Commemorating the Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984, the National Pollution Control Day is observed every year. Let's have a look at how pollution affects our lives, the reasons behind air pollution and ways to control pollution.
The huge volumes of leakages in plastic wastes demands a clarion call for a recycling revolution in the country.
The plastic waste may include empty water bottles, cold drink bottles, plastic canes and other such items, said officials.
The researchers noted that during the winter season, most of the Indo Gangetic Plain invariably is engulfed in a dense fog and haze.
Short lifespan of fishing equipment and lack of appropriate disposal systems have amassed plastic waste in the sea, the research showed.
Railway minister Piyush Goyal said the initiative will be the contribution of the Railways towards a plastic-free India.
Environmental, social and governance credentials of a company are key factors determining its success and growth.
Locals rattled as lack of facilities, irresponsible tourists lead to littering, open defecation, and even eve teasing and theft
My grandmother, your great grandmother, everyone would have used cloth, which could be destroyed after a single-use. More conversation around this will help rather than pushing plastic, polymers as sanitary pads, the BJP MP said.
Haaziq has been working with different people, organisations and forums to create public awareness for highlighting the hazards of ocean plastic pollution and measures to prevent it.
MPCB had given a deadline until Sunday for creating a buy-back mechanism for collection of plastic used by retailers and multi-layered or tetra packaging, which was followed by the board's instruction to speculate.
Discarded contact lenses are contributing to the rising micro-plastic pollution in the world’s water bodies and could eventually find their way to the human food supply, scientists including one of Indian origin have found.
Patnaik made the announcement while participating in the "Ama Mukshya Mantri, Ama Katha" (Our Chief Minister, our talk) programme, a video confecencing initiative to connect with the people in every nook and cranny of the state.
The fine for the first-time and second-time offenders will be Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000, respectively. A third violation will attract a fine of Rs 25,000 and a jail term for three months.
Thailand is one of the world's largest consumers of plastic bags, which kill hundreds of marine creatures living near the country's popular beaches each year.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.