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SC to hear environmentalist MC Mehta's plea on air pollution

SC to hear environmentalist MC Mehta's plea on air pollution

The apex court earlier on January 17 warned that the problem of air pollution was very serious and it is important to find a solution for the same, on an urgent basis.

Apr 05, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
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. 

Feb 01, 2016, 08:27 AM IST
Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri sacked as TERI chief, Ajay Mathur set to replace him

Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri sacked as TERI chief, Ajay Mathur set to replace him

Days after being granted permission to return to The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) premises, environmentalist RK Pachauri​, who is battling charges of sexual harassment levelled by a woman colleague, was sacked as the director general of the institute on Thursday.

Jul 23, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Environmentalist demands ban on mining in Jharkhand hills

Noted environmentalist Kaushal Kishore Jaiswal Monday demanded an immediate ban on all mining activities in the hills and forest areas of Jharkhand to withstand effects of cyclones like Hudhud.

Oct 13, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Jailing of environmentalist not Games related: IOC

The jailing of a Russian environmentalist who had accused authorities of damaging the environment in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics is not related to the Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Saturday.

Feb 16, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

Critic of Sochi Games construction jailed for 3 years

A Russian environmentalist who campaigned against ecological damage from construction work for the Sochi Olympics is to spend three years in a prison colony, after losing an appeal against his sentence on Wednesday.

Feb 13, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

`200,000 hectares forest land diverted in four years`

Over 8,000 projects, involving a diversion of 200,000 hectares of forest land, have been cleared by the central government in four years and this was double the clearances given in three decades, environmentalist Sunita Narain said here Friday.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:48 PM IST

`Ghaziabad`s green areas being fast concretised`

Ghaziabad`s civic and development bodies seem obsessed with concretising the city`s green areas, environmentalists say.

Nov 06, 2013, 21:19 PM IST

Notify inclusion of env & forest expert in UTTIPEC: NGT to DDA

The National Green Tribunal Friday directed the Vice Chairman of Delhi Development Authority to ensure issuance of notification stating that an environmentalist and a forest expert or official shall be part of UTTIPEC which gives go ahead to developmental projects.

Nov 01, 2013, 19:01 PM IST

Environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna hospitalised

Noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna on Monday was admitted at the Jollygrant Hospital here after he complained of trouble in breathing.

Apr 15, 2013, 16:17 PM IST

Save Ganga activist agrees to end fast

Environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, 80, who is on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, agreed to end his fast after the govt agreed to his demands.

Mar 23, 2012, 13:09 PM IST