Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Emission, road dust to blame for air pollution

The final report of the air pollution source apportionment study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has found that roadside dust and vehicular emission form the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

'Lady Tarzan' to swing across Kolhan

Jamshedpur green crusader and Padma Shri recipient Jamuna Tudu will undertake an extensive tour of West Singhbhum and Seraikela-Kharsawan to expand the base of Van Suraksha Samity (VSS), a group she h...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 06.07.20

China: Bullying on in Bhutan

China has opened a new territorial dispute, this time with Bhutan by staking claim to tracts in eastern Bhutan that include the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary adjoining Arunachal Pradesh. Bhutan had prot...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Delhi HC extends time for giving suggestions to draft EIA 2020

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday extended till August 11 the period for giving suggestions to the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification of 2020, which provides for post facto approval ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

At the mercy of development’s axe

Protected Areas in India have never been as beleaguered as they are today. Recently, there has been a spate of technical clearances awarded by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change to...
By Ghazala Shahabuddin in

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.20

New leaf: Tree plantation drive

The cycle of life goes on — this is the message that this World Environment Day brought to West Bengal. Plantation drives organized by both the government and non-governmental organizations held out...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 06.06.20

Assam oil well blowout unchecked

Oil India Limited on Friday announced an immediate financial relief of Rs 30,000 for each family affected by the May 27 oil well blowout, which continued to spout crude and natural gas at Baghjan in A...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 05.06.20

Meghalaya: Plants and cycle rides

Amid the uncertainties brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, an IAS officer based in Meghalaya’s Garo Hills region revisited the saplings he had planted nearly a year ago, on World Environment Day...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.20

Great risk

Sir — Several states in India have begun to prescribe homoeopathic treatment for Covid-19, presumably bolstered by a recommendation by the Ayush ministry earlier this year. This has led to a rush to...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.20

Low-key Environment Day event this year

With the Dalma wildlife sanctuary closed due to coronavirus pandemic, schoolchildren will miss Friday’s World Environment Day event, which has been reduced to a low-key affair. Unlike previous years...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur


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