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Anne Tyler, Marilynne Robinson among 13 contenders for Booker fiction prize

Jul 30, 2015

Anne Tyler, Marilynne Robinson among 13 contenders for Booker fiction prize

Novels by Americans Anne Tyler and Marilynne Robinson are among 13 contenders for the 50,000-pound ($78,000) Booker Prize for fiction. #NewsTracker #Booker #Marilynne Robinson #Anne Tyler #A Brief History of Seven Killings #The Green Road #The Illuminations
Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Jul 17, 2015

Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Environment minister Prakash Javadekar released the biennial report India State of Forest Report 2013 on 7 July stating that the forest cover continues to stand at 21 percent of the countrys geographical area #India #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #forest #Report #Green Cover #Forest cover #forestry
Mumbai: NGT fines civic bodies Rs 100 crore for polluting Ulhas, Waldhuni river

Jul 07, 2015

Mumbai: NGT fines civic bodies Rs 100 crore for polluting Ulhas, Waldhuni river

n Monday, The National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed four civic bodies, along with the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Maharashtra #National Green Tribunal #river pollution #CPCB #Karjat #Ulhas river #Waldhuni river #NGO Vanashakti #MPCB
Protesters throng London to oppose new UK government's austerity plan| Reuters

Jun 20, 2015

Protesters throng London to oppose new UK government's austerity plan| Reuters

LONDON Tens of thousands of anti-austerity protesters massed outside Britain's parliament on Saturday to demonstrate against the newly re-elected Conservative government's plans for further public spending cuts. Holding banners saying "End Austerity Now" and "Defy Tory Rule", protesters had marched from the Bank of England in the heart of London's financial district, in a rally which organisers said drew several hundred thousand people #London #Government #Election #Green #editing #conservatives #conservative
Centre raises solar power target five-times to 100,000 MW by 2022

Jun 17, 2015

Centre raises solar power target five-times to 100,000 MW by 2022

The release said that solar power projects with investment of about Rs 90,000 crore would also be developed using bundling mechanism with thermal power. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Solar power #Ravi Shankar Prasad #CCEA #Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission #fossil fuel #Green Climate Fund #Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
Dumping garbage on streets: NGT seeks response from Delhi govt

Jun 12, 2015

Dumping garbage on streets: NGT seeks response from Delhi govt

Amid the looming 'garbage crisis'in the capital, the National Green Tribunal on Friday sought theDelhi government's response on dumping of municipal #Delhi #NewsTracker #National Green Tribunal #AAP government #2010 #garbage crisis #municipal waste #National GreenTribunal Act