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DC campaign against e-waste: High time we all woke up


Alarm bells rang out at the launch of the month-long DC campaign on e-waste management in the city on Sunday.

Before anybody pushes the panic button on the issue, speakers at the inaugural,—US consu

This bryde’s in a complicated knot


A whale that gets washed ashore becomes an object of entertainment for the people and the media alike. Except for the instant curiosity it generates, whales, however, get little attention. Even from m

Green Tribunal suspends enviromental clearance to Posco

The environment clearance granted to Posco's mega steel project in Orissa in January 2011 will remain suspended till the environment ministry reviews it afresh, the National Green Tribunal held tod

Posco verdict not a setback to govt's green policies

The National Green Tribunal order suspending environmental clearance to Posco is not a setback to government's green policies, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said on Friday, asserting that 'v

Chennai’s green library doing yeoman service to society


Chennai’s first green library has come up on the CPR Foundation premises with more than 6,000 books and journals on environment.

The library has books on topics such as air pollution, biodiversity, e

‘TN coast safe from threats’


The much-feared sea level rise attributed to climate change is not happening on an alarming scale to be worried about, at least for the next century and more, Prof. Dr Sundar, IIT Madras told Deccan C

HC stops sand mining leases

Making it clear that it cannot allow the devastation of the state for the sake of benefiting a few individuals, the High Court on Wednesday imposed a ban on sand mining in AP with effect from April 1.

Hundreds of eco-activists clean up Yamuna


Hundreds of young and old eco-activists turned up at the Yamuna ghats in this Taj city on Sunday morning to pick up trash, mostly polythene bags, to mark the start of World Water Week March 18-25.


Ship captain pleads guilty over New Zealand oil spill

The captain and second officer of a cargo ship which grounded off New Zealand last year pleaded guilty on Wednesday to causing the country's biggest ever sea pollution disaster, officials said.

The o

SC directs Centre to implement interlinking of rivers project


The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to implement the ambitious interlinking of rivers project in a time-bound manner and appointed a high-powered committee for its planning and implemen

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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