Saturday, January 18, 2020

Environment

Environment

Uncertainty hangs over mega event on Yamuna floodplains

DELHI With just 10 days to go, uncertainty hangs over a giant cultural festival being organised on the floodplains of the Yamuna as experts are...

Rohtang Pass faces pollution threat with more vehicles

MANALI Air pollution in the Rohtang Pass region is likely to increase significantly by 2022 owing to the increasing number of vehicles said a study by the National Environment Engineering...

Need to ensure upkeep of Harithavanam

Harithavanam former contract has expired KOCHI:   The agreement between the Ernakulam District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) and a private firm for the upkeep and...

Bhanjanagar eco-tourism centre delights nature lovers

BERHAMPUR An eco-tourism centre was opened near Bhanjanagar, 80 km from here, in Ganjam district recently. Bhanjanagara is the constituency of forest and environment minister...

Machia bio park to put Jodhpur on eco-tourism map

JODHPUR Machia Biological Park will be opened for public in March which will thus put Jodhpur on the eco-tourism map of the country. Spread over 41...
mundamveli

Red signal for Kochi’s eco-tourism project

Kerala High Court has asked GCDA not to proceed with ecotourism project KOCHI:   The Kerala high court on Monday ordered the Greater Cochin Development...

India launches national mission on Himalayan studies

DELHI The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched a Centrally funded National Mission on Himalayan Studies in 2015 to accord high priority...
taj mahal

Too many mud packs greying up Taj Mahal: CPCB

AGRA The Taj Mahal is known as a monument of love made with pristine white marble. However, contrary to the growing concerns about the yellowing...

NGT examines night flying rules at airports

Why is night curfew not implemented for flights, National Green Tribunal asked DELHI:   Why is night curfew not implemented for flights to and from airports...

Sunderbans is a sinking ship: Bittu Sahgal

KOLKATA Writer, journalist and environmental activist Bittu Sahgal has called the Sunderbans 'a sinking ship' and food, health, water, financial and social security would all be undermined if the...