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President Pranab Mukherjee raises concerns over environmental degradation

President Pranab Mukherjee raises concerns over environmental degradation

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said it was high time to think about intensity of the environmental degradation and steps to stop it.

Air pollution situation in Delhi of an emergency nature: High Court

Air pollution situation in Delhi of an emergency nature: High Court

Air pollution in the national capital is of an "emergency nature", the Delhi High Court today observed and said this situation would not have arisen if the authorities had implemented laws and rules in place to prevent environmental degradation.

Sorry state of Yamuna mulled on World Rivers Day

The problems of the Yamuna and other Indian rivers were again in focus on the annual World Rivers Day on Sunday, as the people of Braj Mandal joined millions around the world to highlight environmental degradation and pollution in rivers which have sustained life and culture in many societies.

Green growth is necessary and affordable for India: World Bank

Stating that environmental degradation is costing 5.7 percent of GDP annually, World Bank on Wednesday said India can make green growth a reality by putting in place plans to lower environmental degradation at minimal cost of 0.02-0.04 percent of gross domestic product.

'Economic development must be environmentally sustainable': PM

Warning that environmental degradation could have serious consequences, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today emphasised that economic growth should be based on optimal use of natural resources and development must be environmentally sustainable.