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Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western Ghats

Sep 01, 2014

Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western Ghats

From spreading a word on Facebook to paddling 3,080 kms across four states, a Coimbatore-based journalist has taken up the cause to protect Western Ghats, bleeding due to human intervention. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Goa #Western Ghats #Kalai Selvan
How Thailand is hurtling towards a massive waste disposal crisis

Sep 01, 2014

How Thailand is hurtling towards a massive waste disposal crisis

A blaze at a vast rubbish dump home to six million tonnes of putrefying trash and toxic effluent has kindled fears that poor planning and lax law enforcement are tipping Thailand towards a waste crisis. #Environment #Thailand #Bangkok #Thailand waste disposal #Waste disposal crisis in Thailand
Weak monsoon, rising temperatures behind 'alarming' pollution levels in Delhi

Aug 27, 2014

Weak monsoon, rising temperatures behind 'alarming' pollution levels in Delhi

Weak monsoon and rising temperatures have led to shooting up of pollution levels in the national capital to an "alarming" level in July and August, breaking a four-year record. #Environment #Delhi #NewsTracker #Pollution #weak monsoon #pollution levels #rising temperatures
Govt goes green Finance ministry to minimise use of paper

Aug 24, 2014

Govt goes green Finance ministry to minimise use of paper

As part of the green initiative and also to cut cost, the Finance Ministry has asked government departments to curb use of paper and promote electronic communication. Issuing a set of instructions to check "injudicious" use of paper, the Ministry has directed that all the policy instructions, guidelines and orders should be uploaded on the official websites of the respective departments. #Environment #finance ministry #Arun Jaitley #Indian finance ministry #Paper use
West Bengal to install solar panels in schools, hospitals

Aug 21, 2014

West Bengal to install solar panels in schools, hospitals

The West Bengal government will start installing solar panels in 100 schools and hospitals across the state this November, state Environment Minister Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar said on Thursday. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Solar energy

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Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Aug 02, 2014

Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Figures from Karnataka show that for every three leopards poached, two come under vehicular traffic. And few of these killer roads pass through sanctuaries or national parks. #India #Environment #Animal welfare #Wildlife #Leopards
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Mar 10, 2014

India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Assam minister mulls cutting off rhino horns to save them from poachers. Maharashtra lawmakers seek removal of all leopards from Mumbai's Aarey colony to resolve conflict. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #Conservation #ULFA #Wildlife #Aarey Colony

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India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Aug 31, 2014

Acer Iconia One 7: An Android Tablet For Your Adventurous Weekends

Acer's Iconia One 7 is an Android tablet that knows where it can fit into your lifestyle. If you are looking for a second tablet, or a tablet which you can happily take into an environment where you would rather not to carry an expensive device, then...
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Aug 19, 2014

Hands-on: Windows Phone 8.1 now powers HTC's One (M8) smartphone

One of the worst-kept rumors in the Windows world is now confirmed to be true: HTC has brought its One (M8) phone hardware to the Windows Phone platform. Known awkwardly as the HTC One (M8) for Windows, the new phone is physically identical to the M8...
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Aug 27, 2014

Microsoft frees Visual Studio Online for occasional contributors

Responding to the growth of enterprise software development teams, Microsoft will allow occasional contributors to access the Visual Studio Online project development environment at no cost. “What we learned from our customers is that they need lots ...