Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Will protect pristine forests: Malaysian minister
G Palanivel, the new Malaysian environment minister on Thursday promised to protect the pristine for...
Space tourism won`t hurt environment, says Branson
Richard Branson has said that his firm Virgin Galactic`s rocket-powered space tourism flights will h...
Varanasi citizens file FIRs against polluting Ganga
In a first, citizens of Varanasi Friday lodged police complaints against "unknown" people for pollut...
Govt approves National Cyber Security Policy
The government today approved the National Cyber Security Policy that aims to create a secure comput...
NGO comes up with alternative to interlinking of rivers
An NGO has come up with an "eco-friendly" method to connect the water bodies with grids so that stat...
Ex-village head, brother sentenced to life imprisonment for murder
Vice President Hamid Ansari said CAG has an imp role to play towards improving environment by not on...
Indians among most eco-conscious tourists: Survey
Indians, Indonesians and Canadians have topped a survey conducted among tourists, based on incorpora...
`Desertification affects over 1/4th area of India`
Over one-fourth of India`s geographical area is undergoing the process of desertification despite on...
Students celebrate Earth Day with Delhi CM
Over 3,000 students from various schools today celebrated Earth Day with Delhi Chief Minister Sheila...
Coca Cola`s proposed bottling plant in U`khand faces protests
Noted environmentalists Avdhash Kaushal, Anil Prakash Joshi, Vandana Siva and Chandiprasad Bhatt hav...
Good chance for Goa Western Ghats to be in heritage list
Goa Environment and Forest Minister Alina Saldanha today claimed that there were bright chances of t...
Will strain every nerve to protect environment: Natarajan
Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Saturday said it was her mandate to protect forests and she ...
Eleven Delhi schools bag green award
Eleven schools from Delhi are among 36 schools in the country which have bagged this year`s Centre f...
Study offers news clues on origins of life
A structural biologist at the Florida State University College of Medicine has made discoveries that...
Env Ministry amends rules regarding mining project expansion
The Environment Ministry has amended rules exempting expansion of mining projects from public hearin...
Panel seeks more details on proposed nuke plant in Haryana
A high-powered panel of Environment Ministry has sought more details from Nuclear Power Corporation ...
40% of Indian coast subjected to erosion
Around 40 percent of the Indian coast is subjected to erosion and development in high eroding stretc...
Environment protection a challenge in U’khand: Guv
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi said today the conservation of the environment has become a challe...
Gurdwaras in Pakistan observe Sikh Environment Day
For the first time, 35 gurdwaras in Pakistan mainly in Sindh and Balochistan, and in Nankana Sahib, ...
UN approves creation of environment assembly
The UN General Assembly has approved the establishment of the UN Environment Assembly as part of eff...
MoEF`s deputy director granted bail in corruption case
An environment ministry official arrested by CBI along with 2 for taking bribe of Rs 7 lakh for arra...
Parliament concerned over river pollution
The government on Monday promised to ensure that no domestic effluents go into Ganga and Yamuna as m...
Environment chief arrested at White House protest
Executive director Michael Brune is the first Sierra Club leader to be arrested in an act of civil d...
Environment Ministry bribe case: Clients of SS Environics under CBI scanner
Promoters of SS Environics were arrested along with an Environment Ministry official in a bribe case...
Environment Ministry bribe case: CBI arrests another middleman
CBI arrested father of middleman apprehended with an Environment Ministry Official on charge of givi...
Bribe case an `aberration`, will take action: Natarajan
Jayanthi Natarajan said action would be taken against ministry official for accepting bribe for arra...
CBI recovers over Rs 1 cr from Ministry official
The CBI on Thursday recovered over Rs 1 crore in cash from three properties of an Environment Minist...
Committee slams plan panel for cutting Project Tiger outlay
Criticising the Planning Commission for taking "so lightly" its recommendation, a parliamentary comm...
Fluctuating environment may have driven human evolution
A series of rapid environmental changes in East Africa roughly two-million-years ago may have driven...
‘Don’t allow Goa mining till environment studies’
Mining companies in Goa have violated rules and regulation in their operations, a Central Empowered ...
`US trying to bring China into global security environment`
The US is doing everything to bring the Chinese military into the global security environment, a top...
US envoy hits China`s stand in UN climate talks
The United States Sunday challenged China`s view of how to split the burden of curbing carbon emissi...
Take immediate steps to cut pollution: EPCA to 4 states
Taking a serious note of the drop in air quality and smog cover, a Supreme Court-appointed body toda...
Delhi, Punjab, Haryana to crackdown on polluting vehicles
A meeting to discuss thick smog ended with the govts of Delhi, Punjab and Haryana agreeing to crackd...
Bhopal to be India`s most environment friendly city: CM
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said his government is working on developing...
Amarnath yatra must follow environment policy: CPI
Expressing concern over degradation of Himalayan region`s fragile ecology, the CPI(M) demanded that ...
December 22 deadline to stop manufacture of plastic bags in Delhi
The Delhi government has set a deadline of December 22 to stop manufacture, sale and storage of plas...
India`s urban expansion to impact environment: Report
India`s population is currently about 30 per cent urban and is expected to become 50 per cent by abo...
Natarajan`s `no` to missile firing range in Andamans
The environment ministry has rejected an Indian Navy proposal to test fire missiles at the Tillancho...
‘Security environment in J&K congenial for MNCs to come’
The security environment in Jammu and Kashmir was congenial for multinational companies to come to t...
Experts warn of global `water bankruptcy`
Experts have sounded warning bells on `water bankruptcy` for many regions, after conducting a 20-yea...
Goa`s action against illegal mining termed `whitewash`
Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanti Natarajan termed Goa government`s action against ...
MoEF suspends clearance of 93 mining leases in Goa
MoEF suspended the environment clearances of all the 93 mining leases in Goa asking the mine owners ...
Dying star reveals distant galaxy`s interstellar environment
An international research team made use of a dying star`s fury to probe a distant galaxy some 9.5 bi...
Two Goa mines to shut down operations
Two open-cast iron ore mines operating within a short distance of a wildlife sanctuary in Goa have b...
SC extends ban, but hints at regulated tourism in tiger areas
The apex court passed the observation after the AG sought permission to revise the existing guidelin...
Ten proposals for establishment of zoos in country
The Environment Ministry has received ten proposals for the establishment of new wildlife or zoologi...
`Radiation from mobile towers may affect wildlife`
Radiation from mobile towers may have varying negative impact on wildlife especially birds and bees,...
Nitish Kumar advocates timely steps to save the planet
Joining the `Save the Earth` campaign Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today stressed the need for ...
Govt forms new panel for forest clearances
The Environment Ministry has constituted a new advisory panel to vet proposals related to forest cle...
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