PM Modi calls for protection of environment on 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM Modi calls for protection of environment on 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM Modi called for protection of the environment and said that conservation of water and forests are people's responsibility.

This is why tourists won't be allowed in Thailand's Koh Tachai island!

This is why tourists won't be allowed in Thailand's Koh Tachai island!

Almost all marine national parks are closed from mid-May to mid-October, for monsoon season, but Tachai island will remain closed indifenitely

Ten things you must know about Earth Day!

Ten things you must know about Earth Day!

Here are some informat about the event that takes place on April 22 each year.

Earth Day: Offer 'reverence and gratitude' to planet, says PM Modi

Earth Day: Offer 'reverence and gratitude' to planet, says PM Modi

Earth Day is being celebrated as an annual event on April 22 since 1970 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Earth Day 2016: Simple ways you can help save the planet!

Earth Day 2016: Simple ways you can help save the planet!

On this day, millions of people led by environmental activists take part in a range of activities from tree planting to picking up litter. 

Earth Day 2016: Google celebrates with colourful doodles!

Earth Day 2016: Google celebrates with colourful doodles!

The popular search engine giant Google celebrated Earth Day with a range of colourful animated doodles.

Australia shares concern for Great Barrier Reef

Australia shares concern for Great Barrier Reef

 Australia's environment minister on Friday said bleaching in the world-famous Great Barrier Reef is "major and significant", after renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough said climate change has put the attraction in "grave danger".

Out of 96,000, 50 animal species in India are “critically endangered”: Govt

Out of 96,000, 50 animal species in India are “critically endangered”: Govt

The Zoological Survey of India conducted studies, through which, 96,000 animal species were recorded to inhabit India.

Why nights are getting more rapidly warmer than days

Why nights are getting more rapidly warmer than days

 Researchers have discovered why more rapid warming at night compared to the day, which has been seen around the globe in recent decades, is likely to continue.

Bhutan welcomes newborn Prince by planting over 1 lakh trees

Bhutan welcomes newborn Prince by planting over 1 lakh trees

King Khesar and Queen Pema of Bhutan announced the birth of their first child on February 5, 2016.

WCF row: NGT asks Art of Living to pay fine by 5 PM Friday; Sri Sri says 'ready to go to jail'

WCF row: NGT asks Art of Living to pay fine by 5 PM Friday; Sri Sri says 'ready to go to jail'

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday asked The Art of Living to pay Rs 5 crore fine by 5 PM on Friday.

Judiciary steps in to protect environment when state fails: CJI

Failure of state machinery to enforce environmental laws has necessitated the judiciary to step in to safeguard the public health, Chief Justice TS Thakur on Friday said.

Website launched to integrate environment info centres

Environment Information System (ENVIS) is a ministry initiative for integrating country-wide efforts in environment -related information collection, collation, storage, and dissemination.

Banswara: These teachers, students take care of plants

A school in Banswara is sending a powerful message across the country where teachers and students are taking care of plants by watering them. Along with that, they are also keeping their surroundings clean.

Online shopping may not be as green as we think

 Who does not love to sit at home in sweatpants and shop online? But it may not be as environment friendly option as often people think, new research suggests.

Know what’s more immoral than watching porn

Know what’s more immoral than watching porn

According to US-based non-profit research organisation Barna Group, younger Americans seem to have morally indifferent attitudes toward porn. 

RSS body plans global conference for paradigm shift in research

Among topics to be discussed are Bharatiya Knowledge Systems - Futuristic Approach, Civilisational Harmony (Vasudhaiv Kutmmbakam), education, environment and others. 

Exposure to environmental toxin ups Alzheimer's risk

The cause of neurodegenerative disease remains largely unknown, and the role of environmental factors in these illnesses is poorly understood.

Delhi Metro recycles 8.80 tonnes of waste paper in 5 months

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) claimed on Sunday that it recycled about 8.80 tonnes of waste paper over a period of five months in order to contribute its bit to preserving the environment.

Manipur earthquake: IIT experts to study building performance

Manipur earthquake: IIT experts to study building performance

A team of experts from IIT-Kanpur hosted National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering (NICEE) will be leaving for quake-hit Manipur to study the performance of built environment in the disaster, an official said.