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World Environment Day
India  /  Published 06.06.19

A rose named E.K. Janaki Ammal

Two top plant breeders have on World Environment Day named a new hybrid rose after E.K. Janaki Ammal, India’s first woman botanist who was instrumental in restructuring Calcutta’s Botanical Survey...
By K.A. Shaji in Thiruvananthapuram

North East  /  Published 04.06.20

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 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

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.06.19

Come clean, Jharkhand tells industries

Tata Steel and Maithon Power — a joint venture between the Tata Group and DVC — have voluntarily opted for pollution assessments on their plant premises in Jamshedpur and Maithon, Dhanbad, walking...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.19

Government report nails air toxicity

A state agency’s report has laid bare the dangerous levels of toxicity in the city’s air, which is defying the trend of falling air pollution level in most Bengal districts.A report published by t...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.06.20

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

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

India  /  Published 16.06.19

Kerala town makes planting of fruit trees essential

A Kerala town has made it mandatory for all new buildings to plant native fruit trees as a condition for the grant of the occupancy certificate, without which the building cannot be occupied.The Left-...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 31.05.19

Meghalaya readies for record on World Environment Day

Meghalaya has its eyes set on record books on World Environment Day with plans to plant nearly 1.5 million trees.Under the Meghalaya One Citizen One Tree campaign, to be initiated on June 5, about 1 m...
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


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