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`Energy efficiency as important as clean generation`

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 14:04

As the fourth largest consumer of energy in the world, India`s power efficiency management has a bearing on the entire planet and solutions that go beyond the generation stage are equally critical, experts have said.

Villagers pay tribute to fallen trees to mark Environment Day

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:46

As a mark of respect and tribute to the environment, villagers in Ambikapur came up with a an unique gesture. To mark World Environment Day ,villagers in Ambikapur district of Chhattisgarh held condolence meet to mourn cutting of trees in the region.

NDMC celebrates World Environment Day

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:30

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Thursday marked World Environment Day by planting some 100 saplings and 250 shrubs of various varieties at Nehru Park in Chanakyapuri here.

Army marks environment day with tree plantation drives

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:17

The Army which contributes significantly in keeping large tracts of Maidan area in the heart of the city green, today undertook a tree plantation drive at its Ballygunj Military Camp to mark World Environment Day.

30 percent economic activity in Goa at risk due to global warming

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:10

Over 30 percent of economic activity in tourism-centric Goa was vulnerable to global warming, a leading academic has said.

Delhi air pollution: Breathe at your own risk!

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 20:10

New Delhi has been rated as the world`s worst city for air pollution, with an annual average of 153 micrograms of small particulates, known as PM 2.5, per cubic metre.

Promote plantation drives: Jung tells Delhiites

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:57

On the eve of World Environment Day, Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung planted 250 saplings in Delhi. He also urged Delhiites to promote plantation drives in their neighbourhoods which will help curb pollution.

Climate talks: `Raise your voice, not sea level` – UN

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:41

The United Nations seized World Environment Day today to demand action on climate change to protect small island states threatened by rising seas, drought and floods.

Rise in sea level doubled in three decades, say researchers

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:35

he rise of sea level in the world is around three millimetres per year, which is double the rate three decades ago, a senior scientist said here today.

Sudarshan Patnaik creates sand sculpture to mark World Environment Day

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:18

Marking the World Environment Day noted sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik has created a unique sand sculpture in Puri depicting the importance of protecting the environment and building eco-friendly homes.

World Environment Day: India’s environmental performance

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 18:08

Sixty plus years of Independence yet no freedom from pollution!

World Environment Day: PM Modi urges people to make the planet cleaner, greener

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 11:38

In a bid to promote a healthier and clean environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to the countrymen for taking pledge to save the environment on the occasion of World Environment Day.