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Birth environment can trigger homosexuality  Oct 9, 2:07 pm
London, Oct. 9(ANI): Claiming that genetic changes which happen after birth can determine whether a man is straight or gay, scientists have recently found out that homosexuality may be triggered by environmental factors during childhood.
Bridgestone India launches fuel-efficient and environment-friendly tyre Ecopia  Oct 8, 11:24 am
New Delhi, Oct.8 (ANI): Bridgestone India, a group company of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's leading rubber and tyre company, has announced the launch of its fuel-efficient Ecopia EP150 and Ecopia EP850 in India.
Trucks entering Delhi to pay environmental tax, says NGT  Oct 7, 11:06 pm
New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): Acting tough to curb pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed all commercial vehicles, including trucks, entering Delhi to pay environmental compensation charge in addition to the toll tax.
Dadri villagers say politicians marring peaceful environment  Oct 7, 5:05 pm
Dadri, Oct. 7 (ANI): Following their peace meeting with the Gautam Buddha Nagar District administration, residents of Bishada village in Dadri, claimed there was no problem in the village and that people were living in harmony.
Functioning of Ministry's Regional Offices being reviewed to strengthen compliance Mechanism, says Javadekar  Oct 6, 5:58 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that the functioning of the Regional Offices under his ministry is being reviewed to strengthen the compliance mechanism.
PM Modi calls for trade, investment in climate technology  Oct 5, 7:49 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 5 (ANI): Among several initiatives taken by India and Germany to tackle climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for creation of a market environment that will promote trade and investment in climate technology.
India vows to cut carbon intensity upto 35 pct by 2030  Oct 2, 2:54 pm
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): India has pledged to curb its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 35 per cent by 2030. Unveiling the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution, (INDC) document here on Friday, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said the goal is to reduce emissions intensity by 33 to 35 percent from the 2005 level. He said India's per capita emissions in 2030 shall be lower than the current global average.
World is amazed about my vision of 175 Giga Watt of renewable energy by 2022: PM Modi  Oct 2, 12:51 pm
Khunti,(Jharkhand), Oct.2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the world is amazed by his commitment to accomplish the target of 175 Giga Watt of renewable energy by 2022 and pledged to contribute more to protect the environment.
PM Modi pledges to save nature  Oct 2, 11:55 am
Khunti (Jharkhand), Oct. 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the whole world is concerned about environment and he pledged to save the nature.
FICCI submits domestic climate actions report to government  Sep 29, 8:41 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 29 (ANI): FICCI has submitted a report on domestic climate actions titled 'Industry Perspectives on INDCs and Corporate Initiatives on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in India' to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India.
Govt. stands committed to creating a vibrant power sector, says Piyush Goyal   Sep 29, 8:41 pm
New Delhi, Sept.29 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Coal, Power and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal said that the government stands committed for a better and vibrant power sector, and won't compromise with the environment in the process.
Thiruvananthapuram residents highlight importance of exercise for a healthy heart  Sep 26, 7:31 pm
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Sept.26 (ANI): Residents of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, put on their running shoes early on Saturday morning to take part in a marathon to raise awareness about the importance of creating a healthy environment.
Medha Patkar detained during farmer's protest in Allahabad  Sep 26, 1:38 pm
Allahabad, Sept.26 (ANI): Environmental activist Medha Patkar was detained by Uttar Pradesh Police during a farmers protest here on Saturday.
Urban Development Ministry gets states on board on green construction norms for urban areas  Sep 22, 6:29 pm
New Delhi, Sept.22 (ANI): The Urban Development Ministry has said that states have broadly agreed to ensure compliance with proposed environmental guidelines for construction projects in urban areas, and stated that the stipulations are feasible for implementation.
India may see two or three decades of double digit growth, says Piyush Goyal  Sep 22, 8:30 am
Washington D.C., Sept.22 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal has said that with sustainable long-term structural environment in India, the country may see two or three decades of double digit growth.
ASSOCHAM to host 'India Mining Summit' in Delhi  Sep 21, 4:39 pm
New Delhi, Sept 21 (ANI): To cover various aspects of policy environment, ASSOCHAM will host an 'India Mining Summit' here on Tuesday.
Environment Ministry bans multidose vial of Diclofenac to save vultures   Sep 18, 4:07 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 18 (ANI): Keeping in view the severity of the situation and the need to conserve and protect vultures from extinction, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has requested the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to restrict the pack of Diclofenac for human use in single dose only.
LMDCs represent more than 50 per cent Of World's Population: Javadekar  Sep 14, 9:10 pm
New Delhi, Sept.14 (ANI):Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar has urged negotiators to come up with a balanced text on all elements of the durban platform - mitigation, adaptation and loss and damage, finance, technology development and transfer, capacity-building and transparency of action and support, while protecting the long-term interest of developing countries, based on the principles of equity and CBDR (Common but Differentiated Responsibilities).
Protection of women is our first priority, says Bassi  Sep 14, 2:25 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 14 (ANI): Delhi's Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Monday said that women safety was the first priority of his force, and added that with the new guidelines they have adopted, a safer environment for women would be provided.
Our moon is surrounded by neon  Sep 13, 9:10 am
Washington D.C, Sept 13 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft has found neon in the lunar atmosphere.
FICCI chief says India must push its global competitiveness in current environment  Sep 8, 6:08 pm
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): The FICCI on Tuesday appreciated the interactive meeting held today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that sought suggestions from industry for strengthening the Indian economy amidst various global economic challenges.
Jaitley urges Turkish industry leaders to invest in India  Sep 6, 9:47 pm
Ankara, Sept. 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley urged Turkish industry leaders to invest in India assuring of a rational tax regime and easier environment for doing business.
Faridabad metro station is environment friendly, says PM Modi  Sep 6, 12:33 pm
Faridabad, Sept.6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Delhi Metro would be an attraction for the world because of its environment friendliness.
World is looking to Buddha as a conflict resolution mechanism : PM Modi in Bodh Gaya  Sep 5, 2:19 pm
Bodh Gaya, Sept.5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the world is looking to Gautam Buddha as a conflict resolution and environmental regulation mechanism.
Focus on 4 'I's, maintaining the quality of forest, says Javadekar  Sep 2, 7:07 pm
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): The Minister of State of environment, forest and climate change, Prakash Javadekar, on Wednesday emphasised that forest and wildlife officers must focus on the 4 'I's - Image, Innovation, Initiative and Interaction.