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Asia-Pacific must respond to climate change to survive: UNDP


May 10th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) The Asia-Pacific region must continue to grow economically to lift millions of people out of poverty, but it must also respond to climate change to survive, ... Read more...

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80 Abu Dhabi schools to start eco clubs


May 30th, 2011 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Eighty schools in Abu Dhabi have been given grants by the government to start eco clubs and empower students to help solve burning environmental issues, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Remove plastic, save environment’ campaign in Himachal (Lead)


December 20th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will launch a week-long campaign on Monday to remove polythene bags from roads, hill slopes and other areas in a major community-driven environment protection initiative. People across ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal to launch fresh no polythene drive


December 20th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 20 (IANS) In another major initiative towards community-driven environment protection, Himachal Pradesh will Monday launch a week-long campaign to remove polythene bags lying scattered on hills and in residential areas. People ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Green drive in Delhi ahead of Commonwealth Games


October 31st, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The national capital may get new green cover as the 2010 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee has started a tree plantation drive to fight the adverse effect on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NSS to build herbal gardens in Chandigarh schools, colleges


August 16th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The National Service Scheme (NSS) will build herbal gardens in schools and colleges in Chandigargh that have its units, an official said Sunday. "These herbal gardens would be ... Read more...

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10 more city forests to be developed: Dikshit


June 5th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday announced that 10 more city forests would be developed in various parts of the national capital and a herbal garden for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

School students combat climate change in their own ways (June 5 is World Environment Day)


June 4th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Nihar Thadani New Delhi June 4 (IANS) They are young and enthusiastic and their mantra is go green! Apart from being passionately involved, these youngsters are pursuing their own climate change initiatives ... Read more...

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Compulsory NSS, Scouts and Guides in Delhi schools: Dikshit


January 25th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday said National Social Service (NSS) and Scouts & Guides training are being made compulsory in all Delhi schools to imbibe a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sheila Dikshit picked for new global environment award


June 5th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be conferred the first 'Global Award for Environment and Conservation', instituted by the Indian Citizens Committee (ICC) of Kuwait and Times weekly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Differently-abled kids create awareness on dangers of Yamuna pollution


February 3rd, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): 'Parayavaran Haat,' an initiative by Society For Child Development, to give specially-abled children a platform to show their creativity by participating in interactive workshops here. The event held ... Read more...

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