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India fourth worst country in curbing environmental pollution: EPI report

The EPI ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators across 10 issue categories covering environmental health and ecosystem vitality.

Jan 24, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

Dowry to save Environment? Bride's father gifts plants to guests at wedding

Zee News' Pranav Polekar reports that a bride's father - Ramesh Chouhan - gifted potted plants to guests at his daughter's wedding. He also put up posters - spreading awareness about environmental degradation - at the venue.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:16 PM IST

Air pollution cuts growth of working memory in kids

The findings of an earlier study had shown that 20 percent of a child's daily dose of black carbon is inhaled during urban commutes.

Oct 08, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Over 24 nations agree to reduce 12.6 m annual pollution deaths

According to WHO, around 12.6 million deaths a year are associated with environmental pollution.

Nov 16, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

Environmental pollution reducing man's best friend's fertility - Read

While many of the experts continue to debate on decline in human semen quality, a recent study has raised questions about the fertility of 'man's best friend' – dog.

Aug 10, 2016, 14:51 PM IST

Here's how pollution can make you 'gain kilos'

A team of researchers has decoded the link between obesity and the presence of certain pollutants in the environment.

Mar 08, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

Exclusive: Illegal mining turns disastrous for people of Sonbhadra, UP

The illegal mining in Sonbhadra, UP has turned disastrous for the people.

Nov 15, 2014, 21:37 PM IST

Zee Exclusive: Illegal mining turns disastrous for people of Sonbhadra, UP- part II

The illegal mining in Sonbhadra, UP has turned disastrous for the people.

Nov 15, 2014, 21:36 PM IST

PCB to keep hawk eye on environmental pollution during Diwali

With Diwali round the corner, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board will keep a strict vigil on the city and the rest of the state to prevent pollution of the environment.

Oct 20, 2014, 22:49 PM IST

Days of heavy air pollution blight northern China

Days of heavy smog shrouding swathes of northern China pushed pollution to more than 20 times safe levels on Friday, despite government promises to tackle environmental blight.

Oct 10, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Multiple measures to be used to clean Ganga: Uma Bharti

Multiple measures, including short-term and long-term steps, would be employed to make river Ganga clean over the next three years, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said on Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2014, 22:34 PM IST

Come up with out-of-the-box solutions: Naveen to scientists

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday urged upon the state`s scientific fraternity to come up with "out-of-the-box" solutions to combat the menaces of environmental pollution, energy crisis, water scarcity, global warming, and climate change.

Aug 05, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

Pollution increasing lung cancer in Indian women

In a worrying trend noted by oncologists, lung cancer is increasing rapidly among Indian women. The foremost reason, much against popular perception, is not smoking but environmental pollution.

Feb 03, 2014, 14:30 PM IST

200 mn people globally at risk of exposure to toxic waste: Study

Nearly 200 million people globally are at risk of exposure to toxic waste, a report has revealed.

Nov 20, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

Rajendra Pachauri raises concerns over impact of climate change

Raising concerns over the impact of climate change and extensive environmental pollution, Rajendra Kumar Pachauri said that sea levels rose by 19 cm between 1971 and 2010.

Oct 29, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

China acts against water polluters

As part of a drive against water pollution, Chinese police have started targetting people who discharge unprocessed waste water into local rivers and underground waterways.

Jul 09, 2013, 10:18 AM IST

China to introduce death penalty for environmental polluters

A new judicial explanation took effect on Wednesday guaranteeing the enforcement of environment-related laws and regulations, which has long been lax and superficial in China.

Jun 20, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

`Taj Mahal minaret has tilted 3.57 cm`

A minaret of the famed Taj Mahal has recorded a tilt of 3.57 cm in three decades but overall there is no significant change in heights of points lying on the main structure of the monument.

Jan 27, 2012, 21:41 PM IST