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Dec 01, 2018
Centre proposes ban on animals in circuses; animal rights activists call move 'progressive and laudable'The Environment Ministry has invited comments from various stakeholders on the issue of use of animals for performances, exhibitions at any circus or mobile entertainment facilities, within 30 days.
Nov 23, 2018
India's economic boom is killing elephants: Coordination at all levels is key to keeping pachyderms safeThe elephants, in general, are facing threat to their existence and one of the prime reasons for this is the continuous shrinking of their habitat and corridors.
Nov 06, 2018
'Breathing is killing me': Locals protests outside Delhi's Environment Ministry office against increasing pollutionDelhi's air has deteriorated to alarming levels in the last three weeks and on Monday the worst air quality of the season was recorded at 'severe' level.
Oct 27, 2018
CPCB asks people to avoid jogging, running outdoors between 1-10 November to tackle deteriorating air quality in DelhiAn expert panel, constituted under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), headed by the Member Secretary of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), has recommended stringent measures, including minimisation of private vehicles and shutdown of coal and biomass industries, between 1 and 10 November, citing a dip in air quality.
Aug 23, 2018
Government imposes standard conditions for 25 sectors seeking environment clearanceThe 25 sectors include iron, steel, cement, coal, petroleum refineries industry, paper and pulp industries, hydro-electric projects, industrial estates, among others.
Aug 12, 2018
Suresh Prabhu says Man-animal conflict is an existential crisis for humans, not animals; called for focused conversation effortsOn World Elephant Day, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said man-animal conflict is an existential crisis not for animals but, for human beings
Jul 29, 2018
Delhi air quality improved due to meteorological factors, not by addressing 'source of pollution', says GreenpeaceGreenpeace India said instead of being euphoric about few improved air quality in Delhi, the Environment Ministry along with Central Pollution Control Board should prioritise to immediately enforce the National Clean Air Programme by setting up time-bound emission targets
Jul 15, 2018
JNU professor accused of sexual harassment Atul Johri removed from pollution control body; Centre cites misconductIn March, several JNU students had accused JNU professor Atul Johri of sexual harassment, after which there were protests at the university.
Jun 26, 2018
Government forms expert committee to use technology to reduce air pollution; step aimed at curbing high levels in winterThe Environment Ministry said on Monday that a committee of experts would be formed to look into the technological advances, including the application of satellite-based measurement, to improve air quality and reduce pollution.
Jun 17, 2018
To control pollution, Greenpeace India asks environment ministry to speed up implementation of National Clean Air ProgrammeGreenpeace India said air pollution is a "silent and invisible killer" and a national health emergency and asked the environment ministry to implement NCAP soon