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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
Jun 15, 2018
Delhi's toxic air is now a perennial problem; experts say afforestation, controlling emissions key to curbing pollutionThe phenomenon of air pollution in Delhi is no longer confined to the winter months, but is a reality that people have to face round the year.
Jun 05, 2018
World Environment Day: Delhi's green crematoriums a cheaper alternative, but faith gets in way of popularityDaulat Sharma, head priest at Dayanand Muktidham Crematorium in Nizamuddin West, however, feels that the "eco-friendly is the future".
Jun 01, 2018
NGT seeks reply from Centre, NHAI on maintaining green cover along national and state highwaysThe National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and NHAI to state its stand on maintaining the mandatory green cover along national and state highways.
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,