Sharp decline in India's donkey population might be due to Chinese demand: Brooke Hospital for Animals

India, March 1 -- The number of donkeys in India decreased by over 60% in a decade The sharp decline in donkey population in India over the last decade might be linked to emerging demand of donkey hi... Read More

'Greed will consume the village': Chipko birthplace questions its choice after Chamoli disaster

India, Feb. 17 -- Following the flash floods of February 7, residents of Reni village in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district want to relocate Reni village in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, the birthplace... Read More

Minister names deceased ornithologist as member of National Board for Wildlife

India, Feb. 10 -- The board, chaired by the Prime Minister, has not met since 2014 If the parliamentary response of Babul Supriyo, Union Minister of State, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate... Read More

Villagers allege illegal tree felling in Melghat; forest dept denies claims

India, Feb. 8 -- Village Gram Sabha sent a letter toprincipal secretary, Maharashtra forest department, on Jan 27, seeking action Some villagers from Maharashtra's Malur forest village - inside Melgh... Read More

Glacier breaks in Chamoli, experts blame low snowfall

India, Feb. 7 -- Use of concrete instead of traditional wood and masonry in the Himalayas is creating a heat-island effect, warming the range, they added A major disaster struck the Himalayan state o... Read More

India exported 3,850,431 litres of water since 2015, mostly to China: Govt

India, Feb. 5 -- Water being exported even as government has not been able to meet its own targets for drinking water supply India exported 3,850,431 litres of water between 2015-16 and 2020-21 (Apri... Read More

Union Budget 2021-22: India to launch Hydrogen Energy Mission

India, Feb. 1 -- With the announcement, India has joined the race for producing the next big energy source Union Minister for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the Hydrogen Energy Mission wil... Read More

Clean cooking fuel, urban mobility find place in Union Budget 2021-22

India, Feb. 1 -- Rs 18,000 crore to support public bus transport services; experts believe move could bring down pollution Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced Rs 18,000 crore to augme... Read More

Union Budget 2021-22 cuts funds for autonomous bodies under environment ministry

India, Feb. 1 -- The allocations are also lower than the actual expenditure for 2019-20 The total allocation for the five autonomous institutes under Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Chang... Read More

Economic Survey 2021 backs setting up of social stock exchange in India

India, Jan. 30 -- It will be set up under the regulatory ambit ofthe Securities and Exchange Board of India The Economic Survey released by the Union Ministry of Finance on January 29, 2021 highlight... Read More