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Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

Sep 14, 2014

Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election. Since entering the race in mid-August, Silva has picked a pro-agriculture congressman as her running mate, met repeatedly with agribusiness leaders and campaigned in the farm belt, eager to make allies in an industry that accounts for a quarter of Brazil's economy #facebook #United States #China #Brazil #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Amazon #Mexico #Green #opinion
Not interested in expanding plant at Varanasi Coke to NGT

Aug 26, 2014

Not interested in expanding plant at Varanasi Coke to NGT

Beverages giant Coca Cola has informed the National Green Tribunal that it is not interested in expanding its bottling plant at Varanasi and has communicated their decision to the authorities. #India #NewsTracker #Coca-Cola #National Green Tribunal #NGT #CGWA #UD Salvi
Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

Aug 22, 2014

Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

An organisation for coal miners and owners has said families dependent on mining have been finding it difficult to get two square meals a day. #food #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Meghalaya #Coal mining #Shillong #ban #Hunger #National Green Tribunal #starvation #MIPRL-M
NGT seeks response from Centre on depletion of NCZs in NCR

Aug 08, 2014

NGT seeks response from Centre on depletion of NCZs in NCR

The National Green Tribunal on Friday sought a response from the Centre on a petition filed against depletion of Natural Conservation Zones (NCZs) like forests, water bodies and waste lands in the National Capital Region. #India #NewsTracker #NCRB #NCR #National Green Tribunal #Raj Panjwani #Planning Board
Megan Fox's love life is non-existent, here's why

Aug 07, 2014

Megan Fox's love life is non-existent, here's why

Actress Megan Fox says her love life with her husband Brian Austin Green is non-existent right now. #BuzzPatrol #Noah #Megan Fox #Brian Austin Green

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Thane Don't believe glossy real estate ads, this city is no escape from Mumbai

Jul 30, 2014

Thane Don't believe glossy real estate ads, this city is no escape from Mumbai

Thane suffers from a highly politicised municipal governance that is ineffective -- its green cover claims are dubious, it has no idea how to deal with the fastest growing population and its infrastructure is crumbling. #Thane #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Infrastructure #Governance #realty #stray dogs #Transport #Real estate prices #Trees #Green Cover #Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Mar 02, 2014

Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Our weak and complicated green clearance norms help neither development nor environment. But instead of making the process simple and robust, the UPA has been busy undercutting it. #Manmohan Singh #Environment #POSCO #Veerappa Moily #Wildlife Trust of India #Lok Sabha polls #Green clearance

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Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Sep 16, 2014

Cara Delevingne Takes Lead Role In John Green’s ‘Paper Towns’

Cara Delelvingne will lead "Paper Towns," the adaptation of John Green's Young Adult mystery...
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Sep 13, 2014

Struggling NY Giants offense just needs to find a way to win

They don’t need to be the Green Bay Packers. They just need to find a way to win. The more Eli Manning ponders this new Giants offense, the more he comes to that conclusion... #New York Giants #Green Bay Packers
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Sep 13, 2014

Gerard Depardieu claims he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day

French film legend Gerard Depardieu claims he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day. The actor - who shot to global fame in the 1990 romantic comedy Green Card alongside Andie MacDowell - says he starts drinking before 10 a.m. every day... #Gerard Depardieu #Andie MacDowell