Aarey Colony residents protest against the tree-cutting drive.
The seas are rising relentlessly but not the world leaders. It’s hot even in the Arctic but decision-makers are cool. Young people are on the streets protesting against inaction, but heads of states huddled together in Osaka, Japan for the G20 meeting with facile jokes, embarrassing handshakes and posed smiles.
A majestic range of mountains in India is fighting a losing battle against illegal mining, real estate construction and encroachment. Running approximately 692 km in a southwest direction, the Aravalli range start in North India from Delhi and pass through southern Haryana, through to Western India
The recent years have seen an alarming increase in forest fires across India. According to the Real Time Forest Alert System of the Forest Survey of India (FSI), the number of forest fires shot up to 14,107 from 4,225 between November 2018 and February 2019.The Forest Alert System is part of the Large Forest Fire Monitoring Programme
India’s theme song for World Environment Day (WED), celebrated world over on June 5, was ‘Hawa Aane De’(let the air in) focusing the 2019 WED theme of air pollution. The song was launched in the national capital on May 29. Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the song in the presence of actor Shekhar Suman and singer Shaan.
Turkey and all other foreign forces should immediately withdraw from Syria and seek a political solution and that’s the only best way forward, as the United Arab Emirates has suggested. The UAE is also correct in stating
Both the current occupant of the White House, Donald Trump, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are courting their electoral “bases” by taking ruinous decisions on north-eastern Syria. Trump gave Erdogan a green light
It is with some combination of dread and resignation each morning that I open up my internet browser and confront the headlines of the day. The sad reality is most of the news is bad. And whether it’s about crime, politics