GREEN

  • Green Diwali options: Upcycled candle moulds, sandstone diyas October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Upcycled candle moulds, rangoli- inspired bamboo trays and sandstone diyas are some of the 'green options' market players are coming out with to tap on to consumers preferring eco-friendly products this Diwali. While the eco-friendly candles are the much sought after green product this season, a wide range of...
  • Green Day, Sting among nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame October 10, 2014

    (Reuters) - Punk rock band Green Day, rockers Nine Inch Nails and singer Sting are among the 2015 nominees announced on Thursday for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They lead a diverse list that includes The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the late singer Lou Reed, German electronic...
  • NGT orders coal miners and transporters to pay Rs 400 crore royalty October 7, 2014

    Shillong: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered coal miners and transporters of Meghalaya to pay about Rs 400 crore royalty to the state government as per Mines Development and Regulation Act, 1957, before transporting the 6.3 million tonnes of extracted coal lying in depots across the state. While delivering the...
  • Suit, tie and a cycle: Can New York inspire PM Modi to build a green city in India? September 24, 2014

    PM Narendra Modi starts his big US visit on Thursday. Ahead of that, our executive editor is in New York, getting us the mood there. He is at the central park, on a cycle, talking about Modi's dream of building smart cities. ...
  • DMRC observes World Green Building Week September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will be observing World Green Building Week till September 27 to promote construction of environment friendly buildings. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has partnered with Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to observe the week on the theme "Get up,...
  • If she wanted to be more like me, why couldn't she just copy my hairstyle: 10 best quotes of Rachel Green as 'Friends' turns 20 September 22, 2014

    We all have had a relationship similar to what Rachel and Ross had. Rachel Green aka Jennifer Aniston was emulated for her style and hair more than any of her 'Friends' costar. The actress played the rich blonde who leaves her groom at the altar to live a life or...
  • Delhi: NGT sets September 30 deadline for units to apply for borewells September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed all unauthorised borewell units operating without its consent in Bawana and Narela industrial areas here to apply according to norms by September 30. A bench, headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, directed that any unit which is operating illegally and without submitting the...
  • Green Park to host only Test matches: Rajeev Shukla September 17, 2014

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said that new stadium will be built in the state to host IPL and limitedover matches while Green Park will be used solely as a Test venue. "To host big tournaments like the IPL, a city should have at least...
  • Steps to make Rameswram a holy island August 31, 2014

    Rameswaram: The Vivekanandha Kendra at Kanyakumari is joining hands with Rameswaram Municipality and Ramanathapuram district administration to make this holy island a "Green island", according to Saraswathi Coordinator for the programme. She said that two seperate buckets would be given to the house hold to collect plastic waste and biowaste seperately...
  • Hyderabad: Ganesha goes green, ecofriendly clay idols flood the market August 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Pearl City is all set to celebrate the Ganesh festival in an ecofriendly manner and with the tallest Ganesh idol in the country this year. The 60feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad is drawing the attention of every passerby. The gigantic idol took almost three months and 200 artisans at...
  • Greenery depleting in Lord Krishnas land Vrindavan August 17, 2014

    As lakhs of pilgrims throng Lord Krishna temples in Mathura and Vrindavan on Janmashtami, many are lamenting the dwindling green cover in the region. The Braj Mandal, spread over roughly 150 km and stretching from Bateshwar to Kosi and from Bharatpur to Aligarh, is facing both rapid construction activity and illegal...
  • Railways to harness green power to reduce hefty energy bill August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Railways have firmed up plans to harness solar and wind power as part of its move to tap renewable energy in a big way to reduce the fuel bill substantially. The total fuel bill of railways during the current financial year has been estimated to be a whopping Rs...
  • HC issues notice on PIL seeking installation of green toilets August 7, 2014

    Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has ordered issue of a notice to the Railway Board Chairman and the Southern Railways General Manager, among others, on a PIL seeking a direction to install 'Green toilet system' in all trains to prevent environment pollution. A...
  • Lady Gaga makes a cameo in the new 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' trailer July 29, 2014

    Pop star Lady Gaga sure knows how to wow her fans. Be it with her albums, her bold, independent statements or her choice of outfits. This time, she has chosen to surprise her fans with a little cameo appearance in the upcoming film 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'....
  • Swift green clearances to make MP power surplus: Shivraj Singh Chouhan July 21, 2014

