User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: India Specific
Last updated: May 28 2016 15:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Adaptation to climate change in tea mooted 28.5.2016 The Assam Tribune
Adaptation to climate change in tea mooted
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UAE asks for a residue analysis with shipment of Malda Mango due to amount of pesticides 28.5.2016 ET: Agriculture
The Indian agriculture ministry has accordingly issued a memorandum, making it mandatory for all UAE-bound consignments to have Phyto Sanitary Certificate.
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Pakistan should completely stop support to terror: PM to Wall Street Journal 27.5.2016 Rediff: Intl News
He said he has always maintained that instead of fighting with each other, India and Pakistan should together fight against poverty.
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There are 'no good or bad terrorists': Prez tells Xi 26.5.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Mukherjee extended an invitation to Xi to visit India which he accepted.
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Adverse climatic conditions to have negative impact on tea cultivation in North-East India: Report 26.5.2016 ET: Agriculture
The results of these modeling studies should be translated by clustering gardens and small holders in a region and adaptation measures.
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Intervention by Sh Prakash Javadekar MoS(IC) EF & CC at United Nations Environment Assembly at Nairobi 26.5.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Intervention by Sh Prakash Javadekar MoS(IC) EF & CC at United Nations Environment Assembly at Nairobi
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Mussoorie Diary: 41°C, tidy tourists and stingy loo users 26.5.2016 Rediff: News
Syed Firdaus Ashraf tries to escape the Mumbai heat in the hills of Uttarakhand and discovers the aftermath of climate change and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
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India could lose $49 billion in GDP by food price shock: UN 26.5.2016 ET: Economy/Finance
The report said if global food prices double then China could lose $161 billion in GDP and India could lose $49 billion.
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India is the 5th largest producer of e-waste in world: Study 25.5.2016 DNA: Recent Columns
India, which is has emerged as world's second largest mobile market, is also the fifth largest producer of e-waste, discarding roughly 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste each year, a study says. The telecom equipment alone accounting for 12% of the e-waste, a joint study by Assocham-KPMG said. The rising levels of e-waste generation in India has been a matter of extreme concern in recent years. With more than 100 crore mobile phones in circulation, nearly 25% end up in e-waste annually, it said. "India has surely emerged as the second largest mobile market with 1.03 billion subscribers, but also the fifth largest producer of e-waste in the world, discarding roughly 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste each year with telecom equipment alone accounting for 12% of the e-waste," the study said. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified e-waste management rules, 2016 in which producers are for the first time covered under extended producers' responsibility (EPR). The ...
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U.S. official says India has addressed nuclear concerns 24.5.2016 Sify Finance
By Patricia Zengerle
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Famous Malda mango facing major export crisis 24.5.2016 ET: Agriculture
Malda and adjoining districts in West Bengal form one of the largest mango yielding regions of the country producing over 5 lakh tonnes.
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Science is back on track; innovation is key to progress: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 24.5.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan today asserted that the Government has successfully
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India's mango exports face threat of ban 24.5.2016 Rediff: Business
The UAE market contributes over 70% of India's overall annual mango exports.
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Climate change likely to hit milk output 23.5.2016 TOI: Home
Dairy business provides livelihood to 60 million rural households in India and the country continues to be the largest producer of milk in the world, but global warming could result in adversely impacting the overall output in the coming years.
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Buddhism can help nations tackle pressing challenges: UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon 21.5.2016 DNA: Top News
In current times of hateful rhetoric aimed at dividing communities and violent conflicts, the Buddhist teachings of compassion and non-violence can help the international community tackle pressing challenges, United Nations (UN) chief Ban Ki-moon said in his message on the Day of Vesak. The UN Secretary General said the teachings of Lord Buddha have been a "great source of wisdom" in his life and he has been "fortunate" to learn them through his family since his mother is a devout Buddhist. "At this time of mass population movements, violent conflicts, atrocious human rights abuses and hateful rhetoric aimed at dividing communities, the sacred commemoration of the Day of Vesak offers an invaluable opportunity to reflect on how the teachings of Buddhism can help the international community tackle pressing challenges," Ban said. He said Buddhism teaches the world the law of love and compassion for all living beings and the challenge is to apply Buddha's wisdom to the "real problems in our world today." Ban ...
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Severity of heat waves up, no plan to curb deaths - Times of India 21.5.2016 Google News India
Severity of heat waves up, no plan to curb deaths Times of India NEW DELHI: A day after Rajasthan's Phalodi recorded the country's highest temperature ever of 51°C, the India Meteorological Department said the frequency of severe heat waves had increased sharply in the past 15 years. Most heat-affected states have ... No respite: Intense heat wave till next week, says Met Hindustan ...
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White House confirms Modi's June visit 20.5.2016 TOI: Home
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Obama, Modi to meet in Washington on June 7: White House 20.5.2016 TOI: India
Obama and Modi will discuss economic growth, climate change and clean energy as well as security and defense cooperation during the June 7 meeting, the White House said.
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Heatwave likely to abate from May 27 to May 31: IMD 20.5.2016 TOI: India
"Heatwave to severe heatwave conditions are very likely at a few places over Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, and at isolated places over south Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha and central Maharashtra," the IMD said in its forecast.
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Dairy provides livelihood to 60 million farmers in India Shri Radha Mohan Singh 16.5.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Dairy provides livelihood to 60 million farmers in India Shri Radha Mohan Singh
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