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Javadekar lists increased forest cover for better monitoring of industrial pollution among top achievements  May 27, 12:03 am
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the vital accomplishments of his ministry included increase in forest cover, better monitoring of industrial pollution and representation of the country's interest in COP Paris meet.
Javadekar lists increased forest cover, better monitoring of industrial pollution among top achievements  May 26, 5:41 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the vital accomplishments of his ministry include the increase in forest cover, better monitoring of industrial pollution and representation of the country's interest in COP Paris meet.
Allegation by environmentalist Manoj Misra 'baseless': Art of Living  May 25, 10:11 pm
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Hearing petitions accusing the Art of Living foundation of violating the green court's order and its founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar reportedly saying political motive behind the fine imposed for hosting the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplain, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) court on Wednesday adjourned the matter to August 2.
Selfishness interlinked with resource-poor environment  May 25, 4:15 pm
Washington, D.C., May 25 (ANI): As per a new study, selfishness may actually be a beneficial behavior, which is based on a child's environmental context that is to say from being raised in a resource-poor environment.
Bread makers using permissible chemicals;ASSOCHAM tells CSE to stop scare mongering  May 24, 4:16 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): TH Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) today questioned the report prepared by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on bread and bread products, saying the latter was spreading panic among consumers and causing a drop in the sale of bread and bakery products.
Britannia shares tank amid health concerns over 'bread'   May 24, 11:44 am
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Stocks of Britannia, Jubilant FoodWorks (Domino's Pizza) and WestLife Development, which owns a franchisee of McDonald's Restaurants, slipped three to twelve percent intraday on Tuesday owing health concern issues as the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) claimed bread contains cancer-causing chemicals.
Lankan Prez declares flood-hit areas as 'high security zones'  May 24, 12:02 am
Colombo, May 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has declared all floods and landslide affected areas as 'High Security Zones' and instructed the newly-established special Environmental Relief Task Force officials to mark those areas accordingly.
PM Modi calls for water conservation, lauds efforts by states to combat drought  May 22, 11:53 am
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Calling on the nation to conserve water and save the environment given the severe water crunch, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the efforts by all states to mitigate the drought conditions.
Centre committed to making Delhi pollution free, says Gadkari  May 18, 6:29 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Sharing his formula to create a pollution free environment in Delhi, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said Delhi is not being polluted only due to diesel vehicles, adding vehicle pollution contributes around 17 to 18 percent.
Centre determined to strengthen compliance regime on pollution: Javadekar  May 18, 5:28 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said the government has taken pollution seriously and is determined to strengthen compliance regime on pollution in the country.
Court finds `sufficient` evidence against Pachauri in sexual harassment case  May 14, 3:49 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Trouble has mounted for environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, as a local court on Saturday took cognizance of the chargesheet filed against him, saying there were sufficient materials to proceed, while dropping one section of the IPC.
Court to consider chargesheet against Pachauri today  May 14, 8:08 am
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): A court in New Delhi will consider filing a charge-sheet today against environmentalist R.K. Pachauri who is embroiled in charges of sexually harassing a colleague in The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
Enabling healthier future with 'pledge to pedal' campaign  May 13, 5:16 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): To be fit and healthy you need to be physically active. Regular physical activity can protect you from serious diseases such as obesity, heart disease, cancer, mental illness, diabetes and arthritis. Cycling is an active, low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from youngsters to older adults. It is also cheap and good for the environment.
Amity student wins gold medal in USA during I-SWEEEP Olympiad  May 12, 4:53 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Vaishali Tikoo, a Class 12 student of Amity International School, has become the only Indian student to win gold medal in 9th Annual I-SWEEEP (International Sustainable Energy Engineering Environment Project) Olympiad held in Houston, Texas, USA.
'Startup Premier League' concluded successfully by Crownit   May 11, 11:38 am
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Cricketing fever has the nation in its throes at present and to complement this spirit, Crownit, a leading merchant discovery and privileges platform, recently held the Startup Premier League. The tournament pitched several start-ups together to lock horns in a different kind of competitive environment, batting gear in tow! The startup which emerged as the top finalist was OYO Rooms.
Male-dominated environment gives rise to `supermen`  May 6, 12:45 pm
Washington D.C, May 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that men, who evolve in male-dominated populations, become far better at securing females than those who grow up in monogamous populations.
Projects worth Rs. 2,446 crore approved under Namami Gange programme  May 4, 2:11 pm
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): The Empowered Steering Committee (ESC) of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) chaired by Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and members from the Ministries of Environment and Forests, Finance, Urban Development and Power and state governments of the five Ganga Basin states has approved projects for development of ghats and crematoria in the stretch from Haridwar to Uttarakhand Border, Garhmukteshwar in Uttar Pradesh, Buxar, Hajipur and Sonepur of Bihar, Sahibganj, Rajmahal and Kanhaiya Ghat of Jharkhand and Delhi and afforestation along the banks of river Ganga.
ANTs nano-machine to fight diseases in future   May 3, 11:13 am
Washington D.C., May 3 (ANI): Can you imagine of a nano-machine that can navigate in water, sense the environment around them or even enter living cells to fight disease?
Two more days to put out forest fire in Uttarakhand, says Javadekar  May 2, 8:39 pm
New Delhi, May.2 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar, on Monday, said the fire which destroyed around 2,000 hectares of forest land in Uttarakhand would be put out in the next two days.
Gadkari convenes emergency meeting to discuss diesel taxi ban  May 2, 6:06 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday convened an emergency meeting with Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar and Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete on diesel taxi ban.
Uttarakhand forest fire to be put out in 2-3 days: Javadekar  May 2, 8:10 am
New Delhi, May. 2 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar has said he has asked to deploy more than 10,000 employees to put out the Uttarakhand forest fire in three-four days.
'Pro-poor' PM Modi launches eco-friendly boats in Varanasi  May 1, 7:54 pm
Varanasi (U.P.), May 1 (ANI): Asserting that a finally a pro-poor government is in power after several successive pro-rich governments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the launch of environment friendly E-boats would empower the economically weaker section of boat operators of Varanasi.
PM Modi rides in an 'e-boat' in Varanasi's Assi Ghat  May 1, 6:42 pm
Varanasi, May.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a ride in an e-boat at a function in Varanasi's Assi Ghat, where he would later launch environment-friendly solar powered "E-Boats" in his Lok Sabha constituency.
Movement of boats prohibited in Ganges ahead of PM Modi's visit  May 1, 6:18 pm
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): The movement of boats between Shivala ghat to Assi ghat in Varanasi have been prohibited as part of the stringent security measures put in place ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the river bank, where he will launch environment-friendly "E-Boats" later this evening.
U'khand: Govt. assures commitment in dousing flames  May 1, 12:37 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Asserting the government's priority at this point of time is to douse the fire which has blazed about thousands of hectares in Uttarakhand, Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that around 6,000 people have been deployed for fire fighting operations in the region.