Parking for your car or trees? Take your pick

The National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) said on Monday that creating a basement parking for as many as 70,000 cars is the reason behind...

DELHI, BENGALURU COULD RUN OUT OF GROUNDWATER BY 2020

Nearly half of India’s population could end up with no access to drinking water by 2030. Many of the world’s regions face destabilisation at the hands...

Meeting Pollution Challenges

Pollution, both of air and water, has assumed serious dimensions and it entails grave implications for the living organism. Viewed in a broad perspect...

India’s Agni Missiles

With the test-firing of the 3,500-km range surface-to-surface nuclear capable Agni-III missile from the Wheelers' Island in Balasore off Orissa coast...

Mythology of Water

Water is essential for the very survival of human and other beings. Without water, neither would one have food to eat, nor clothes to wear, nor nature...

India is facing its worst water crisis: NITI Aayog

‘The demand for potable water will outstrip supply by 2030’ The NITI Aayog on Thursday released the results of a study warning that India is facing it...

World Bank nod for ₹6,000 cr. groundwater recharge plan

To address concerns about depleting groundwater reserves in India, the government has joined hands with the World Bank to execute a ₹6,000-crore schem...

Cut plastic use, avoid what you do not need: UN environment body chief

MUMBAI: All over the world beach fronts are most sought after as important and necessary recreational space for society, said United Nations environme...

Impact of Tibetan Ecological Disequilibrium on Lower Riparian Regions of Asia

The Tibetan Plateau (TP), encompassing an area of about 2.5 million square kilometers, is the largest and highest region on Earth. Stretching for almo...

Plastic pollution needs to be curbed, says UN Environment head Erik Solheim

Fifty per cent of the plastic we use is single-use or disposable. Each year, at least eight million tonnes of plastic end up in the oceans, the equiva...

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