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Less than 5 pc of total e-waste in India recycled: Assocham

Less than five per cent of India's total electronic waste (e-waste) gets recycled due to absence of proper infrastructure, legislation and framework, industry body Assocham said today.

In its analys

Chavittu Natakam to raise environment awareness


It is a novel way to celebrate World Environment Day on June 5 and create awareness among believers to preserve the Earth.

‘Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour’, Ochanthuruth, under the Varapuzha

Thirsty India can even make the oceans rise

Is India’s thirst for fresh water causing ocean levels to rise? Already, experts warn that the backwaters of Kerala and the deltas of the Ganga, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery and Mahanadi on the east coa

Medicos turn green saviours


Students of the Stanley medical college will plant 4000 saplings this year as part of their Green Hands club (GHC) initiative in Tiruvallur district.

The club was started with zeal to improve the gr

Ardent cyclers peddle in style


Caught in the space war among motorists, cars and buses on the city roads is the declining
population of cyclists.

Normal bicycles which were a common sight even about a decade ago, are rare not bec

Pejawar seer serves ultimatum on UPCL


The expert committee appointed to assess the environmental impact on villagers living around the thermal power plant of Udupi Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), in Yellur village in Udupi district has

Revise thermal power plants guidelines: Green Tribunal to MoEF


The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to revise guidelines for setting up of thermal power projects by clearly demarcating the areas not conducive

Nature lovers to plant trees on 500 acres


With its lush green hills, fields of paddy, lakes and streams, Thazhanjira is a nature lover's dream.

To make sure it remains this way a group of nature enthusiasts from Puthanvelikkara, near Parav

Chennai gears up for Biodiversity Day

A series of biodiversity events will be held in the city on Tuesday as the top brass of the Union environment and forest ministry will observe International Day for Biodiversity, National Biodiversity

Policy for cleaner environment


Tamil Nadu government on Thursday unveiled the draft state environment policy, striving to promote, coordinate and regulate the activities towards providing healthier environment to the people of the

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