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.

Watch: Zee Media's Swachh Selfie Mission initiative in Delhi

Swachch Selfie Mission grasped the focus of civilians, who came forward to clean the memorial of Mohammad Asif Ali.

Environmental pollution too behind antibiotic resistance?
Environmental pollution too behind antibiotic resistance?

These included front-line antibiotics, gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin, which are used to treat basic bacterial infections from pink eye to urinary tract and sinus infections.

India should balance energy needs with environment: President
India should balance energy needs with environment: President

President Pranab Mukherjee said that open innovation was "most essential" for government entities which are tasked to serve the citizens.

Going vegan can actually `harm` the environment!

Eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon.

Eyewear brand Nau! launches green line

The green eyewear collection is made of 96 percent recycled plastic material and is in line with company`s commitment towards protecting the environment.

No proposal to levy 'environmental charge': Govt

Seeking to boost the clean India initiative, the government has started imposing a 'Swachh Bharat cess' of 0.5 per cent on all services liable for service tax.

Homely remedies to tackle Psoriasis

Psoriasis, which usually appears in red patches anywhere on the skin, particularly the knees, the elbow, the lower back and scalp happens due to several factors such as environment, genetics and the immune system.

Delhi's Air Quality Index dips to 408 mark

 Air pollution in Delhi continued to choke its residents on Monday with the air quality index (AQI) touching the dangerous 408 mark.

On any given day about 35 mn Indians could be unwell: Study
On any given day about 35 mn Indians could be unwell: Study

Non-communicable diseases have recently overtaken communicable diseases as the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in India.

Citizens' climate march in Kolkata to demand better policies

KolkataConcerned citizens of the eastern metropolis will walk together on Sunday, a day ahead of the global climate summit in Paris, to demand policy measures aligning agriculture, corporate, energy and other sectors to protect the environment.

Javadekar hopeful of 'good climate agreement' in Paris

 Ahead of global climate summit in Paris starting next week, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed hope that the world would be able to come out with a "good climate agreement" to combat global warming.

Penguin numbers on the rise as glaciers retreat: Report
Penguin numbers on the rise as glaciers retreat: Report

 Here comes good news for penguin lovers. Shrinking glaciers are leading to the birth of more Adelie penguins in the East Antarctica region, researchers report.

Special cell for forests, environment of Northeast states: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister of State Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said a "special cell" would soon be set up to ensure forest and environment are protected while sustainable development also takes place in eight north-eastern states.

Environment has extensively shaped human brain
Environment has extensively shaped human brain

These findings could also have important implications regarding human susceptibility to degenerative diseases.