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‘Air Quality in Delhi Better Compared to Last Year’: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 20.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the air quality in Delhi has been better compared to last year.
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World hunger is increasing thanks to wars and climate change 19.10.2017 Sify Finance
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Fiji to sell world's first climate-change 'green' bonds 18.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Sonia Feng
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Union Home Minister chairs the review meeting on observance of ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ on 31st October, 2017 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting to review the preparations for observance of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (31st October, 2017), here today. The Minister of External Affairs, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani,
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Time has come to recapture past glory by achieving scientific and technological advancements -Vice President 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Time has come to recapture past glory of India by achieving new advancements in science and technology, said the Vice President of India, Shri M.Venkaiah Nadu, while delivering his valedictory address in the concluding ceremony of India International Science Festival (IISF), 2017 in Chennai today.
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Science is the cornerstone for progress of mankind: Vice President 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that science is the cornerstone for the progress of mankind. He was addressing the valedictory session of the 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017, jointly organised by the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, in Chennai today.
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Pope Francis blasts US for 'slap in the face' to Vatican for pulling out of Paris Climate Accord 16.10.2017 DNA: India
Pope Francis implicitly criticised the United States on Monday for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising it as a means to control the devastating effects of global warming. The United States is the only country out of 195 signatories to have withdrawn from the accord, which aims to cut emissions blamed for the rise in temperatures. U.S. President Donald Trump announced the decision in June shortly after visiting the pope, a strong supporter of the deal. At the time a Vatican official said the move was a "slap in the face" for the pope and the Vatican. "We see consequences of climate change every day," the pope said in an address to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) at its headquarters in Rome. "Thanks to scientific knowledge, we know how we have to confront the problem and the international community has also worked out the legal methods, such as the Paris Accord, which sadly, some have abandoned," he said. Under the deal, United States had committed to ...
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With CRZ nod pending, Shipping Min flags award of work for Haldia terminal by IWAI 16.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has flagged concerns regarding the award for work for Haldia multi-modal terminal even as a final order on Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance is pending. In an advisory sent in August, the MoS told the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), that it should have waited for a formal orders on CRZ clearance from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) before it awarded work for the Rs.516 crore Haldia multi-modal terminal. MoEF&CC's expert panel on infrastructure and CRZ recommended for the project clearance on May 11. As per procedure, the recommendations of the expert panel are processed by the minister for approval or rejection. The IWAI had to seek CRZ clearance as the Haldia terminal site falls within the CRZ area. The West Bengal State Coastal Management Authority appraised the project on January 10 and recommended it to Centre for clearance on January 24. According to the MoS, in December 2016, Mumbai-based ITD Cementation India Limited won ...
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“Run for Clean air Campaign Harbinger of Positive Energy”: Union Environment minister 15.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Exhorting the children to spread the message of ‘Clean Air’ throughout the nation, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, said that the “Run for Clean Air” campaign is the harbinger of positive energy
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The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley calls for capital of the World Bank to be strengthened substantially to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, building quality infrastructure in developing countries, translating the Paris Climate Change Agreement and meeting the Addis Ababa Agenda among others. 14.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Finance Minister Shri Jaitley attended the World Bank Development Committee (DC) Lunch Session in Washington D.C. yesterday. The Session focused on the Capital Adequa
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Dr. Mahesh Sharma to flag-off Mini-Marathon as Part of ‘Clean Air’ Campaign on October 15 13.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr Mahesh Sharma, will flag-off a Mini Marathon, as part of the Clean Air campaign, from India Gate on October 15, the birth anniversary of former President, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
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Consultation on climate change 12.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Consultation on climate change
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DeMo brought down terror attacks: Union Mins 12.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Narendra Modi government may be worried about economic slowdown and gloom over unemployment in the country, but Union Ministers Mahesh Sharma and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore feel the government is a decisive one that works on national interest and its efforts will soon show results. Speaking at the 'Ministerial Conclave — The Growth Debate' organised by Zee Business — Union Minister of State for Culture, and Environment, forest and Climate Change, Sharma launched a sharp attack on the Congress saying that people had lost faith in the UPA government because of the policy paralysis, and now Modi has reinstated the trust. Defending Modi government's demonetization move and GST roll-out, Sharma said there should be a strong will to take decisions. "If there is an ailment, there has to be a bitter pill for that, even though it may take time to show results," Sharma said. He added that the Union Government has always had an open mind and been open to suggestions. Sharma also claimed that demonetization has ...
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The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments: 11.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments:
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of water resources 11.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of water resources.
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Gas trading exchange coming up: Dharmendra Pradhan 10.10.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
A gas exchange platform is in the interest of the Indian consumer and in line with PM Narendra Modi's commitment to the COP21 agenda of action on climate change, said Pradhan.
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Substantially reducing emission intensity of GDP: India 10.10.2017 ET: Indicators
"Walking the talk, India's climate action plans are a reflection of our strongest commitment to contribute with our full might to the global fight against climate change," he said.
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President of India inaugurates India water Week-2017 10.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated India Water Week-2017 today (October 10, 2017) in New Delhi.
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Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind On the occasion of inauguration of The India Water Week-2017 10.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
I am happy to be here to inaugurate the Fifth India Water Week 2017. I would particularly like to welcome the international delegates, from the European Union countries and elsewhere
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Taking Science to the Masses and Building Effective Communication by Bridging Communication Gap 9.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
An effective communication strategy is very important to take science to the masses, said Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr. Harshvardhan while releasing the book “Bridging the Communication Gap in Science and Technology: Lessons from India”, in New Delhi today.
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