Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:20
A new food technology start-up plans to find a substitute for eggs.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 12:58
The provisions for statutory clearance for building dams and hydroelectric projects on rivers, especially in the Northeast, are often circumvented and compulsory environmental safeguards not adopted, a report has said.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 16:12
Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Thursday said her Ministry will express opposition if there was any damage caused to agricultural lands or environment under the Kochi-Mangalore gas pipeline.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 17:36
The environment panel of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council has stressed the need for coordinated efforts to preserve the environment in the state.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 16:21
A poster exhibition organised by a leading green NGO from India on 20 years of climate talks has attracted the attention of environmentalists and civil society activists who are here to attend the UN Climate Change Conference.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 23:37
The dawn-to-dusk state-wide shutdown Monday, called by the Left opposition to protest an order on implementation of the Kasturirangan panel report on conserving Western Ghats environment, has virtually confined people indoors.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 11:49
With the Centre`s decision to implement key suggestions of the Kasturirangan panel on Western Ghats conservation triggering protests in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said there was no question of implementing it in haste.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:38
The National Green Tribunal Tuesday said that it is no longer mandatory for the environment ministry to refer to Gadgil panel`s report while deciding applications for clearance for projects in permissible areas of the Western Ghats.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 17:53
No mining will be allowed around the Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) of six wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Goa with the Environment Ministry on Thursday imposing a ban on such activities.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 17:34
Despite a continuous fall in forest cover in the country over the years, the Environment Ministry has failed to effectively implement its afforestation programme to meet the challenge, an official document has revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 21:56
Reigning African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure, star of Manchester City and Ivory Coast, warned Tuesday that the slaughter of elephants for their ivory was threatening their very existence.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 12:29
Environmentalist Sunita Narain, critically injured over a week ago after a speeding car hit her when she was riding a bicycle, is likely to be discharged from the hospital soon, a statement said.
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