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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.
Apr 10, 2018
SC 'frustrated' at funds for environment being diverted for other uses, says 'we are being befooled' by executive"We are being befooled by the executive", was how a "frustrated" Supreme Court said on Tuesday while ruing the fact that around Rs one lakh crore worth of funds meant to protect the environment and benefit the people, was being diverted for other purposes.
Mar 19, 2018
Forest Rights Act: Why are Chhattisgarh tribals up in arms over non-implementation of legislation, Centre's new conservation policy?Even a written assurance may not hold good in a region where informed consent is a remote concept and the tribes can be plucked out of the forest and dumped just about anywhere
Dec 07, 2017
Supreme Court slams illegal constructions in Delhi, says rule of law has 'completely broken down'The rule of law over sanction to construct buildings has "completely broken down" in Delhi, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, expressing concern over rampant illegal constructions in the national capital
Aug 25, 2017
Man-animal conflict: Elephants, tigers have killed 1,100 people across India since 2014Conflict with wild animals, mostly elephants and tigers, has killed more than 1,100 people across India in the past three years (2014-17).
Aug 04, 2017
Indian Railways to take clean energy initiatives to reduce emission intensity by 32% by 2030: CentreThe Indian Railways will reduce its emission intensity to the extent of 32 percent by 2030 by taking a series of energy efficient initiatives.
Apr 03, 2017
First Global Natural Resources Conclave to be held in Delhi this weekMore than 20 countries including Canada, Australia, the UK and countries from Middle East will participate in the conclave
Feb 11, 2017
Ajay Tyagi to head capital markets regulator Sebi, to take charge on March 1Tyagi, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre, is at present Additional Secretary (Investment) in the Department of Economic Affairs and handles capital markets, among others.
Nov 02, 2016
Centre stops Kerala dam across Siruvani river, claims TN govtThe central government has stopped Kerala from carrying on activities to build a dam across Siruvani river, the Tamil Nadu government said on Wednesday.
Jun 12, 2016
The Draft Wetlands Rules aim to protect India's wetlands. But is this the best way?Wetlands are the natural kidneys of our planet, and in India, they deserve much more than what the Draft Wetlands Rules 2016 propose