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  • Odd-Even 3: Exemption for CNG vehicles end, benefits for women to stay
    CitiesOdd-Even 3: Exemption for CNG vehicles end, benefits for women to stay

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced the return of Odd-Even Scheme in the national capital; the scheme will be implemented for the third time from November 4-15.

    9 days ago
  • An open letter by an Indian tree
    Lifestyle NewsAn open letter by an Indian tree

    In my years of coping with co-existence with humans I have realised, that their memories are scarce and their actions based on convenience. Reposting has been the main tool of that convenience recently. So much so that most of them posted about the burning of a structure that was built by the wood of thousands of trees and the head of that country assuring the world that more trees will be cut to rebuild it.

    2 months ago
  • Gurugram world's most polluted city, 6 other from India under top 10: Study
    HealthGurugram world's most polluted city, 6 other from India under top 10: Study

    Gurugram in the National Capital Region (NCR) has been named as the world's most polluted city, said a study by IQAir AirVisual and Greenpeace. As per latest data released in the study, India dominates the list with 15 out of 20 cities from across the world.

    8 months ago
  • 12-year-old boy design ship to save marine life
    Environment12-year-old boy design ship to save marine life

    Good news! A 12-year-old Pune-based boy has designed a ship named 'ERVIS' that will help reduce pollution in the ocean and save marine life. Haaziq Kazi has designed a ship which has saucers in its base to suck plastic and other forms of waste from the ocean and segregate it. “The ship has saucers surrounding it, with centripetal force to suck in the waste and store it in the chamber. The waste then gets segregated between marine life, water and the waste,” Kazi told media.

    9 months ago
  • Microplastic particles are creating chaos in ocean: Here's how
    EnvironmentMicroplastic particles are creating chaos in ocean: Here's how

    In the recent discovery led by a team of scientists in China, it has been revealed that the tiny particles of human-made plastics are polluting the deepest point in the ocean.

    10 months ago
  • Delhi air 'severe,' EPCA bans industrial activity, construction
    CitiesDelhi air 'severe,' EPCA bans industrial activity, construction

    With pollution remaining 'severe' for the third consecutive day in the national capital, the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) on Monday banned construction work and industrial activities in pollution hotspots till Wednesday.

    10 months ago
  • Drop in mercury turns Delhi air 'severe'; may improve next week
    CitiesDrop in mercury turns Delhi air 'severe'; may improve next week

    Sharp drop in the minimum temperature caused the air quality in Delhi-NCR to turned 'severe' on Sunday and as per the Met it will remain so till Monday morning as such physical activities outdoors should not be encouraged.

    10 months ago
  • NGT fines government Rs 25 crores as Delhi becomes world's most polluted city
    India NewsNGT fines government Rs 25 crores as Delhi becomes world's most polluted city

    Delhi has been pronounced as world's most polluted city and National Green Tribunal Court has fined the government with Rs 25 crores for failing in stopping the burning of plastic in the area. In 2013, the court had banned burning of plastic material in the air.

    11 months ago
  • Nestle to offer free Maggi packets as a part of waste management program
    CompaniesNestle to offer free Maggi packets as a part of waste management program

    Nestle India has come up with a new waste management program under which if the consumers returns ten empty wrappers of Maggi noodle, then they will get a free Maggi Noodles packet. This 'Maggi wrappers return program is an attempt to curb plastic waste. The project is running in Dehradun and Mussoorie on a pilot basis.

    11 months ago
  • Never thought bursting crackers could land anyone in jail: Delhi DCP
    India NewsNever thought bursting crackers could land anyone in jail: Delhi DCP

    A Delhi Police Deputy Commissioner Devender Arya landed himself into trouble with a tweet over SC's ruling on bursting crackers. After facing backlash on social media, the cop deleted his tweet from the social media.

    12 months ago