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…

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…

“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…

cihfestival – Central Indian Highlands Wildlife Film Festival – a CREW initiative –

Newsroom24x7 Staff CREW, a not for  profit organisation, and CIHfestival Secretariat today announced the Central Indian Highlands Wildlife Film Festival 2016. Just like the previous events, the Festival of 2016 is offering to wildlife lovers, students, amateur photographers, aspiring wildlife filmmakers, and professionals a mesmerizing experience in different Protected Areas and Tiger Reserves  in the form…

There is urgent need to save the oceans: John Kerry

Public Event on Oceans in Beijing, China Beijing: US Secretary of State John Kerry Monday (June 6) said that there is urgent need to save the oceans. Delivering his remarks at the Public Event on Oceans here, Kerry went on to emphasise that the leaders of two of the largest economies in the world, the U.S.…

Endangered Tiger: Modi points to the challenge of poaching and disruption of ecosystems

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed concern over the fate of the endangered tiger and said it appears that tiger habitats have reduced drastically across Tiger Range Countries. The situation has been aggravated further by the ongoing trafficking in body parts and derivatives of this magnificent animal. In India too,…

Bhopal: The disaster continues

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: The escape of about 40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate (MIC) – a highly toxic chemical – from a storage tank on the premises of the pesticide plant of Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) in Bhopal – the capital of the State of Madhya Pradesh – on the night of 02/03 December 1984…