Environment(Search results - 98)
India12, Jan 2020, 4:36 PM IST
Gone in seconds: 4 luxury apartment buildings in Kerala demolished over environmental violations
Two apartments in Kerala's Maradu; Jain Coral Cove and Golden Kayaloram were demolished on January 12, while two others were destroyed on January 11.
India6, Dec 2019, 7:22 PM IST
Going green: KSRTC sets up plastic bottle shredder at Bengaluru’s Majestic bus station
Fed up with the pile of used plastic bottles that are left behind by passengers at the Bengaluru city bus station (Majestic), Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) along with private firms, installed recycling plastic bottle crushing machine to tackle the plastic menace. In a day, the machine can shred 4,500 bottles per day
Business21, Nov 2019, 3:42 PM IST
Mission green steel: Union minister Pradhan urges steelmakers to adopt environment-friendly practices
“The industry must deploy technology and innovation to develop environment-friendly processes”, said Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan, and appealed to the industry to work towards achieving the “mission green steel”.
India20, Nov 2019, 2:48 PM IST
Karnataka school introduces 'bell reminders' for water breaks
Indraprastha School in Karnataka introduced a separate 'water bell' to create awareness among students about the importance of drinking water frequently. A separate 'water bell' was introduced as it was observed that as the temperature of the environment rises, several health complications like stomach pain and drowsiness occur with students not drinking enough water.
Entertainment19, Nov 2019, 1:46 PM IST
Leonardo DiCaprio expresses concern over Delhi pollution levels on Instagram
The 45-year-old actor, Leonardo DiCaprio a vocal advocate for a clean environment, on Monday shared a post by Extinction Rebellion, a global climate movement, on the social media site.
Entertainment13, Nov 2019, 11:54 AM IST
Bala actor Bhumi Pednekar's 'Climate Warrior' to be part of Mumbai's Versova beach cleanup
Climate Warrior, launched by the 30-year-old actor, Bhumi Pednekar is a concerted social media initiative that will highlight incredible work done by tireless environmental activists and citizen groups across India.
India5, Nov 2019, 6:23 PM IST
Centre gives green signal for Hubballi – Ankola railway route but environmentalists stand in way
The Union government is ready for Hubballi – Ankola railway route projects, but environmentalists are opposing the project, says Prahlad Joshi
India5, Nov 2019, 3:56 PM IST
Protesters to form human chain demanding scrapping of annexe building project in Bengaluru’s Cubbon Park
After the high court gave the Karnataka government permission to construct a multi-storied building at the site of the erstwhile Election Commission office, Cubbon Park Walkers Association, environmental activists and nature lovers, protested on Sunday. Protesters will form a human chain on Saturday demanding that the government scrap the project.
India19, Oct 2019, 11:12 AM IST
Legal notice to manufacturers of firecrackers insulting Hindu Gods, demand to ban China-made crackers
Hindu Janajagruti Samiti has sent legal notices to firecracker manufacturers in Sivakasi and Bengaluru alleging that manufacturers are insulting Hindu Gods and sentiments
INDIA26, Sep 2019, 4:00 PM IST
Save Theni from India-based Neutrino Observatory: Residents fight controversial project in Tamil Nadu
The fact that the neutrino observatory will be located in Pottipuram, Theni, is a cause of concern for the environmental activists in Tamil Nadu. They say the ecosystem of the Western Ghats would be harmed.
NEWS12, Sep 2019, 9:32 AM IST
BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar bats for ban on single use plastic in Bengaluru
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi lead the way in battling plastic, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar has pushed for the same in Bengaluru. The MP tweeted that Bengaluru must follow PM Modi’s path with the hope of having a clean environment.
NEWS2, Sep 2019, 5:04 PM IST
PubliCity: Eco-friendly celebrations, donation to flood victims draws great appeal this Ganesha Chaturthi
This year's Ganesha Chaturthi celebration comes as a blessing to water bodies and the environment and as hope for flood victims as politicians and public seem to be making progress with eco-friendly celebrations and several leaders are making appeals to donate to flood victims. From shunning PoP Ganesha idols, Ganesha idols made out of clay and coconut and pandals made of vegetables are the highlights of this Ganesha Chaturthi.
NEWS1, Sep 2019, 6:07 PM IST
Aadhaar mandatory for purchase of alcohol? What’s the reason behind it?
An organisation called Rasthreeya Parisara Samrakshana Okkuta has sent proposals to the government asking it to make it a rule for alcohol consumers to link their Aadhaar numbers in order to procure alcohol.
NEWS25, Jun 2019, 5:36 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM against Karnataka's Mekedatu plan over Cauvery river
Tamil Nadu chief minister speaks against Karnataka government-run Cauvery Niravari Nigama Niyamita, the organisation in charge of maintaining all irrigation projects along with petitioning the environment ministry for clearance with respect to the Mekedatu balancing reservoir and drinking water project.