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Nitish Kumars novel way to promote environmental awareness: Ties rakhi to a tree

Aug 29, 2015

Nitish Kumars novel way to promote environmental awareness: Ties rakhi to a tree

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday employed a novel method to create public awareness on environmental protection by tying a rakhi on a tree on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and urged the people to protect Bihar's green cover. #Environment #didyouknow #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #forest #Raksha Bandhan #Rakhi #Shareworthy
World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Aug 25, 2015

World to lose India-sized tropical forest cover if no steps taken, says new report

Areport, released by the Centre for Global Development, says that if steps are not taken to curb deforestation, an area of tropical forest similar to the size of India will be lost by 2050. #CAG #climate change #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #Prakash Javadekar #deforestation #tropical forests #Centre for Global Development
Maharashtra ropes in Big B as brand ambassador to protect tigers from extinction

Aug 12, 2015

Maharashtra ropes in Big B as brand ambassador to protect tigers from extinction

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan accepted the proposal of Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, to be the tiger ambassador of the state. #Amitabh Bachchan #Tigers #Maharashtra #PhotosOfTheDay #Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar
Six alleged tiger poachers killed in gunfight by Bangladesh police

Aug 10, 2015

Six alleged tiger poachers killed in gunfight by Bangladesh police

Police on Sunday killed six suspected tiger poachers in the world's largest mangrove forest in southwestern Bangladesh, home to critically endangered Royal Bengal tigers. #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #Tigers #Police #forest #officials #gunfight #toger poachers
Maharashtra wants Sachin Tendulkar, Amitabh Bachchan to help save tigers

Aug 04, 2015

Maharashtra wants Sachin Tendulkar, Amitabh Bachchan to help save tigers

The Maharashtra government has written to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Amitabh Bachchan requesting them to be brand ambassadors for its tiger conservation project. #Amitabh Bachchan #didyouknow #Sachin Tendulkar #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Forest Department #Tiger #Sudhir Mungantiwar #Save Tiger #Tigers' Day
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
MGNREGA workdays to be increased in drought-affected areas

Jun 17, 2015

MGNREGA workdays to be increased in drought-affected areas

Battling opposition charge of pursuing "anti-poor" policies, the NDA government has decided to increase the number of workdays under MGNREGA from 100 days to 150 days in drought-hit areas. #India #UPA #Congress #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Forest Rights Act #MGNREGA
Forest deputy ranger killed, three injured in timber thieves raid

Jun 12, 2015

Forest deputy ranger killed, three injured in timber thieves raid

A forest deputy ranger was killed and three others injured when timber thieves allegedly assaulted them during a raid at village in Chhattisgarh's Surajpur, police said on Friday. #India #NewsTracker #Raipur #Forest Ranger #Timber Thieves #Surajpur #Dharampur Forest
The Mumbai lesson: What Modi govt should know before fining people for littering

May 21, 2015

The Mumbai lesson: What Modi govt should know before fining people for littering

In a bid to deter people from littering the streets, the Indian government plans to introduce an amendment to the existing Environment Protection Act during the monsoon session of Parliament. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #BMC #Prakash Javadekar #Clean India #Clean up Marshals #Government of environment and forests