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India, the global host of World Environment Day being observed today, continues to grapple with several environmental issues like air and water pollution, and those related to plastic and solid was

NEW DELHI: India on the occasion of the World Environment Day on Tuesday pledged to eliminate all single-use plastics (items like carry bags, straws and water bottles among others) from the country

India, which was ranked 141 out of total 180 countries on the Global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings in 2016, has slipped further to the 177th position this year.

If current consumption patterns and waste management practices do not improve, by 2050 there will be about 12 billion tons of plastic litter in land flls and the natural environment warns this new UN report released on June 5,  World Environment Day 2018. It also provides a road map to reduce single-use plastics.

The Maharashtra government, on Monday, told the Bombay High Court that it has recorded the decibel levels of three spots where construction work for the Metro III line is underway and has forwarded

World Environment Day 2018: Every year, a different global host country is picked where the official celebrations take place and this time it's India.

Five months after the Noida Authority relaunched its anti-plastic drive to implement the ban on plastics in the city, shop-keepers and residents are flouting the guidelines.

The National Green Tribunal has ordered closure of eight industrial units in Uttarakhand's Sitarganj area after the Central Pollution Control Board found them violating pollution norms.

NEW DELHI: For India, World Environment Day 2018 is not a "symbolic" celebration, but a mission, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday.

Union Environment minister Harsh Vardhan today urged school children to become environment protectors and help the government and society overcome the menace of plastic pollution.

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