World Environment Day

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

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.

Indian farmer in UAE sets world record for distributing saplings

07 Jun 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Sand artist creates big sand turtle on World Environment Day

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.

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

04 Jun 2018

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.

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

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."

UGC directs universities to ban plastic cups, bottles on campus

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.

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

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.

Hyderabad gets its first water ATM

28 Aug 2017

Hyderabad gets its first water ATM

Yesterday, Hyderabad got its first water ATM. The facility located at NTR Garden was inaugurated by Mayor B. Rammohan.

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

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.

Water ATMs and lack of clean water

05 Jun 2017

Water ATMs and lack of clean water

It's summer, you are thirsty and someone passes you a glass of muddied water when you ask them for a drink.

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

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.

World Environment Day 2017 - Connecting people to nature

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.

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

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".

Mumbai witnesses 3rd swine flu death of 2017

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.