11 Mar 2019
Ethiopian Airlines crash: Four Indians, including Environment Ministry's consultant, died
Four Indians lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines' jet crash which happened on Sunday morning, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has confirmed.
27 Jan 2019
Comprehensive-study to assess environmental flow of Yamuna to be undertaken
A comprehensive study to assess the minimum required environmental flow of the Yamuna river will be undertaken by the government, according to officials.
30 Dec 2018
Complete Chandni Chowk parking-lot by September 2020: Delhi-HC to NDMC
The Delhi High Court has directed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to ensure completion of a parking lot at Gandhi Maidan in crowded Chandni Chowk area of the walled city by September 2020.
06 Nov 2018
People protest outside Environment Ministry office against increasing pollution
A group of people gathered outside the office of the Environment Ministry today to protest the alarming rise in the pollution level that has raised health concerns.
05 Nov 2018
Diwali Pollution: 'Green crackers' to the rescue?
Let's be honest here- we Indians are a bit strange.
27 Oct 2018
Shut coal, biomass industries; minimize use of private vehicles: CPCB
Stringent measures, including minimization of private vehicles and shutdown of coal and biomass industries, are recommended by the CPCB-led task force between November 1-10 to deal with the alarming increase of pollution in Delhi.
12 Oct 2018
NGT summons Delhi-govt official to explain action-plan on climate change
The National Green Tribunal has summoned an official of the Environment Department in Delhi to explain the proposed amendments made by AAP government in the State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC).
29 Sep 2018
Environment Ministry might ban these 4 plastic products
The Union Environment Ministry might impose a uniform, countrywide blanket ban on four single-use plastic products - styrofoam cups, plastic water bottles, disposable plastic cutlery, and all plastic carry bags.
06 Sep 2018
#CareerBytes: Tips to crack the UPSC exam
The UPSC Civil services exam is one of the toughest exams in India, thus thorough preparation and solid determination are the keys to cracking it.
14 Aug 2018
Unbelievable! Bengaluru, India's Garden City, more polluted than Delhi
Air pollution is no longer Delhi's domain.
12 Aug 2018
Landslides in Manipur are mostly 'anthropogenically' induced: Environment Ministry
Every year, during monsoon, landslides claim a number of lives in Manipur, which has already witnessed six major landslides this year.
29 Jul 2018
Meteorological factors improved Delhi air-quality; source still not addressed: Greenpeace
Noting that air quality in the national capital had improved due to meteorological factors and not by addressing the "source of pollution", Greenpeace India stressed the need for taking comprehensive action to contain such sources for sustained clean air days.
15 Jul 2018
Center removes JNU professor accused of sexual harassment from EPCA
The Center has removed a JNU professor, accused of sexual harassment, from the Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), tasked with taking various measures to tackle air pollution.
17 Jun 2018
Speed up 'National Clean Air Programme' roll-out, Greenpeace-India urges govt
With a massive haze of dust enveloping Delhi and pollution levels dropping to "severe" category, Greenpeace India urged Union Environment Ministry to speed up rolling out its National Clean Air Programme, which proposes multiple strategies to combat air pollution.
14 Jun 2018
Air quality in Delhi remains beyond 'severe' for third day
The air quality in Delhi remained beyond the "severe" level for the third-day with the PM10 level beyond 796 in Delhi-NCR and 830 in Delhi, particularly.
09 Jun 2018
Delhi's IGI airport expansion plan gets approved by Environment Ministry
Delhi airport officials can finally start the expansion work, after getting the much-needed permission from Union Environment Ministry.
19 May 2018
UGC directs universities to ban plastic cups, bottles on campus
The UGC has directed all varsities and higher educational institutions to ban the use of plastic cups, lunch packets, straws, bottles, and bags on their campuses.
10 May 2018
Start anti-pollution fight under NCAP with Delhi: SC tells Center
Taking into account Delhi's rising air pollution, the SC today asked the Center to start the National Clean Air Program (NCAP) with the capital.
28 Feb 2018
Delhi's air-quality improves; some anti-pollution GRAP measures to be lifted
Starting tomorrow, Delhi's Badarpur power plant that's been shut for over four months can start temporary operation, ban on diesel generators will be lifted, and hundreds of brick kilns can resume production.
30 Aug 2017
NITI Aayog backs proposed law for heavy penalties on polluters
Thousands of polluting industries, including sugar producers, distilleries, pharmaceutical units, mining units, etc. have been issued closure orders by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for violating pollution norms.
15 Apr 2017
Kaziranga documentary: 5-yr ban on BBC in all national parks
The government has enforced a five-year ban on BBC from shooting in any Indian animal park or wildlife sanctuary.
03 Apr 2017
Assam govt: BBC promotes poachers' cause
The National Tiger Conservation Authority has issued a show-cause notice to BBC, over their documentary on the Kaziranga National Park. The Assam government lodged a formal complaint as well.
28 Feb 2017
BBC banned from tiger reserves for 5 years
BBC and its South Asian correspondent Justin Rowlatt have been banned from all tiger reserves in India for a period of five years.