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India set to paint its national highways green

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Centre asks state green panels to speed up construction projects

The Environment Ministry is in receipt of information about delay in processing of cases at the level of SEIAA and SEAC.

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh on path of self-annihilation: CSE

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh may be on a path of "self-annihilation" as the two states have embarked on a "reckless" race for attracting industrial investment while putting all green concerns on the backburner, a green body has said.

Personality check: What is the colour of your eyes?

Personality check: What is the colour of your eyes?

William Shakespeare had once said — 'The Eyes are the window to your soul', and now as per a new study, the colour of the eye balls can reveal in-and-out of an individual. After all eyes are the first thing at which we look at on others at a first glance. They can tell us when someone is lying or telling the truth, and they can even tell us when someone is in love!

Ban on diesel vehicles in Delhi: NGT extends stay, pulls up Centre

Ban on diesel vehicles in Delhi: NGT extends stay, pulls up Centre

The National Green Tribunal Monday extended till May 25 the stay on its order banning plying of over 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR.

'Green taxi' inspires people in Kolkata

A cab driver in Kolkata inspires people to adopt eco-friendly measures through his unique 'green taxi'. Dhananjay Chakrabarty keeps plants inside his taxi and a bed of grass on top of it. He nurtures his greenery every day by watering the grass and plants. 

Drought face-lift: California paints lawns green

The heat is stifling, the soil dry as a bone, and a new law in drought-stricken California restricts sprinklers.

Colombia transforms old tires into green housing

The highlands around the Colombian capital are scattered with small buildings that look like out-of-place igloos but are in fact innovative houses made from the tires that litter the country`s roads.

Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley wants development to be green

Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley wants development to be green

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today has said that the Government is committed to make development process as green as possible. 

No city can be smart without being green: Meenakshi Lekhi

No city can be smart without being green: Meenakshi Lekhi

Leader of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that urban areas need to learn the art and science of converting waste into a valuable resource. Excerpts from the interview.

Promoting eco-tourism, Vienna`s green hotels now a rage

Meals prepared from locally sourced organic ingredients, hybrid cabs for guests, solar panels that produce electricity and water drawn from a well are some unique features on offer by the `green hotels` of Vienna as they cash in on the global concept of eco-friendly hotels catering to the growing number of tourists conscious of their carbon footprint.

Scott six shots behind surprise leader at Colonial

Little-known Brice Garnett took control of the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Texas on Friday as world number one Adam Scott ended a frustrating day on the greens with a long birdie putt at the last to finish six shots off the pace.

Eating your greens best way to prevent cancer

Eating broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage at least once a week could significantly lower your risk of developing several cancers.

Make Delhi greenest capital in the world: Sheila

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit asked citizens to provide "affectionate care" to nearly one million saplings planted across the city
under a special drive.

`Green exercise` can boost mental health

Just five minutes of exercise in a park or other green space can boost mood and self-esteem, according to a new study.

Your home guide to beating the heat

There are many ways to take the hot with the cool in an Indian summer. For starters: go green.

Your home guide to beating the heat

There are many ways to take the hot with the cool in an Indian summer. For starters: go green.

Poll campaign goes green in West Bengal

With the state pollution control
board tightening the noose, political parties have adopted
eco-friendly measures during campaign for the Assembly polls
in West Bengal this time.

Green guidelines for Bengal polls

Political parties have been urged not to use plastic to prepare flags, festoons and banners.

Yellow, green veggies extend life

High blood levels of the antioxidant alpha-carotene in yellow, green veggies appear to reduce the risk of dying over a 14-year period.