World Environment Day: News

06 Jun 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Kejriwal calls for 'jan andolan' in fight against pollution

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asked the national capital's citizens to turn the fight against pollution into a jan andolan (people's movement).

05 Jun 2023


Edible cutlery: Chomping your way to zero waste

With the ban on plastic straws, many cafes and restaurants did their bid to prevent plastic pollution and started using paper straws.

05 Jun 2023


World Environment Day: Game-changing fabrics for a greener fashion future

The fashion design industry is booming, but it's also causing significant environmental problems.

05 Jun 2023


World Environment Day: Tips for maintaining sustainable lifestyle at workplace

Sustainability in the workplace can benefit the firm as well as those working there.

05 Jun 2022


Biopic on 'India's Recycle Man' Binish Desai announced: Details here

Production house NH Studioz on Sunday announced a feature film based on the life of Dr. Binish Desai—the "Recycle Man of India."

05 Jun 2021

Gul Panag

'World Environment Day': Eco-warrior celebrities who are making a difference

At a time when global warming and climate change are on the rise, it's the need of the hour to care for Mother Nature.

07 Jun 2018


Railways: Dispose plastic bottles and get Rs. 5/bottle on Paytm

The Railways has come up with a brilliant initiative to keep its premises clean, with some help from passengers.

07 Jun 2018

Limca Book of Records

Indian farmer in UAE sets world record for distributing saplings

An Indian farmer in the UAE has set a Guinness World Record by distributing the largest number of curry tree saplings in Sharjah.

05 Jun 2018


#WorldEnvironmentDay: This group aims 10,000 more trees in Bengaluru

Today, on World Environment Day, let's talk about a Bengaluru-based group that's on a mission: to make their city greener by the day.

05 Jun 2018


#WorldEnvironmentDay: 5 small ways you can go plastic-free

That plastic is killing our planet and we need to act before it's not too late, is something everyone knows.

05 Jun 2018


Sand artist creates big sand turtle on World Environment Day

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a huge sand turtle at Odisha's Puri beach on the occasion of World Environment Day today with a message to curb plastic pollution.

04 Jun 2018

Sushil Kumar Modi

Harsh Vardhan seeks states' help to achieve environment-related targets

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said if states work together, the country will achieve all its environment-related targets within a year.

27 May 2018


Modi lauds Odisha tea-seller who is educating 70 slum children

A tea-seller in Odisha, DP Rao, was lauded by PM Narendra Modi on his 44th Mann Ki Baat today for being "an inspiration to our society and the whole country."

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.

16 Apr 2018


After plastic ban, Mumbai to get 500 plastic bottle-crushing machines

To help citizens adapt to the recent plastic ban, BMC plans to install around 500 plastic bottle-crushing machines, which will be funded by corporates through CSR.

05 Jun 2017


Karnataka Honour Killing: Pregnant-woman set on fire by her family

In yet another case of honour killing, a pregnant Muslim woman was burnt alive by her own family for marrying a Dalit man in Bijapur, Karnataka.

05 Jun 2017


IIT Delhi's eco-friendly innovations to bring about a sustainable environment

IIT Delhi is making India and the world a better place, one invention at a time.

05 Jun 2017


World Environment Day 2017 - Connecting people to nature

Every year, 5 June is celebrated as World Environment Day - the largest and the most celebrated day for conserving and preserving the nature and environment.

04 Jun 2017


Can we save Gurugram from becoming a 'living hell'?

In a shocking report, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Gurgaon First collaborated on a study and concluded that Gurugram is fast on its way to becoming a "living hell".

23 May 2017


Mumbai witnesses 3rd swine flu death of 2017

A 30-year-old pregnant woman became the third victim of swine flu deaths in Mumbai in 2017.