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Water guzzling beverage firms are trying to give it back
Wed, May 06 2015. 12 23 AM

Water guzzling beverage firms are trying to give it back

Beverage companies such as PepsiCo and United Breweries, criticized for exploiting water, are trying to portray themselves as water conservators
Forest clearance granted to only one-third proposed projects: Javadekar
Tue, May 05 2015. 11 03 PM

Forest clearance granted to only one-third proposed projects: Javadekar

Govt received over 1,000 proposals seeking forest clearances for various projects in the last three years
Govt to increase air quality monitoring stations in Delhi
Tue, May 05 2015. 04 34 PM

Govt to increase air quality monitoring stations in Delhi

The environment ministry also plans to start measuring air quality across 66 cities in the country, which will include 20 state capitals
World’s worst air spurs Narendra Modi’s $25 billion utility clean-up push
Tue, May 05 2015. 08 55 AM

World’s worst air spurs Narendra Modi’s $25 billion utility clean-up push

According to WHO, New Delhi has the world’s highest levels of PM2.5, tiny, toxic particles that lead to respiratory diseases, lung cancer and heart attacks
Govt plans basin-wise hydropower review
Tue, May 05 2015. 01 16 AM

Govt plans basin-wise hydropower review

Assessment of nation’s hydropower potential will look at factors such as geology, submergence and environment
Govt tries to save forest cover despite million hectares of encroachment
Mon, May 04 2015. 05 46 PM

Govt tries to save forest cover despite million hectares of encroachment

Governments, both at state and centre, are making efforts to achieve the target of India’s 33% land under forest cover
Climate change and the Catholic Church
Mon, May 04 2015. 05 31 PM

Climate change and the Catholic Church

Like Pope Francis, religious leaders of all major religions are urging us to fulfil our moral responsibilities to the future of Earth
Firms may be allowed to sack up to 300 workers without government approval
Sat, May 02 2015. 01 13 AM

Firms may be allowed to sack up to 300 workers without government approval

Labour ministry will hold consultations with industry representatives and trade unions on the proposal on 6 May
Vedanta aims to utilize assets better in tough environment
Thu, Apr 30 2015. 12 57 AM

Vedanta aims to utilize assets better in tough environment

The challenge for Vedanta is to remain profitable in these tough times, as incremental production may well not be viable at times
Cabinet approves bill proposing Rs38,000 crore afforestation push
Thu, Apr 30 2015. 12 54 AM

Cabinet approves bill proposing Rs38,000 crore afforestation push

The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015, bill will be introduced in Parliament during the ongoing session

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