Save youth from tobacco, amend COTPA: Bangaluru youth urge PM Modi

More than 1,000 youth from Bengaluru have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, requesting him to pass the COTPA (Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act) Amendment Bill 2020 in the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament to save youth from tobacco. Along with the youth, Consortium for Tobacco Free Karnataka, … Read more

NCPCR seeks FIR against Aaditya for using children in ‘Save Aarey’ protest

The apex child rights body–NCPCR, on Monday sought an FIR against Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray for allegedly using children in his party’s campaign to save Aarey forest. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, in a notice to Mumbai police, said that it has received a complaint … Read more

Warren Buffett says inflation ‘swindles almost everybody’ — here’s 10 ways his frugal habits can help you save money

Warren Buffett says inflation ‘swindles almost everybody’ — here’s 10 ways his frugal habits can help you save money Warren Buffett might have billions of dollars to his name, but unlike other celebrities and financial gurus, he prefers to live life simply. The investing icon practices what he preaches when it comes to financial discipline, … Read more

Mumbai: Environmentalists protest to save Aarey forest; security increased

The Mumbai police have increased deployment at Aarey forest in light of the protest called by environmentalists against the state government’s decision to build a metro car shed at the site, an official said on Saturday. Environmental organisations have called for a peaceful protest at Aarey forest on Sunday … Read more

PM Modi to attend ‘Save Soil Movement’ programme in Delhi tomorrow

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a programme on ‘Save Soil Movement’ at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan on Sunday (June 5), the Prime Minister’s Office informed on Saturday. The Prime Minister will also address the gathering during the programme. ‘Save Soil Movement’ … Read more

Rajasthan becomes second Indian state to sign MoU to save soil

Rajasthan has become the second Indian state to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to save soil by preventing and reversing desertification of fertile lands. In the Save Soil programme held in Jaipur on Friday night, Rajesh Chand Meena, state minister for panchayat raj and rural development, Lalchand Kataria, … Read more

Cranswick calls on UK government to save pig farming industry

Cranswick, one of the UK’s largest pork producers, has called for government action to save the pig industry after feed price rises added to labour shortages to place farmers under “unsustainable strain”. Adam Couch, chief executive of the listed group, said ministers must do more in the coming months to ensure that the UK had … Read more