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NGT horrified at Yamuna’s Ganesh pollution, helpless?

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NGT horrified at Yamuna’s Ganesh pollution, helpless?

New Delhi, Sep 20:  The Yamuna is choked with Ganesh idols, but the government will sit quiet while ‘devotees’ flout rules and poison their holy rivers. Incredible India indeed! Is the green tribunal crying crocodile tears? Troubled by the unedifying spectacle of hundreds of Ganesha idols littering the Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal today sought […]

Oil spill threatens India’s beaches, nesting turtles

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Oil spill threatens India’s beaches, nesting turtles

CHENNAI:  Hundreds of students and fishermen were working Friday (Feb 3) to clean up an oil spill on India’s southern coast that campaigners say threatens the turtles that nest there every year. The Indian Coast Guard said around 35km of coastline off the southern city of Chennai had been affected by the spill which occurred […]

From earth to sky, we are playing with our lives

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From earth to sky, we are playing with our lives

World Health Organisation and 300 NGO’s of 50 other countries have together released a report “Global Burden of Disease”. It says that every year in India about 60 lakh people die of  pollution particles that are mixed in the air. Pucca houses, building and other activities of development that generate dust, smoke that comes out of […]

Pollution is a Cultural Problem

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Pollution is a Cultural Problem

There is a very fine line between tradition and culture. If tradition is the flower then culture is its fragrance. Our tradition conveys ‘what we are’, and culture shows ‘what we have’. Problems occurs when tradition and culture do not complement each other. Pollution is  one of these problems. Our tradition springs from the worship […]