GREEN

  • Britain's Old Vic honours Kevin Spacey for key artistic role 5 days ago

    London: Stars of stage and screen have paid tribute to Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey at a special gala event as his 11-year tenure at London's The Old Vic theatre comes to an end. The two-times Academy Award winner took over as artistic director in 2003 and is widely credited with helping...
  • Lack of green cover makes Delhi vulnerable to air pollution 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi, which was once considered the 'Garden city', is now known as the world's most polluted city. Air pollution in the city is likely to be 60 times higher than the safe levels. Senior advocate Kailash Vasdev has filed a series of reports highlighting the ruthless felling...
  • NGT notice to states,Union Territories on vehicular pollution April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Friday sought the response from all states and Union Territories (UTs) seeking the status on steps take to prevent air pollution caused by vehicles. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notice to the chief secretaries of all states and UTs...
  • Canada's Green Party concerned over uranium deal with India April 17, 2015

    Ottawa: Canada's Green party has expressed serious concern over the country's multi-million dollar uranium deal with India, saying the agreement is a direct violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. "Canada's trade in nuclear materials with India is a direct violation of the NPT, yet we resumed trading equipment and fissionable materials...
  • Accept NGT's spirit behind banning old vehicles but implementation in 2 weeks impossible: Gadkari April 14, 2015

    The Centre has decided to move the Supreme Court against the Nation Green Tribunal's order than bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years from plying in NCR. "We accept the spirit of the Green Tribunal, but at the same time, implementing this order in two weeks is practically impossible," Union...
  • Delhi: NGT order on ban of over 10 years old diesel vehicles stayed for 2 weeks April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Heeding to the plea of the Delhi government, the National Green Tribunal on Monday stayed for two weeks its order to impound diesel vehicles, heavy or light, plying in the capital for more than 10 years. "There shall be no impounding of vehicles for two weeks. We make it...
  • Eighth grader arrested, faces felony charges, for changing teacher's desktop background April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Which charges did you face when you were an eighth grader? Copying during an examination or perhaps stealing your classmate's lunch box, but landing behind the bars for changing your teacher's desktop background? An eighth grader from Florida's Paul R. Smith Middle School, Domaik Green, had been arrested last...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 10, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Virat Kohli breaks his silence on criticism of his girlfriend Anushka Sharma April 10, 2015

    Two weeks after India lost their World Cup crown in a semi-final defeat against Australia, Virat Kohli - who scored just one run in that match - has come out with an emotional outburst, saying "I am hurt". ...
  • NGT asks Delhi government if dumping in 3 landfill sites be banned April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal(NGT) on Friday asked the government if dumping in the three main landfill sites of Delhi should be banned after petitioner Gaurav Bansal alleged that ground water and air quality around landfills in Balswa, Okhla and Ghazipur have turned poisonous. It has directed Delhi Pollution Control...
  • UPCA gets Green Park on lease, still not ready to host IPL April 9, 2015

    Kanpur: UPCA on Thursday got its wish granted after the Uttar Pradesh government gave Green Park on lease to the state cricket body at 1 crore per annum for 30 years but the stadium is still not ready to host an IPL match or a day/night game due to inadequate...
  • Delhi government studying NGT ban on diesel vehicles older than 10 years April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Hours after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned diesel vehicles older than 10 years in the national capital, Delhi government said it would study the order and soon come up with a detailed report. "We are studying the NGT's order and we will soon prepare a detailed report in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 7, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 7, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra government makes mandatory screening of marathi films in multiplexes April 7, 2015

    Screening of Marathi films during the prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes has been made mandatory by Maharashtra government. ...
  • National Green Tribunal bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years in Delhi April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: In a significant step to improve ambient air quality, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday held that all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old will not be permitted to ply in Delhi. Noting that diesel is prime source of air pollution in Delhi, the Tribunal...
  • National Green Tribunal halts ongoing construction in Noida April 7, 2015

    In a significant step to improve ambient air quality, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday halted ongoing construction in some areas of Noida in Uttar Pradesh. The Tribunal also directed crackdown on old diesel vehicles over 10 years old. ...
  • Sunrise, music, or the highly toxic air pollution in Delhi; what takes your breath away? April 2, 2015

