SC stops further cutting of trees at Aarey; Idol immersion in Ganges to attract fine of Rs. 50,000; Household appliances to be rated on water consumption efficiencyPosted on 10 Oct, 2019 12:05 PM
SC comes to the rescue of Aarey trees in Mumbai
Centre gives permission to close Sardar Sarovar dam gates
When it comes to managing huge piles of waste, Indian metros have a monumental task in hand. As per 2011 figures, Delhi is the biggest waste generator with 6800 tonnes of waste being produced daily.
India has the fifth largest coal reserves in the world .
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Help influence water and environmental policy for the Himalayan states: Sustainable Development Forum, Nagaland and India Water Portal invite contributions for the upcoming Mountain Summit at Kohima, Nagaland in September 2013Posted on 29 Jul, 2013 06:15 AM
The catastrophe at Uttarakhand in June 2013, was a hot topic of discussion for many of us across the country, but only those who live in the Himalayan states understand the significance and impact it has on their lives. Poor policies and governance were the root cause; much more than heavy rains.
Left, right, up, down...bump, bump, bump! That was me… being thrown about on all sides of the jeep that I was in. No, I wasn’t off-roading! I was on an investigative mission to Pinrow, a village in Nainital district, Uttarakhand from my home. I was investigating the impact of the state government's push for 100% of child births to happen in the hospitals.
The lyrically named MGNREGA is India's flagship programme and the worlds largest employment guarantee scheme. No doubt, other superlatives can also be added to it. But just how large is India's top flagship programme? This article tries to understand the numbers.
Soil health management under hill agroecosystem of North East India - A paper from the journal Applied and Environmental Soil SciencePosted on 19 May, 2012 03:33 PM
The paper published in the journal Applied and Environmental Soil Science discusses the need for a viable option for ecorestoration and maintenance of soil resources to sustain long-term soil productivity and improve food security for the region.