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Sonia, Rahul responsible for Parliament logjam: Javadekar  Aug 4, 6:07 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi are responsible for the logjam in the Parliament.
Obama takes 'historic step', unveils revised Clean Power Plan  Aug 4, 1:45 pm
London, Aug. 4 (ANI): President Barack Obama along with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy unveiled the revised Clean Power Plan at the White House today.
Somnath Bharti justifies 'safer Delhi for beautiful women' remark  Aug 4, 11:35 am
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti on Tuesday defended his 'safer Delhi for beautiful women' remark by saying that he had just used a proverb to set a benchmark for ensuring a secure environment for girls and women.
Parliament logjam: Govt. strikes reconciliatory note, says 'ready for discussion'  Aug 2, 1:50 pm
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Asserting that the government is always open for discussion, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday expressed hope that wisdom will prevail and the Congress will stop creating hindrances in the Parliament.
Obama to unveil fresh environmental rules to cut down carbon emissions  Aug 2, 12:19 pm
London, August 2 (ANI): President Barrack Obama will on Monday unveil a set of environmental regulations devised to sharply cut down greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's power plants.
Congress blames BJP, PM Modi for logjam in Parliament   Aug 2, 11:59 am
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday hit back at Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar for blaming the opposition for the ongoing logjam in the Parliament, saying the BJP did not allow the House to function for three successive sessions of the Lok Sabha during the UPA regime.
Environment Secretary to address FICCI-ICRIER sustainable development event  Aug 1, 4:49 pm
New Delhi, Aug.1 (ANI): Environment Secretary Ashok Lavasa will address a conference on "Strategies for Sustainable Development: Climate Action, Financial Reform" here on Monday.
Zimbabwe calls for lion Cecil's poacher to face trial  Jul 31, 4:56 pm
London, July 31 (ANI): Zimbabwe's Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri has called for the United States dentist who killed Cecil the lion to face trial for financing an illegal hunt.
Cyrus Mistry says sustainable profitable growth, agility key to Tata's Vision 2025  Jul 30, 5:21 pm
Mumbai, July 30 (ANI): Cyrus P. Mistry, the chairman of Tata Sons, has asked Tata companies to ensure sustainable profitable growth and to develop agile businesses amidst a changing and volatile world business environment.
FICCI-CMSME presents action agenda to Govt. for ease of doing business   Jul 29, 4:28 pm
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): FICCI-Confederation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FICCI-CMSME) has made wide-ranging recommendations to address the contentious and complex issues relating to land acquisition, compliance, inspection, labour laws and access to finance in order to create a conducive business environment for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises.
'Misfiring' Bell aims to regain groove in third Ashes Test on home turf  Jul 27, 8:12 pm
London, July 27 (ANI): England's embattled batsman Ian Bell has expressed optimism that he would regain his form in the third Ashes Test against Australia at Edgbaston, while describing Test cricket as a 'brutal environment'.
Asim Ahmed Khan inaugurates CII Delhi plantation drive  Jul 23, 5:42 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) jointly with the AAP Government, with support from Nanhi Chaan Foundation and Hero Future Energies Private Limited, has started a plantation drive in Delhi from today.
Javadekar slams Rahul Gandhi, says 'Congress is playing worst politics'  Jul 23, 1:09 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Thursday hit back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that the grand old party, which stalled development in the last years, is playing the worst politics.
Australia 'most sceptical' about climate change globally, says study  Jul 19, 3:02 pm
London, July 19 (ANI): According to a recent study, Australia is the most sceptical country in the world about environmental issues, with one in five Australians disbelieving in climate change.
Eco-friendly coffee pods to reduce environmental disaster  Jul 18, 7:10 pm
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): A plastic coffee pod takes up to 500 years plus to get degraded whereas an aluminum pod takes 150-200 years but ecoCaffe Company has launched Australia's first biodegradable coffee pod to break down.
Court allows Pachauri's plea but restrains him from entering TERI headquarters (Update)  Jul 17, 4:51 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Friday allowed environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, who has been accused of sexual harassment, to go to any TERI office all over India except the headquarters in Lodhi Road and another branch in Gurgaon.
Date someone real and alike at 'A World Alike' (AWA  Jul 17, 4:43 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): Amidst the matrimonial sites and dating sites are people who do not prefer such unconventional way of finding 'the someone special' and for them A World Alike (AWA), an exclusive, invitation-only network, creates an environment to socialize.
Delhi Court to pronounce order on Pachauri's plea to rejoin work at TERI  Jul 17, 1:08 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): A Delhi Court will today pronounce its order on the application filed by environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, who has been accused of sexual harassment, seeking permission to rejoin work at TERI.
Skill India Mission will bring 'huge change', says Jaitley  Jul 15, 5:55 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Stressing that the NDA inherited a 'depressive' environment when it came to power 14 months ago, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the Skill India Mission will bring about a 'huge change'.
Drug addiction can now be chased with intellectual pursuits  Jul 15, 12:28 pm
Washington DC, July 15 (ANI): For those who think drug addiction is hardwired in the brain, a new study on mice claims that even a short time spent in a stimulating learning environment can buffer the brain against drug dependence.
India on course to submit INDCs for climate change by September end  Jul 14, 4:50 pm
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): India is at an advanced stage of finalising its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and is on course to meet the deadline for submission of INDCs by September 30, said Ashok Lavasa, Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Buddhists, students aim to plant 10,000 saplings to save environment  Jul 13, 12:54 pm
Siliguri, West Bengal, July 13 (ANI): Buddhist monks, students and local residents of Siliguri participated in a sapling plantation programme over the weekend with a motive to save the environment.
Access to nature boosts older adults' quality of life   Jul 12, 6:09 pm
Washington DC, July 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that nature promotes physical, mental, and spiritual healing especially in older adults who stay close to natural environment.
Chhattisgarh takes "giant step" towards creating vibrant environment for businesses  Jul 12, 11:26 am
Raipur, July 12 (ANI): Chhattisgarh became the first state in the eastern region and second in India, after Andhra Pradesh, to take the "giant step" towards creating a conducive and vibrant environment for businesses.
Ancestral diets determine vulnerability to Type 2 Diabetes  Jul 10, 1:13 pm
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): The middle classes from developing countries are more susceptible than western Caucasians to obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and cardiovascular disease in today's changing environment.