    This Green Peace India video brings into focus the stark difference between the figurative and the literal meaning of the question 'what takes your breath away?'While on one end people talk about the various thing that make their heart beat and what makes them feel happy, there are also the...
  • National Green Tribunal announces Rs 5,000 fine for littering on railway property March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those littering on railway platforms and tracks, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday announced a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted littering or throwing waste on the platforms and tracks. A bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, passed a slew of directions...
  • Our orders cannot be avoided: National Green Tribunal March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Concerned over lack of coordination and cooperation between various departments in cleaning river Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal has said it has all the "trappings of the civil court" and its directions on this and other issues should be complied with without any "default and delay". "This tribunal has...
  • Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Hyderabad March 1, 2015

    Hyderabad: In a swift operation, a heart harvested from an accident-victim was air-lifted on Saturday from Bengaluru in one-and-an-half hour and transplanted successfully in a 46-year-old woman at Yashoda hospital in Hyderabad. A 15-member team headed by Dr AGK Gokhale peformed the transplantation surgery on Padma, a home-maker from Kothagudem in...
  • PM Modi bets on genetically modified crops for second green revolution February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: On a fenced plot not far from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home, a field of mustard is in full yellow bloom, representing his government's reversal of an effective ban on field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops. The GM mustard planted in the half-acre field in the grounds...
  • Morena Baccarin, Sarah Greene contend for 'Deadpool' lead role February 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Homeland' star Morena Baccarin, 'Vikings' actress Sarah Greene and Taylor Schilling of 'Orange Is The New Black', among others have been shortlisted to star opposite Ryan Reynolds in Marvel's upcoming film 'Deadpool'. Actress Jessica De Gouw ('Arrow') and 'Teen Wolf' star Crystal Reed are also in the race for...
  • Canadian actor-writer Don Harron dies at age 90 January 18, 2015

    Toronto: Don Harron, who entertained TV audiences in Canada and the U.S. with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson and helped bring the Canadian classic novel "Anne of Green Gables" to the stage, died Saturday. He was 90. Harron's eldest daughter Martha said her father died Saturday morning surrounded by family...
  • Rs 5,000 for littering: Can fines clean-up Yamuna? January 13, 2015

    In a move to clean the rivers, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday decided to set up a committee to plan on cleaning up River Yamuna. It has ordered that people who throw pooja material into the Yamuna should henceforth be fined. ...
  • National Green Tribunal to charge Rs 5,000 as fine for discarding religious items in Yamuna January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a move to clean the rivers, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday decided to set up a committee to plan on cleaning up River Yamuna. It has ordered that people who throw religious items into the Yamuna should henceforth be fined. The defaulters caught in the act...
  • Bengaluru: Rising number of organ transplants, green corridors to save lives January 12, 2015

    Bengaluru: Two-and-a-half-year-old Yatharth's heart now beats in a young Russian child's body. When his father, Bengaluru-based techie Amit Upadhyay decided to donate his toddler's heart to a Russian child in Chennai in December last year, all of Bengaluru's traffic stood still to make way for this medical effort. "This was to...
  • South Indian musician Harris Jayaraj joins hands with environmental group January 9, 2015

    Chennai: On his 40th birthday Thursday, popular southern composer Harris Jayaraj collaborated with Green Icon Foundation, an NGO focusing on environment, public health, medical relief, education and welfare of the community. "Harris Jayaraj planted a tree sapling on his birthday and has taken an initiative in conveying the much needed Green...
  • Green Day to be inducted in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame December 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: American punk rock band Green Day will be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2015. The 'American Idiot' hitmakers became eligible for the Hall of Fame this year after they completed their 25 years since the release of their first album 1,000 Hours (1989), reported...
  • Government calendar themed 'Clean India, Green India' launched December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Clean India Green India' is the theme of the Indian government's calendar for 2015 that was released on Wednesday by Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley, who also launched a mobile app to download its digital version. Jaitley, who addressed the brief function at the National Media Centre, said...