    Enthused by swift green clearance to a "number of projects" in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan asserted that the state would be power surplus in next four years and supply electricity to others. Outlining future development plans of MP which was once among the least developed BIMARU states, Chouhan...
  • Sand mining: National Green Tribunal issues notice to 24 people in Uttarakhand July 9, 2014

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to 24 people for carrying out illegal sand mining activities in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district. A bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar sought response from all of them after the counsel for Uttarakhand government told the tribunal that certain people were carrying on illegal...
  • News 360: Economic Survey sees GDP growth for FY15 between 5.4 to 5.9 per cent July 9, 2014

    India will probably unveil bold reforms in its Budget on Thursday in a bid to turn around an economy growing at decade lows, but major changes to taxes will be absent, a survey showed. ...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' tweet review: The movie deserves applause for staying faithful to the book July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Literary works have often been used as reference point, source material for films. While many think directing a film based on a popular book is the easiest and also the most reliable way to strike a chord with the audience, not all books adapted into films have managed...
  • Development should not be hazardous to the environment: Bahar Dutt July 3, 2014

    CNNIBN's former Environment Editor Bahar Dutt conservation biologist turned journalist turns the heat up in her new book Green Wars documenting some of the most important issues facing the environment, and offering solutions for the same. Bahar Dutt in conversation with IBNLive. IBNLive: What led to the Green Wars? Bahar:...
  • Harish Rawat demands green bonus of Rs 2,000 crore for Uttarakhand June 28, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday demanded a green bonus of Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre in recognition of the steps taken by the hill state for environment conservation. In a letter to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Rawat claimed that Uttarakhand has an edge over other states of...
  • News 360: Delhi University scraps FYUP, admissions yet to begin June 27, 2014

    Celebrations erupted as the week long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • Environment Ministry considers a 2km noconstruction zone around Okhla Bird sanctuary June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Environment Ministry has sought the opinion of states on the National Green Tribunal order against buildings in Greater Noida. The Environment Ministry has sought the opinion of UP, Delhi and Haryana governments for notifying an ecosensitive zone around the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. The Ministry is mooting a 2km...
  • 'Jennifer's Body' star Megan Fox says she's not very ambitious June 22, 2014

    New York: Former 'Transformer' star Megan Fox says she has limited the movie assignments as her heart is not in show business anymore. Fox, who's married to former 'Beverly Hills 90210' star Brian Austin Green, has two children, 2yearold Noah Shannon Green and 4monthold Bodhi Ransom Green. She's also stepmother to...
  • Kerala to setup study and research centre on climate change June 19, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Government planned to set up a Study and Research Centre to have scientific knowledge on climate change, Minister for Environment and Forest Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan told the Assembly on Thursday. The centre would be the first step of the government to know more about climate change...
  • Don't allow NGO Greenpeace to collect foreign funds: IB to PMO June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After an Intelligence Bureau called Greenpeace a threat to national economic security, it has now clamped down on the international NGO recommending cancellation of permission given to it for collecting funds abroad besides reassessment of its tax compliance. In the fresh report, submitted to Prime Minister's Office and National Security...
  • Chennai traffic stops for timely heart transplant to save a life June 17, 2014

    Chennai: Praise is pouring in for the Chennai Police, who, along with a team of doctors from two hospitals ensured that an ambulance carrying a donor heart could be transported in the nick of time. The donor heart was transported from the Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital to the Fortis Malar...
  • Noida ecosensitive zone: Environment Ministry meets officials from Delhi, Haryana, UP June 12, 2014

    Noida: The Environment Ministry met officials from Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on the issue of the ecologically sensitive zone around the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. This after a Supreme Court ruling upheld the stay on construction as well as a ban on possession imposed by the National Green Tribunal on...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Are buyers both victims and participants in this real estate mess? June 11, 2014

    In worrying news for home owners, 30,000 flats owners in Noida face uncertainty after a Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday. The apex court upheld the stay on construction imposed by the National Green Tribunal in the ecosensitive zone surrounding the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. On the other side, South Mumbai Shiv...
  • News 360: Centre stands by Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag's appointment as Army Chief June 11, 2014

    Despite the hullabaloo surrounding former Army chief and MoS, VK Singh's differences with the anointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the UPA's decision to promote Suhag. ...