User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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Use Science & Technology to bring in a positive change in the lives of people: Vice President tells Techies 23.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked the youngsters and students to use science and technology and their intellect to bring in a positive change in the lives of people. Addressing the 1st Convocation of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City (IIIT Sri City), in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh today, Shri Naidu called upon the youth to make impactful contributions to the society by providing solutions to pressing problems of the nation such as poverty, illiteracy, climate change, hidden hunger, urban-rural divide, and others.
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Foundation stone laid for 1st Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi 21.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Foundation stone laid for 1st Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi
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One day National workshop on Loss and Damage in India, organized by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change(MoEFCC) 16.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A one-day National Consultation on Loss and Damage, to deliberate and brainstorm on emerging perspectives on approaches to assess, minimise and address climate-related loss and damage, was hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in New Delhi today.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Climate change master plan needs to be on India's electoral agenda 5.4.2019 Sify Finance
-May. This election is critically important because of the climate change consuming the country. Most people think of that change as being the sorry condition of Indias environment. And, it is. It also includes, however, several other important areas -- most notably the economy and the electorate.
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Lower monsoon, erratic rains to affect farm sector 4.4.2019 Sify Finance
For the sixth year in a row, India is likely to witness "below normal" monsoon with expectations of erratic rainfall induced by climate change, which may aggravate farm distress, particularly in the drought-ridden regions.
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Two-time Pulitzer awardee Paul Salopek meets RGU students 3.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Two-time Pulitzer awardee Paul Salopek meets RGU students
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Eliminate the menace of terrorism, tackle climate change, remove social inequalities, alleviate poverty to build a peaceful, harmonious and happy nation: Vice President 1.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for concerted efforts to eliminate the menace of terrorism, tackle climate change, remove social inequalities, alleviate poverty and minimize the urban rural divide to build a peaceful, harmonious and happy nation.
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Citizens urged to switch off non-essential lights for one hour 30.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Citizens urged to switch off non-essential lights for one hour
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Wipro and IIT Kharagpur partner for advanced research in 5G and AI 29.3.2019 Sify Finance
Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
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Farmers are critical for the well-being of the nation: Vice President 28.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that farmers were critical for the well-being of the nation and they play a huge role in ensuring and maintaining home grown food security in India.
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Vice President calls for renewed focus on agribusiness, value addition and diversification of agriculture; 25.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for a renewed focus on agribusiness, value addition and diversification of agriculture to make farming much more sustainable, profitable and rewarding.
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ADB readies for face-off with AIIB, NDB in India 25.3.2019 Sify Finance
As fledgling multilateral development banks AIIB and NDB are making inroads in Asia and beyond, the 52-year-old Asian Development Bank (ADB) took the offensive with a massive recruitment outreach in India, a major client in the region.
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Prevent degradation of ocean and its ecosystem: Vice President 24.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for fully tapping the enormous potential of the Blue Economy for the country to achieve higher economic growth. Observing that the objective of the Blue Economy is to promote smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and employment opportunities through maritime economic activities, the Vice President wanted appropriate programs to be initiated for sustainable harnessing of ocean resources.
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Fifteenth Finance Commission holds meeting on issues of Environment, Forest and Climate change 20.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the terms of reference of the Fifteenth Finance Commission – · “The Commission may consider proposing measurable performance-based incentives for States, at the appropriate level of government, in following areas (i) Achievements in implementation of flagship schemes of Government of India, disaster resilient infrastructure, sustainable development goals, and quality of expenditure; (ii) Progress made in sanitation, solid waste managementand bringing in behavioural change to end open defecation.
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Call for plantation drives from April 22 18.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call for plantation drives from April 22
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India is respected and regarded world over for its age-old values of peace and harmony embedded in its philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Vice President 17.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India is respected and regarded world over for its age-old values of peace and harmony embedded in its philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.
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India pilots resolutions on Single-use Plastics and Sustainable Nitrogen management at Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly 16.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In a significant first, India piloted resolutions on two important global environment issues relating to Single-use Plastics and Sustainable Nitrogen management at the fourth session of United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) which was held in Nairobi from 11th to 15th March 2019.
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Climate Strike: Students around the world march for action 15.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Climate change is real, and we need, need, need to do something about it.That's why, on March 15, tens of thousands of students worldwide have decide to skip class to demand that elected officials act on this awful crisis.The move is inspired by 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg from Sweden, who since last August has been striking outside the Swedish parliament building. She has been boycotting classes every Friday, demanding that her government step up the fight against climate change. Her message is simple: "Strike for climate". Take a look at the marches across the world.
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Centre and State Governments must accord highest priority for development of villages and rural areas: Vice President 14.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for bridging the urban-rural divide and said that Centre and State Governments must accord highest priority for the development of villages and rural areas by creating all the basic amenities.
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