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BJP creating an environment of terror among Purvanchalis: AAP

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Delhi's ruling AAP on Monday flayed the BJP for creating an "environment of terror" after a group of purvanchalis, preparing for Chhath pooja, was attacked by another "faction" of BJP workers.... read..
 

President greets nation on Chhath puja; calls for pollution-free environment

New Delhi | Monday, Nov 12 2018 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Chhath Pooja. ``Chhath Pooja is one of the oldest festivals of country wherein devotees worship the Sun God. We also pay our obeisance towards our rivers, lakes and ponds, which ar... read..
 

President calls for integrated approach to security in a challenging global environment

New Delhi | Monday, Nov 12 2018 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that in an increasingly connected world when political, social and economic upheavals beyond borders impact the country's security, it was imperative for India to adopt an integrated approach to security. ''There... read..
 

Paper ball point pen from Bengal SHG women to boost environment

Kolkata | Friday, Nov 9 2018 IST
Women of a Self Help Group(SHG) in Purulia district have developed a new type of environment friendly ballpoint pen which uses paper for its outer body. The paper used for the outer body is processed so that these pens can be carried anywhere just like pl... read..
 

Delhi Environment minister appeals residents of Delhi for a crackers-free Diwali

New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 6 2018 IST
Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday appealed to residents of the national capital to celebrate a crackers-free Diwali in order to reduce air pollution. ''I appeal to everybody concerned to help in reducing the local sources, which contrib... read..
 

Vulnerable South Asian communities gear up to fight floods (Environment Feature)

Patna |Wednesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Vulnerable communities in four South Asian countries across the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region are hopeful and confident of fighting floods this monsoon, thanks to community-based flood early warning systems (CBFEWS).... read..
 

Children act as 'green agents' in Rajasthan's drought-hit Baran (Environmental Feature)

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2018 1:15:05 PM IST
The "green agents" of Baran district in Rajasthan are nurturing foliage in their villages, despite a two-year rainfall deficit in the region. Over 3,000 children across 20 villages have planted 7,000 saplings thus far.... read..
 
 
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