World Environment Day

PM Modi exhorts world to nurture a better planet

"World Environment Day is the right time to reaffirm our commitment to protecting our environment and nurturing a better planet,” PM Modi.

Jun 05, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
We pay taxes, rent; we must pay Mother Earth too: Salman Khan

We pay taxes, rent; we must pay Mother Earth too: Salman Khan

Bollywood star Salman Khan, who on World Environment Day launched e-cycles under his Being Human brand, says the endeavour is an effort to contribute towards the well-being of our earth.

Jun 05, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Environmentalists say Taj Mahal still not safe from pollution

Environmentalists say Taj Mahal still not safe from pollution

The Supreme Court had issued a series of directives including shifting and closure of all polluting industries in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone.

Jun 05, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Breathtaking sand art by Sudarsan Pattnaik on World Environment Day

Breathtaking sand art by Sudarsan Pattnaik on World Environment Day

Pattnaik's sand art at Versova beach in Mumbai, dedicated to our oceans, also reads “Say No To Plastic”, though which he appealed to all to keep the environment clean plastic free.

Jun 05, 2017, 14:39 PM IST

Mini sewer jetting machines launched in Telangana to eliminate manual scavenging

As many as 70 mini sewer jetting machines were launched on the occasion of 'World Environment Day'.

Jun 05, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Bollywood actress Dia Mirza appointed Wildlife Trust of India's brand ambassador

Bollywood actress Dia Mirza appointed Wildlife Trust of India's brand ambassador

Using her celebrity status, the actress has been an ardent advocate for nature conservation in India to bring conservation issues before a wider, more mainstream audience. 

Jun 05, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
World Environment Day: What you can do today to help save the planet

World Environment Day: What you can do today to help save the planet

World Environment Day (WED), which occurs on 5 June every year, is all about taking action and getting yourself involved physically to do something to help preserve nature and ecosystems.

Jun 05, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
Google celebrates World Environment Day 2017 with special doodle

Google celebrates World Environment Day 2017 with special doodle

 Online search giant Google is commemorating World Environment Day 2017 with a special doodle on Monday.

Jun 05, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
'World Environment Day' right time to nurture a better planet: PM Modi

'World Environment Day' right time to nurture a better planet: PM Modi

World Environment Day 2017 will be observed today across the world and the theme of this year is `Connecting People to Nature`.

Jun 05, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
World Environment Day: Catch them young, experts say

World Environment Day: Catch them young, experts say

T S Eliot's words about April -- describing it as the cruellest month -- are often recalled by old-timers in Delhi. "Back in our day," one can often hear a pensioner say, "it was never this hot in the month of April".

Jun 04, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
Connecting with nature means connecting with oneself, says PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

Connecting with nature means connecting with oneself, says PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

He spoke about conservation and said that we have to connect with nature to nurture a better planet.

May 28, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi strongly bats for nature conservation

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi strongly bats for nature conservation

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people of the nation to connect with nature, saying that the process connects us with ourselves.

May 28, 2017, 12:56 PM IST
World Environment Day: Here's how Bollywood stars are doing their bit!

World Environment Day: Here's how Bollywood stars are doing their bit!

They also made sure that the right message gets disseminated to their fans.

Jun 05, 2016, 19:18 PM IST
World Environment Day 2016: A look at the sordid business of illegal wildlife trade

World Environment Day 2016: A look at the sordid business of illegal wildlife trade

This World Environment Day, the United Nations Organisation (UN) has pledged “Zero Tolerance for the Illegal Wildlife Trade”, making it the theme for 2016.

Jun 05, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

World Environment Day, 2016: How animal extinction influences our health!

We all are aware how animal extinction alters the environment, but, what many are seemingly clueless about is, how this affects human health.

Jun 05, 2016, 09:38 AM IST

Value of environmental crimes reaches $258 bn: UNEP report

Environmental crimes have surpassed illegal trade in small arms in terms of profits accrued and the sophistication of perpetrators.

Jun 05, 2016, 06:04 AM IST
World Environment Day, 2016: UN pledges to end illegal wildlife trade

World Environment Day, 2016: UN pledges to end illegal wildlife trade

Elephants, Rhinos, Turtles, Whales are just some of the species that are mercilessly killed and smuggled for their meat, fur, skin, tusks etc.

Jun 05, 2016, 00:44 AM IST
World Environment Day: ZEE, Bhamla Foundation unite for environmental awareness

World Environment Day: ZEE, Bhamla Foundation unite for environmental awareness

ZEE and the Bhamla Foundation will be organizing a star-studded event at the open-air amphitheatre at Carter Road, Bandra in Mumbai on June 05, 2016. 

Jun 01, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

DNA: Delhi or Beijing- Which city has the worst air quality?

On this World Environment Day, let's find out: India or China, whose capital city has the worse air quality?

Jun 05, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

Army, Navy mark World Environment Day

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Navy today set itself a goal of reducing paper consumption at all its establishments by 10 per cent this year while the Army planted one lakh saplings in Kumaon hills in record 19 minutes.

Jun 05, 2015, 21:22 PM IST