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Chief Minister Dhami Invites Suggestions For Uttarakhand's Development Roadmap For The Coming Years

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The suggestions received from people doing commendable job in different fields will be made part of the roadmap being prepared by the state government for the development of the state in the coming years, he said.

TMC's Proposal On Sustainable Mining In Goa

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Environmentalist Claude Alvares has endorsed the proposal of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on sustainable mining in Goa, after the Mamata Banerjee-led party announced that such a programme is high on its list of priorities if it comes to power in the state.


Delhi Winters Are Now About A Frothy Yamuna And Hazardous Air

Dilli ki Sardi (Delhi's winter) has over the years turned from being a cheerful season to a toxic time of a frothy Yamuna and hazardous air. How did this happen?

Delhi Police, SDMs Been Asked To Keep 24x7 Vigil On Firecrackers: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

Nov 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Environment Minister of Delhi, Gopal Rai on Tuesday said to prevent the purchase, sale and burning of firecrackers, especially in the border areas, Delhi Police and SDMs have been asked to keep 24x7 vigil.


Village In Himachal Pradesh Is Boycotting Polls This Time; Here’s Why

The Rarang village in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district has taken a decision to boycott bypolls scheduled on October 30.

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18 October, 2021

ALT EFF: First Of Its Kind Environmental Film Festival Goes Digital

Lachmi Deb Roy

The All Living Things Environmental Film Festival, first of its kind in India, brought compelling environmental narratives to its audience with 44 films from 31 countries.


15 October, 2021

WFH, Online Classes Leading To Spike In E-Waste Generation In India

Jyotika Sood

India is the world’s third largest producer of e-waste after China and the US


13 October, 2021

Environment Agency Warns England Of ‘Climate Change’ Consequences

Associated Press (AP)

The agency predicted that even with a rise of 2 degrees Celsius in global average temperature—below the level of warming that has been projected—England's winter rainfall will increase 6 per cent but summer rainfall will be down 15 per cent by the 2050s.


09 October, 2021

Himachal’s First CM Believed ‘Small Is Beautiful’

Ashwani Sharma

A recent book revisits Y.S. Parmar’s vision of development for the ecologically sensitive hill state that favoured small hydro-power projects over mega dams


07 October, 2021

Why First Himachal Pradesh CM Favoured Only Small Hydro-Projects And 3D Policy For Raising Forests

Ashwani Sharma

Dr Rachna Gupta, a journalist-turned–member of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC), looks at Dr YS Pradahan's model for the development of the hill state.


06 October, 2021

Meghalaya Govt. Exploring To Make Pineapple Leather, Says State's Environment Minister

Outlook Web Desk

Vegan leather is a material that is looks and feels just like leather but created from artificial or plant produce instead of animal skins.


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30 September, 2021

Jackie Shroff Roped In As Goodwill Ambassador For All Living Things Environmental Film Festival

Outlook Web Bureau

In its second edition, the festival aims to bring compelling environmental narratives to its audience with 44 films from across 31 countries.


15 September, 2021

'Science For Environment': MP Students Make Ganesha Idols That Can Purify Water

Outlook Web Desk

They are using Potash Alum, a household compound. An idol of 1.5-2 feet using it can be made at a minimal cost of just Rs. 3.


28 August, 2021

'No Means, No !' After Landslides, Kinnaur Natives On Warpath Against Hydel Projects

Ashwani Sharma

'No means, No' is a powerful slogan coined by the locals in Kinnaur supported by some social and environmental groups to stop sanctioning of any new hydel projects, almost on the lines of Uttarakhand’s famous “Chipko anadolan” – a mass movement to save the forests there .


28 July, 2021

Japan’s Nissan Reports USD 1 Billion Profit For April-June Quarter

Associated Press (AP)

The Japanese automaker says it expects to return to profit for the fiscal year through March 2022, with a 60 billion yen ($545 million) profit. It had previously expected to sink into a 60 billion yen annual loss.


28 July, 2021

World Nature Conservation Day: How Home-Grown Produce And Bird Feeders Can Save Mother Earth

Devina Chandola

On World Nature Conservation Day, some steps and measures which we as individuals can follow to make a difference in the larger cause of saving the environment.


25 July, 2021

Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

Associated Press (AP)

UNESCO had recommended that its World Heritage Committee add the world's largest coral reef ecosystem off the northeast Australian coast to the World Heritage in Danger list, mainly due to rising ocean temperatures.


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23 July, 2021

Kerala's 'Oldest Learner' Bhageerathi Amma Dies At The Age Of 107

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhageerathi Amma was a recipient of prestigious Nari Shakti Puruskar by the Central government for her incredible contribution in women empowerment


Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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