Manipur’s 8 year old climate change activist

Manipur’s  8 year old climate change activist

Licypriya Kangujam, an eight year old young activist from Manipur is fighting against climate change.   She has been campaigning for action to tackle climate change in India for two years. Licypriya is often labeled as “Indian Greta Thunberg”. She rejects the comparison and appeals to the media to recognize her identity and story. “I […]

India completes phase out of Ozone Depleting Chemicals HCFC-141b

India completes phase out of Ozone Depleting Chemicals HCFC-141b

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (EFoCC) recently announced that India has achieved the complete phase out of ozone depleting Hydro Chloro Fluoro Carbons (HCFC). The achievement has its route to the Montreal Protocol. In order to move towards environment friendly technologies, the Ministry of EFoCC prohibited import of HCFC-141b. The order was issued […]

Woman in last stage of cancer plants 30,000 trees

Woman in last stage of cancer plants 30,000 trees

A 27-year-old woman suffering from last stage multiple mylema cancer brain tumour has become a symbol of patience and determination by planting over 30,000 trees to tackle air pollution which she believes is the reason why people are rapidly developing terminal diseases.  Shruchi Vadaliya, living in Gujarat’s Surat city, was diagnosed with the disease a […]

Aarey! Municipality axes Mumbai’s lungs!

Aarey! Municipality axes Mumbai’s lungs!

Mumbai’s ‘lungs’ are being amputated for a shiny new metro railway. People are unhappy, protesting, but ‘development’ steamrolls on. And, oh boy, do these sluggish Mumbai  Municipal Corporation wallahs work fast! They began felling trees in Mumbai’s Aarey forest on Friday evening, hours after getting a go-ahead from the Bombay High Court, according to local […]

मेघा पाटकर , बूझती हुई चिंगारी ?

मेघा पाटकर , बूझती हुई चिंगारी ?

जाने-माने सोश्ल वर्कर पाटकर नर्मदा बांध के निर्माण से विस्थापित हुए लोगों के समर्थन में 25 अगस्त से अनिश्चिकालीन भूख हड़ताल पर हैं। शनिवार को उनकी हालत बिगड़ गई तो उन्हें पानी देने की कोशिश भी नाकाम रही। मध्य प्रदेश के बडवानी ज़िले के छोटा बड्डा गांव में मेधा पाटकर और उनके सैकड़ों सहयोगी हड़ताल […]

Joy over piped gas in Patna

Joy over piped gas in Patna

Patna folks can bid goodbye to lugging bulky LPG cylinders that used to be a part of the monthly chores. Patna is saying hello to the amenity of piped natural gas! People will soon be relieved of the hassle of keeping gas cylinders at home and booking the cylinders. The Gas Authority of India Limited […]

सदभावना दिवस: राष्ट्रीय अखंडता, प्रेम, स्नेह को प्रोत्साहित

सदभावना दिवस: राष्ट्रीय अखंडता, प्रेम, स्नेह को प्रोत्साहित

आज 20 अगस्त, मंगलवार को सदभावना दिवस (राजीव गांधी की 75 वीं जयंती) पूरे भारत में मनाया जा रहा है। सदभावना (दूसरों के लिए अच्छी भावना रखना ) भारत के पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री राजीव गांधी की जयंती या सद्भाव दिवस मनाने के लिए मनाया जाता है। दूसरों के लिए अच्छी भावना रखना ही राजीव गांधी की […]

Single Use plastic to go, says Environment Minister

Single Use plastic to go, says Environment Minister

One of the items in the Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech was his appeal to citizens to do away with single use plastic. This no doubt has struck a chord with many environmentalists and campaigners who are rooting for a sustainable planet. Now that the PM has spoken, get ready for a massive public campaign. […]

सावन के मौके पर झूम उठा तरूमित्र आश्रम

सावन के मौके पर झूम उठा तरूमित्र आश्रम

14 अगस्त को पटना, दीघा स्थित तरूमित्र आश्रम में मनाया गया “सावन महोत्सव” यह उत्सव हर साल की तरह इस साल भी धूमधाम से मनाया गया। यह उत्सव को मनाने के लिए टीम नारीगुंजन, ज़ेवियर थिएटर क्लब, टीम दिशा, इनर व्हील क्लब ऑफ, आदि ने इस कार्यक्रम अपनी भागीदारी दिखाई। सावन का महीना जहां हर […]

Tree- friendly ‘Saawan Mahotsav’ in Patna

Tree- friendly ‘Saawan Mahotsav’ in Patna

On 14th August (Wednesday) at 4PM all arrangements were in place and everyone was ready to celebrate “Saawan Mahotsav” at Taru Mitra bio reserve. It was peaceful and green and gentle winds were blowing. Whoever was present looked excited and delighted for the celebration. The theme of Saawan Mahotsav was “Rain water conservation”. The program […]

Assam Club develops Tricolour that grows into plant

Assam Club develops Tricolour that grows into plant

HAILAKANDI (Assam) – Independence day cannot get any greener than this. A flag that grows up as a marigold plant! A local women’s club has come up with a unique alternative to the commonly used ‘plastic flag’ that people use to show their patriotism on Independence Day.  In a bid to make the environment plastic […]

भारत में ब्रांड नई इलेक्ट्रिक कारें

भारत में ब्रांड नई इलेक्ट्रिक कारें

जहाँ लोग संसाधनों मे कमी आने से परेशान हैं, तो वही दूसरी तरफ आजकल प्रदूषण की समस्या हर जगह बढ़ रही हैं, ऑटो, बस, या फिर कारें उनसे निकलने वाली धुएँ स्वस्थ के लिए नुकसानदेह है। जिससे लोगों की कई तरह की समस्याओं का सामना करना परता हैं। इन्हीं समस्यायों को देखते हुये कार कंपनियो […]

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