Speaker Om Birla appreciated for extending Zero Hour for an additional two hours

Birla was elected to the Lok Sabha first time in 2014 and was re-elected this year from Rajasthan's Kota-Bundi seat.

published on : 26th June 2019

Japan's Kamikatsu aims to be 'zero-waste' by 2020

Kamikatsu is already close to achieving its goal, recycling about 80 per cent of the 286 tonnes of waste it produced in 2017, far more than the national average of 20 per cent.

published on : 16th June 2019

Zone 1 successfully goes zero waste

Sixty-year-old Sudha R, a resident of Kathivakkam in Ennore, started composting in her own terrace after learning how to do it in an awareness campaign.

published on : 13th June 2019

Karnataka Raj Bhavan eyes zero-waste campus tag

The stately Raj Bhavan has taken the lead in managing the waste produced on the campus and has set its sights on becoming a zero-waste facility.

published on : 6th June 2019

Maharashtra drought: 26 dams hit zero water storage level as on May 18

Sanjay Lakhe Patil, a social activist, alleged that the state government's distribution of fodder camps for cattle in the drought-affected regions was not proper.

published on : 18th May 2019

Greater Chennai Corporation, CAG launch ‘zero waste’ initiative

Chemicals in plastics are released into the soil, water and atmosphere. Direct toxicity from plastics comes from lead, cadmium, and mercury.

published on : 10th May 2019

Summer affects production and sale of organic vegetables near Vijayawada

Decrease in Zero Based Natural Farming due to intense heat conditions have been the cause for the decrease in sales.

published on : 4th May 2019

Scientists in Andhra Pradesh see bright future for oil seed grower

Scientists felt that organic farming whether it is vermi-compost- based or Zero-Based Natural Farming (ZBNF) depending on cow is suitable for food crops such as vegetables, rice and others.

published on : 4th May 2019

Bollywood's soft power lends a push to India-China ties

"Padman", "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion", "Thugs of Hindostan", "Sultan" and "102 Not Out" are some of the titles which hit the screens in China.

published on : 21st April 2019

Scientists to help students understand Zero Shadow Day

The children in Chennai will measure the length of the shadow cast (which will be almost zero on April 24 at noon, that is when the Sun crosses the local meridian.

published on : 18th April 2019

Pakistan and India officials hold technical meeting on Kartarpur corridor modalities

Officials reportedly spoke on the installation of a border fence and road design.

published on : 16th April 2019

Zero turnout at 12 booths in Swabhiman Anchala

One more booth, Tentapalli at Badpada under Swabhiman Anchala, also reported zero polling.

published on : 12th April 2019

Western Railway sets example in recycling, mints Rs 517 crore from selling scrap

The WR chief spokesperson, Ravinder Bhakar, said that this surpasses the previous highest ever of Rs 403 crore earned from the sale of scrap, achieved by Northern Railway in 2011-2012.

published on : 29th March 2019

US to withdraw zero tariffs program on Indian exports

The move to withdraw the GSP program will mark a draconian action by Donald Trump-led US government to reduce the US deficit with large economies.

published on : 9th February 2019

Interview | Supporting roles have always been a part of cinema, says Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub

‘Hero’s best friend’, ‘eternal sidekick’: these were ungainly words among Bollywood aspirants for a long time, until Zeeshan came over and turned it around.

published on : 7th February 2019
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