Environment(Search results - 114)
WORLD28, Jul 2020, 4:00 PM
Coronavirus: Nitrogen dioxide levels reduced by 70% during COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi, says UN
The brief said that while pollution and greenhouse gas emissions have fallen sharply during the pandemic when countries halted their economies to contain the spread of the virus, these environmental gains are expected to be temporary if economies reopen
India27, Jul 2020, 7:26 PM
India Against Abuse: Human rights groups demand safe space form women in public forums, social media
The petition has received nearly 70,000 sign ups in a week as internet users demanded an environment where abusive trolling, rape threats, vulgar memes are no longer tolerated.
Entertainment6, Jun 2020, 4:05 PM
Salman Khan cleans his Panvel farmhouse with Iulia Vantur
On the occasion of World Environment Day on Friday (June 5), Bollywood actor Salman Khan shared a video in which he, Iulia Vantur, and others, swept the scattered leaves around his Panvel farmhouse
Lifestyle5, Jun 2020, 1:34 PM
World Environment Day 2020: Plastic-based baby wipes are big concern
A single plastic baby wipe packet weighs around 500-700gms roughly and with our population consuming it voraciously (three packets/month), we are looking at a waste of around 1 lakh tonnes monthly
India5, Jun 2020, 12:20 PM
World Environment Day 2020: Collective wisdom key to Bengaluru’s survival
World Environment Day is observed on June 5 every year. The theme for World Environment Day 2020 is biodiversity
India5, Jun 2020, 12:09 PM
World Environment Day: PM Narendra Modi urges people to reiterate pledge to preserve biodiversity
On World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to ensure that the flora and fauna thrive and take a pledge to preserve our planet's rich biodiversity.
SCIENCE20, May 2020, 10:55 AM
World Bee Day: What would happen if bees went extinct?
Bees play a vital role in the global food supply, pollinating crops which feed 90 per cent of the world's population. The population of honeybees alone has been declining rapidly, with a drop of a massive 89% between 2007 and 2016 and this has sparked worries of bees staring at extinction. The truth is, bees are crucial elements of our environment, and almost never get the credit that they deserve. If bees didn't exist, humans wouldn't either. Watch this video to know more.
India14, May 2020, 11:06 AM
Vizag gas leak: 8-member team arrives at LG Polymers to inspect cause of incident
The technical team comprising experts from production, environment, and safety areas will investigate the cause of the Vizag gas leak in Andhra Pradesh and support rehabilitation, which is the main objective of the task force
CRICKET2, May 2020, 5:48 PM
Coronavirus: Australia to ban use of saliva, sweat to shine cricket balls; government issues guidelines
'The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) framework for rebooting sport in a COVID-19 environment' says no use of saliva/sweat to shine cricket balls in post coronavirus (COVID-19) future when cricket resumes in Australia
India22, Apr 2020, 12:57 PM
Earth Day 2020: Founder of Earth Day Network Dennis Hayes shares what led to largest civic event
Dennis Hayes said that India is a microcosm of the world, with varied geographies, culture and socio-economic contexts and hence it is an innovation centre for economic and environmental sustainability
Entertainment24, Mar 2020, 12:11 AM
What does Superstar Rajinikanth envision for India?
In the show Man vs Wild with Bear Grylls, which was telecast on March 23 at 8pm on Discovery Channel, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth embarked on an adventurous journey through Bandipur’s wilderness in Karnataka
Lifestyle6, Mar 2020, 12:28 PM
Holi celebration: Here's how you can prepare eco-friendly colours at home
Holi is one of the major Hindu festivals in India, which falls in March every year. Holi marks the end of winter and the arrival of beautiful spring. The festival of colours Holi is celebrated throwing coloured water at friends or strangers in jest.
India1, Mar 2020, 12:09 PM
Time has come to pay salary to housewives, says Kamal Haasan
Paying housewives for doing their job is an idea whose time has truly come and we shall ensure it, Kamal Haasan said in the vision document. Salary for housewives, empowering people, creating an environment that promotes entrepreneurial spirit are some of the components of 'Enterprise Economy' announced by Kamal Haasan as part of 'Reimagining Tamizh Nadu'