- Delhi's air quality poor, but better than last few years(15:44)
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The worsening air quality in Delhi has now firmly entered the poor category with an overall air quality index (AQI) score of 266 on Sunday with the only consolation being that pollution is not as bad as that of previous years.
- Mega laser show in Connaught Place for Diwali: Kejriwal(20:06)
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) To dissuade people from bursting crackers, the Delhi government will organise a mega Diwali laser show between October 26 and 29 at Connaught Place, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday.
- Goa CM slams green activists for mining industry shutdown(18:48)
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) Slamming environmentalists for repeatedly blocking development projects in the coastal state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday, squarely blamed the shutdown of Goa's mining industry on green activists.
- Venice presents plan to tackle climate change(15:42)
Copenhagen, Oct 12 (IANS) In a bid to save its heritage, the Italian city of Venice has presented a plan to tackle the effects of climate change, calling for responsible tourism at this years C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen.
- Delhi air quality to stay poor due to stubble burning spike(20:54)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Air quality in the capital entered the poor category on Friday with an overall AQI score of 208 and increased incidents of stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana in the last 24 hours are likely to further deteriorate the air quality to the very poor category in the next two days.
- Goa's anti-litter campaign to roll out soon(20:48)
Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) The Goa Tourism department is giving finishing touches to its anti-litter campaign, which is aimed at deterring tourists from creating nuisance on beaches and public areas, that includes drinking and cooking in public or littering.
- Delhi's 2 crore people my strength: Kejriwal to C40 summit(19:06)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday participated in the C40 Cities Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark through video conferencing and said no plan to tackle climate change can be successful without the support and participation of the people while adding that Delhi's two crore people are his strength.
- Kejriwal hopes Centre, neighbours act as air quality turns poor(12:56)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) As the air quality of the national capital starts deteriorating with the onset of winter, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the city government is doing all it can and hoped that the authorities, including the Centre, Punjab and Haryana governments, also take some concrete steps to curb the pollution.
- Delhi among 35 Mayors pledge to deliver clean air(12:26)
Copenhagen, Oct 11 (IANS) Thirty-five Mayors from across the world, including New Delhi and Bengaluru, on Friday pledged to deliver clean air to the over 140 million people living in their cities.
- Kejriwal to address C40 summit via video-conferencing(11:10)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) After the Centre denied him the permission to attend C40 Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address the session on Friday through video-conferencing on the steps to tackle air pollution. He will also address a joint press conference of seven cities.
- Flights, trains cancelled in Japan ahead of typhoon(11:04)
Tokyo, Oct 11 (IANS) Hundreds of flights and trains were cancelled in Japan on Friday ahead of the arrival of super typhoon Hagibis, considered one of the most powerful storms in the Pacific this season.
- Favour products containing plastics recycled from waste: UN(08:34)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A European Commission-funded project supported by the UN is calling for consumers to demand electronic and electrical products made with recycled plastic, and for manufacturers to redesign products to both improve recyclability and integrate recycled plastics in new products.
- Kolkata's e-plan bags global award at C40 meet(22:36)
Copenhagen, Oct 10 (IANS) The low carbon commute transition of Kolkata with planned introduction of 5,000 e-buses and electrification of all ferries that run across the Ganges river by 2030 won the world's seven best climate projects here on Thursday.
- Kaziranga to be opened for tourists on Saturday(20:22)
Guwahati, Oct 10 (IANS) The Kaziranga National Park, the UNESCO world heritage site, in Assam would be opened for tourists on Saturday, said Divisional Forest Officer Rohini Ballav Saikia, here on Thursday.