Keyword Results for   'environment'  
CII-GEC, US launches environmental rating systems for electronics  Jul 23, 9:41 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development today celebrated the Indian debut of the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) environmental-rating system for electronics with an event in Delhi co-hosted with the Green Electronics Council.
RS discusses Railway Budget, LS debates grants for environment ministry  Jul 22, 7:10 pm
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Parliament met for the 12th sitting of the Budget Session today.
Arun Jaitley says India needs to create productive environment for investors  Jul 19, 6:30 pm
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, said here on Saturday that India needs to create such a productive environment for investors, that makes them feel that doing business in India is profitable.
Prakash Javadekar launches web portal for submission and monitoring of Forest Clearance proposals  Jul 15, 7:30 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change today launched a web portal for online submission and monitoring of forest clearance proposals, thereby minimizing the need for human interface between project proponents and officials dealing with Forest Clearance proposals in the Central and the State Governments.
Old people almost twice as likely to memory problems due to environmental distractions  Jul 15, 6:34 pm
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that Older people are nearly twice as likely as their younger counterparts to have their memory and cognitive processes impaired by environmental distractions (such as irrelevant speech or written words presented along with target stimuli).
Canadian HC to inaugurate Morgan Solar panel project for electricity conservation  Jul 9, 5:18 pm
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): In its attempt to reduce its carbon footprint and adopt environment-friendly practices, the High Commission of Canada in India is working towards becoming the greenest diplomatic mission here.
Indian and Australian students 'experience' Mars in South Australian outback  Jul 4, 2:30 pm
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): Indian and Australian space scientists and students are carrying out a range of experiments in the Flinders Range in South Australia, a rugged environment that simulates the planet Mars.
Key to Tibetans' altitude adaptation may lie in extinct denisovans  Jul 3, 12:34 pm
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new study has found that the altitude adaptation in Tibet might have been caused by the introgression of DNA from extinct Denisovans or Denisovan-related individuals into humans.
Goa CM meets Javadekar over environmental issues   Jul 3, 11:04 am
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar met Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar here on Thursday.
Bor wildlife sanctuary to become country's 47th tiger reserve  Jul 2, 11:13 am
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Bor Wildlife Sanctuary in Maharashtra will become the country's 47th Tiger Reserve with Environment Ministry notifying it as a tiger reserve with an aim to strengthen the conservation efforts of the national animal.
India to play proactive role on climate change, assures Javadekar   Jul 2, 11:01 am
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar has assured a French delegation about India's positive engagement in the climate change.
China's top court to set up environment tribunal  Jun 28, 2:16 pm
Beijing, June 28 (ANI): In an attempt to curb environmental pollution, China's Supreme People's Court is likely to set up an environment and resources tribunal.
Bharti to meet experts to set parameters for River Ganga's rejuvenation  Jun 25, 4:07 pm
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti will meet experts, including technocrats, environmentalists and representatives of NGOs on July 5 to discuss and set the parameters for the rejuvenation of the River Ganga.
Union Ministers discusses issues relating to mutual interest of ministry of mines, environment and coal   Jun 24, 10:18 pm
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Labour and employment minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal held a meeting and discussed issues of mutual interest.
Emperor penguins are more willing to relocate  Jun 21, 9:12 am
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Researchers have offered new insights on the long-term future of emperor penguins by showing that the penguins may be behaving in ways that allow them to adapt to their changing environment better than expected.
Nanoparticles in dietary supplements can be harmful to environment  Jun 19, 12:56 pm
London, June 19 (ANI): Nanoparticles, which are becoming omnipresent in our food and personal care products, could cause problems in our digestive system, which can result in release of the potentially harmful substances to the environment.
Changing flight path can help curb climate change: Study  Jun 19, 11:33 am
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that aviation could become more environmental friendly by re-routing their paths.
Leonardo DiCaprio shares concern about Australia`s Great Barrier Reef  Jun 19, 11:15 am
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio participated in the Our Ocean Conference in Washington DC recently and spoke up on the depreciating condition about Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
World Environment Day observed in Manipur and Assam  Jun 14, 4:32 pm
Imphal, June 14 (ANI): Manipur's Directorate of Environment recently observed World Environment Day at the MFDC Auditorium under the UNEP theme, "Small island developing states in the broader context of climate change".
Environment Ministry to ease norms for projects within 100 km from LAC  Jun 12, 12:25 pm
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that the Environment Ministry is planning to ease norms for strategic defence projects within 100 km from the Line of Actual Control (India's border with China) to enable faster permissions and simplification.
Harsh Vardhan visits RML hospital as part of sanitation drive  Jun 11, 3:37 pm
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today visited the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in New Delhi marking the first of his visits to government hospitals after his Environment Day resolve to make health care 'greener'.
Japanese firms going green to protect environment  Jun 10, 2:57 pm
Tokyo, June 10 (ANI): ORIX Corporation has been operating "Agatsuma Biomass Power Plant" in Gunma Prefecture of Japan.
CNN Hero Pushpa Basnet, actress Reecha Sharma lend their voice for official Earth Anthem on World Environment Day  Jun 6, 8:08 pm
Kathmandu (Nepal), June 6 (ANI): On the occasion of the World Environment Day in Kathmandu, Pushpa Basnet, who won CNN Hero award in 2012 for providing home to children living behind bars with their imprisoned parents and Nepalese actress and HABITAT Youth Build Ambassador 2014 Reecha Sharma lend their voice for an official Earth Anthem on the occasion of the World Environment Day yesterday.
Nepalese 'hug trees' in bid to set world record on World Environment Day  Jun 6, 2:40 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): The people of Nepal celebrated the World's Environment Day by 'hugging trees' with the aim to set a new Guinness World Record.
'The World Before Her': Which one would you want to chose?  Jun 6, 11:12 am
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Nisha Pahuja's 'The World Before Her' shows two different environments women can adapt to. Which Indian woman appeals to you more - one, who is career oriented and can go to any heights to make herself established in the modern context or, one who is blindly traditional and unaccustomed to changing her way of life.