Rs 4.86 Lac compensation to family of man killed in road mishap

Thane District Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has awarded Rs 4.86 lakhs compensation to the family of a man, who was killed in a road accident in 1993.

`Will ban endosulfan if adverse effect on health proved`

Jairam said endosulfan will be banned countrywide if its adverse effect on health is proved.

`Will ban endosulfan if adverse effect on health proved`

Jairam said endosulfan will be banned countrywide if its adverse effect on health is proved.

Tiger census will be released by February 2011: Jairam

Jairam Ramesh said the results of tiger census now under way will be released by February 2011.

107 fuel-efficient crematoria to come up

Over 100 fuel-efficient crematoria have been sanctioned in the country to cut down on air pollution.

Strike balance between environment, development: Jairam

There is a need to strike a balance between environment and development, says Jairam Ramesh.

CAG slams Jairam for Green India plans failure

CAG slams Environment Ministry for not properly using money allotted for its environmental plans.

India should focus on domestic climate change: Ramesh

Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said that India needs to focus on the domestic climate process.

Elephant to be declared national heritage animal

The elephant would be declared a national heritage animal to step up measures for protection.

China comment: Jairam meets PC, makes peace

After being reprimanded by PM Manmohan Singh for his controversial remarks in
China, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today met Home
Minister P Chidambaram and is said to have clarified the
context of the statement.

Jairam refuses to comment on China controversy

Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday declined to comment on his controversial remarks in Beijing criticising the Indian government`s policy towards Chinese companies.

"Bureaucratic reasons" delaying glaciology accord: Jairam

India-China co-op on glaciers has been delayed due to "bureaucratic reasons", Jairam Ramesh said .

Monitoring system for reliable measures to save tiger

The Centre is introducing M-Stripes, a software
monitoring system to strengthen effectiveness of surveillance
and anti-poaching measures, in all the 39 tiger reserves
across the country.

Ramesh pulls up NHAI for slow progress

Union Environment Minister
Jairam Ramesh today said he would take up the matter with the
National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).

Chhattisgarh university says `no` to convocation gown

A few days after Union minister
Jairam Ramesh termed wearing convocation gown as a barbaric practice", a university in Chhattisgarh has
decided that its students and staffers would wear the state`s
traditional dress.

How India could lead

It’s just days to go for the big climate summit in Copenhagen in December. However, “curiouser and curiouser” is probably what Alice would say about India’s current climate politics.

How India could lead

It’s just days to go for the big climate summit in Copenhagen in December. However, “curiouser and curiouser” is probably what Alice would say about India’s current climate politics.

India for 25% emission intensity cut; no binding agreement

Refusing to accept any legally binding emission caps, India has announced a voluntary cut in its ‘carbon emission intensity’.

Forests cover 21.02% of India: Govt data

According to the latest
government data, forests covered 21.02 per cent of the
country`s area in 2007, a marginal increase of .23 per cent in
comparison to 2005.

Bickering on border, India-China close ranks on climate change

India & China have signed an agreement to cooperate on ways to fight climate change.