As co-chair of the foundation she started with her husband Bill, Melinda Gates is the world's leading woman philanthropist.

NAVI MUMBAI: The PCMC general body meeting scheduled next week will discuss a complete ban on use of plastic bags.

Gurgaon: Civil society members, civic authorities and private sector biggies have joined hands to do "something different" to inculcate better waste management practices among residents to achieve

VARANASI: Varanasi is set to become the first city in UP to use cow dung cakes for cremation despite opposition from a section of wood-sellers.

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government was chastised by the Bombay high court on Monday for playing with its dignity and misleading the Chief Justice when the hearing against sound pollution resumed be

Decibel levels on the first day of immersions found to be higher than last year's, say activists of Awaaz Foundation

PANAJI: The Goa government has nominated Sandeep Azrenkar, Milind Gadgil and MK Janardhan as members of the state level eco-sensitive zone monitoring committee for a period of one year.

Panaji: Over 20 environmental organizations and activists chalked out a strategy over the state's inclusion in national green tribunal's (NGT) northern zone, even as some termed it as a 'special st

CHENNAI: Finally, after six years of delay, the State government is pushing hard to frame a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP), which is vital in protecting ecologically sensitive areas and keepin

“With no silence zones, it will be a lot easier to get permissions for mandals around hospitals and educational institutes.

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