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.

Air pollution to be at its peak during Diwali: Met department
Air pollution to be at its peak during Diwali: Met department

Pollution level on Diwali to be at an all-time high!

Climate change hampers sex drive too

What has climate change to do with sex drive? A lot, say researchers, suggesting that global warming is not only hampering our environment and natural resources but also the action between the sheets.

DNA: Is 'intolerance' the only issue in India?

After leading the march from Parliament, Sonia handed over a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking his intervention in checking such incidents which are causing social divide.

SC firm on environment levy collection from November 1

 The collection of environment compensation charge (ECC) from commercial vehicles entering Delhi from 127 entry points will commence from midnight of October 31 as the Supreme Court refused on Friday to postpone the date from November 1 to December 1.

Delhi government to appoint agency for tree census

Delhi government to appoint an independent agency to conduct an "impartial" census of trees in the national capital.

EU was warned of vehicle emissions rigging in 2013: Report
EU was warned of vehicle emissions rigging in 2013: Report

One of the biggest scandals in the history of the automobile sector came to light after German carmaker Volkswagen admitted it had fitted 11 million of its vehicles with software designed to cheat official checks.

Protect 'blue planet' from global warming: Dalai Lama
Protect 'blue planet' from global warming: Dalai Lama

The video is part of the campaign by the Tibetan government-in-exile, based in this northern Indian hill town, ahead of this year's UN climate change talks in Paris.

Senior officers to watch high pollution areas as govt says thrust on compliance

The officers have been directed to undertake field visits and review the progress at least once every quarter in these CPAs in coordination with Central Pollution Control Board.

KMSS takes up environment protection, biodiversity initiatives

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) known for its agitations, RTIs and demonstrations for protection of farmers rights, has taken up protection of the environment and biodiversity from today, said its leader Akhil Gogoi here.

'Cutting down of trees must be compensated with plantation'

The state's development was possible only through economic growth and by preserving quality of the environment.

China to boost 'sponge city' programme

 China has set a timetable for its "sponge city" programme, which aims to help cities better absorb rain to improve the environment, an official said on Friday.

NGT lambasts UP govt over garbage in Gorakhpur, seeks report

The green panel also pulled up Gorakhpur Divisional Commissioner for not appearing before the bench despite the orders of the Tribunal.