Centre for Science and Environment


Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 18:30
Industry Comes Up With Policy Putting Onus On Student; Experts Not Sure If It’s Feasible A Delhi high court panel to look into dietary habits of school-going children is split on the question of banning sale of junk food in and around educational institutions.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 18:30
Madhav Gadgil and K Kasturirangan are both scientists of great repute. But both are caught up in a controversy on how the Western Ghats - the vast biological treasure trove spread over the states of Gujarat,
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 18:30
Study Finds Residue In 96 Of 345 Samples Tested | Produce Collected From Vendors, Markets The advice to ‘watch what you eat’ may no longer apply only to the calorie conscious, with a recent study finding copious quantities of pesticide residue in fruits and vegetables. Of the 345 samples they tested, researchers found pesticide residue in 96 samples.
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 18:30
The Delhi government has kept mum on dealing with severe air pollution in the city, likely to be as bad as Beijing’s. Environmentalists are now hoping that the national auto fuel policy, which is expected
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 18:30
National Conference president and the Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdullah Saturday described Kashmiris as the `biggest thieves’ with reference to power thefts. Farooq made
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 18:30
The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) is yet to start carbon auditing for the MG Road-Baiyappanahalli stretch on which commercial operations began more than two years ago. Govt not supporting
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 18:30
Energy access in rural India has been a development priority for the government for many decades. However, 45 per cent of rural households lack access to electricity. Around 700 million people depend on
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 18:30
A large chunk of Adani Ports and SEZ's income comes from the port; the current litigation over alleged environmental damages is unlikely to affect it With over a dozen law suits pending against the Gautam Adani-promoted Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), there is gloom hanging over India's largest multi-product economic zone. Spread over 6,473 hectares, it has been taken to court on charges ranging from violation of environmental norms to destruction of natural resources.
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 18:30
New Delhi: National Green Tribunal has asked a private laboratory based in Hyderabad to monitor dioxin emissions at the Okhla waste-to-energy plant. The tribunal had recently told Delhi Pollution Control
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 18:30
It is an inconvenient truth that the poorest people in India live in the country's richest forests. The management of this green wealth has not brought any benefits to the locals Forests have been blacked
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