User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Oct 11 2017 21:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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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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Mizoram BJP submits project on Tlawng river 7.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram BJP submits project on Tlawng river
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My village is running dry and I am grieving 5.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The river I bathed and swam in, has dried up. It's the worst drought in 140 years. First the mango trees died. Then the coconut trees. Finally the hardy palm trees have died.
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'The problem is that people in our country get used to bad news' 3.10.2017 Rediff: Movies
Kadvi Hawa has some very bad news for us all.
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Climate change to impact State’s water resources: Govt report 1.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Climate change to impact State’s water resources: Govt report
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Ken-Betwa linking project gets green nod 27.9.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The Centre's ambitious Ken-Betwa river linking project has received the final environmental clearance, subject to general and specific conditions. This is part of a much-bigger plan to link some of India's major rivers that will help fight drought spells and overcome irrigation challenges but also raises some ecological concerns. An expert panel of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) that appraises river valley and hydroelectric projects had recommended the proposal for environmental clearance last December. Following the panel's nod, the ministry issued the final environmental clearance on August 25. DNA has reviewed a copy of the clearance. Pegged at an estimated cost of Rs 18,000 crore, the project proposes to transfer water from the Ken river basin to the Betwa basin in Uttar Pradesh. Both rivers are tributaries of the Yamuna. As part of the project, a 77-metre-high and 2,031-metre-long composite dam will be built on the Ken in Daudhan village to provide irrigation for ...
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Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take? 22.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
HEATWAVE-HEALTH/SCIENCE (FEATURE):FEATURE-Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take?
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Environment Ministry to conduct five rounds of Quiz - ‘Prakriti Khoj’ across the Country 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change will hold a quiz on environment - ‘Prakriti Khoj’ throughout the country.
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Something fishy about the kettle 20.9.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'All my life I've walked into hotel rooms and headed straight to the tea tray to make myself cup after relaxing cup of tea in that kettle, never once considering that somebody may have boiled their undies in it,' says Mitali Saran.
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Gene map reveals how bajra survives extreme heat, drought 19.9.2017 ET: Agriculture
The discovery published in the journal Nature Biotechnology may help develop climate adaptation strategies in other important food crops.
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SCARY! 59,000 farmer suicides linked to climate change 18.9.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The number of deaths attributable to warming is likely to rise in the future.'
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Turn off your faucet to fight climate change, rock icon Patti Smith says 16.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
GLOBAL-CLIMATECHANGE/CONCERT:Turn off your faucet to fight climate change, rock icon Patti Smith says
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Mizoram Guv worried over melting of Himalayan glaciers 14.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram Guv worried over melting of Himalayan glaciers
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Solar grid keeps harvests high, hospitals lit in parched rural Zimbabwe 11.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
ZIMBABWE-SOLAR/RURAL (FEATURE):FEATURE-Solar grid keeps harvests high, hospitals lit in parched rural Zimbabwe
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Powerful hurricanes to fuel demands from island nations at climate talks 11.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
STORM-IRMA/CLIMATE (REPEAT, PIX):RPT-Powerful hurricanes to fuel demands from island nations at climate talks
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UN chief asks nations to commit to Paris deal amid 'dramatic floods' 9.9.2017 Rediff: News
UNICEF estimates that almost 16 million children and their families are in urgent need of life-saving support. Since mid-August, there have been at least 1,288 reported deaths.
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Cartagena struggles to get pioneering climate plan into action 9.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
COLOMBIA-CLIMATECHANGE/CARTAGENA (FEATURE):FEATURE-Cartagena struggles to get pioneering climate plan into action
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EPA chief says ready to further relax fuel standards due to hurricanes 8.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
STORM-IRMA/EPA:EPA chief says ready to further relax fuel standards due to hurricanes
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