Environment Ministry

Environment Min nod to Indian Oil's Panipat ethanol plant

Environment Min nod to Indian Oil's Panipat ethanol plant

New Delhi: The Union Environment Ministry has given its clearance to Indian Oil Corporation for setting up a 2G ethanol plant in Panipat,...Read More

Centre asks States to tell all places of worship to prohibit single-use plastic

Centre asks States to tell all places of worship to prohibit single-use plastic

New Delhi : All states and Union Territories have been asked to communicate to temples, mosques, gurudwaras and churches about the ill-ef...Read More

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Massive drive to clean up beaches, river fronts

 New Delhi : As a run-up to the World Environment Day on June 5, the Environment Ministry on Thursday formed 19 teams to clean up 24 sea ...Read More

WHO report: 14 Indian cities most polluted in the world; experts call for more action to tackle air pollution

WHO report: 14 Indian cities most polluted in the world; experts call for more action to tackle air pollution

New Delhi: Delhi, Kanpur and Varanasi are among the 14 most-polluted cities in the world, a new WHO report released today said even as en...Read More

Balasaheb Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park hits environment ministry roadblock

Balasaheb Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park hits environment ministry roadblock

Mumbai: Even after five years after the death of Shiv Sena supremo, the late Balasaheb Thackeray, his proposed memorial at the Mayor’s bu...Read More

Delhi Air pollution: Environment ministry forms high-level committee to propose and monitor solutions

Delhi Air pollution: Environment ministry forms high-level committee to propose and monitor solutions

New Delhi: The environment ministry has set up a high-level committee to propose and monitor solutions to air pollution, which has risen ...Read More

Yamuna cleaning: NGT slaps Rs 50K fine on Environment Ministry, Delhi govt

Yamuna cleaning: NGT slaps Rs 50K fine on Environment Ministry, Delhi govt

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 each on the Environment Ministry (MoEF) and the Delhi government f...Read More

Don’t intend to alter food habits, hit businesses: Govt

Don’t intend to alter food habits, hit businesses: Govt

New Delhi: The government does not want to “alter” the food habits of people and put businesses in the sector in “any kind of difficulty”...Read More

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Open to suggestions on cattle slaughter notification: Centre

New Delhi : The government on Sunday said it is open to the suggestions made by various groups on the cattle slaughter notification and w...Read More

Madras High Court stays on Centre’s ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Madras High Court stays on Centre’s ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Madurai: The Madras High Court today stayed for four weeks the Centre’s notification banning sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter.

Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

New Delhi: Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan was on Thursday has given additional charge of the Environment Ministry fo...Read More

Modi Cabinet: Anil Dave takes charge of Environment Ministry

Modi Cabinet: Anil Dave takes charge of Environment Ministry

New Delhi: Anil Madhav Dave, a Narmada river conservationist and environmentalist today took charge as the Minister for Environment Fores...Read More

Javadekar rewarded for work in Environment Min

Javadekar rewarded for work in Environment Min

New Delhi: Prakash Javadekar who replaced Smriti Irani in the Human Resource Development Ministry, has been rewarded for his work in the ...Read More

Will dutifully discharge responsibility: Javadekar

Will dutifully discharge responsibility: Javadekar

New Delhi: Prakash Javadekar, the lone minister to be promoted to Cabinet rank today, said he will “dutifully” discharge the responsibili...Read More

Swamy advises Javadekar to have ‘chai pe charcha’ with Maneka

Swamy advises Javadekar to have ‘chai pe charcha’ with Maneka

New Delhi: With Prakash Javadekar being involved with a public spat with Union Women and Child Development Minister over the culling of w...Read More

Modi’s ministers lock horns over ‘animal killing’

Modi’s ministers lock horns over ‘animal killing’

New Delhi : Two union ministers Maneka Gandhi and Prakash Javadekar have clashed on the issue of culling of animals. The minister for wom...Read More

Environ Min pulled up for ‘poor’ performance in controlling pollution

Environ Min pulled up for ‘poor’ performance in controlling pollution

New Delhi: The Environment Ministry has been pulled up for “poor” performance in controlling pollution and use of funds by a parliamentar...Read More

Environment ministry is no  more a ‘roadblock’: Prakash Javadekar

Environment ministry is no more a ‘roadblock’: Prakash Javadekar

Mumbai : As a result of efforts on the ‘good governance’ front, the environment ministry has successfully brought down the time required ...Read More

Concrete steps taken to tackle air pollution: Javadekar

Concrete steps taken to tackle air pollution: Javadekar

New Delhi: In the backdrop of air quality plunging into ‘severe’ category across Delhi, the government today said that it has taken concr...Read More

Japan reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Japan reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Tokyo: Japan reduced greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2014 for the first time in five years, the environment ministry announced on Friday.

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