User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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Outcome of 24th Session of Conference of Parties (COP) positive : India 16.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The 24th Session of the of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24) was held in Katowice, Poland on 02nd– 15th December 2018. The conference was a significant one which focused on three key issues including finalization of guidelines/ modalities/ rules for the implementation of Paris Agreement, the conclusion of 2018 Facilitative Talanoa Dialogue and the stocktake of Pre-2020 actions implementation and ambition.
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Efforts under way to save elephants from electrocution 10.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Efforts under way to save elephants from electrocution
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LIVE! Delhi govt fined Rs 25 crore for pollution; to be deducted from officials' pay 3.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Vulnerable nations plead to raise ambition of climate targets by 2020 23.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Vulnerable nations plead to raise ambition of climate targets by 2020
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Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN 23.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN
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Want to save water? Give it a price 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
'In India, we are paying a price for not managing water as we are not willing to pay the cost for it.'
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Here's why the eyes of the world will be on Tokyo... 9.11.2018 Rediff: Sports
Gates said he was linking up with an Olympic Games for the first time to use it as a way to increase awareness of the SDGs and also urged Japan to become a world leader in aid and development.
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India-Japan Vision Statement 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister of India H.E. Shri Narendra Modi visited Japan on October 28-29, 2018 for the India-Japan Annual Summit with Prime Minister of Japan H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe. During the visit, recognizing the unparalleled potential for development of relations between the two countries, Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abe reviewed the significant milestones achieved over the last four years and outlined the following shared vision for the future of India-Japan relations:   The India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership, firmly rooted in history and based on common values is the mainspring for advancing the two countries’ shared strategic objectives and achieving peace, prosperity and progress to realize a better future for the people of the two countries.
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Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates 10th Nuclear Energy Conclave on the theme: ‘Nuclear Power- Towards a Clean & Base Load Energy’ 25.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that India has vindicated the vision of the founding father of country’s Nuclear Energy Programme, Dr Homi J. Bhabha, when he had said that India’s nuclear programme will be used for peaceful purposes.
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Bid to provide more powers to Centre to form River Basin Authority 24.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bid to provide more powers to Centre to form River Basin Authority
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City-based music group to perform at int’l event 21.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
City-based music group to perform at int’l event
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Dissent is welcome, but disintegration is not: Vice President 1.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has been unequivocal in its commitment to the preservation and protection of human rights globally as well as within the country.
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Centre forms panel for welfare of Tripura’s indigenous people 29.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Centre forms panel for welfare of Tripura’s indigenous people
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Nagaland Cabinet sub-committee on women’s reservation formed 25.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland Cabinet sub-committee on women’s reservation formed
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“Release of compensatory afforestation fund to states will help in meeting Nation’s INDCs”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 14.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Underlining that the CAF Bill was earlier passed by Lok Sabha in the year 2008, but the same could not be passed in Rajya Sabha , Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, “Now, after coming to power in 2014, our Government again took up the initiative and introduced CAF Bill in 2015 and after a lot of debate in Parliament, the Bill was passed in 2016 and the CAF Act was published on August 3, 2016”.
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Cases pending in Supreme Court and NGT 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The number of cases related to environmental issues pending in the Supreme Court of India is around 110 and 3573 in the National Green Tribunal.   The Government has enacted the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986; The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977; the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980; The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and the Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 etc. to regulate the matters related to environmental degradation.
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Violations of Environmental Regulations 3.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Pointing out that according to an information received from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), there are 441 industries that are not complying the environmental norms, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that CPCB has issued show-cause notices to 274 industries and closure directions to 140 non-complying units.
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Environment & Skill Development Ministries Sign MoU to train one lakh RAC Service Technicians 2.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that India is being globally lauded for its green initiatives and commitment to environment and climate change, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today said that Skill India is an endeavour by the Government to act as a catalyst in bringing about a change by skilling, up-skilling and re-skilling technicians to bring down the emission of harmful greenhouse gases.
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Policy for Disposal of Garbage 30.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that the Ministry, in supersession of Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000, has notified the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
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Forests are our treasure, preserve and protect them: Vice President 24.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a mega Bio-Diverse Country like India should preserve and protect its forest cover and pass the treasure to next generation duly protecting and developing it. He was interacting with the Indian Forest Service (IFS) Probationers (2017-19), here today.
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