Green

  • Steps to make Rameswram a holy island Yesterday

    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 bio-waste seperately...
  • Hyderabad: Ganesha goes green, eco-friendly clay idols flood the market 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Pearl City is all set to celebrate the Ganesh festival in an eco-friendly manner and with the tallest Ganesh idol in the country this year. The 60-feet 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 Krishna’s 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...
  • 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 2014 says FY15 GDP growth seen at 5.4-5.9 pc 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 5, 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

    CNN-IBN'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 2-km no-construction 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 eco-sensitive zone around the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. The Ministry is mooting a 2-km...
  • '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, 2-year-old Noah Shannon Green and 4-month-old 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 eco-sensitive 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 eco-sensitive 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. ...
  • Blow to Noida buyers: Who is at fault- authorities or the builders? 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 eco-sensitive zone surrounding the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. Construction around the eco-sensitive Okhla Bird Sanctuary...
  • Noted international NGO Greenpeace a 'threat to economic security': IB June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: International non-government organisation Greenpeace is in a spot of bother after an Intelligence Bureau report called it "a threat to economic security" and accused it of impacting the country's GDP by initiating agitations and campaigns against coal and nuclear power plants. In its report on foreign-funded NGOs, the IB...
  • Himachal Pradesh gets $100 million loan from World Bank June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday got a $100 million development policy loan from the World Bank to enable the hill state to manage its natural resources. The agreement was signed here between the government of India, the state government and the World Bank. The project was approved by the World...
  • Himachal to get USD 100 million from WB for 'green' growth June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh today became the first Indian state to get USD 100 million World Bank project for promoting green growth and sustainable development in the state as the Centre, the World Bank and the state signed a deal to this effect here today. World Bank's Clean Technology Fund (CTF)...
  • Noida flat owners explores options as SC upholds Green Tribunal order June 11, 2014

    Noida Flat Owners Association is exploring legal options after the Supreme Court upheld the stay on construction imposed by the National Green Tribunal in the eco-sensitive zone surrounding the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. ...
  • Buyers have to wait for possession of Noida flats June 11, 2014

    Buyers of flats in some parts of Noida will have to mark time as the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to interfere with an NGT order restraining the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority from issuing completion certificates in respect of structures falling within 10 km of the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. An...
  • Noida: 30,000 flats face uncertainty as SC upholds Green Tribunal order June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: 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 eco-sensitive zone surrounding the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. Construction around the eco-sensitive Okhla...
  • Teen tearjerker 'Fault in Our Stars' trounces Tom Cruise flick June 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: "The Fault in Our Stars," a heart-wrenching love story about teens who meet in a cancer support group, won over moviegoers with a stellar $48.2 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters over the weekend, handily beating the new Tom Cruise sci-fi action film, "Edge of Tomorrow." "Edge of Tomorrow,"...
  • Rajasthan government to frame green building bye-laws June 6, 2014

    The Rajasthan government is mulling to prepare bye-laws for green building in order to promote the concept in the state and has invited suggestion and opinions from various stakeholders. The state government was mulling to prepare green building bye-laws which would be implemented to promote the concept of green building, said...