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Art of Living may move SC against NGT's 'unjust verdict'  May 31, 9:14 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) dismissed a plea of The Art of Living (AOL) Foundation seeking to furnish a bank guarantee of the balance compensation amount of the environmental compensation levied on them for damage to the Yamuna floodplains during the World Culture Festival (WCF) held in March, the foundation said they found the verdict unjust and after reviewing the order they would go to the Supreme Court.
Major blow for AOL as NGT rejects compensation plea  May 31, 12:17 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): In a major blow to Art of Living foundation, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday rejected its plea to pay the compensation of Rs.4.75 crore by bank guarantee, for the violation of environment norms during a cultural event organized in March.
Art of Living seeks independent, unbiased panel to examine charges  May 30, 6:43 pm
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notice to petitioners - environmentalist Manoj Misra, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and other respondents - on a plea filed by The Art of Living Foundation, seeking reconstitution of principal expert committee to examine the alleged impact of the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplains.
Popularity of Nitish, Mamata limited to particular state: Javadekar  May 29, 6:33 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Amid talks of a secular front to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar took a jibe at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, saying any opposition leader can dream about becoming the country's Prime Minister.
PM Modi, Amit Shah have 'one soul', says Javadekar  May 29, 5:39 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar has heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, saying the chemistry between the duo is so strong that it seems they are one soul kept in two bodies.
'Alliance, criticism can't go hand in hand': Javadekar warns Shiv Sena  May 29, 5:04 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar has cornered the Shiv Sena, the BJP's alliance partner in Maharashtra, for constantly criticising the ruling dispensation at the Centre and said criticism and coalition 'cannot go hand in hand.'
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.