ENVIRONMENT

India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies: Goyal

AMN / NEW DELHI India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is the lowest amongst big economies, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal adding that the ambitious renewable energy target of 450 Gigawatts by 2030 shows India’s commitment towards the United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals. Speaking at the UN Trade Forum … Continue reading India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies: Goyal

Forest cover in India increases by 24.56% to over 8 lakh sq kms

AMN / NEW DELHI UNION Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that every day is an environment day for India. He said trees, animals, and birds have always been revered in India. Mr Javadekar has said that India is one of the few countries where forest cover has actually increased in the last decade. He … Continue reading Forest cover in India increases by 24.56% to over 8 lakh sq kms

Noted Environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna is no more

AMN / WEB DESK Veteran environmentalist and pioneer of the Chipko movement,Sunderlal Bahuguna passed away on Friday at the AIIMS in Rishikesh after battling Covid-19. He was 94. Bahuguna, who led protests against the felling of trees in the Garhwal Himalayas and opposed the construction of the Tehri Dam, was admitted to AIIMS in Rishikesh … Continue reading Noted Environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna is no more

Killing 18 elephants by lightning an absurd argument: Assam engineers’ forum

T Navajyoti / Guwahati Shocking death of 18 wild Asiatic elephants due to electrocution by lightening within seconds can be justified with only an absurd argument, stated All Assam Engineer’s Association (AAEA) demanding a high-level scientific investigation into the Nagaon incident that took place on the night of 12 May. The forum of engineering graduates … Continue reading Killing 18 elephants by lightning an absurd argument: Assam engineers’ forum

FM Sitharaman, US Special Presidential Envoy discuss various climate change issues

WEB DESK Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry today met in New Delhi and discussed various issues related to climate change. Ms Sitharaman and Mr Kerry acknowledged the strong and shared interests between India and the US to combat climate change concerns. The need for enhanced climate … Continue reading FM Sitharaman, US Special Presidential Envoy discuss various climate change issues

Climate Change can be fought through policies, laws and behavioural change, says PM Modi

Receives CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, climate change can be fought through policies, laws, rules and orders as well as behavioural change. He stressed that behavioural change is the most powerful way to fight these challenges. He added that this spirit of behavioural … Continue reading Climate Change can be fought through policies, laws and behavioural change, says PM Modi

Govt to bring Cheetah back from extinction: Javadekar

AMN / WEB DESK The big cat will be a reality soon as the government will bring Cheetah back from extinction. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the government is working on reintroduction of Cheetah, which went extinct in 1952. He said, India has thriving wildlife and biodiversity with 70 per cent of global tiger population … Continue reading Govt to bring Cheetah back from extinction: Javadekar

Javadekar reviews performance of Marine wildlife protection Anti-Poaching Camps

AMN Union Minister for Environment, Forests, Climate Change and Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar is presently on a visit to Lakshadweep. The Minister visited Suhali, Bangaram and Thinnakara islands. He reviewed the performance of Marine wildlife protection Anti-Poaching Camps. He will leave for Kochi tomorrow morning via Agatti Airport.

Clean Air Programme to be implemented in 122 cities across India

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has informed that the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) will be implemented in 122 cities across the country. Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha today, Mr. Javadekar said that city specific polluting factors will be determined before the programme is rolled out.

Haryana has reduced instances of stubble burning by 25 %: Javadekar

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has informed that Haryana has reduced instances of stubble burning this year by 25 per cent. Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Mr. Javadekar said that stubble burning in the month of October and November especially in the states of Punjab and Haryana causes serious … Continue reading Haryana has reduced instances of stubble burning by 25 %: Javadekar

SPORTS

EURO Cup 2020: Germany thrash Portugal 4-2; Italy to clash with Wales tonight

@EURO2020 In Euro Cup Football, Germany thrashed Portugal 4-2 in the Group F encounter as Kai Havertz and R ...

Obituary: “Flying Sikh” is no more

By Harpal Singh Bedi Legendary runner Milkha Singh passed away late last night at Chandigarh leaving behind ...

India mourns demise of Milkha Singh

Tributes pour in for different quarters after demise of Indian sprint legend Flying Sikh Milkha Singh A ...

خبرنامہ

کورونااورلاک ڈاؤن بھی نفرت کے وائرس کو ختم نہیں کرسکے

مذہبی منافرت اور فرقہ وارانہ بنیاد پر عوام کو تقسیم کرنے کا ی ...

کووڈ کے نئے معاملات ساٹھ ہزار سے بھی کم۔ صحت یابی شرح چھیانوے اعشاریہ دو-سات فیصد پہنچی

وزارتِ صحت نے کہا ہے کہ آج لگاتار تیرہویں دن کووڈ کے نئےمعامل ...

ایران کے نو منتخب صدر ابراہیم رئیسی نے انقلابی اور فعال حکومت بنانے کا وعدہ کیا

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TECH AWAAZ

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy violates Indian IT rules: Govt tells Delhi HC

FILE PHOTO AMN Government of India told Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsAp ...

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

Taj Mahal reopen, 650 visitors allowed at a time

AMN / Agra The iconic Taj Mahal reopened for visitors today. Only 650 people have been allowed to enter the ...

MoU signed for Development of Sea Plane Services in India

MoU will be a game changer in enhancing seamless connectivity across the nation and give a boost to the touris ...

MEDIA

PEC lauds India for corona compensation to scribes 

by Thakuria Navajyoti Press Emblem Campaign, the Switzerland-based international media rights and safety bo ...

Delhi CM inaugurates vaccination facility for journalists

AMN Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today inaugurated free of cost walk-in vaccination facility for jo ...