges people to preserve planet’s rich biodiversity

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 10:49 AM IST
On World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged citizens to ensure that the flora and fauna thrive and take a pledge to preserve our planet’s rich biodiversity.
Arjun Kapoor is urging all to be more considerate towards the planet.
Arjun Kapoor is urging all to be more considerate towards the planet.

Arjun Kapoor urges all to reduce use of plastic to fight climate change

By Asian News International | Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 08:06 AM IST
Arjun Kapoor has shared a video on Instagram, asking all to be more careful in how they treat the planet.
According to research by the World Health Organization, the effects of climate change - including heat stress and malnutrition - will contribute to an increase of about 250,000 deaths per year between 2030 and 2050.(Unsplash)
According to research by the World Health Organization, the effects of climate change - including heat stress and malnutrition - will contribute to an increase of about 250,000 deaths per year between 2030 and 2050.(Unsplash)

World Environment Day 2020: Economic recovery must address human and environmental health

Delhi | By Anirban Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 11:07 AM IST
When we cut air pollution and greenhouse gases, we improve health, we create a more pleasant living environment and we reduce the multiple risks associated with climate change.
World Environment Day 2020: World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5, so that people are reminded that we should not take nature for granted.(Unsplash)
World Environment Day 2020: World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5, so that people are reminded that we should not take nature for granted.(Unsplash)

World Environment Day 2020: Significance, theme and quotes

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 11:09 AM IST
World Environment Day 2020: With countries under lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, one positive which seems to have come out of this whole situation is that our environment has become better.
Karan Johar said he has been teaching Yash and Roohi about water conservation.
Karan Johar said he has been teaching Yash and Roohi about water conservation.

Karan Johar says he has been teaching water conservation to kids Yash and Roohi. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 02:13 PM IST
After Anushka Sharma and Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar has also joined Bhumi Pednekar’s Climate Warrior campaign.
Roughly 5,000 hygiene kits are sent per year to ImpactHK, an NGO in Hong Kong that works with the homeless, each with a soap inside. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Roughly 5,000 hygiene kits are sent per year to ImpactHK, an NGO in Hong Kong that works with the homeless, each with a soap inside. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

World Environment Day 2020: From five-star hotels to the homeless, Hong Kong NGO recycles soap

Hong Kong | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 01:03 PM IST
Soap Cycling is helping to recycle the hundreds of thousands of such bars discarded in hotels across Hong Kong, and distribute them in hygiene kits to the homeless and low-income communities.
Instead of a no-ban on SUPs, the least the Centre could have done was ban six SUPs — plastic bags, cups, plates, small bottles, straws, and certain types of sachets — and then others in a phased manner.(Getty Images)
Instead of a no-ban on SUPs, the least the Centre could have done was ban six SUPs — plastic bags, cups, plates, small bottles, straws, and certain types of sachets — and then others in a phased manner.(Getty Images)

Plastic will choke India in the long run. Tackle it | Analysis

Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 04:54 PM IST
What is most troubling is not the plastic challenge in cities because they would still have the first access to information, technology, funds, and expertise to tackle the problem. The real challenge lies in smaller towns and kasbahs
Students of Seva Sadan High School, Ulhasnagar, planted saplings in their school premises recently.
Students of Seva Sadan High School, Ulhasnagar, planted saplings in their school premises recently.

Kids sow saplings to mark environment day

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 10:33 AM IST
Seva Sadan High School, Ulhasnagar, celebrated World Environment Day recently by planting saplings in the school premises.
The activity was organised for students of Class 4 to 9.(HT)
The activity was organised for students of Class 4 to 9.(HT)

Students plant trees, pledge to save environment

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 04:44 PM IST
Apart from this, the school organised several other events on the occasion. Speaking on air pollution, which is this year’s theme, the students of Class 10 elaborated on the measures to curtail pollution levels during the assembly.
Soon after the wedding, the couple planted a sapling.(HT Photo)
Soon after the wedding, the couple planted a sapling.(HT Photo)

Shorn of ‘band-baaja’, Banda wedding delivers green message

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pankaj Jaiswal
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 02:32 PM IST
The groom and others arrived in bullock carts at the marriage venue at the bride’s village Kalinjar in Naraini tehsil on Saturday night.
Shubhra Puri, Gurgaon First Founder at her residence, Lotus Lane DLF 4, in Gurugram, India.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Shubhra Puri, Gurgaon First Founder at her residence, Lotus Lane DLF 4, in Gurugram, India.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Reducing our consumption is necessary to save the planet

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Shubhra Puri
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2019 03:54 AM IST
The next time you feel the urge to buy something, ask yourself if you really need it. Ensure that you make informed choices and make “sharing resources” your second nature.
Mother Dairy is really serious about increasing the sale of unpacked milk, thereby reducing the use of plastic packaging, then it must enhance the number of milk vending machines.(Representative Image)
Mother Dairy is really serious about increasing the sale of unpacked milk, thereby reducing the use of plastic packaging, then it must enhance the number of milk vending machines.(Representative Image)

Dairies must go beyond plastic packs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Pushpa Girimaji
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2019 06:00 AM IST
Given the havoc caused by plastic in the environment and the contribution of milk sachets to it, switching over to unpacked milk is a very good option.
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma planting a sapling at Langkyrdem village.(HT Photo)
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma planting a sapling at Langkyrdem village.(HT Photo)

Meghalayans plant 1.5 million saplings across the state

Hindustan Times, Shillong | By David Laitphlang
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 10:23 AM IST
460 villages across the 46 community and rural development blocks planted 1,000 saplings each. A million saplings were also planted in 306 spring sheds and catchment areas across the state.
Data from the Delhi Traffic Police showed that last year over 3,546 vehicle owners were fined for plying without updated PUCs.(HT Photo)
Data from the Delhi Traffic Police showed that last year over 3,546 vehicle owners were fined for plying without updated PUCs.(HT Photo)

PUC checks can curb pollution by 20%: Delhi Cops to drivers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:54 AM IST
Traffic personnel were stationed at around 40 fuel stations across Delhi to educate vehicle owners about the environmental benefits of regular pollution checks.
Kachrali lake at Panchpakhadi in Thane sees a lot of pollution.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
Kachrali lake at Panchpakhadi in Thane sees a lot of pollution.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)

Pollution in Thane lakes to be monitored round the clock

Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2019 12:24 AM IST
The pollution levels will also be updated online on the TMC’s server where the pollution control department can monitor them
Workers from a recycling company load the garbage collected and brought from Mount Everest in Kathmandu, Nepal June 5, 2019.(Reuters Photo)
Workers from a recycling company load the garbage collected and brought from Mount Everest in Kathmandu, Nepal June 5, 2019.(Reuters Photo)

Nepal finds 4 corpses, tonnes of garbage in cleanliness drive on Mount Everest

Kathmandu | By Pres Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 09:39 PM IST
Of the total 11,000 kg rubbish, 1,000 kg was brought down from the Everest on the first day of the cleaning campaign.
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