Every year September 16 is observed as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer across the world. On this day in 1987, 197 nations inked the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The celebrations are also known as World Ozone Day. According to the United Nations, the theme for the World Ozone Day, 2019 is – 32 Years and Healing, celebrating over three decades of international cooperation to protect the ozone layer and the climate under the Montreal Protocol. In observance of World Ozone Day, Media India Group spoke to Rajendra Shende, chairman, TERRE Policy Centre and former director at United Nations Environment Programme.
Memes, the digitalised version of comic strips are no longer just a recreational tool, but have evolved as a powerful business tool, propaganda instruments, electoral tool, a platform for communication and a space for self-reflection!
The season of festivities is here and so is an array of options for travellers to decide where to go. If you are too bored of attending the same festivals every year and want to get an insight into the lesser known festivals in India then we have exactly what you want-
Has India failed to impress CITES to lift the curbs on rosewood trade? Devastated by the ban artisans and exporters allege India failed to put up a strong case at the CoP 18 in Geneva.
Before Switzerland was popularised for its cinematic locations among the Indian audiences, the country had Kashmir that was portrayed as the backdrop for romance. However, now it’s the political turbulence and the issues of terrorism that have taken over the celluloid.
India generates around 9.4 million tonnes of plastic waste annually, with around 42 pc falling in the category of single-use plastics, causing serious damage to the environment. With the clarion call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban these, India is coming up with several alternatives and ways of cutting their usage. Gone are the … Continue reading Battling the single-use plastic epidemic →