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Government issues draft rules to regulate dog-breeding business 12.1.2017 TOI: India
Dog breeders will have to register themselves with state animal welfare boards to be able to continue with their business, according to new rules. Breeders will also have to maintain records of their dogs, their breed, micro-chip number, litters, sale & purchase, death and rehabilitation.
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Environment Ministry Invites Comments on Draft Notification for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing) Rules, 2016 to Prevent Infliction of Unnecessary Pain or Suffering on Animals 10.1.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has invited comments on the draft notification of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules), 2016. The Ministry will be notifying the proposed draft Rules in the Gazette of India for public information.
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No more Kai po che? Manja banned in Maharashtra 7.1.2017 DNA: India
Ahead of Sankranti festival, Maharashtra government has banned the use of `manja' (kite string, mostly made of nylon these days) which is known to cause injuries to birds and even people. State environment department has issued a directive banning the manja. In 2015, after receiving an appeal from the animal rights group PETA, the Animal Welfare Board of India had urged the states and union territories to ban manja. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change had sent letters urging the states and UTs to impose a ban. The state government has now banned not only the use of manja string but also prohibited its storage, stated a release from Maharashtra Pollution Control Board on Saturday. "The Maharashtra government has taken the decision under section 5 of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. The manja or pucca threads have been causing serious injuries to people and birds. It has created problems like injuries to birds and animals, (causing) electricity equipment developing some problems, road ...
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English rendering of the Text of PM’s address at the inauguration of the Conference of State Environment and Forest Ministers 6.1.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Welcome everyone. An extensive discussion will take place during next two days. Many important things will emerge from brain storming sessions which may later become a part of our policy.
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2016: At A Glance 30.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2016 witnessed hectic activity at the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change – on the international and national fronts. While at the international level
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Government relaxes coastal norms for Ambedkar memorial 29.12.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
Just days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Statue off Mumbai's coast, the Centre has paved the way for construction of Dr.Bhimrao Ambedkar memorial at the defunct Indu Mill in Parel. The union ministry for environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has amended the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification, 2011, to insert a relaxation that will allow Maharashtra government to change land use for construction of the memorial. The amendment's timing is of consequence as it will allow the BJP-led government to begin work on the memorial just weeks before the Election Commission imposes the Model code of conduct for the Mumbai civic polls and municipal body polls in other major cities such as Pune, Nasik, Amravati, Nagpur and Solapur. It also comes more than one year after the PM laid the foundation stone for the memorial last October, thus helping the government to expedite work and attract voters from backward castes. The relaxation for ...
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Rashtrabhasa Vidyalaya students interact with Union Power Minister 26.12.2016 The Assam Tribune
Rashtrabhasa Vidyalaya students interact with Union Power Minister
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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 22 22.12.2016 Sify Finance
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Delhi and adjoining States asked to submit action plans to control air pollution in Delhi 20.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) today reviewed in detail the measures being taken by the four member States and Punjab to contain Air Pollution in Delhi and directed them to submit detailed Action Plans in this regard. Union Minister of State for Urban Development Rao Inderjit Singh, Chief Minister of Haryana Shri Manohar Lal Khattar,
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A new dawn in Renewable Energy- India attains 4th position in global wind power installed capacity; 18.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has taken several steps to fructify Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s dream of clean energy.
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Amendment in EIA Notification, 2006 on Integration of Environmental Conditions with Building Permissions 16.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has put in place a new framework and an institutional structure for streamlining
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Centre Announces Notification of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Pet Shop) Rules, 2016 16.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has issued the notification for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
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Modi among world's 10 most powerful people in Forbes list 15.12.2016 Rediff: News
Modi ranks 9th on the Forbes list of 74 of the World's Most Powerful People.
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Bill English sworn-in as New Zealand's new PM 12.12.2016 Rediff: News
Key, who had led his party for 10 years and the country for eight, unexpectedly resigned on December 5 and since then the position had become vacant.
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Aarey readies for final showdown against Env Min 11.12.2016 DNA: Mumbai
Up in arms over Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MOEFCC) decision to exclude 165 hectares from Aarey in its final Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) notification, activists and environmentalist have decided to take the protest to the streets on Monday and have even invited tribals staying inside Aarey milk colony to join them. “We were utterly disappointed as the final notification shows that localities in Aarey, like the picnic point near Unit 20, a dried up lake near Marol Naka, Matoshree, and both sides of JVLR from the Western Express Highway to Marol have been excluded from the ESZ that will allow more construction in Aarey,” said Stalin D, Director Projects Vanashakti. He added that apart from the issue of ESZ, they are surprised at the audacity of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation, which is carrying out the work of the carshed for the Metro III line (Colaba to SEEPZ), for flouting the orders of National Green Tribunal (NGT). “The NGT had clearly ordered a ‘status quo’ not allowing any ...
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Address of the President at the inauguration of the Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit 2016 10.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
It is a privilege for me to attend the Opening Session of the first ever “Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit”.
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Environment Ministry issues final notification on Eco-Sensitive Zone in Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai 6.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Government today issued the Final Notification for an Eco-Sensitive Zone area of 59.46 sq kms of which 19.25
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2015-16 UK floods: Most extreme hydrological events of last century 5.12.2016 Sify Finance
[US], Dec. 5 (ANI): A recent scientific review of the winter floods of 2015/2016 in UK confirms that the event was one of the most extreme and severe hydrological events of the last century.
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4 major State rivers identified as polluted 22.11.2016 The Assam Tribune
4 major State rivers identified as polluted
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Countries come together to tackle climate change in UN-sponsored climate talks in Marrakech 18.11.2016 ET: Policy
Hosts Morocco drafted an initial four page declaration, which they shared with the various regional groups and major countries for comments on Friday.
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