Stop burning of all waste: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Lalit Shastri Hyderabad/Bhopal: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, the Chairman and managing director of Biocon Limited, has raised a strong voice against the burning of all waste and emphasised that the air we are breathing is turning more and more toxic each day. According to Mazumdar-Shaw, “Any burning must only be done in enclosed incinerators.” She was speaking…

Tiger found dead on railway track

Newsroom24x7 Staff Hoshangabad: The body of a tiger fatally hit by a train was found on the railway track at Midghat near Budni between km 775 / 10-12. The accident occurred late at night. This is the second such incident in a short span of time. The source of this input is social media and…

Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife gives wildlife Clearance for Ken-Betwa Link Project

­Lalit Shastri The Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) at its 39th meeting held on 23 August in Delhi has given the wildlife clearance to the proposal for the ambitious ₹ 2,00,000 million Ken-Betwa Link Project- Phase I (Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh) proposed to be taken up primarily to address the issue…

“There has been annual loss of over Rs. 1000 crore due to non-implementation of Biological Diversity Act 2002”

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Forestry, wildlife and biodiversity expert Ramgopal Soni has written a letter to the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave pointing out that there has been annual loss of revenue amounting to more than Rs. 1000 crores due to non-implementation of Biological Diversity Act 2002 by the…

Forestry expert’s prescription for Chikungunya

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: When people in Delhi, its surrounding areas and in many other parts of India are in grip of malaria, chikungunya, and dengue, a former Indian Forest Service officer, who was borne in the Madhya Pradesh cadre, has put in the public domain a remedy, which he had offered to thousands of villagers in Chindwara district of…

In Madhya Pradesh: From “Narmada Samagra” to “Namami Devi Narmade” Campaign

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Union Minister for Environment Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave, took the initiative a couple of years ago to protect the sanctity of the Narmada River and maintain it as a source of clean pollution free water by setting up the Narmada Samagra, a not-for-profit organisation. Narmada Samagra website spells out…

“Mann ki Baat”: Modi gives a call to protect environment by making idols from natural clay

Newsroom24x7 Staff Prime minister’s inspiration, our efforts …..come, let us conserve water and protect environment –  Anil Madhav Dave New Delhi/Bhopal:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave a call to children and youth to use natural clay to carve out idols of Ganesh and Durga during the festive season. Addressing the people through the radio…

Salman Khan acquitted in black buck poaching case

Newsroom24x7 Staff 0Jodhpurr:  The Rajasthan High Court today acquitted Bollywood film personality Salman Khan in the blackbuck and chinkara poaching cases. Salman was convicted by a lower court with a sentence from one to five years on the charge of blackbuck and chinkara poaching in 1998. The killing of protected animal blackbuck had taken place…