India is set to be this year’s global host for World Environment Day on 5 June, with ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ as the theme, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan and United Nations under-secreta

With the Union Budget-2018 according priority to agriculture and rural development, education, health and infrastructure, there was much benefit derived by the environment sector, including the emp

The North India’s only natural rock salt mines at Drang in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh would become operational on Monday, six year after it was closed due to lack environment clearance and

The changing climate, variation observed in many weather parameters have thrown up a greater challenge of developing newer practices and activities like storing the large amount of precipitation re

While some regions across Delhi-NCR saw an improvement in the air quality from “severe plus or emergency” to “severe” on Saturday, the national capital continues inhaling toxins with no respite lik

The ban on use of generator sets, with exceptions for essential services, has been in force in Delhi since 17 October when the Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control)

Nature can provide cost-effective and permanent solutions to check climate change, so much so that it can reduce over a third (37%) of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, a new study by scientists fr

Amid locals protest and denial to No Objection Certificate by Palchan and other panchayats of Manali area of Kullu district, chief minister Virbhadra Singh declined the move to construct the ropewa

In May 2016, the then Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Prakash Javadekar, announced that his Ministry had approved 2,000 projects in the two years of the Modi gover

Every monsoon season, waterborne or mosquito-borne diseases return to plague the mass not only in rural or less developed places, but also in big urban areas.This year, while report states that Sri

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