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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.

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.

Green companies give a boost to employee’s morale

Employees are more likely to be satisfied with their jobs if they are working for a green company.

Saying "I Do" the green way

With wedding planners going eco-friendly, tying a green nuptial that is quite a big trend in the west seems to be catching up with Indians too.

Recipe: Shadras Subzian

Enjoy the taste of mixed spices with some exotic vegetables like never before.

India for green national accounting system in 5 yrs

India may put in place in 5 yrs a system of green national accounting that would take into account the environmental costs of development.

Green vegetables ‘cut diabetes risk’

Eating green leafy vegetables could help cut the risk of Type 2 diabetes, a new research suggests.

Agra city going green - the voluntary way

Agra is set to look greener from the barren wasteland it has been reduced to over the decades.

Public consultations begin on Green India Mission

The environment ministry started public consultations on the National Mission for a Green India, which is part of the country`s plan to fight climate change.