ENVIRONMENT

London: 300 protesters arrested in ongoing climate change protests

WEB DESK Nearly 300 people have been arrested in ongoing climate change protests that brought parts of the British capital to a standstill. The protests were organised by the campaign group Extinction Rebellion, which was established last year in Britain by academics and has become one of the world’s fastest-growing environmental movements. Police said, demonstrators … Continue reading London: 300 protesters arrested in ongoing climate change protests

Best way to face climate change is to be friendly with nature: VP Naidu

  Our Correspondent / New Delhi Terming climate change as the most common challenge faced by the world,Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that the best way to face climate change is to be friendly with nature and live in harmony with it. Addressing an event her today, Mr Naidu said, as people brace … Continue reading Best way to face climate change is to be friendly with nature: VP Naidu

Oil spill threatens UNESCO site in Solomon Islands

AMN A huge oil spill from a grounded cargo ship threatens a coral atoll in the Solomon Islands, listed as a World Heritage site. UNESCO has expressed concern that the massive leak could ruin the environment. Australia has sent experts to help the Solomons deal with the disaster. They say up to 75 tons of … Continue reading Oil spill threatens UNESCO site in Solomon Islands

Over six billion people regularly inhaling air that put their life at risk: UN expert

Shifting to renewable energy could save up to 150 million lives by the end of the century amid concerns that six billion people regularly inhale air “so polluted that it puts their life, health and well-being at risk”, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Monday. Air pollution is present both inside homes and outside … Continue reading Over six billion people regularly inhaling air that put their life at risk: UN expert

Delhi Most Polluted Capital in World, Greenpeace Report

WEB DESK The capital city of India Delhi has been ranked the most polluted capital in the world, while Gurugram (Gurgaon in Haryana is the most polluted city, says a report prepared by Greenpeace. According to the latest data compiled in the IQ Air Visual 2018 World Air Quality Report and interactive world’s most polluted … Continue reading Delhi Most Polluted Capital in World, Greenpeace Report

NGT asks poll panel, govt to ban campaign material made of plastic

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The National Green Tribunal, NGT, has directed the Election Commission, the Centre and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to convene a meeting to consider whether to ban the use of campaigning material made of plastic during elections. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the … Continue reading NGT asks poll panel, govt to ban campaign material made of plastic

Kamal Nath asks PM to send Asiatic lion from Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to issue suitable directions to the Union MOEF &CC and Gujarat for a smooth translocation of Asiatic lion from Gir (Gujarat) to Kuno National Park, Madhya Pradesh. In a letter written to the Prime Minister to PM, Kamlanath … Continue reading Kamal Nath asks PM to send Asiatic lion from Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh

School children protest over climate change in Britain

  WEB DESK Thousands of school children in Britain, went on a strike yesterday in protest against climate change, with hundreds rallying in London’s Parliament Square. There were similar protests in dozens of towns and cities, including Brighton, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford. Many of the children said, their schools had shown them leniency in attending … Continue reading School children protest over climate change in Britain

World is “losing the race” on climate change, warns UN chief

WEB DESK United Nations secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday warned that the world is “losing the race” on climate change and demanded that governments make bolder commitments beyond the Paris accord. Speaking on the margins of the World Economic Forum in Davos, UN chief said that he is not hopeful that nations would find … Continue reading World is “losing the race” on climate change, warns UN chief

India is at front in handling global environmental concerns: Dr Harsh Vardhan

AMN / HYDERABAD Union Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said India has become an inspirational example in handling environmental challenges especially reducing carbon emissions and generating green energies. Speaking after inaugurating the Atal Complex for the International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) at the INCOIS campus here Dr Harsh … Continue reading India is at front in handling global environmental concerns: Dr Harsh Vardhan

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ELECTIONS

EC issues notice to Siddhu for seeking votes on religious lines

  AMN The Election commission has issued a notice to Congress leader, Navjot Singh Siddhu for seeki ...

EC stops online streaming of web series on PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has ordered to stop online streaming of a web series on Prime Ministe ...

Electioneering at its peak for 3rd phase of LS polls

AGENCIES Leaders across political spectrum holding rallies and roadshows for the third phase of Lok Sabha ele ...

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SPORTS

Asian Weightlifting Championships begin in China

The Asian Weightlifting Championships began in Ningbo, China today. The competition will continue till the 28t ...

Asian Athletics Championships to begin in Doha tomorrow

The Asian Athletics Championships will begin in Doha tomorrow. The first day will decide eight gold medals. ...

IPL: Rajasthan defeat Mumbai by five wickets

In IPL Cricket, Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians by five wickets in Jaipur this evening. Rajasthan ach ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for h ...