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Oct 18, 2018
Royal attire and moustache: Union minister Harsh Vardhan plays King Janak in Ramleela at Red FortDonning the traditional kingly attire with metal armour, and delivering emotive dialogues in chaste Hindi was Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, playing the role of Janak in Delhi's LuvKush Ramlila in the sprawling grounds of the Red Fort. The minister was almost unrecognisable with an imperial moustache, make-up and royal attire.
Jun 28, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: State govt announces three-month extension for small retailers; proposal for recycling mechanism dueThe Maharashtra government on Wednesday relaxed its stringent ban on plastic usage by allowing small retailers to use plastic bags for packaging for the next three months.
Jun 26, 2018
MNS chief Raj Thackeray calls plastic ban a 'tool' to raise funds before elections, demands its withdrawalMNS chief Raj Thackeray opposed the plastic ban, which came into effect in Maharashtra on 23 June. He called it a 'tool' for raising funds and demanded its withdrawal.
Jun 04, 2018
India's forest cover has increased by 1.29% from 2009 to 2015, reports Environment Minister Harsh VardhanThe 'Status of Environment Report, India 2015', by Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said the forests and tree cover constitute 24.16 per cent of the country.
Oct 20, 2017
Delhi's air quality during Diwali was better compared to 2016, says Environment minister Harsh VardhanUnion environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said the air quality in Delhi this Diwali was better compared to last year.
Oct 15, 2017
Scientists asked to develop zero-pollution firecrackers, says environment minister Harsh VardhanScientists have been asked to develop zero-pollution firecrackers that do not cause health hazards to children, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday ahead of Diwali
Sep 09, 2017
Former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan booked by CBI in forest land clearance caseCBI booked former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan for alleged abuse of her official position in diverting forest land for a steel plant in Jharkhand in violation of law
Jul 30, 2017
Centre sees environment as a burden not a societal obligation, says Jairam RameshJairam Ramesh, 63, has been a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2004 and held several portfolios, including rural development and drinking water and sanitation, during the second term of the UPA regime from 2009-14. But he is best-known, and still remembered, for his stint as environment minister.
Jun 17, 2017
India will achieve land degradation neutrality by 2030, promises environment minister Harsh VardhanEnvironment minister Harsh Vardhan said that the Narendra Modi government "is committed to achieve land degradation neutrality by the year 2030"
Jun 01, 2017
Ban on cattle sale for slaughter: Can we stop outraging and focus on regulating animal markets?On 23 May, government issued rules regulating the cattle market. The regulations seem to have affected the country even before they have been implemented.