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Watch top 5 agendas of the day, 5th June, 2019

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Jun 05, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

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This segment of Zee News brings to you latest story updates. Watch top stories of the hour, 5th June 2019.

Jun 05, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Plant a sapling, take a selfie with it on World Environment Day: Javadekar urges people

Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to plant a sapling and click a selfie with it. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 05, 2019, 09:08 AM IST

'Entire world looking at India to combat climate change'

Environmental experts feel that the traditional heritage of environment protection that India has can be utilised to deal with the dangers associated with environment.

Jul 11, 2017, 08:51 AM IST

India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan

Reacting on reports of United States President Donald Trump pulling out of the Paris climate accord, Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that India is committed towards its responsibilities related with environment.

Jun 04, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Harsh Vardhan takes charge as new Environment Minister

Vardhan is the third Environment Minister in the BJP-led NDA government after Prakash Javadekar and Dave.

May 22, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Union Environment Minister Anil Dave passes away; Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of portfolio

Union Environment Minister Anil Dave died following cardiac arrest here on Thursday morning. He was 61 and a bachelor.

May 18, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

Anil Dave's funeral to be held on Narmada bank in Madhya Pradesh

Union Environment Minister Anil Dave's funeral will be held on Friday on the bank of the Narmada river in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, an official statement said on Thursday.

May 18, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

Rajya Sabha Chair dubs Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave`s absence 'very unusual'

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave`s absence in the Rajya Sabha on Monday to reply to a member`s question made Chairman Hamid Ansari call it a "very unusual situation".

Apr 10, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

India to soon manufacture tiger protection equipment: Dave

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave Friday said manufacturing of these equipment is expected to start within two years in the country.

Sep 24, 2016, 00:28 AM IST

'India going to Paris meet with progressive & proactive stance'

The global climate conference will be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11 to achieve a legally-binding universal agreement on climate change.


Nov 27, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

School Nursery Yojana to be launched on Monday

 Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar will on Monday launch the School Nursery Yojana that aims to bring students closer to nature by involving them in raising saplings in nurseries created in school.

Aug 09, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

UPA did little to improve Delhi's air quality: Prakash Javadekar

 Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday blamed the erstwhile UPA government for not doing much to improve the national capital's air quality, which started deteriorating in 2007.

Jun 09, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Delhi: Prakash Javadekar meets NCR home buyers

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar met a group of home buyers and assured a final decision on the demarcation of a buffer zone around the Okhla Bird Sanctuary will be taken immediately.

May 07, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

People participation needed for better waste management: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday called for increased participation of people and use of new technology to make waste management more effective, an official statement said.

May 02, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Jayanthi Natarajan quits Congress after letter bomb against Rahul Gandhi; party hits back

In a blow to Congress, senior leader Jayanthi Natarajan on Friday announced her resignation from the primary membership of the party as she mounted a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi accusing him of interference in the Environment ministry during her stint and said she was ready to face a probe over green clearances granted by her.

Jan 31, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Jayanthi Natarajan quits Congress: As it happened

Jayanthi Natarajan quit the Congress on Friday, after a letter written by her to party president Sonia Gandhi on November 5, 2014 was published in the media. Jayanthi, in the letter, accused Rahul Gandhi of interference while she was environment minister in the Manmohan Singh government.

Jan 30, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Moily defends nod for GM field trials for food crops

This nod will pave the way for GM field trials for rice, wheat, maize and cotton.

Mar 05, 2014, 15:52 PM IST