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May 24, 2018
Sterlite protest: AIADMK govt's indifference towards environmental concerns helped Opposition earn political mileageThe severity of the AIADMK govt's response to those protesting in TamilNadu's Tuticorin against the Sterlite plant, is surprising, especially given its potential to be taken advantage of by the TTV Dinakaran faction within the AIADMK
May 18, 2018
Himachal Pradesh launches river cleaning campaign for World Environment Day; students, govt departments to participateThe Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology and Environment (HIMCOSTE) on Friday launched a 20-day Riverfront Cleaning Campaign by involving over 1,000 school children under the National Green Corps Programme and a World Wide Entertainment (WWE) former champion as the brand ambassador.
May 14, 2018
Renewable energy a major economic opportunity for India, says German energy consultantTapping renewable energy is a major economic opportunity for developing economies like India.
May 05, 2018
Draft coastal regulations facilitate NDA's Sagarmala project but fishermen, environmentalists feel threatenedOne such venture that the NDA government has been trying to implement is the Rs 8 trillion Sagarmala Project.
May 03, 2018
WHO report on pollution, govt's counter-claims need to look at a few other aspects to paint the right pictureThe WHO report which says that Delhi, Kanpur and Varanasi are among the 14 most polluted cities in the world has alarmed a lot of people in India.
May 02, 2018
Govt has made 'serious' efforts to curb air pollution: Environment ministry responds to WHO reportThe Centre has made "serious" efforts to fight air pollution and the 2017 air quality data for fine particulate matter PM2.5 has shown improvement over the previous year, the environment ministry said on Wednesday,
Apr 23, 2018
97% Indian travellers eye 'sustainable' tourism in 2018, do not mind paying a premium for it, finds surveyThe survey found that Indian travellers are the most willing to pay the premium closely followed by Brazilians and Chinese.
Apr 22, 2018
On Earth Day, take this quiz to know how you can help protect environment, reduce carbon emissionsAs the world celebrates 22 April as Earth Day, take this quiz to know more about climate change and why it's important to cut down on plastic usage and reduce carbon emissions
Apr 18, 2018
Despite plastic ban in 25 states, 600 truckloads of polythene carry bags discarded every dayTwenty-five Indian states/Union territories now have some form of ban on polythene carry bags, but the implementation is often lax.
Apr 14, 2018
Milind Deora column: Maharashtra's plastic ban is just the beginning, more needs to be done for environmentWhile plastic is immensely useful in certain industries, it is equally wasteful and damaging in others.