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Yi Guwahati Chapter launches 1st Miyawaki Forest Project in Assam at Assam Down Town University

Yi has identified six areas of action for the year, including tree plantation with main focus on building of Miyawaki Forest, soil conservation, waste management, water conservation and natural disaster…

The 4th edition of Namdapha Butterfly Meet ended with the finding of 212 species of butterflies

Many butterfly experts and scholars attended the meet and shared their valuable knowledge to the student participants.

Junk foods must carry a ‘warning’ label: CSE

The authors of the analysis, who were also part of the 2021 stakeholder consultations organised by the FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India), have also elaborated on how…

Union Minister of Jal Shakti To Chair Conference of PHED Ministers Of 8 North-Eastern States on Jal Jeevan Mission; Conference To Holistically Deliberate on All Aspects Of Expeditious Implementation Of JJM in the States

At the time of announcement of the mission, out of total 90.14 lakh rural households in NE States, only 2.83 lakh (3.13%) had tap water connection, which has now increased…

India’s policies and programmes on electric vehicles are “a case of missed opportunities”, says CSE

Electric vehicles in India constitute less than 1 per cent of the country’s vehicle stock. Says Anumita Roychowdhury, CSE’s executive director for research and advocacy: “At a time when the…

GRSE and Naval Group of France Strengthen Cooperation in field of Surface Ships

The MOU was signed by Cmde. PR Hari, IN (Retd), Director (Personnel) GRSE .Under the MoU, the two entities will collaborate and engage to offer high-end surface ships based on…

Tezpur University of Assam organises e-Conclave for the promotion of biogas in Northeastern India

“Both the ambitious schemes were launched by two ministries of Government of India (Petroleum & Natural Gas and Jal Shakti ministry) in 2018.  Biogas technology is a prospective circular economy…

Stop misuse and overuse of critically important antimicrobials in food-producing animals: CSE

Speaking at the webinar, Olafur Valsson acknowledged the lack of coherence: “The general direction of the tripartite is not aligned. We are working together and also more closely with the…

Half of India’s freshwater-based coal-fired power plants failing to meet the 2015 water use standards: CSE

Counted amongst the most water-intensive industries in India, the coal power sector is responsible for about 70 per cent of the total freshwater withdrawal by all industries in India. Indian…

India cannot afford to delay and weaken fuel efficiency regulations for vehicles, says new CSE analysis

So far, only Stage 1 fuel efficiency standards have been implemented – that too, only for passenger cars; Stage 2 standards are facing a delay. “These standards are so lenient…