Antibiotics pose environmental risks, says study

London |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST

Although antibiotics prevent bacterial infections, they may adversely harm microbes that are essential to a healthy environment, a study has warned.

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Haryana to appoint AEOs (sport) to improve ports environment in schools

Chandigarh | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST

The Haryana School Education Department will conduct appointments of talented Assistant Education Officers (AEOs) (Sports) to improve the sports environment in all government schools. The application

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Indira Gandhi saw herself as an environmentalist, not politician: Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST

Indira Gandhi may have been criticised for her policies during her tenure as Prime Minister and called authoritative but what people hardly knows is that she was very much an environmentalist and natu

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Trump administration seeks to sidestep border wall environmental study -sources

By Emily Flitter NEW YORK | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST

The US Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to sidestep an environmental impact study for a section of President Donald Trump's border wall that will pass through a Texas nati

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'India's smart cities' plan can adversely impact environment'

London |Saturday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

The Indian government's vision to create 100 new smart cities to support the rapidly growing urban population could have a significant detrimental impact on the environment, a study has warned.

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On World Environment Day, activists want rivers declared as 'national asset'

Agra |Monday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST

Earlier this year, a court declared that Ganga and Yamuna rivers should be treated as "living entities". But is that enough to spread awareness about saving the rivers in the country? Eco-warriors don

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Majuli aims to be India's first carbon-neutral district (Environmental Feature) (With Images)

Majuli (Assam) |Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST

It's the world's biggest river island and the first such in India to be declared a district. Now plans are afoot to declare it the country's first carbon-neutral district by 2020.

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