User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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Mandate of Animal Welfare Board is to prevent cruelty, suffering and pain to all creatures: Shri S.P Gupta, Chairman, Animal Welfare Board of India 14.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Animal Welfare Board (AWBI) was established in 1962 under Section 4 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960. The Board ensures implementation of the animal welfare laws in the country in a very diligent manner and provides grants to Animal Welfare Organizations and advice the Centre, States and UTs on animal welfare issues.
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LIVE! Ramdev's Patanjali to shift food park from UP, blames Yogi govt 6.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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“Laws and Bills Passed, it is up to People to Act Upon Them”: Union Environment Minister 4.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that a host of relevant resolutions, laws and bills have been passed on pollution and other environment-related issues, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that it is up to the people to act upon them.
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Meet on sustainable development goals 4.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Meet on sustainable development goals
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Modi govt@4: NaMo’s foreign diplomacy - One bold stride at a time 26.5.2018 DNA: India
In his four years as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s conduct of external affairs was marked by drive and energy. He is the most peripatetic Prime Minister India has ever had.  As of May 2018, with Sochi in Russia, Modi has visited at least 54 countries on 36 foreign trips across six continents. Besides state visits to the P-5 of the United States, China, Russia, the UK and France, Modi has attended a UN General Assembly session and taken active part in a number of multilateral forums. The latter includes summits of SAARC, BRICS, East Asia, G-20, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), ASEAN-India, CHOGM, India-European Union, World Economic Forum in Davos and the Nuclear Security Summit, apart from the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris and the founding session of the International Solar Alliance, which was hosted in New Delhi in March.  By any reckoning, that is a lot of travel in 48 months, even if the Prime Minister is his own Foreign Minister, as Modi is. However, he has a competent External ...
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“Response of Developed Nations in Combating Climate Change Inadequate”: Dr Harsh Vardhan 20.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India has said that the response of developed nations for greater action in combating climate change is inadequate. Makingan intervention at the 26th BASIC Ministerial Meeting of Environment Ministers in Durban today, Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr Harsh Vardhan said that the world is at a critical stage in combating climate change.
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Environment Ministry frames new draft Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 19.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has framed a new draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2018.   The draft notification has been uploaded on the Ministry’s website on April 18, 2018.
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“Need to translate outcome of the deliberations on the ground”: Dr. Mahesh Sharma 19.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasizing the need to translate the outcome of the deliberations, in the form of suggestions on the ground, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) is expected to play a crucial role in addressing the increasing air pollution across the country in a comprehensive manner.
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“Bio-medical Waste Management Rules Amended to Protect Human Health”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 24.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Underlining the effort to protect the environment and human health from infectious bio-medical waste, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 Rules have been amended to improve compliance and strengthen the implementation of environmentally sound management of biomedical waste in India.
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Zeliang recognised as leader of Opp 17.3.2018 The Assam Tribune
Zeliang recognised as leader of Opp
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Minister of Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu, Chairs Meeting on Making India USD 5 Trillion Economy in 7 Years 15.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce& Industry addressing members of the task force.   Minister of Commerce& Industry, Suresh Prabhu, today chaired a working group on making India a USD 5 trillion economy in 7 years.
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‘India has the potential to become a leader in international bamboo export’: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 13.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Projecting India as a nation with vast resources of bamboo, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that India has the potential to become a significant player in international bamboo export.
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India reaffirms its fight on climate change, kickstarts solar revolution 12.3.2018 DNA: Money
With 22 heads of states, including French President Emmanuel Macron, in attendance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spelt out India's commitment to act against climate change and start a 'global solar revolution' during the founding conference of International Solar Alliance (ISA) here on Sunday. A brainchild of India, the ISA was launched during the Paris climate change conference. PM Modi made two major announcements during the ISA summit conference. India is going to provide a $1.4 billion financial assistance, through Lines of Credit (LoC), to 27 solar projects in 15 countries. The PM also announced the launch of a solar technology mission to bridge the technology gap in solar energy sector. "This mission will have an international focus and our government, technical and academic institutions, together, will promote research and development," PM Modi said. Macron, too, announced that his government will provide 700 million euros ($861.5 million) in financial assistance by 2022 in the form of loans and ...
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ABITA for adequate wage to labourers 11.3.2018 The Assam Tribune
ABITA for adequate wage to labourers
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Technology, public mobilisation will defeat climate change: UN 6.3.2018 Sify Finance
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is betting that the battle against climate change will be won through the technological advances and public mobilisation even if governments fail to act.
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From Tennis, Peanut Butter Sandwich, Success, Hobbies, to Quantum Computing and Financial Crisis: The best of Bill Gates's Reddit AMA 1.3.2018 Sify Finance
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Once again, Donald Trump blames India and China for US withdrawing from Paris Climate Accord 24.2.2018 DNA: Top News
President Donald Trump has again blamed India and China for his decision last year to withdraw from the historic Paris climate accord, saying the agreement was unfair as it would have made the US pay for nations which benefited the most from the deal. Trump in June last year announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris deal, saying the accord would have cost America trillions of dollars, killed jobs, and hindered the oil, gas, coal and manufacturing industries. President Trump slams Paris climate accord: “We have massive, just about the top in the world, we have massive energy reserves … Basically, they said don't use it. You can't use it. It makes us uncompetitive with other countries.” https://t.co/LfZRkoMely pic.twitter.com/LzGJLsV3Pg — CBS News (@CBSNews) February 23, 2018 But he also, at the time, said he would be open to renegotiating the deal, which was agreed by nearly 200 nations over the course of years. "We knocked out the Paris Climate Accord. It would have been a disaster. Would have ...
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Placing ASEAN at the centre, India acts east 3.2.2018 Rediff: News
By hosting the 10 ASEAN leaders on Republic Day, India amply demonstrated that ASEAN is a central pillar of its Act East policy.
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Environment Ministry takes up new plan for rejuvenation of major river water systems 25.1.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Environment Ministry has taken up a new strategy for conservation and rejuvenation of major river water systems. The new strategy takes into account the entire river basin, which is contributing its flow to the particular river stretch for conservation.
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NYC's suit against oil companies sparks mixed reaction 13.1.2018 Sify Finance
With New York City filing a lawsuit against some oil companies for allegedly contributing to global warming, some experts are expecting it to build momentum inside the US, while the affected firms are calling it a ploy to politicise climate change.
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