ENVIRONMENT

Pollution: SC bans 15-year-old petrol & 10-year-old diesel vehicles in NCR

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court has prohibited the plying of 15-year-old petrol and 10-year-old diesel vehicles in the national capital region due to the prevailing pollution situation. The Apex court made it clear that such vehicles would be impounded if found on the roads in Delhi-NCR. Terming as “very critical” and “horrible” the … Continue reading Pollution: SC bans 15-year-old petrol & 10-year-old diesel vehicles in NCR

Seven elephants electrocuted in Odisha

Seven elephants were electrocuted on Saturday morning at Odapada block in Dhenkanal district of Odisha. Out of seven four are male, two female and one calf. The incident occurred in Kamalanga village when a flock of thirteen elephants came across a high volt electric wire that was hanging very low. State Forest Minister said that … Continue reading Seven elephants electrocuted in Odisha

European Parliament backs ban on single-use plastics

WEB DESK The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics to counter pollution in seas, fields and waterways. The ban would affect a range of products for which valid alternatives are available – from plastic straws to earbuds and plates – as of 2021 and would make sure that plastic bottles … Continue reading European Parliament backs ban on single-use plastics

GD Agarwal gives up his life for Ganga

AMN / Rishikesh Enviornmentalist G D Agarwal, who was on an indefinite fast since June 22 to pressurise the government to clean river Ganga, has died at the AIIMS hospital in Rishikesh. He was 87. Agarwal, also known as Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand, was shifted by the police from Haridwar to AIIMS in Rishikesh yesterday … Continue reading GD Agarwal gives up his life for Ganga

Who was GD Agarwal?

AMN GD Agarwal, as Sant Swami Sanand, Sant Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand  who died on Thursday at AIIMS Rishikesh following long fast demanding cleansing of River Ganga, was an Indian Environmentalist and religious figure, professor, monk. He was the Patron of an NGO named the Ganga Mahasabha founded by the Madan Mohan Malviya in 1905 … Continue reading Who was GD Agarwal?

UN: Global temperature accelerating

WEB DESK A UN climate panel says the average temperature worldwide is likely to rise 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by as early as 2030. On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, released a report on the impact of 1.5 degrees of global warming. The report says human activities have pushed … Continue reading UN: Global temperature accelerating

PM Vouch for climate justice

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has underlined the need to talk, write, debate, discuss and deliberate as much as possible on questions relating to the environment. At the same time, he said, it is vital to encourage research and innovation on subjects relating to the environment. In an article published in … Continue reading PM Vouch for climate justice

PM Modi gets UN Champions of Earth Award

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded with the prestigious United Nations Champions of the Earth Award. UN Environment has announced that Mr Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have been awarded in the Policy Leadership category, for their efforts regarding their International Solar Alliance. The award also recognises the efforts for promoting new … Continue reading PM Modi gets UN Champions of Earth Award

World Ozone Day offers an opportunity to focus global attention on vital environmental issue: Harsh Vardhan

Vinit Wahi / NEW DELHI Stressing upon the need to strengthen active collaboration between the government, industries, industry associations and all stakeholders, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the World Ozone Day offers an opportunity to focus global attention and action on the vital environmental issue of … Continue reading World Ozone Day offers an opportunity to focus global attention on vital environmental issue: Harsh Vardhan

Clean Mobility is most powerful weapon in fight against Climate Change: PM

WASI IMAM / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that Clean Mobility powered by Clean Energy was the most powerful weapon in the fight against Climate Change, and was the key driver of the economy. Inugurating India’s first Global Mobility Summit – MOVE in New Delhi today. Mr Modi said, this means a … Continue reading Clean Mobility is most powerful weapon in fight against Climate Change: PM

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